Diploma of Tertiary Studies

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00008C

This program is an alternative entry pathway for students who don't meet the requirements for direct entry into a range of Monash bachelor degrees. It is equivalent to first year of a university undergraduate degree. Upon successful completion of the Diploma, students can enter directly into second year of a range of Monash destination courses. They will have the option to choose a stream from Business, Education or Nursing. It is this stream that determines which subjects are studied during the Diploma and in turn determines which Monash course students can pathway into.


This program consists of 2 core units plus 6 elective units chosen from the first year of the destination degree in Business Administration, Business, Education or Nursing.


  • Business administration
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Tertiary studies

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum ATAR of 50.00. Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL

Study pathways

This course pathways students into second year of their chosen destination degree in Business Administration, Business, Education or Nursing.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Peninsula Domestic: $7,850
  • ATAR: 50
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

All applicants must complete a VTAC personal statement.

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