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A Monash College Diploma of Science provides a pathway into the second year of a Monash 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:
- A pathway into second year of a science degree Monash University.*
- Learn on campus at Clayton.
- You want to study biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics and would like to make a start on your future degree.
- Receive individual attention – benefit from small class sizes and learning support.
- Study the same curriculum and assessments as first year undergraduate students.
*Entry requirements into Monash College and Monash University apply.
At a glance
|English||Maths||Sciences / Other|
|PART 1: 2 trimester (8 months). PART 2: 2 trimesters (8 months)|
|First Trimester (February), Second Trimester (July), Third Trimester (October)|
|Diploma of Science|
You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.
Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic 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.
|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.
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
Trimester one (February)
Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
Trimester two (July) and three (October)
Applications are submitted directly to Monash College
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.
Information on Monash College Diploma fees is available at the College website.
Other costs and fees
For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.