Student profile

This report details the number and percentage of students who entered Monash’s undergraduate programs, to provide you with an indication of the likely peer cohort of new students at the University. This report is based on 2019 data but is still relevant for current admission activity.

Students enrol at Monash from various educational pathways, not just from school. This report details the most relevant study or work background of the student when entering Monash. It includes students admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses and international students studying in Australia. Students have been grouped into five main categories:

  • Higher education study
  • Vocational education training (VET) study
  • Recent secondary education
  • Work and life experience
  • International students.

Who is included in this report?

  • Students who entered a 3 or 4 year Bachelor’s degree or a Monash pathway diploma course at one of Monash’s Australian locations
  • Data in the report is drawn from Monash University and VTAC sources.

Overall, this report is a good representation of student enrolments for the year and should be used in tandem with course entry requirements.

The tables below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Monash. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census data in the most relevant, recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

Overview

Recent secondary education - admitted
Higher Education Study Vocational education and Training (VET) study Work and life experience solely on the basis of ATAR where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered Overseas secondary qualification on the basis of other criteria only, ATAR was not a factor International students All students
Bachelor of Architectural Design
16 9.7% < 5 < 5 77 46.7% N/A < 5 N/A 67 40.6% 165
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Architectural Design
< 5 < 5 0 21 72.4% N/A < 5 N/A N/P 29
Total
N/P < 5 < 5 98 50.5% 0 < 5 N/A N/P 194

Arts

Recent secondary education - admitted
Higher Education Study Vocational education and Training (VET) study Work and life experience solely on the basis of ATAR where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered Overseas secondary qualification on the basis of other criteria only, ATAR was not a factor International students All students
Bachelor of Arts
118 12.9% 29 3.2% N/P 513 56.1% 31 3.4% < 5 N/A 213 23.3% 915
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Art
6 22.2% 0 < 5 16 59.3% 0 0 N/A < 5 27
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
N/P 0 0 N/A 20 74.1% 0 N/A < 5 27
Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts
17 8.9% < 5 0 147 77.4% N/P < 5 N/A 13 6.8% 190
Bachelor of Business Specialist and Bachelor of Arts
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts
N/P 0 0 66 84.6% 0 0 N/A < 5 78
Bachelor of Commerce Specialist and Bachelor of Arts
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
35 25.9% < 5 < 5 N/A 73 54.1% 0 N/A N/P 135
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
< 5 0 0 N/P N/A 0 N/A < 5 34
Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Arts
7 21.9% 0 0 19 59.4% N/A 0 N/A 6 18.8% 32
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
36 23.4% < 5 0 111 72.1% N/A < 5 N/A < 5 154
Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts
22 10.7% < 5 < 5 175 85.4% N/A < 5 N/A < 5 205
Total
258 14.4% 38 2.1% N/P N/P N/P 9 0.5% N/A 270 15% 1797

Biomedical incl Advanced

Recent secondary education - admitted
Higher Education Study Vocational education and Training (VET) study Work and life experience solely on the basis of ATAR where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered Overseas secondary qualification on the basis of other criteria only, ATAR was not a factor International students All students
Bachelor of Biomedical Science
35 6.9% < 5 0 420 82.5% N/A N/P N/A 48 9.4% 509
Bachelor of Biomedical Science Advanced (Honours)
0 0 0 0 N/A 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
< 5 0 0 42 89.4% 0 0 N/A < 5 47
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
0 0 0 N/P N/A < 5 N/A < 5 54
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
< 5 0 0 N/P N/A 0 N/A 0 13
Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
6 9% 0 0 56 83.6% N/A 0 N/A 5 7.5% 67
Total
N/P < 5 0 580 84.1% 0 6 0.9% N/A 58 8.4% 690

Business

Recent secondary education - admitted
Higher Education Study Vocational education and Training (VET) study Work and life experience solely on the basis of ATAR where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered Overseas secondary qualification on the basis of other criteria only, ATAR was not a factor International students All students
Bachelor of Business
59 7.8% < 5 < 5 213 28.3% 7 0.9% < 5 N/A 465 61.8% 752
Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts
17 8.9% < 5 0 147 77.4% N/P < 5 N/A 13 6.8% 190
Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Business Specialist
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Information Technology
N/P 0 < 5 54 65.1% < 5 0 N/A 13 15.7% 83
Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Media Communication
7 14.3% 0 < 5 35 71.4% < 5 0 N/A < 5 49
Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Business
20 23.8% < 5 < 5 56 66.7% N/A 0 N/A N/P 84
Bachelor of Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Business
8 22.9% 0 0 N/A 15 42.9% 0 N/A 12 34.3% 35
Bachelor of Fine Art and Bachelor of Business
0 0 0 < 5 N/A 0 N/A 0 < 5
Total
N/P 8 0.7% < 5 N/P 36 3% < 5 N/A 513 42.9% 1195

Business Administration

Recent secondary education - admitted
Higher Education Study Vocational education and Training (VET) study Work and life experience solely on the basis of ATAR where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered Overseas secondary qualification on the basis of other criteria only, ATAR was not a factor International students All students
Bachelor of Business Administration
N/P < 5 0 36 12.7% 0 0 N/A 241 84.9% 284
Total
N/P < 5 0 36 12.7% 0 0 N/A 241 84.9% 284

Business Specialist

Recent secondary education - admitted
Higher Education Study Vocational education and Training (VET) study Work and life experience solely on the basis of ATAR where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered Overseas secondary qualification on the basis of other criteria only, ATAR was not a factor International students All students
Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Business Specialist
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Business Specialist
N/P < 5 0 28 46.7% < 5 0 N/A 23 38.3% 60
Bachelor of Business Specialist and Bachelor of Arts
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Business Specialist and Bachelor of Information Technology
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Total
N/P < 5 0 28 46.7% < 5 0 N/A 23 38.3% 60

Commerce

Recent secondary education - admitted
Higher Education Study Vocational education and Training (VET) study Work and life experience solely on the basis of ATAR where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered Overseas secondary qualification on the basis of other criteria only, ATAR was not a factor International students All students
Bachelor of Commerce
46 11.6% < 5 < 5 144 36.3% 5 1.3% < 5 N/A 195 49.1% 397
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts
N/P 0 0 66 84.6% 0 0 N/A < 5 78
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
< 5 0 0 42 89.4% 0 0 N/A < 5 47
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Commerce Specialist
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Computer Science
9 20.5% 0 0 27 61.4% < 5 0 N/A N/P 44
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Global Studies
< 5 0 0 N/P < 5 0 N/A 0 28
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology
N/P 0 < 5 48 78.7% 0 0 N/A 7 11.5% 61
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Music
< 5 0 0 N/A N/P 0 N/A 0 8
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science
N/P 0 0 69 89.6% < 5 0 N/A < 5 77
Bachelor of Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
0 0 0 N/A 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
< 5 0 0 203 93.1% N/A 0 N/A N/P 218
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
24 19.7% < 5 0 89 73% N/A 0 N/A N/P 122
Total
110 10.2% 5 0.5% < 5 N/P 13 1.2% < 5 N/A 234 21.7% 1080

Commerce Specialist

Recent secondary education - admitted
Higher Education Study Vocational education and Training (VET) study Work and life experience solely on the basis of ATAR where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered Overseas secondary qualification on the basis of other criteria only, ATAR was not a factor International students All students
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Commerce Specialist
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Commerce Specialist
N/P < 5 0 < 5 0 0 N/A 50 86.2% 58
Bachelor of Commerce Specialist and Bachelor of Arts
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Commerce Specialist and Bachelor of Computer Science
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
Bachelor of Commerce Specialist and Bachelor of Information Technology
0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A