English language requirements

For entry to Monash University, you must meet the minimum English language requirements. You can do this by completing one of the qualifications listed.

Some courses have higher English language requirements than those listed here. Check the course requirements.

If you've completed several measures of English proficiency over a period of time, the highest valid measure will be accepted as long as it's been taken within the required time limitations.


English-speaking background or education

You can meet the English language requirements through any of the ways listed below if you've completed at least six years of schooling in an English medium institution in an English-speaking country prior to the age of 19.


Non-English-speaking background or education

You can meet the English language requirements through any of the ways listed below if you haven't completed at least six years of schooling in an English medium institution in an English-speaking country prior to the age of 19.

Time limits may apply to the evidence you provide to demonstrate your English language proficiency.


More information

For more information on English language requirements, please refer to Section 3: Minimum English language requirements (Admission to Coursework Courses and Units Procedure) (pdf)

Single units and non-award study

If you plan to enrol in single units or a non-award study program (including exchange and study abroad), you must meet the University's minimum English language requirements; see Section 3.4: Minimum English language requirements for entry to Monash courses and units (Admission to Coursework Courses and Units Procedure) (pdf).

Approved non-award enabling programs

For information on minimum English language requirements for admission to approved enabling programs, please see Section 3.5: Minimum English language requirements for non-award enabling programs (Admission to Coursework Courses and Units Procedure) (pdf).

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