A Monash College Diploma offers a direct pathway into second year at Monash University.*
We have five diplomas leading to degrees in:
- art, design and architecture
- information technology
- education double degrees.
Monash University academic staff helped to develop the Diploma program so you will be prepared for university. During part 2 you will study the same curriculum and assessments as first year university students. This will build your confidence so you will find it easy to move into your degree.
Five reasons to choose a Monash College Diploma
- A pathway into second year at Monash University.*
- You can fast-track your studies by completing first year university subjects in just eight months.#
- Make friends and settle in with our four-week orientation program.
- Study on campus and become familiar with university life.
- Receive individual attention – benefit from small class sizes and learning support.
International and domestic students can study a Diploma. Courses start in February, June and October – choose the intake date that suits you
Diploma course structure
Monash College diplomas are in two parts. Where you start will depend on your qualifications.
Part 1 is for students who have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent. After successfully completing part 1, you can start part 2. If you achieve exceptional marks in part 1 you may be eligible to enter first year at Monash University.
Length: two trimesters.
Part 2 is for students who have completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent. You will study the same curriculum and complete the same assessments as first year university students.
After successfully completing part 2 and meeting faculty entry requirements, you will be accepted for entry into second year of a relevant Monash degree.
Length: two trimesters#
To receive your Diploma certificate, you must successfully complete part 2.
English for Diplomas
If you need help meeting the English language requirements, you may receive an offer to complete Monash English Bridging (MEB) before you start your Diploma. MEB will help you develop your English language and academic skills. After successfully completing MEB, you will move directly into your Diploma.
*Entry requirements into Monash College and Monash University apply.
# Course duration of part 2 varies depending on the Diploma.