Step 1: Determine when and where you will study overseas
Which semester/s do you want to spend overseas? Where do you want to go? What units are you going to study? You will need to investigate what other universities are offering to find the best overseas study program for you.
It is recommended that you also attend a Monash Abroad Open Advising Session. These sessions give you a chance to speak with a Monash Abroad Global Officer, a Monash student who has previously studied overseas. These sessions are run every week day from 1pm – 2pm. You must book into these sessions via the Monash Abroad booking system through your my.monash portal.
Step 2: Download application form
You can download the Monash Abroad Intercampus Exchange Application Form from the ‘How to Apply’ page on the Monash Intercampus Exchange website.
Step 3: Obtain course advice
The Faculty of Arts requires all students planning to study overseas to obtain course advice. You must submit your course advice meeting notes with your study plan application to the Faculty.
The Arts Course Adviser will check your course progression and note which units you could study overseas.
If necessary, the Adviser can discuss your proposed overseas unit selection with you. Prior to booking an appointment, please ensure you have researched the types of program and units you would like to study overseas.
Step 4: Gain departmental unit approval (if required)
If you are studying a language major or minor, a Psychology major or minor, a Music degree or a Masters degree, you must obtain additional approval for the relevant units you propose to study overseas.
A nominated academic staff member from the department, school, centre or area of study of your proposed unit/s will assess the unit for its relevance to your major/minor or degree.
You must obtain departmental approvals on your study plan prior to submitting your study plan application to the Faculty of Arts.
Step 5: Submit study plan to Arts Student Services
Once you have determined when and where you wish to study, and obtained departmental approvals (if required), you must submit your study plan application to the Arts Student Services on your home campus for faculty approval.
Please do not submit any other part of your Monash Abroad Application besides,
- the Personal details page (page 5)
- the Study Plan page (page 6)
- and your Arts course advice notes.
Your study plan application will be assessed by the Outbound Programs Coordinator for the Faculty of Arts.
If you are enrolled in a double degree program, you must obtain approval from both of your faculties on your study plan. You must submit a copy of your study plan application into both faculties by the deadline.
Step 6: Wait to receive an email notification from Arts
Once your study plan application has been assessed by the Coordinator, you will be advised via your Monash student email of the outcome. If you are successfully, your will be asked to collect your approved study plan application from the Arts Student Services of your home campus.
Step 7: Submit application to Monash Abroad
Finally, you must submit your completed Monash Abroad Application to Monash Abroad for further processing by the appropriate deadline.
Monash Abroad is located at:
Victoria, 3800 Australia
Monash Abroad Information and Open Advising Sessions
We recommend you attend a Monash Abroad information session if you plan to study overseas. Monash Abroad hold regular information sessions – these are a great way of finding out what’s involved with overseas study.
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