Defer or change your course

Defer your studies

If you have been accepted into Monash but want to defer your offer, you must send a written request and a completed defer your studies form (PDF, 0.91 MB), before semester starts, to

We do not grant your request automatically; we need to approve it. If we approve your request to defer, you will receive a new offer letter and start date.

If you defer for more than 12 months, we re-assess your offer. You'll need to add details of any academic or work activities you have done since your initial offer.

Change your course preference

If you want to change your course preference, please complete the change of course preference form (PDF, 0.91 MB) and return it to