To be eligible to participate in a semester abroad program you must meet the following criteria presented in the table below.
Please note: for Engineering and Law students (single and double degree), the minimum requirements are slightly different - please see below for more information.
If you are looking to study language units whilst overseas and have them contribute towards your language studies, you will need to receive study plan approval from your language coordinator prior to submitting your application in MAP.
*Honours students need to discuss their eligibility with their Honours supervisor or relevant Honours contact person, as well as Monash Abroad as eligibility may differ.
Eligibility criteria for Semester Abroad programs
(Semester or Year on Exchange or Study Abroad)
Postgraduate by coursework
|Of good academic standing||✔||✔|
|Minimum WAM at time of application in MAP* #||n/a||n/a|
|Minimum WAM at the end of the semester in which you apply#||60%||60%|
|Minimum credit points completed at time of application in MAP*||18||n/a|
|Minimum credit points completed by the end of the semester in which you apply||n/a||18|
|Minimum credit points completed at time of program commencement||36||36|
|Sought Course Advice from faculty/faculties||✔||✔|
|Study plan approved by faculty/faculties||✔||✔|
|Satisfy any additional faculty requirements||✔||✔|
|Satisfy any host institution / campus requirements||✔||✔|
|Study equivalent of 18 – 24 credits |
per semester whilst overseas
|Attend ‘First Step’ Session by |
end of semester in which you register
*At the time of application refers to the Part A deadlines (April 30th / October 15th) as outlined on the How to Apply page.
# If you're applying for semester exchange to Japan, you must have a minimum WAM of 65%.