Course transfer

To be eligible for a course transfer you must meet all of the following criteria

  • Be a current student who will be continuing their program of study (in other words, you have not completed your current degree)
  • Have completed a minimum of 12 credit points of study at Monash - in general, the Faculty of Engineering requires successful completion of two semesters of full-time study (48 credit points)
  • Have met the VCE, IB or equivalent prerequisites for the course to which you wish to transfer. Prerequisites for engineering degrees are listed on Study at Monash.

Selection for Course transfer is a competitive process and approval is subject to the availability of places in each degree.

Minimum averages required to be considered for an offer

Courses Minimum average required
BE(Hons) single degree and all doubles (except those below) ≥65.00%
BE(Hons) double degrees with Biomedical Science and Commerce≥70.00%

Application process

When you apply for course transfer you must continue with the requirements of your current degree - this includes enrolling in units for your current degree during the re-enrolment period. Applications will be assessed for credit transfer as part of the selection process.

Semester 1 intake

Applications open 3rd September and close on 26 October. You will be notified of the outcome of their application in December. You must re-enrol into their current course as notification of the application outcome will not be available until after the closing date for re-enrolment.

Semester 2 intake

Applications are only open for Engineering students at this mid year intake. Applications open on 7 May and close on 15 June. You will be notified of the outcome of their application as soon as possible after the results release date for semester 1.

Application Process

Semester 1
Courses available
Semester 2
Courses available
Submit your application to
Engineering single degree Engineering single degree Engineering
Engineering double degree withEngineering double degree with 
- Architectural Design
- Design (Industrial)
- Arts
- Biomedical science
- Commerce
- Commerce Specialist
- Computer Science
- Information Technology
- Pharmaceutical science
- Science
- Arts
- Commerce
- Commerce Specialist - Note this is the last intake for this double degree. You should consider an internal course transfer to the BE(Hons)/BCommerce degree.
- Computer Science
- Information Technology
- Science        
Engineering
- Law  Law

Scholarship holders

If you're on a scholarship, you should first check with the Scholarships Unit whether a transfer will affect your eligibility.

Additional information

Some applicants will be made an offer into relevant 2015 course offerings or 2016 course versions depending on the amount of credit transfer granted. Students will be provided with information on how to enrol.

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