Diploma of Higher Education

Monash University

This course provides an alternative entry pathway into a range of undergraduate courses in Education and Science. DoHE might suit students if they have completed Year 12 but didn't quite meet the entry requirements for their dream course, if they're returning to study or would benefit from additional learning support. DoHE lets students begin studying towards their Monash degree from day one. Equivalent to the first year of university undergraduate study, it provides a pathway to selected undergraduate courses and support to ensure students achieve their academic goals. When students apply for DoHE, they will select either the Education or the Science stream. These streams provide a direct pathway into specified Monash courses. DoHE consists of two foundation units and six discipline units within the area of study corresponding to the chosen stream. Discipline units can be selected based on interest and prerequisites needed for successful study. The two foundation units will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be an independent learner who can succeed at university studies. If students don't have the mathematics prerequisites for their desired Monash course, they'll have the opportunity to gain the required level of mathematics via the foundation units. They will complete six specialist discipline knowledge units. These units will introduce students to the fundamentals of their chosen stream and will ensure they have the knowledge and skills necessary to take the next step in their higher education studies.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Minimum ATAR of 60.00. Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL

Subjects you can Study:

Education; Science

Study Pathways:

Students who pass all eight units in their selected stream with a minimum weighted average mark of 60% in DoHE will be eligible to receive up to one year of credit into a range of Education or Science destination courses at Monash University.

Further information:

All applicants must submit a VTAC Personal Statement.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton No info No Full time 1 year
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