You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Successful completion of an Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in an art and design field with at least a distinction average (70 percent) in 24 points of level three units in the intended honours discipline.
Alternative qualifications and prerequisites
For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.
Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.
University entrance requirements
Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.
What should you include in your folio?
Your folio should include 10-15 pieces of work that have been carefully selected to showcase the technical skills, visual sophistication and current theoretical interests of work produced either during your undergraduate degree or in a course of independent study. Supporting research activity such as drawings, sketchbooks, notebooks or journals that demonstrate your developmental and working processes can be presented at your interview. Your folio will be assessed on the following criteria, which also form the agenda and expectations for study during the honours year:
The selection of and capability with techniques and materials appropriate to the research topic under investigation.
Evidence of an informed and reasoned approach to creative practice: an awareness of the scope of the subject matter chosen for investigation; and knowledge of relevant precedents and the current context for such practice.
Evidence in the work to date of a sustained investigation of the initial premise and where necessary the expansion or re-definition of the parameters of the inquiry.
The ability to formally resolve ideas in a way communicable to the assessors / interviewers, as appropriate to the line of inquiry undertaken and level of completion reached.
The capacity for the candidate to operate in a way that is original in relation to the precedents and parameters identified for their practice, contributing to current debates concerning their particular interest in the international field.
Assessments / written submission
Your research proposal should contain the following headlines:
The proposed title of your project.
Research topic outline
A one to three sentence description that briefly encapsulates your project.
This should be brief, a one or two paragraph description of your current work or study (150 words).
A description of your proposed project or thesis including the historical and theoretical contexts relevant to your project (300-500 words).
Using point form, an outline of the aims of your project or thesis (approximately 5 distinct aims – 100 words).
A description of your research methods, studio or theoretical giving an indication of the motives that guide the research and suggesting approaches to your work and reading that you expect to follow to achieve the aims (200 words).
Using point form, an outline of the key texts and research topics that have informed your practice to date.
Also, please include a coversheet which states:
- Proposal for Honours degree of the Bachelor of ---
- Monash University Art Design & Architecture
- Your full name and academic qualifications
- The proposed title and research topic outline
- The date
Alternative entry pathways
Multiple pathways to this course
There are many ways to gain entry to a course at Monash. If you don't meet our entry requirements, there are pathways to help. More about alternative pathways...
Making the application
Applications for this course will open 15 August. Applications for round one will close on 3 November.
First Semester (February)
Apply directly to Monash.
If you need more information, contact the faculty.
This course is not available for Second Semester (July) entry.
For applications Direct to Monash
Apply directly to Monash with this course code: F3702
Current Monash students
You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.
Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...
Self assess for credit eligibility
Fees are subject to change annually.
Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
The average annual student contribution amount* is:
*subject to the passage of legislation
Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.
As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:
Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.
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