Foundation year – intensive

If you are an outstanding student, the intensive program is an ideal choice. You can complete foundation year in just nine months. This program begins with one intensive semester, before joining the standard program for semester two. Subject choices are limited – choose from English and Mathematics, and Chemistry or Accounting.

Intensive program at a glance

Destination1st year Monash University
CampusMelbourne city
Duration9 months
IntakesMarch and August
What you will studyEnglish, Mathematics, and Chemistry or Accounting
Contact hours5 hours per unit, per week
Other prerequisitesNone
What it costsSee dates and fees page

*Entry scores and prerequisite subjects apply.

Course structure and subjects

The intensive program is two semesters. In semester one you will study three subjects before you join the standard program. In semester two, you will study five subjects. Your unit combination must include:

  • Unit 1 English and Unit 2 English (compulsory)
  • Unit 1 and Unit 2 of at least two other subjects
  • Two additional units

What subjects should I choose?

The subject choices in the intensive program are limited – English, Mathematics, and Chemistry or Accounting. Make sure you check your destination degree subject requirements if you want to study the intensive program.

Read more about your subjects in the foundation year subject guide.

Sample structure

Here is an example of what you might study.

Semester 1: 10 weeksSemester 2: 18 weeks
Unit 1 English
Unit 1 Mathematics
Unit 1 Chemistry
Unit 2 English
Unit 2 Mathematics
Unit 2 Chemistry
Elective unit 1
Elective unit 1