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Graduate Study Webinars

Graduate study

Do you believe that new solutions start with new thinking? Are you inspired to make a difference in the world? Discover how a Monash graduate degree can equip you with the skills to go further and tread beyond convention.

Webinar sessions

Join us by registering for one or more of the following webinars. These faculty-run webinars will provide you with the perfect opportunity to learn more about our graduate courses, how placements work, course flexibility, why Monash is the right fit for you, and so much more. You'll also have the chance to ask any unanswered questions to our panel of staff and current graduate students.

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Master of Environment and Sustainability

Tuesday 2 October, 7.30 – 8.30pm

Are you passionate about changing the world for the better? Do you want to make your mark in sustainability? You’ve come to the right place.

We’ve developed a Master degree that will build on your passion and teach you how to cross boundaries and develop interdisciplinary solutions so that you can help create a more sustainable and equitable world.

This webinar will outline the structure of the degree and provide a flavour of each of our five specialisations so you can envision a plan that is right for you. We’ll also discuss career pathways and our innovative capstone options which provide the opportunity to engage with industry and community to find solutions for real-world problems.

We welcome your questions throughout, so you can further understand your options and opportunities and how to best tailor this course to meet your goals and career aspirations.

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Graduate Psychology Q&A

Wednesday 3 October, 6 – 7pm

Thinking about further studies in psychology? Tune in to hear about the different options Monash Education has to offer at a fourth and fifth year level. We’ll take you through our course options, explain the difference between Professional Psychology and Educational and Developmental Psychology, and cover everything you need to know about the application process. This will be the perfect opportunity to get a real understanding of the courses and what it’s like to study Graduate Psychology with Monash Education.

After a brief presentation, we’ll open our panel of staff and students so you can have all your questions answered.

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Counselling and Social Work Q&A

Thursday 4 October, 6 – 7pm

Join us to hear more about the Master of Counselling and the Master of Social Work. In this webinar we will provide you with information on entry requirements, course content, how placements work and so much more.

After the presentation, we’ll open our panel of staff and students for questions so you can have all your questions answered.

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Drive change with the Master of Advanced Engineering

Tuesday 16 October, 6.30 – 7.15pm

Monash University, placed at no.1 in Australia for Engineering*, offers the only Master of Advanced Engineering course of its kind in Australia. This course will move you beyond a base-level engineering qualification so you can explore your specialisation at an advanced level.

The Master of Advanced Engineering which has been designed by engineers, can accelerate your progress towards Chartered Status. With eleven specialisations to choose from, you’ll be able to pursue the engineering discipline(s) you’re most passionate about and learn how you could become a transformational, global and socially responsible leader.

This webinar will also feature a highly descriptive course portfolio overview as well as the opportunity to have all your questions answered by Associate Professor Nikhil Medhekar and a current Master of Advanced Engineering student.

*The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2018)

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Shaping the 21st century with a Master of Data Science

Wednesday 17 October, 6.30 – 7.15pm

The Master of Data Science offers a state-of-the-art study experience, developing the knowledge and expertise in a world built on ever-changing and ever-challenging big data.

As a student, you will discover the dynamic world of data science and expand your knowledge of the analytical, organisational and computational aspects of data. This course will connect you with world renowned academics and thought leaders to excel your understanding of data science in the 21st century and be at the forefront of change.

This webinar will give you an opportunity to discover the benefits of studying a Master of Data Science with Monash, as well as hear from academics and current graduate students.

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Master of Public Health

Thursday 18 October, 12.30 – 1.30pm

Whether you’re looking to advance your current career path in public health, change career, or move into research or health service management, we have the course to help get you where you want to be.

Professor Magliano coordinates the Master of Public Health program, and has extensive real world epidemiological research experience resulting in over 180 publications.

Join us as we take you through our School’s portfolio of Masters, Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diplomas in: Public Health, Health Services Management, Clinical Research, Occupational & Environmental Health and Biostatistics.

Find out more about how our teaching offers flexibility around what and how you learn, the opportunities to immerse yourself in real-world research, and why our graduates are highly sought after by employers worldwide.

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From local to global issues, create change with a Master of Public Policy

Tuesday 23 October, 12.30 – 1.30pm

In a world of constant technological, environmental, political and population change, understanding public policy, how it’s made and how it impacts on the everyday lives of individuals and communities is essential across both the public and private sectors.

In this webinar, you’ll have the chance to learn how this course will help advance your career; how public policy is best practiced; the opportunity to apply your experience through an internship (within Australia or overseas); and how to tailor the course to suit your career aspirations and interests.

You’ll have the opportunity to ask our course coordinator, Associate Professor Deirdre O’Neill questions directly so you can find why Monash is the right fit for you.

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Master of Teaching Q&A

Wednesday 24 October, 6 – 7pm

Are you thinking about becoming a teacher but not sure where to start?

Join us for this webinar and we’ll take you through the key information about Master of Teaching, including the different specialisations, delivery mode and campuses, placements and how they work, and how to make an application to Monash. We’ll also discuss CASPer, the non-academic selection tool used by Monash.  After the presentation, we’ll welcome all your questions so you can get a real sense of what it’s like to study teaching at Monash University.

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Study the Monash JD for a career in law

Thursday 25 October, 6 – 7pm

Are you interested in a career in law? The Monash JD is an intensive, graduate entry law degree designed for non-law graduates. This course recognises the specific needs of graduate entrants and teaches the knowledge and skills required from one of Australia's leading law schools.

We offer small class sizes and innovative teaching to promote interactivity and in depth learning. All classes are taught at the city-based Monash Law Chambers, located in the heart of Melbourne's legal precinct.

Please join us for this exciting webinar hosted by prominent Monash Law experts and a current JD student.

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Why choose Monash for graduate study?

  • Rankings

    We are ranked 80th in the world by Times Higher Education, placing us in the world’s top 1 percent of universities. We were also awarded 5 stars for teaching excellence and research by the Good Universities Guide 2015.

  • Research excellence

    Monash has a strong record in commercialisation – turning seeds of ideas into real world solutions. We value enterprising partnerships with industry and government, which has included the creation of world-leading innovation hubs.

  • Flexibility

    You can choose to do graduate study by coursework or research, and through a variety of modes. Some of our courses can be done part-time, online, through distance learning, or after business hours. In other words, it’s doable.

  • International

    With a presence on four continents, you’ll have access to global opportunities such as exchange programs, research collaborations and overseas internships. We are your gateway to a multitude of experiences.

Our graduate courses

Graduate study FAQs

What is graduate study?

Graduate study can consist of a graduate certificate (4 units); graduate diploma (8 units); master’s by coursework (12 units); or a master’s or PhD by research.

A Monash graduate degree will give you the edge in the employment market by providing you with leadership, entrepreneurial and commercialisation skills that will advance your career.

What’s involved?

There are two ways to study for a graduate degree – by coursework or by research. Graduate study by coursework involves studying a series of subjects (units), in a similar style to your undergraduate study. Conversely, graduate study by research involves extensive, independent research under an expert academic supervisor. Much of your time is used writing a thesis that makes a positive impact to knowledge in your chosen field.

What are the entry requirements?

Entry requirements vary depending on your preferred course, but generally speaking, an undergraduate degree with a high WAM (weighted average mark) is a standard entry requirement.

Some courses require you to have studied a related undergraduate degree, but others accept applicants from unrelated disciplines. All entry requirements are listed on individual course entries on our find-a-course page.

What are the benefits of graduate study?

There are many benefits of completing graduate study, including:

  • Higher income. The median starting salary for someone who has completed graduate study is $86,000 (government sector) and $82,000 (private sector)*
  • Higher level of employability. In 2015, 81.9% of graduates students had found full-time work*
  • Expanded career prospects. Whether you’re taking the next step in your career or changing your path entirely, upgrading your qualification will open up new opportunities
  • Invaluable network development
  • Lifelong skill sets that employers value.The nature of graduate study means that students learn transferable skills including teamwork and self-management. These skills can be applied to your career no matter what industry you’re in**

*Source: 2015 Postgraduate Destinations Survey

**Source: Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE Employer survey summary report)

What are the fees?

Fees depend entirely on each course. The majority of graduate courses are full fee paying, however, there are limited Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Fees are listed on individual course entries on the website. Depending on your Australian residency status, you may be eligible for FEE-HELP, meaning you don’t have to pay upfront.

For more information, please see our FEE-HELP and eligibility website.

Please note the government have proposed changes to the funding of graduate courses. We will update our website if these changes come into effect.

For information on the proposed changes and how they may impact your study, visit studyassist.gov.au

Can I get a scholarship?

You may be eligible for a wide range of scholarships, dependent on your situation and chosen course. Visit our graduate scholarships page for further information.

Can I work and study at the same time?

Absolutely. Many of our students juggle work, study and family life – in fact, working while you study can enhance your study experience by providing real life examples which can relate to your course.

Can I study part time?

Monash offers a wide range of study options designed to fit your lifestyle. Depending on your course, you may be able to study part-time, online or in burst mode (where entire units are completed over short periods of time, such as over the course of a week or weekend). Study modes are listed on individual course entries on our find-a-course page.

Can I study a discipline different to my undergraduate degree?

There are a few courses that accept applications from other disciplines, however some involve a high level of assumed prior knowledge. As a result, a relevant undergraduate degree is generally required. As a result, a relevant undergraduate degree is generally required. For more information on this, please visit our find-a-course page.

Can I transfer from another university?

Absolutely. If you’ve completed an undergraduate degree, you are more than welcome to apply using your transcripts. If you have partially completed a graduate qualification, you can even apply for Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) to gain credits towards your Monash qualification.

How do I apply?

Applications for graduate coursework programs are made directly via our online application portal. For information and support on applying for a research degree, please visit the Higher Degree by Research (HDR) page.

I’m already studying at Monash and am thinking about graduate study, where should I go for advice?

Join us for the Graduate Study Webinar Series throughout the month of October. This is the perfect opportunity to hear from faculty representatives and current graduate students.

If you’re unable to attend, you can also visit the Career Connect website for a wide range of resources, which includes making an appointment with one of our career advisers.

Why study at Monash?

  • Monash is globally recognised. We are consistently ranked in the Top 100 Universities in the world
  • We have over 100 partner universities offering a truly global learning experienceto our students
  • Monash offers choice and flexibility so you can tailor your course to suit your needs
  • You will be graduate career-ready. At Monash, you will graduate with the communication, analytical and research skills all employers want.

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