Eligibility and application

Who is eligible?

You can participate in the GIG unit if you:

  • are in your first year (commencing 2022),
  • are enrolled in one of the below eligible degrees,
  • have a minimum 50 WAM in your first semester of study,
  • have completed a minimum of 12 credit points in your first semester of study
  • are aged 18 or above at the time of departure.

Eligible degrees

Have questions about your eligibility? Please speak to Monash Connect.

1 If you intend to seek professional accreditation in Accounting or Actuarial studies, you may not be able to fit GIG into your course progression.

2 If you intend to major in Business analytics, Finance, and Mathematical foundations of econometrics, you may not be able to fit GIG into your course progression.

3 If you intend to major in Interactive media, you may not be able to fit GIG into your course progression.

4 If you intend to major in Games and apply for the Industry Based Learning program, you may not be able to fit GIG into your course progression.

5 If you need to complete more than one foundation unit, you may not be able to fit GIG into your course progression. You may be able to fit GIG if you are only completing one, and if you have 6 - 12 credit points available in electives.

How to apply

Applications open for commencing mid-year students, from Monday 15 August to Sunday 21 August.

Apply here

Information sessions

Book in to attend an information session, to find out more about the GIG unit.

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Important dates

Semester one

Applications open Monday 21 March -  Sunday 27 March
Travel dates November - December 2022; January - February 2023

Semester two

Applications open Monday 15 August - Sunday 21 August
Travel dates June - July 2023

See which countries are available to apply for in semester one or semester two.