Study Pathways

Study options for undergraduate students

Pathway 1

If English is required English language course through Monash College*
Undergraduate study at Monash University (two semesters)
Professional internship over summer (six weeks)

*If English is required If you do not meet the minimum English language requirements for study at Monash, you can take an English language course through Monash College as part of your Ciência sem Fronteiras Program scholarship. Personal assistance is offered throughout your English studies by an English/Portuguese speaking staff member. If you meet the English requirements you can proceed directly to Monash University to begin your study.

Professional internship

Professional Pathways Australia can organise your internship as part of your Ciência sem Fronteiras Program scholarship. Students receive quality work placements with Australian companies in different areas.

The host companies will allocate a supervisor from within the organisation to oversee the intern. They will work to develop a training plan that covers a variety of tasks which utilises the intern’s knowledge and education experience. The companies will provide a reference for the intern at the end of the internship.

Students have been placed in companies such as BHP, Rio Tinto, L’Oreal and Pacific Hydro.

To learn more visit
https://www.monashprofessional.edu.au/

Pathway 2

Advanced research training to enter PhD Program – must be in your final year of undergraduate study.
Only available in some academic disciplines.

If English is required English language course through Monash College*
Undergraduate study at Monash Uni 2 semesters Advanced Research Training
PhD program at Monash University

Featured PHD Areas

Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI)

At ARMI our scientists delve deep into research to gain a comprehensive insight into the following key areas:

  • Heart and muscle development and regeneration,
  • Immunity and regeneration,
  • Stem cells cancer and regeneration,
  • Neural regeneration.

Study Abroad students can do ARMI Honours units (advanced training) which may be a pathway into a PhD upon successful completion. >> Find out more

Biomedical Sciences

The School of Biomedical Sciences studies cancer, cardiovascular diseases, developmental biology, drug design, immunology, infectious diseases, medical imaging and radiation sciences, neuroscience, obesity, stem cells and structural biology. Study Abroad students can do MBio Honours units (advanced
training) as a pathway into a range of research degrees(doctorate and master’s courses). >> Find out more

Pharmacology Science

Study and work with Australia’s largest group of pharmaceutical researchers at the country’s leading pharmacy and pharmacology institution with this research degree that includes an honours year. Our researchers at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences have made groundbreaking
contributions to the development of treatments for superbugs, flu, malaria, postpartum hemorrhage and other conditions. Study Abroad students can do Honours units (advanced training) as a possible pathway to higher research degrees. >> Find out more

Nursing

Study Abroad students can do a one year full time program of research as a possible pathway into a PhD. Students are paired with two experienced researchers to assist them in conducting a research project and writing a 10,000 word thesis or two written papers ready for publication in a journal. >> Find out more