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After you receive your ATAR, there are certain periods where you can change your course preferences on VTAC. During these periods, you can add or remove courses, re-order them, or you can leave it as it is. More information is available on the VTAC website.
The order of your preferences will determine the offer you’ll receive. You’ll only get an offer for the highest eligible course in your preferences, even if you’re eligible for entry to other courses, so it’s important you put the courses you’re most passionate about at the top.
It’s super-easy! All you need to do is log into your VTAC account using your VTAC ID and pin, open your course preference list, and away you go!
Try not to remove courses from your preference list if you plan to add them again later; you can just reorder them without deleting any.
You may find some courses can’t be added during change of preference, and this is because these courses will have additional requirements such as an interview or portfolio.
Read the selection criteria carefully and contact us if you’re not sure about any of the courses and what you need to do to add them.
It’s free to change your course preferences, and you can change them as many times as you like before the change of preference deadline. Visit the VTAC website for more details.
After change of preference closes, we begin assessing your preferences. If you’re eligible, you’ll receive an offer for your highest course preference.
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Firstly, well done, that’s great news!
If you’ve received a scholarship offer, make sure you clearly read the terms and conditions and follow the instructions to accept it. Scholarship offers have an expiry date, so make sure you respond in time.
Scholarships are conditional upon receiving a course offer, so unfortunately no, it doesn’t guarantee you a place at Monash.
We know Year 12 looks very different this year. We're doing everything we can to make sure our entry requirements remain fair and equitable for all students.
If you’ve been negatively impacted by remote learning, you can submit a Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) application in VTAC after adding in your course preferences.
You can view the entry requirements for domestic and international students on each of our course pages.
No, they are different.
Consideration of Educational Disadvantage (CED) will be applied by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA). The CED process accounts for the disruption to student learning caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It applies to every student completing one or more VCE or scored VCE VET Unit 3–4 sequences in 2021, including Year 10 and 11 students.
SEAS is a separate process. Applicants must apply for SEAS by submitting a SEAS application through VTAC. All students should apply to be considered for SEAS Category 1 (Personal Information and Location). All the information that is required to be assessed for this category is included as part of your VTAC application. There are an additional three SEAS categories that you can apply for which need some additional information, so it's really important to make sure you know what is required so you can submit documentation by the deadline if you are eligible.
SEAS adjustments are applied to the achieved ATAR. If you are eligible for SEAS adjustments, these will be applied at the time of course offers.
For some people, the opportunity to demonstrate their potential for university study may have been restricted due to their financial, geographical, cultural, health, or personal circumstances.
The Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) provides special consideration in admission to an undergraduate course at Monash University for people who have experienced educational disadvantage. SEAS adjusts your ATAR in recognition of circumstances that may have affected your education. This gives you a better chance of getting an offer for the course you want. You'll receive adjustments depending on your personal circumstances. The adjustments are made to your combined study scores, and your ATAR is recalculated. The recalculated ATAR will impact your selection rank that is used during the selection process.
Use our SEAS calculator to get an estimate of your SEAS-adjusted ATAR.
SEAS is available for Australian citizens and permanent residents of Australia, with applications made via VTAC.
The Monash Guarantee can get you into a Monash course even if you don't reach the course’s lowest selection rank.
You could be eligible for the Monash Guarantee if you:
- have experienced financial disadvantage
- live in a low socioeconomic area
- are an Indigenous Australian
- attend a Monash-listed under-represented school
For most courses, if you meet the eligibility criteria, achieve the Monash Guarantee ATAR, and complete all course prerequisites, you'll be eligible for a place at Monash. For some courses, a range of criteria is used for selection in addition to your ATAR, such as an audition or folio.
You're guaranteed a place if you successfully satisfy the additional selection requirements. Health courses may also have restrictions due to clinical placements. We've reserved some places for Monash Guarantee-eligible students who would not otherwise have been offered a place, and who have the strongest results across the range of criteria.
Monash is committed to providing the highest-quality education for both domestic and international students.
We continue to align our operations with state and federal government advice, and are adapting our teaching and learning, campus experiences and operations to ensure the health and safety of our community. We've maintained a campus presence, with education (for graduates for the medical, nursing, allied health and pharmacy workforce) and critical research, including COVID-19-related research, continuing on campus. We look forward to welcoming back the broader campus population when restrictions ease.
You can keep up-to-date with the latest announcements on our COVID-19 Fact Sheet.
You can use our ATAR calculator to predict your ATAR, and see what course options are available to you.
Already know what you want to study? Our ATAR calculator will help you get an idea of the score you may need to get into the course of your choice.
You can search through our courses based on your ATAR. Now that you have your results, head to our website, enter your ATAR score and see what’s waiting for you.
All domestic students need a unique student identifier (USI) in order to be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP). The USI is your lifelong education number, giving you access to an online record of your nationally recognised training. If you don’t already have one, the good news is that it takes less than five minutes for you to create one online. We recommend applying for your USI now, to make life a little easier when it comes to accepting any course offers you may get. Find out more.
Yes, deferring is an option. You may like to take some time away from study. Monash allows you to defer for up to 12 months at no cost. Please remember to accept your offer before deferring. More information can be found here.
Yes. You may still be eligible for an offer and scholarship.
You will receive a notification via VTAC that you have received an offer. In the coming days following the notification, Monash University will issue you with an ISCA (offer agreement) that you will need to formally accept and send back.
You can receive a maximum of one offer per offer round.
If you’ve already received an offer from Monash, but want to study something else, you’ll still be automatically considered for higher preferences in later offer rounds.
If you haven’t received the offer you were hoping for, you could still be eligible for future offers if the course is participating in subsequent rounds.
Monash will only make offers in future rounds if there are places available. Some courses may have already filled their quotas.
If you’ve changed your mind, you can still:
- reorder your preferences
- add new courses
- change your preferences to be considered for a course lower than an offer you’ve already received
Not all courses can be added during change of preference, so remember to check the course requirements carefully.