Admissions information for domestic students, Bachelor of Arts, Monash University

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Admissions information for domestic students
Bachelor of Arts


Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Equivalent Australian Year 12.

Minimum entrance requirements for non-school-leavers


A minimum of Certificate IV with at least a distinction (70%) average is required to be considered for admission.

Recommended studies include courses that have high humanities content, e.g. professional writing and editing, liberal arts, media and communications, justice studies, marketing and public relations. Some advanced standing may be granted for TAFE studies.


Applicants will be considered for admission with two single units completed at a credit (60%) average. Additional units (above the minimum of two) will enhance a student's application. Students are encouraged to consider units that relate to the arts or social sciences. Credit for any other previous studies will only be granted from those completed no more than 10 years prior to admission, however qualifications gained more than 10 years prior can be used for admission.

VCE prerequisites

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

International Baccalaureate subject prerequisites

  • A score of at least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL or 5 in English B SL or 4 in English B HL.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Entry scores

Qualification Caulfield Clayton
2015 ATAR clearly in for CSP 81.00 85.00


Semester one (March)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

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