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Monash University

About Monash

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  • Monash University is the largest public research university located in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Founded in 1958, Monash University is the second oldest University named after Sir John Monash.
  • Monash University is home to 86,753 students, including 30,321 international students, according to 2019 statistics.
  • The University has four campuses located in Melbourne, three education
  • Monash University offers a plethora of courses in seven study levels such as undergraduate degree, double degree, graduate degree, doctorate/PhD, research, professional development degree, multiple pathways degree under the following ten faculties


  • Faculty of Art Design & Architecture
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Information Technology
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science
  • Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
  • Faculty of Science

Why study at Monash?

  • The University is consistently ranked in the top 100 universities globally for quality of teaching and exceptional facilities.
  • Monash University is the only member of a group of 8 universities that has the Triple Crown international business accreditation within the faculty of Business and Economics: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.
  • QS World University Ranking 2021 ranks Monash University at 55th in the world.
  • QS Graduate Employability Ranking ranks the University at 66th in the world
  • Times Higher Education Ranking 2021 globally ranks Monash University at 64th position.
  • Monash University stands at 6th in the world by Time Higher Education Golden Age University Ranking 2020.
  • Reuters' Most Innovative University in Asia Pacific 2019 ranks Monash University as the No.1 University in Australia.
  • At Monash University, students enjoy a flexible study opportunity with a range of interactive programs and courses which enhances and develops leadership skills and other required skills to improve their employability prospects by utilizing unique teaching methods and innovative learning environments.

Campus Locations

Clayton campus

  • Established in 1958, Clayton Campus is the largest campus of Monash University, educating over 30,000 students per year.
  • Clayton University is home to eight faculties such as Faculty of Arts, Business & Economics, Education, IT, Law, Medicine, Nursing and Health Science.
  • The campus is located adjacent to various scientific research facilities such as the Australian Synchrotron and CSIRO.
  • The campus offers top-notch facilities such as advanced sports complexes, cultural & educational events and various eateries.
  • Clayton Campus offers on-campus accommodation with six residential halls.

Caulfield campus

  • Established in 1992, the Caulfield campus is the second-largest campus of Monash University, located nine kilometers to the southeast of Melbourne.
  • The campus offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs in five faculties: faculty of arts, art design & architecture, business & economics, IT, medicine, nursing, and health science.

Peninsula campus

  • The Peninsula campus of Monash University is located in Frankson, towards the southeastern suburbs of Melbourne.
  • The campus has a strong bond with local industries and communities, offering students hands-on experience while learning.
  • The campus has specialized courses in nursing, physiotherapy, par medicine, occupational therapy, business administration and education.

Parkville campus

  • The Parkville Campus of Monash University is located in the suburbs of Parkville, around 2 km to the north of Melbourne CBD.
  • The campus has a pharmacy and pharmaceutical science faculty offering bachelor and master programs in pharmacy and pharmaceutical science.
  • The campus also offers dual degrees such as Bachelor of Pharmacy with commerce, Bachelor of Engineering, and pharmaceutical science.

Additional centres in Australia

The Alfred Campus

  • Monash University's Alfred campus is located in the Alfred Hospital.
  • The campus comprises two schools & departments: the Central Clinical School, School of Public Health & preventive medicines, the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, and the Department of Forensic Medicine.

Monash University Law Chambers

  • The Law Chamber of Monash University is located in Melbourne's legal precinct. The campus faculty offers Monash Law Masters and Monash Juris Doctor Programs.

271 Collins Street

  • 271 Collins Street comprises Monash Business School and is home to the Faculty of Business and Economics.
  • The Monash Business School is recognized for its excellence in research and education in Australia and the world. Also, Monash Business School is amongst the 1% of business schools in the world with triple accreditation.

International Location

  • Malaysia Campus
  • Indonesia Campus
  • Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School, China
  • IITB Monash Academy, India
  • Prato Centre, Italy


  • Arts and Humanities
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Energy Science and Engineering
  • Anatomy
  • Life Science & Medicine
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • Nursing
  • Materials Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business and Economics
  • Law
  • Education
  • Sociology
  • Social Science

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Monash University offers a range of scholarships for high achieving international students, and scholarships are divided into three categories such as:

Sir Monash Scholarships Program

  • Sir Monash Scholarship program offers financial aid to domestic and international students for all study levels based on academic excellence and talent. Following are the Sir John Monash Scholarships:
    • Monash Community Leaders Scholarship
    • Monash International Scholarship for Excellence
    • Monash Scholarship for Excellence
    • Monash Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement
    • Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Excellence

    Australia Awards Scholarships

    • Australian Award Scholarships (AAS) is a prestigious scholarship offered by the Australian government to help international students study and research at Monash University.
    • Eligibility Criteria for AAS
      • Should be an International Student
      • Should be a citizen of AAS participating country
      • Students should meet country-specific eligibility criteria as mentioned in the AAS handbook.

    External Scholarships (Sponsorships)

    • External Scholarships or Sponsorships are offered by some organization or government agency to provide financial aid to international students studying at Monash University.
    • Prospective Students are advised to self-enquire about the scholarships opportunities during application. Here are some external scholarships:
      • Argent Law Scholarship
      • A Start in Life Tertiary Education Scholarship
      • AT Kearney Women's Scholarship Program
      • AINSE Honors Scholarship

Accomodation - On Campus

On-Campus Accommodation

Monash University offers students a range of On-campus student accommodation at their Clayton, Berwick and Peninsula campuses in Victoria. Students willing to stay on-campus have the following two options:

Halls of residence

  • All rooms in the Halls of Residence include a single bed, a desk, chair and a wardrobe. The rooms also feature fridges, microwaves and cooktops, where students can also choose to cook and make their own meals in their rooms.
  • Each floor includes a shared kitchen space, laundry and a Resident Advisor (RA) who is responsible for the student's welfare.
  • The Halls of Residence provide a great atmosphere and environment that encourages and supports interaction with student residents. Shared flats and houses
  • Clayton campus and Peninsula campus offer shared flats and houses such as South East Flats and Peninsula Residential Village.
  • Shared flats and house sharing gives students the option of sharing living spaces with friends. Shared accommodation options include two-five bedrooms options.

Off-Campus Accommodation

Students studying at Monash University can also opt for off-campus accommodation, students can seek support from Monash Residential Services for guidance on renting accommodation and lease agreement.