Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria - Courses & Fees

    Melbourne, VictoriaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1958established year

    Master of Architecture [M.Arch]

    2 years
    full time
    On Campus

    Field of Study: 


    $28,290 /Yr
    • Master of Architecture at Monash University is a 2 or 3-year program.
    • The student can select any one of the following:
      • 3 years full-time (144 points)
      • 2 years full-time (96 points) 
    • This program is only Full-time and there is no part-time.
    • This program is structured into four parts:
      • Architecture Foundations
      • Advanced Architecture and Design Studios
      • Applied Professional Practices.
      • Electives
    • The student will undertake high-level study in specialized areas of architecture, from housing and urban design to digital practices.
    • Through project-based design studios, the student will gain exposure to leading design practices.
    • The studies will culminate in the final year with a self-directed project.
    • In order to register as an Architect, graduates must also complete two years of professional practice and pass the AACA Architectural Practice Examination.
    • The Female to male ratio in this program is 57: 43 which shows equality of education among genders.
    • The student-teacher ratio in this program is 33:1 which also makes professors deal with students' doubts.
    • The jobs to follow after graduation are:
      • Architect
      • Architectural technologist
      • Interior and spatial designer
      • Building surveyor., etc.
    • The average salary of the student after graduation is 51,020 USD.

    Important Dates

    Event End Date
    summer Jan 15, 2022
    winter Jul 31, 2021

    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition Fees$28290$28290
    Total Fees$28290$28290

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification.
    • Applicants will be required to attend an interview (by telephone) with a member of the selection panel.
    • GPA of 2.7 average score.

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of three years of work experience (total) with at least one year of professional/managerial experience.

    Language Requirments:

    • The students whose official language is not English are required to submit the English Language Proficiency scores.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
    • Students completed a Diploma from an accredited institution with 65% in the final years of the program.

    Scores Required

    79 / 120

    Avg. Score in


    6.5 / 9

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    58 / 90

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    304 / 340

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    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.


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    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year

    VISA & Work Study


    • The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) is responsible for issuing visas for entry to Australia.
    • Students who are planning to study a registered course are required to obtain a student visa.
    • With this visa the student can :
      • Participate in an eligible course of study in Australia
      • Travel in and out of Australia
      • Work up to 40 hours every 2-week period once the course starts
    • This is a temporary visa to study for up to 5 years. The type of course and its length will determine the length of stay.
    • Primary school children enrolled in years 1-4 can only be granted a student visa for a maximum of 2 years. 
    • If the student visa will expire before the graduation the student might be eligible for a Visitor visa (subclass 600). The student will need a letter from the education provider with the date of the graduation.
    • The visa costs from AUD620 for the main applicant, unless they are exempt.
    • The visa application can take longer to process if the student :
      • Do not fill it incorrectly.
      • Do not include all the documents that need more information.
      • It takes time to verify the information.
    • The Eligibility to apply for a visa is:
      • Age – less than 20 years old when you begin Year 12.
      • Evidence of enrolment
      • The student must have taken the English language test in the 2 years before the student applies to for a student visa.
      • English language evidence exemptions:

      • The student is a citizen and holds a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland 
      • The student is an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)
      • 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

    Work Study

    • Employers look favorably on students who can balance study and work commitments because it shows good time-management skills and a willingness to work. 
    • As a guide, the student should avoid working more than 15 hours per week during the semester if the student is a full-time student, otherwise, it might affect the studies.
    • All the students in this university will have access to career gateway which is an online job searching within the university premises
    • If a student has a student visa then they can work for a maximum of 40 hours per week.

    Career and Placement after Course

    • The jobs to follow after graduation are:
      • Architect
      • Architectural technologist
      • Interior and spatial designer
      • Building surveyor
      • Town planner
      • Production designer
      • Historic buildings inspector
      • Structural engineer.., etc.
    • The average salary of the student after graduation are 51,020 USD.

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Australian Government Research Training ProgramVariableYesN/A
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$150YesN/A


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