Why study a Diploma of Higher Education Studies?
Do you have pre-university or foundation year qualifications but need another chance to earn a degree and move closer to your dream of becoming a journalist, social scientist, business professional, IT expert or scientist?
This one-year program is an alternative pathway to a Monash degree. It allows you to study first-year units in four of our schools – arts and social sciences, business, IT and science – and qualify for the second year of a chosen degree.
Degree options and units
You have seven degrees to choose from across the four participating schools. Whichever you choose, you need to study six units related to your degree and two compulsory study-skills units, Learning in Higher Education and Academic Literacies, in your first year.
This course takes one year of full-time study to complete.
You will need the following entry scores for the Diploma of Higher Education Studies:
|A Level GCE||6|
|Australian Year 12 ATAR||65|
|Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education||16|
|Indian School Certificate Examination||55%|
|All India Senior School Certificate||60%|
|International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma||24|
|Kenya, Certificate of Secondary Education||6|
|Malaysia, Matriculation Program||1. 7|
|Ontario Secondary School Diploma - Grade 12||69.3%|
|Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)||1665|
|South Africa, National Senior Certificate (2009 onwards)||30|
|Sri Lanka A Level||8|
|Vietnam, High School Diploma||7.5|
|Commencing Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in 2016/2017*||60%*|
|UNIPREP/UNSW Foundation Studies||6|
|University of Melbourne College Trinity Foundation Studies||65%|
|Sunway Foundation in Arts||55%|
*The undergraduate entry requirements published are for students who commence the MUFY program in 2016/2017.
Specific subject requirements
In addition to the above English language and academic requirements, some schools require you to have fulfilled these pre-requisite subjects to enrol in their streams.
Science – at least one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, Physics, Psychology or Mathematics at a higher level (Australian Year 12 equivalent)
Business – Mathematics (Australian Year 11 equivalent)
Information technology – Mathematics (Australian Year 12 Higher Level equivalent)
|Malaysian student||International student|
- Application – RM100
- Registration – RM200
- General amenities – RM100
- Hospitalisation and surgical insurance (international students only) – RM225
The intake periods for the Diploma of Higher Education Studies are in February, July or October.
How to apply
For more information about this Diploma program, including how to apply, contact us.