|Monash University Quick Snap|
|Location:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Main Campus:||Clayton, Melbourne (20 km southeast of Melbourne’s city centre)|
|City Population:||4.1 million|
|Student Population:||70,071 (across all campuses)|
|International Students:||approximately 26,201 across all campuses|
|Semester 1 Starts:||February|
|Semester 2 Starts:||July|
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Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
As a member of the prestigious Group of 8 universities, Monash offers a wide range of courses that give students access to flexible learning options and innovative course combinations. Monash is dedicated to preparing students for the increasingly competitive job market, and as a result, Monash graduates are highly sought after by employers internationally.
Monash has achieved an enviable national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence in a short 50 years. Monash is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities.
Monash is ranked
Leaders from the world's most successful companies consistently rate Monash as a preferred university from which to hire graduates. Global Employability Rankings, 2011–2015, New York Times
The Good Universities Guide 2016 awarded Monash five stars for
Top one per cent of business employability education providers. Monash is the only Group of Eight university with triple crown international business accreditation within the Faculty of Business and Economics:
Monash is ranked
Monash is a member of the Group of Eight, an alliance of leading Australian universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and research. Group of Eight universities produce graduates who find full-time employment sooner, begin on higher salaries, and are more likely to move onto postgraduate studies than graduates from other Australian universities.
Monash has four campuses in Australia:
Clayton is the original Monash site and still the largest. Since its founding in 1958, a thriving community has emerged where students from more than 100 countries gather to meet, discuss and debate with their peers while gaining a degree from one of the world's most prestigious universities. Now, with its own postcode and a comprehensive line-up of services, markets and stores, Monash Clayton is its own city in the eastern suburbs.
The Monash Caulfield campus is located about 9 km from Melbourne's CBD. With buses, trams and trains all close at hand, the campus is both centrally located and well connected to public transport. The Caulfield train station is conveniently located just opposite the campus. The university operates a free, regular inter-campus shuttle service between the Caulfield and Clayton campuses. Students who live on campus at Clayton and those who study at both campuses can easily commute back and forth.
Monash University's Peninsula campus is the third largest of the university's metropolitan campuses and caters to approximately 3,500 students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, education and health-related disciplines.
Surrounded by parks, the Monash Parkville campus is a short tram ride north of Melbourne's CBD and within walking distance of the vibrant inner-city suburbs of Carlton, Brunswick and Fitzroy. It is home to the Monash Faculty of Pharmacy.
Monash University also attracts internationally-respected lecturers, and although Monash is a large institution, its staff-student ratio is higher than that of the average Australian university, which ensures that students receive more focus and time from academic staff.
As one of Australia’s largest universities, Canadians enjoy the both resources and facilities available at Monash University and the diverse international student population on campus. The city of Melbourne is a key attraction for students from Canada, and students particularly enjoy attending Monash’s main, suburban campus, Clayton.Scholarships
As well, Monash University offers generous scholarships. Scholarships are offered to students who are high achieving, experiencing disadvantage and a combination of both:
Monash offers more than 200 types of scholarships, valued at up to $70,000, with benefits like
Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course.
You may be able to hold more than one scholarship (one to help study costs and another for accommodation, for instance).
Remember to ask your admissions officer if you are interested in learning more about Monash University scholarships offered to international students!
Melbourne’s population of four million are spread over a broad geographic area, from mountains and plains in the north of the city to dozens of bayside suburbs taking advantage of the views, restaurants and beaches found near Port Phillip Bay.
Beaches are located within an hour of most Monash campuses – a few minutes away from some – while some of Victoria’s most popular ski resorts are just three hours away. From fashion, food and fun downtown, to national parks, wineries and beaches in surrounding areas, Melbourne offers an excellent base for students.
Melbourne’s climate is temperate and is one of a few places in Australia that enjoys four distinct seasons. In summer, with many days frequently over 30 degrees Celsius, the city’s beaches are popular, while the mountains near the city are frequently snow capped during winter. Winter temperatures are cool to brisk with the average range from 7 to 14 degrees Celsius.
The people of Melbourne love to celebrate, and this is reflected in the events that the city is famous for, including Australian Open tennis, Australian Rules Football, food and wine festivals, Formula One Grand Prix, International Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival and Spring Racing Carnival (including the renowned Melbourne Cup).