Pathways into Science


Year 12 is not the only pathway into a Bachelor of Science at Monash University.

Transfer from another university

Students can apply to transfer from another university’s science-related degree into Monash Science. Entry will be determined by a number of factors, including your Year 12 result, the grades achieved in your tertiary study (60% or higher), and the duration of that study.

Single university units

Mature age students (aged 21+) can apply to study two single (science) university units. Upon completion and with a minimum result of 60%, application can be made for entry into the Bachelor of Science.

Diploma of Higher Education (DoHE)

  • ATAR of at least 65, with a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.
  • TAFE applicants can apply with a recognised Certificate IV – average grade of 70%, and a recognised Diploma – average grade of 60%.
  • Submission of online Supplementary form stating why the applicant wants to study at Monash.
  • Upon successful completion of all units and a minimum score of 60%, admission can be made into second year Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education (Hons).

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TAFE qualifications
(graded)

Certificate IV
Science-based certificate IV-level studies will be considered where the applicant has achieved average results of 80% or above. For applicants who have also completed VCE, both qualifications will be considered. No credit is granted for these studies.

Diploma
To be considered, applicants who have completed VCE or its equivalent and who are applying with a science-based diploma will require a minimum average result of at least 60%. Applicants who have not completed VCE but have completed a science based diploma will require a minimum average results at least 70%.

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Diploma of Science - Monash College

Upon completion of Year 12 Australian equivalent, students can undertake an eight-month Diploma of Science at Monash College which offers a direct pathway into the second year of a science degree.

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Monash University Foundation Year - Monash College
(International students)

Students completing Monash University Foundation Year can enter the Bachelor of Science at first year.

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