Monash University Foundation Year - Standard

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
CRICOS: 00008C

The Monash University Foundation Year program is a pre-university year that prepares international students for higher education. Once the program is completed and the qualifying results obtained, students are guaranteed a place with one of the world's leading, and Australia's largest, tertiary education providers - Monash University.The program is specifically designed for international students to bridge the gap between a student's home country qualifications and first-year university studies. The generalist nature of the program enables students to take a wide range of subjects and tailor the program to their future university and career ambitions.


  • The Standard course allows you to study the widest range of subjects.We encourage you to study one extra, optional subject each semester for bonus points. When you finish these extra subjects you'll receive a bonus 1.25 per cent of each unit score, Unit 1 and 2 of English
  • Unit 1 and 2 of two other subjects and at least two additional units.e added to your final Foundation Year score.

Standard entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements (International students)QualificationsEntry to the Monash University Foundation Year program is open to international students only.Age entry requirementStudents must be at least 16 years of age when they first enrol for the Foundation Year program.If applicants do not meet the above criteria, but would otherwise have been offered a place, they will be offered a deferred place to be taken up when the age criterion is met.Please note that students must be at least 17 years of age when commencing at Monash University.Academic entry requirementApplicants must have an Australian Year 11 or equivalent qualification to enter the Foundation Year program.Students must achieve at least an average grade in English and other subjects as specified in subject prerequisites.

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