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Australia: Monash University
Melbourne, Australia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Calendar Year,
Fall,
Spring
Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Sample courses taken
by AU students in the past:
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Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
Fact Sheet:
Housing: Dormitory, Homestay, Student Arranged Language Pre-requisite: none
Language of Instruction: English Language Courses Offered: Yes
Non-AU Students Accepted by AU:
No Internship: No
Advisor: Ethan Merritt Minimum GPA: 3
Class Level Required for Admission: Second-semester Sophomore standing
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment
Program Description:

Is this program right for you?

This program is right for students who wish to experience the Australian education system first hand by taking classes directly enrolled at an Australian university alongside local students.

Academics

Monash University is best known as one of Australia's most prestigious and internationalized schools. With about 49,500 students studying at eight different campuses – six in the Australian state of Victoria, one in Malaysia, and one in South Africa – Monash hosts approximately 12,000 international students from over 100 countries. The university is divided into 10 separate faculties and each is recognized as national and international leaders in their fields and offer innovative programs in a broad range of subject areas.

Study abroad students at Monash will benefit most from courses taken on the Caulfield and Clayton campuses – both approximately 30 minutes from downtown Melbourne. With 6,000 courses from the 10 different Monash faculties, AU students will find themselves surrounded by unique classroom opportunities in the Arts (liberal, performing, and social sciences), Art and Design, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Science. Whether you need credit within your major, or want to learn about Australian history and politics, Monash has many exciting courses to enrich your college experience. For more information on courses visit Monash's online course handbook. 

Course Equivalency: Click here to find out which courses on this program have already been equated to AU courses. Please note that you are NOT limited to just these courses. Students will need to request equivalency for courses which have not been previously reviewed.
 

Student Life

Melbourne is the capital city of the southern state of Victoria and offers something for everyone. With a diverse population of about 3.5 million, it is known as the cultural capital of the country. Gold was found in the surrounding areas in 1851, and before long the area was overrun with fortune seekers. The beautiful buildings that line the streets of the city center date back to this prosperous time period. Parks and gardens abound as more than one-quarter of the inner city is set aside for recreational use. In this multi-cultural city, students will never be without something to do as the city is famous for its wide variety of museums, operas, theaters, dance companies, and art galleries.

Housing & Meals

At Monash, students can choose from a range of accommodation options including Halls of Residence (with self-catering facilities), off-campus housing, and homestays. Students wishing to apply for Monash on-campus accommodation must indicate their preference on the application. Those who do not want on-campus housing will receive an accommodation guide for international students with their letter of offer from the Study Abroad Office. More housing information can be found on Monash University's accommodation Web site.

 

Visa Information

AU students are responsible for researching what they need to do to legally study in Australia. Please visit the Australian Embassy website and read the information provided to you by AustraLearn in order to figure out what you need to do to legally be a student in Australia.



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Calendar Year 2015 09/15/2014
**
Varies by program TBA TBA
Spring 2015 10/15/2014 ** Varies by program TBA TBA
NOTE: Please be aware that official acceptance decisions can often take several weeks to be received from the overseas partner university. However, as programs are typically not competitive, students can usually expect to be accepted without problem if program admissions and application requirements are met.

** The time it takes to receive an admissions decision varies greatly by program; it can take as little as two weeks or as long as several months. Contact AU Abroad for further details on your program's admissions timeline.

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