Recommended minimum device specifications

At the Monash College students should bring their own device to classes and assessments. A ‘device’ refers to a student-owned laptop that meets the minimum specifications outlined by eSolutions, Monash University. 
It is absolutely essential that you bring your laptop to orientation as we will need to ensure you can connect to all Monash College systems.

We recommend that your laptop has the following minimum specifications. Note one additional and important specification: Operating system and software must be English versions.

 WindowsMac
Processori5 2.2GHz /AMD A6 1.8Ghz1.2GHz dual-core m3
Operating systemWindows 10 (in English)*OS X 10.13 (in English)*
Memory8 GB8 GB
Hard drive250GB SSD (solid state drive)250GB SSD (solid state drive)
Display14" screen with 1920 x 1080 screen resolution13" screen with 1920 x 1080 screen resolution
Battery life8 hours under normal use8 hours under normal use
Wi-fi802.11ac or better802.11ac or better
WebcamUser facing, inbuilt microphone and speakersUser facing, inbuilt microphone and speakers

* Having the Operating System in English will enable our IT staff to help you troubleshooting your laptop.