Monash College Foundation

Foundation Year Program

Monash University Foundation Year is a preuniversity program
that prepares students for entry to any Monash University degree
open to international students (entry and prerequisite requirements
into Monash University apply).

Monash University Foundation Year

CRICOS 071178G
January & July
10-12 months (2 Semesters)
Maximum Duration of Course 3 Semesters

The Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) is a pre-university program with proven success in preparing students for Monash University. You can start applying for the Foundation Year program after you have completed SMU 2 or SMU 3.

Once you have successfully completed the Foundation Year program and achieved the required results, you are guaranteed entry to Monash University where you can choose from more than 200 undergraduate degrees. Alternatively, you can use your Foundation Year results to apply to other Australian universities of your choice.

Why Foundation

Studying Foundation Year will develop your academic and English skills to the level expected of Monash University students, while studying subjects that prepare you for your future undergraduate course. 


Guaranteed Entry

Foundation Year gives you the best preparation and support for success at Monash University. It’s a pre-university program offered through Monash College, and if you successfully complete it and meet the entry requirements, we guarantee you first-year entry into a range of degrees at Monash University.


Wide Selection of Course

Completing Foundation Year will allow you to choose from more than 200 undergraduate degrees offered at Monash University. So if you are still unsure as to what course to choose, this program is perfect for you.


Solid Preparation

Our supportive environment and dedicated teaching and support staff will guide you each step of the way, helping you to achieve your academic potential. 


Flexible Destination

Once you complete your Foundation Year program, you can use the your certificate to apply to other Australian Universities.

Faculty Destination for Foundation Year Program:

  • Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture
  • Faculty of Art, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Information Technology
  • Faculty of Laws
  • Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Faculty of Science

Program Details

Are you unsure about when to enter the Foundation Year and how your study plan proceeds from there? Please check our application dates and intakes to learn more.
Important Dates


July 2024

Closing Date*

30 June 2024

Orientation & Enrollment

10 - 12 July 2024


15 July 2024

*Late Applications may be accepted after the deadline on a case-by-case basis.

Entry Requirements
Course Structure and Subject Units
Tuition Fees (2024)
Other Fees