What’s it like to study Arts at Monash?

With two campuses, four libraries, a state-of-the-art media lab, and public performance spaces, there’s a lot to explore.

You can also take a semester at Monash’s Prato campus in Italy, or do an overseas internship as part of your study, or participate in a leadership program and gain valuable skills and real world experience.

Whether you’re hanging out with friends on the Menzies lawn or on an overseas study tour, there’s something for you at Monash Arts.

Find out more: LIFE @ Monash Arts.

How to Apply

Applications for Undergraduate and Postgraduate study are outlined below:

Undergraduate study

The application process for an Arts undergraduate course depends on the course and semester of entry.

VTAC applications

For Semester 1 entry, on-campus courses

Applications for semester 1 entry are through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). This includes VCE students and students applying by entry pathways such as Monash College, or transfers from another university.

VTAC acts as a central agency, coordinating the selection process for tertiary institutions. This means that you submit one application for all the university courses that you’d like to do, and VTAC distributes your information to the relevant course selection officers.

Go to the VTAC website for more information…

Search for the course you want to apply for by using the VTAC code supplied below in brackets. There are two VTAC codes for each course:

International students not eligible for a CSP or IFP place should apply directly to Monash.

Single undergraduate courses

Bachelor of Arts

Caulfield – 2800228131 (CSP)
Caulfield – 2800228133 (IFP)
Clayton – 2800328131 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328133 (IFP)

Bachelor of Global Studies

Clayton – 2800328751 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328753 (IFP)

Bachelor of Music

Clayton – 2800328101 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328103 (IFP)

Bachelor of Letters

Apply directly to Monash

Double undergraduate courses

Arts/Fine Art

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts

Caulfield – 2800227451 (CSP)
Caulfield – 2800227453 (IFP)

Arts/Music

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music

Clayton – 2800328561 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328563 (IFP)

Business/Arts

Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts

Caulfield – 2800227511 (CSP)
Caulfield – 2800227513 (IFP)

Business Specialist/Arts

Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Banking & Finance and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Marketing and Bachelor of Arts

Caulfield – 2800210731 (CSP)
Caulfield – 2800210733 (IFP)

Commerce/Arts

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts

Clayton – 2800328201 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328203 (IFP)

Commerce/Global Studies

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Global Studies

Clayton – 2800328141 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328143 (IFP)

Commerce/Music

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Music

Clayton – 2800328911 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328913 (IFP)

Commerce Specialist/Arts

Bachelor of Actuarial Science and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Finance and Bachelor of Arts

Clayton – 2800310661 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800310663 (IFP)

Education/Arts

Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Education and Bachelor of Arts

Clayton – 2800329141 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800329143 (IFP)

Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Secondary Education and Bachelor of Arts

Clayton – 2800328041 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328043 (IFP)

Education/Music

Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Education and Bachelor of Music

Clayton – 2800329111 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800329113 (IFP)

Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Secondary Education and Bachelor of Music

Clayton – 2800328481 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328483 (IFP)

Engineering/Arts

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Electrical & Computer Systems Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Materials Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts

Clayton – 2800328441 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328443 (IFP)

Information Technology/Arts

Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Arts

Clayton – 2800311041 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800311043 (IFP)

Laws/Arts

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts

Clayton – 2800328301 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328303 (IFP)

Laws/Global Studies (L3009)

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Global Studies

Clayton – 2800311161 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800311163 (IFP)

Laws/Music

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Music

Clayton – 2800328351 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328353 (IFP)

Science/Arts

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts

Clayton – 2800328211 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328213 (IFP)

Science/Global Studies

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Global Studies

Clayton – 2800328181 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800328183 (IFP)

Science/Music

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Music

Clayton – 2800311061 (CSP)
Clayton – 2800311063 (IFP)

For more information about VTAC…

In addition to applying through VTAC, applicants for all Music courses must sit an audition.

Find out more about Music auditions…

Direct and mid-year applications

You should apply directly to Monash if you are:

  • An International student who is not eligible for a VTAC application, or
  • Applying for off-campus study, or
  • Applying for postgraduate coursework, or
  • Applying for mid-year entry

Apply directly to Monash for a course…

Mid-year entry is your opportunity to start your course in July. You don’t have to wait until next the year to start studying. The Faculty of Arts welcomes applications from qualified applicants for entry at mid-year into our courses.

  • Selection for mid-year entry is a competitive process and will be based on academic merit.
  • For courses that permit mid-year entry, applications must be made directly to the Faculty of Arts.

Apply directly to Monash for a course…

Credit, transfers and scholarships

In some cases, credit may be awarded for appropriate study at university or TAFE.

Each year, about 25% of our new undergraduate students are eligible for credit for prior learning to be awarded towards their Monash Arts degree.

Find out more about credit for prior learning…

The Faculty of Arts offers credit for studies completed at a number of institutions in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore.

Students may be eligible for one and a half to two years credit on select programs from these institutions.

Find out more about credit from overseas institutions…

Generally, you need to achieve a credit (60%) average to transfer into an Arts single degree, or a distinction (70%) average to transfer into a double degree.

Find out more about course transfers…

Monash University offers over 200 types of scholarships, valued at up to $70,000, with benefits like:

  • payments for study and living costs
  • course fee subsidies
  • accommodation and travel allowances
  • leadership, mentoring and healthy lifestyle programs

Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course.

Find out more about Monash scholarships…

 

Postgraduate study

To be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), you must apply by the deadline. CSPs are only available for selected courses.

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About Arts

As Dean of Arts I am proud to introduce you to our Faculty. The Humanities, Social Sciences and Performing Arts are central to the improvement of the human condition and rightly belong at the centre of a world class university such as Monash University.

We are a truly comprehensive Faculty that champions choice and diversity across our impressive undergraduate and graduate degree programs. We offer an unsurpassed range of opportunities as part of Australia’s largest and most international University. When you study and research at Monash you are immediately plugged into a global network of the highest quality learning and research opportunities.

Monash is a university where everything is possible.

Our teaching programs are simply world class and deliver the critical skill sets graduates will need now and in the decades ahead: communication, creativity, problem solving, collaboration, and critical thinking to help produce the innovators, policy makers, advocates, creators, communicators, reformers and leaders of the future.

We are focused on preparing our students for a rapidly changing world of work and are committed to their future leadership. Enriched via an internationalised and industry connected curriculum, and immersed in work integrated learning experiences including internships, industry projects and study tours, we prepare our students for the needs of future professions and a likely multiplicity of career shifts.

We champion research that informs greater understanding and social change. Monash Arts is committed to setting the global agenda, shaping policy and practice, responding to the grand challenges of our age, and to making an impact in our search for new knowledge and new thinking. Our research is built on disciplinary excellence but is deeply interdisciplinary and collaborative.

Our research has us ranked among the very best universities in the world for its quality and influence.

Our international networks take our research to the world and create pathways to draw the best and brightest to us. Our extensive links with industry – across government, civil society and the commercial sector – map across Australia and the world. And in this setting, our doctoral students are at the cutting edge of disciplinary and interdisciplinary endeavor to better understand and transform our world.

I encourage you to take the time to explore the degree programs and research opportunities we offer.

Together we can make an impact.

Sharon Pickering
Dean, Monash Arts

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Teaching

The Faculty is actively engaged in ongoing and systematic reviews of its course offerings and teaching methods, and is committed to the goals of the University’s Learning and Teaching Operational Plan.

Research

The Faculty is among the most internationally recognised and innovative Australian centres of research in the humanities and social sciences.

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