Monash University is Australia’s largest and most international university with six campuses located in and around the city of Melbourne – frequently rated as of one of the most livable cities in the world – and a footprint that extends across the globe with campuses in Malaysia and South Africa and a Centre in Prato, Italy.
With more than 59,000 students, Monash actively recruits talented staff from around the world to maintain an excellent standard of teaching and research.
This bold international approach is instilled in the culture and approach of the university. Students are encouraged to travel and study at an overseas campus to look at issues from a global perspective and gain an education where borders have no boundaries. Conversely, international students come to Monash from over 140 countries.
The university offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in arts, art and design, education, engineering, information technology, law, medicine and health, pharmacy and science.
Monash has become a powerhouse in international research and is helping to create the next generation of leaders and innovators for the benefit of communities worldwide.
Key Academic and Research Strengths
Monash is a member of Australia’s Group of Eight universities, an alliance of institutions renowned for their research, teaching and scholarship. Around 70 percent of Australian Research Council grants are awarded to Group of Eight universities. In 2009 Monash’s research income totalled $ 241 million.
Already widely known for achievements in health, sustainability and green chemistry, Monash researchers are committed to research which makes a difference to the local and international community. Global challenges and research priorities include: Health & Wellbeing; Sustainability; Productivity & Innovation; Social Inclusion; and Culture & Heritage.
- Students can choose from over 6,000 courses across a large range of disciplines
- Monash enjoys a strong staff-student ratio (The Good Universities Guide 2011) which ensures student access to academics
- Eight current Federation Fellows and three Australia Fellows – the most prestigious research awards in Australia – work at Monash
- The university has Australia’s largest offering in humanities and social science disciplines
- Business and Economics degrees are EQUIS accredited (European quality standard)
- QS World University Rankings 2010 places Monash University at 61.
- Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2010-2011 places Monash ‘Life Sciences’ at 42 and ‘Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health’ at 31
- The Good Universities Guide 2011 gives Monash the highest ranking (five stars) in the following areas: research grants; student-staff ratio; cultural diversity; success in getting a job and positive graduate outcomes
Students are recommended to submit their applications three months prior to the semester start.
- Semester 1 begins every year late February and finishes in June
- Semester 2 begins every year late July and finishes in November
Contact: Mr Jaime Jobson, Office of Future Students
Address: 871 Dandenong Road, Malvern East, Victoria, Australia 3145
Phone: +61 9903 2298
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