Overview

Monash University

City: Melbourne / Kuala Lumpur
Language of instruction: English
  • Their motto: Ancora Imparo ("I am still learning") reminds us that the search for knowledge never ends
  • Australia’s largest university
  • 63,000+ students
  • 5 local campuses throughout Victoria, an international campus in Malaysia, and centres in the People's Republic of China, Italy and India
  • Member of the Group of Eight (coalition of Australian universities, intensive in research and comprehensive in general and professional education)

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsEngineeringHealth SciencesLand and Food SystemsScience

Notes on Language of Instruction

  • English is the primary language of instruction

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Split year Term 2 +1 (UBC Term 2 start)

Who can go?

  • You need a minimum cumulative average of 72% to attend this partnership

Term dates

  • Semester One: Mid-February to End of June
  • Semester Two: Mid-July to End of November

Timing

  • Students who wish to attend Monash on exchange are also given the option of attending their campus in Malaysia (all applications are administered through Monash Australia)
    • Students planning to go on exchange for two semesters can complete one semester at both campuses. 
    • It is recommended to study in Australia first, and then Malaysia - students will apply to Australia, and Monash's Australia office will help you apply to Malaysia for the second semester.

What term to list on your Go Global Application:

  • Term 1: If planning to take Monash's Semester 2
  • Term 2: If planning to take Monash's Semester 1
  • Full year: If planning to take Monash's Semester 2 and then take Monash's Semester 1
  • Split year: If planning to take Monash's Semester 1 and then take Monash's Semester 2

Summer program

Not applicable

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • 8 Monash Points = 5 UBC Credits

Passing grade

50%

Grading scheme

  • High distinction (HD) = 80–100% (GPA 4)
  • Distinction (D)= 70–79% (GPA 3)
  • Credit (C) = 60–69% (GPA 2)
  • Pass (P) = 50–59% (GPA 1)
  • Fail (N) = 50% (GPA 0.3)

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate research

Course information and restrictions

Full course load information

  • Average load: 24 credit points (four units/subjects)
  • 18 credit points (three units/subjects) is permitted
  • Maximum load: 24 credit points per semester

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Applied Science (Engineering)
UBC course: CPEN 331
Title: Operating Systems
Partner course code: FIT 2070
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-02-10
Arts
UBC course: ANTH 1st
Title: Culture, power and difference: Indigeneity and Australian identity
Partner course code: ATS 1254
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-08
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Exploring contemporary Australia
Partner course code: ATS 1259
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-02-10
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Build your career: Planning and strategies for employability
Partner course code: ATS 2743
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-06
UBC course: ECON 355
Title: Economics of International Trade
Partner course code: ECF 3121
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: ECON 370
Title: Project Evaluation
Partner course code: ECC 4790
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Economics of International Trade and Finance
Partner course code: ECB 3121
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Development Economics
Partner course code: ECM 3670
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: ECON 441
Title: Economic Development
Partner course code: ECC 4670
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: GEOB 270
Title: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Environmental Management
Partner course code: ATS 3259
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-03-31
UBC course: GEOB 3rd
Title: Understanding Australian landscapes: soilvegetation dynamics
Partner course code: ATS 2774
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-03-25
UBC course: GEOB 3rd
Title: Climatology: Land, ecosystems and the atmosphere
Partner course code: ATS 2776
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-03-27
UBC course: GEOB 3rd
Title: Environmental Hydrology
Partner course code: ATS 3545
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-03-26
UBC course: GEOB 3rd
Title: Remote Sensing and the Environment
Partner course code: ATS 3552
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-03-30
UBC course: GEOG 310
Title: Environmental Policy and Management
Partner course code: ATS 2548
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-03-28
UBC course: GEOG 316
Title: Extreme earth! Natural hazards and human vulnerability
Partner course code: ATS 1310
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-11-23
UBC course: GEOG 3rd
Title: Exploring contemporary Australia: People, events, ideas
Partner course code: ATS 2269
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-20
UBC course: GEOG 3rd
Title: Environmental Assessment and Decision-Making
Partner course code: ATS 3546
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-03-29
UBC course: GRSJ 2ND
Title: Sex and the media
Partner course code: ATS 2561
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-19
UBC course: PHIL 333
Title: Bioethics: Current Controversies
Partner course code: ATS 1263
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-25
UBC course: POLI 366
Title: International Political Economy
Partner course code: ATS 3335
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-18
UBC course: PSYC 101
Title: Introduction to Psychology
Partner course code: PSY 1011
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-29
UBC course: SOCI 200
Title: Families, relationships, and Society
Partner course code: ATS 2718
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
UBC course: SOCI 484
Title: Health, culture and society
Partner course code: ATS 3717
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-05
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 498
Title: International Business
Partner course code: MGF 2351
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-26
Science
UBC course: CHEM 218
Title: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Partner course code: CHM 3941
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-21
UBC course: CHEM 301
Title: Environmental Chemistry- Water
Partner course code: CHM 2951
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-24
UBC course: CHEM 3rd
Title: Medicinal Chemistry
Partner course code: CHM 3930
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-24
UBC course: MATH 302
Title: Mathematics of Uncertainty
Partner course code: MTH 2222
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-02-03

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: CHEM 3rd
Title: Environmental chemistry
Partner course code: CHM 3960
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-03-20
UBC course: EESC 3rd
Title: Environmental problem solving and visualisation
Partner course code: EAE 2011
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-04-15
UBC course: PHIL 2nd
Title: Bioethics: current controversies
Partner course code: ATS 1263
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-07-30
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.

Additional fees

Not applicable

Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • Housing is not guaranteed at Monash and students will be sent an link to apply on-line for on-campus housing once they have been accepted
  • All on-campus housing is administered through Monash Residential Services (MRS)
  • Please click here for off-campus housing options

Information on Accommodation

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