Science - 2637



A Monash College Diploma of Science provides a pathway into the second year of aMonash University Science degree.*

Select subjects depending on your career goals and study subjects such as Chemistry, Physics, Data Management and Psychology. These subjects will give you a head start for your science degree.

We work closely with the University to develop the curriculum so you will be prepared for your degree.

Five reasons to choose the Diploma of Science:

  1. A pathway into second year of a science degree Monash University.*
  2. Learn on campus at Clayton.
  3. You want to study biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics and would like to make a start on your future degree.
  4. Receive individual attention – benefit from small class sizes and learning support.
  5. Study the same curriculum and assessments as first year undergraduate students.

*Entry requirements into Monash College and Monash University apply.

At a glance

Course Details

  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time
  • On-campus at Colombo, Sri Lanka: Full time
Duration PART 1: 2 trimester (8 months). PART 2: 2 trimesters (8 months)
Start date First Trimester (February), Second Trimester (July), Third Trimester (October)
Qualification Diploma of Science

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (International students)



Equivalent to Australian Year 12 (part 2).


Equivalent to Australian Year 11 (part 1) or Australian Year 12 (part 2).


All applicants must satisfy the following prerequisites or their equivalents.

English Maths Sciences/Other
Australian VCE subjects Study score in units 3 and 4 (Australian Year 12) in English as an Additional Language (EAL): 30 or any other English: 25. Students must have successfully completed Mathematics to an Australian Year 11 equivalent standard. Students must have successfully completed Chemistry to an Australian Year 11 equivalent standard.

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For a full list of academic entry requirements and prerequisites, by country visit the Monash College website.

English entry requirements

Diploma Part 1
IELTS: 5.5 overall (no band lower than 5.0) TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 52 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 15, Listening: 5, Reading: 5 and Speaking: 14 Equivalent approved English test

Diploma Part 2
IELTS: 6.0 overall (Writing not less than 6.0)TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 69 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21 Equivalent approved English test

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Trimester one (February), two (July) and three (October)

Applications are submitted directly to Monash College and can be made by visiting the College website

For applications Direct to Monash

Apply directly to Monash with this course code: 2637

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee

Total fee for this 24 credit point (6 month full-time) course.

Fees to be advised.

Enrolment Obligations

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than one third (33%) of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students must enrol in at least one unit that is not by distance and/or online in each compulsory study period unless the student is completing the last unit of their course. See standard 8.19 and 8.20 of National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

CRICOS code: 086068B