Inbound Study Abroad and Exchange

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Inbound Study Abroad and Exchange

Thinking about coming to Australia to further your studies? Monash Arts offers students a great range of subjects and study options in and around Melbourne. Why choose Monash Arts? Monash is ranked in the top 1% of Universities globally.

Study Abroad Certificate program

Our new Study Abroad Certificate program will provide you with the academic experience you’re looking for and enable you to develop specialised knowledge in a selected area of study. You can choose from the following Specialisations:

  • ATS2385 Anzac legends: Australians at war
  • ATS2395  Australia in a globalising world
  • ATS1259 Exploring contemporary Australia: People, events, ideas
  • ATS3391 A world of sport: Business, politics and media
  • ATS2354/ATS3354 Interrogating racism: Indigenous Australians and the state
  • ATS2359/ATS3359 Hearing the country: Studies in Indigenous Australian ethnoecology
  • ATS3529 Australian film and television: Nation, culture and identity
  • ATS2358 Contesting laws: Heritage, culture and land
  • ATS3543 Australia's ancient Indigenous past: A 50,000 year archaeological odyssey
  • ATS2934/ATS3934 Global indigeneity: Performance and spectacle from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century
  • ATS3852 Contemporary issues in social science research
  • ATS2386/3386 Paradise Lost? Sustainability & Australia
  • ATS3340 International security studies
  • ATS2378 The anthropology of international development
  • ATS3974 European integration and security
  • ATS2628 Power and poverty: International development in a globalised world
  • ATS3089 Social institutions and power in Asia
  • ATS3626 Global disasters: Catastrophe and social change
  • ATS2596 The Vietnam War
  • ATS3972 Imagining Ibero-America: Travels, texts and transnational encounters
  • ATS2161 Indonesia now: Culture, conflict & crisis management in the Asian century
  • ATS2382 War and memory in the Asia Pacific: Legacies of World War II
  • ATS3951 Japanese popular culture and identity
  • ATS2563 Global consumption
  • ATS3639 Poverty, climate change and international justice
  • ATS3632 Post-conflict: Justice, memory, reconciliation
  • ATS2395  Australia in a globalising world
  • ATS2872 Topics in Indian philosophy
  • ATS3554 Resource evaluation and management
  • ATS3852 Contemporary issues in social science research
  • ATS2961 Political ideas
  • ATS3903 Leaders, power and politics
  • ATS2088 Russia and the US: Comparative politics
  • ATS2256 Political psychology
  • ATS3690 Reflections on humanity: Truth, freedom and power
  • ATS3719 Modern political thought
  • ATS2386/3386 Paradise Lost? Sustainability & Australia
  • ATS2351 The archaeology of death in ancient Egypt: The early dynastic period to middle kingdom
  • ATS3543 Australia's ancient Indigenous past: A 50,000 year archaeological odyssey
  • ATS2083 Bread and circuses: Performing identity in Greco-Roman cultures
  • ATS2750 Ancient Greek B/2
  • ATS2925 Ancient Egyptian language: Intermediary stage
  • ATS3347 Minoans, Mycenaeans and Egypt
  • ATS3404 Eros and the body: Sexuality and body politics in the classical world
  • ATS1269 Latin language 2
  • ATS1960 Conflict and coexistence 2: Jews, Christians and Muslims in the modern world
  • ATS2106 A short history of the world: From the big bang to climate change
  • ATS3933 The meaning of things: Writing cultural history*
  • ATS2057 Genocide
  • ATS2385 ANZAC legends: Australians at war
  • ATS2595 The rise and fall of Nazi Germany
  • ATS2596 The Vietnam War
  • ATS2602 Renaissance Italy
  • ATS2620 The age of the Samurai
  • ATS3589 Medieval and early modern Britain
  • ATS3616 Making America modern: Race, power and belonging in the twentieth-century
  • ATS3626 Global disasters: Catastrophe and social change
  • ATS3931 Making digital history
  • ATS2354/ATS3354 Interrogating racism: Indigenous Australians and the state
  • ATS2382 War and memory in the Asia Pacific: Legacies of World War II
  • ATS2395 Australia in a globalising world
  • ATS2586 Islam: Principles, civilisations, influences
  • ATS2907 Islamic responses to the post-colonial age
  • ATS3611 Imagining God: The mystic quest in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • ATS2358 Contesting laws: Heritage, culture and land
  • ATS2359/ATS3359 Hearing the country: Studies in Indigenous Australian ethnoecology
  • ATS2671/ATS3671 Managing intercultural communication
  • ATS2723 Social research methods
  • ATS2784 News and power
  • ATS3265 Broadcast studio journalism
  • ATS3786 Journalism, law and ethics
  • ATS3002 Documentary
  • ATS3062 Digital production
  • ATS3278 Advanced writing and interviewing
  • ATS2255 Smartphone journalism
  • ATS2324 Climate change communication
  • ATS2790 Feature writing
  • ATS2791 Editing and design
  • ATS3113 Reporting the Arts circuit
  • ATS3732 Communications and media studies: Contemporary debate
  • ATS2250 Communications and cultures in the global era
  • ATS3221 Music, media, culture
  • ATS2538 Film and television institutions
  • ATS3091 Digital literatures
  • ATS3391 A world of sport: Business, politics and media
  • ATS2983 Screen project: From film theory to digital video practice
  • ATS3969 Film and television studies in the digital era
  • ATS2538 Film and television institutions
  • ATS3529 Australian film and television: Nation, culture and identity
  • ATS2056 Race, crime and difference
  • ATS3459 Prisons, power and punishment
  • ATS2469 Victims, justice and the law
  • ATS2723 Social research methods
  • ATS3466 Sex, gender and crime
  • ATS3852 Contemporary issues in social science research
  • ATS2057 Genocide
  • ATS2640 The ethics of global conflict
  • ATS3639 Poverty, climate change and international justice
  • ATS2354/ATS3354 Interrogating racism: Indigenous Australians & the state
  • ATS2624 Global governance
  • ATS2628 Power & poverty: International development in a globalised world
  • ATS3340 International security studies
  • ATS3376 Anthropology of human rights
  • ATS3632 Post-conflict: Justice, memory, reconciliation
  • ATS2563 Global consumption
  • ATS2720 Youth, culture and social change
  • ATS2727 Men, masculinity and society
  • ATS3715 Sexuality and society
  • ATS3726 Critical social psychology
  • ATS2190 God In Australia: How religion, spirituality and atheism interact with society
  • ATS2839 Ethics
  • ATS2840 Philosophy of mind
  • ATS3869 Political philosophy
  • ATS3882 Metaphysics
  • ATS2640 The ethics of global conflict
  • ATS2861 God, freedom and evil
  • ATS2865 Language, truth and power
  • ATS2867 Thinking about science
  • ATS2871 Environmental ethics
  • ATS2872 Topics in Indian philosophy
  • ATS2875 The moral psychology of evil
  • ATS2946 Critical thinking: How to analyse arguments and improve your reasoning skills
  • ATS3405 Critical theory and poststructuralism: Recent European philosophy
  • ATS3639 Poverty, climate change and international justice
  • ATS3690 Reflections on humanity: Truth, freedom and power
  • ATS3870 Philosophy of religion
  • ATS3873 Philosophical issues in applied ethic
  • ATS3876 Theory of knowledge
  • ATS3878 Recent logic
  • ATS3884 Foundations of modern philosophy: Love and other passions
  • ATS2907 Islamic responses to the post-colonial age
  • ATS3157 Sources of religious violence: Texts and contexts
  • ATS3611 Imagining God: The mystic quest in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • ATS2185 Biblical texts and contexts
  • ATS2359/ATS3359 Hearing the country: Studies in Indigenous Australian ethnoecology
  • ATS3852 Contemporary issues in social science research
  • ATS2190 God In Australia: How religion, spirituality and atheism interact with society
  • ATS2333 Jazz history
  • ATS2900 Writing about music: Headlines and hashtags
  • ATS3061 Music in Australia
  • ATS1348 Music ensemble 2
  • ATS2799 Audio culture: From Cage to Gaga
  • ATS2801 Music ensemble 4
  • ATS2805 Music, identity and place
  • ATS3825 Western art music in the 20th and 21st century
  • ATS3829 East Asia and its music: Silk road histories and popular contexts
  • ATS1346 Music and Culture
  • ATS3823 Improvising Music Traditions of South Asia

You’ll nominate your desired Specialisation at the time of application and our knowledgeable staff will assess you for eligibility. Once approved, just select a minimum of three units from the Specialisation area.

You also have the flexibility to take a fourth unit from the same area or from any other approved units at Monash University. Once successfully completed you’ll be awarded the Study Abroad Certificate. It's that easy!

Download Study Abroad Certificate Flyer [PDF]

Why Monash Arts?

Monash is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities*, located in the world’s most liveable city, Melbourne, which was also voted the ‘best city for students’**.

We are ranked in the top 40 for Arts & Humanities, top 30 for Social Sciences, top 35 for Media Studies & Journalism.

Yet there is more to Monash University than numbers and rankings, Monash is a community of inclusion, innovation, optimism, encouragement and achievement.

If your ambition is to explore the world of ideas, cultures and places in an environment where you will be inspired, supported and challenged, then Monash Arts is the place to be.

*According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015/16
** according to QS Best Student City survey

 

 

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The Monash Prato Experience: European and EU Studies

Why not complete a unique experience at our dedicated study centre in Prato, Italy.

Here you can study a wide range of units focusing on Europe and European Union studies, all within the heart of an 18th century Italian medieval city, located in the picturesque landscape of Tuscany.

Prato is also within easy reach of other famous Italian cities like Florence, Pisa & Lucca, making it a great base to tour Europe when you’ve finished.

Visit the Prato website  for details regarding this fantastic program.

Are you a Postgraduate Student?

Are you undertaking a postgraduate course and wish to undertake study units with the Faculty of Arts?

Please contact the Arts faculty to discuss further:

How to apply

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Monash English Bridging (MEB) is ideal if you have met the academic requirements for Monash College or Monash University, but have narrowly missed the English requirements.

This course will help you develop the English language and academic skills needed for Diplomas, undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degrees of research courses at Monash.

Under Australian, Malaysian and South African visa rules, as an exchange or study abroad student you must be enrolled full-time throughout your stay. A normal full-time load at Monash is 24 credit points (four units/subjects), but 18 credit points (three units/subjects) is permitted. You cannot enrol in more than 24 credit points per semester.

Some units have restrictions that apply to exchange and study abroad students – find out more about academic considerations. You will be assessed by your Faculty as to your eligibility for these units.

The Monash handbook contains everything you’ll need to know about every unit offered at Monash, including:

  • unit code
  • faculty
  • credit points
  • study hours
  • semester(s) offered
  • campus(es) where the units are taught
  • any prerequisites
  • a description of what you’ll study
  • assessment requirements

The hours you’ll spend in class, and in self-directed study, vary depending on the type of class you’re taking (check the unit’s handbook entry for specific details), but generally:

  • 1 or 2 x 1 hour lectures
  • 1 x 1 hour tutorial
  • 3 – 5 hours of private study and reading

If you are a Study Abroad student you pay fees directly to Monash, if you are an Exchange student you don’t pay fees to Monash. For fee information: http://monash.edu/study-abroad/inbound/financial-information/

For information about exchange partners in the USA please see: http://monash.edu/study-abroad/outbound/exchange/partners/usa/

For all information about all other countries please see: http://monash.edu/study-abroad/outbound/exchange/

Monash uses the following grading scale:

Grade Percentage score GPA value
High distinction (HD) 80 – 100% 4
Distinction (D) 70 – 79% 3
Credit (C) 60 – 69% 2
Pass (P) 50 – 59% 1
Fail (N) 0 - 49% 0.3

Please see the following website for a list of pre-approved units: http://monash.edu/study-abroad/inbound/study-options/pre-approved-units/

All other units will be assessed by the Faculty coordinator.

Yes, however, you must complete and Enrolment Amendment form and submit it to the Arts Student Service Counter on your campus. The study abroad/exchange coordinator will assess your eligibility then you will be informed by email if the change is processed.

Finding accommodation is one of the scariest parts of going on exchange or study abroad. We know this, so we’ve made it easy as possible for your find the home that will suit you best during your times at Monash. You can choose to live on campus: http://monash.edu/study-abroad/inbound/life-at-monash/accommodation/on-campus/

Or you may prefer off campus: http://monash.edu/study-abroad/inbound/life-at-monash/accommodation/off-campus/

Living in Australia can be expensive, so it’s a good idea to prepare a budget before you arrive. You can use the following tables as a guide: http://www.monash.edu.au/study/international/melbourne/cost-of-living.html