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Postgraduate study can be the foundation to a great career, it can turn an existing career into something brilliant, help you change careers or aid in pursuing your passion.

Postgraduate options

There are two ways to study for a postgraduate degree - by coursework or by research. You are able to study many of our coursework degrees off-campus.


We offer more than 300 postgraduate coursework programs, including:

  • Graduate certificates and diplomas
  • Postgraduate certificates and diplomas
  • Masters by coursework
  • Masters by a combination of research and coursework

You can study full-time or part-time and often with an off-campus option.


We value our research students for their contribution to world-class research at Monash. The University offers a large range of higher research degrees, including:

  • PhD
  • Professional doctorate
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Masters by research
  • Masters by research and coursework

There are also many scholarships available for research students.

Find out more about our research degrees and scholarships.

Course guides

Online and Distance (off-campus)

Many of our students choose online and distance education (off-campus) courses so they can study when and where they choose.

Off-campus learning is a flexible way to study. It includes a combination of print study material and electronic communication. You are not restricted to studying only off-campus. You can enrol in both on and off-campus units or change from one to another.

We offer more than 100 postgraduate courses off-campus.