If you don’t meet the entry requirements for direct entry to the bachelor degree you’d like to study, the Monash South Africa (MSA) Foundation Programme can get you there (provided all degree requirements are met).
This one-year programme, offered by MSA, provides a pathway between your highest qualification and the MSA entry requirements for undergraduate studies.
This programme is offered and certified by Monash South Africa. Successful completion of this programme could lead to a Monash South Africa undergraduate qualification, if you meet the entry requirements.
The Foundation Programme is split into six study streams which directly relate to the undergraduate degrees we offer. You can choose from Law, Social Science, Business and Economics, Information Technology, Science and Health Sciences.
You have two to three semesters in which to complete the Foundation Programme and all the requirements of the programme must be met within this time.
Completing the Foundation Programme does not guarantee entry into a course leading to a degree. Prospective students must also meet the requirements for the intended degree to be considered for admission into degree programmes. These entry requirements can be accessed at http://www.monash.edu/admissions/entry-requirements/south-africa-entry.
1 years full-time
Fees are subject to change annually.
Tuition fees for South African citizens and international students for one year Foundation Programme are R58,200.
Learn more about fees and financing options
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
South Africa Student Inquiries
Telephone: +27 11 950 4009
There are a number of guidelines which apply to students enrolled in the Foundation Programme - they're designed to make studying easier for you by outlining everything you need to know before and during your time in the programme.
The Foundation Programme has a well-developed peer collaborator and mentor programme. Previous top performing Foundation Programme students are trained to offer ongoing academic and social support to current students.
All Foundation Programme students are tracked by staff members from the beginning of each semester in terms of attendance and academic progress. Tracking allows for early, positive and unique interventions that are tailored to suit the needs of individual students.
Lecturers and tutors of the Foundation Programme come from South Africa and all over the world to bring you the best combination of local and global knowledge to help you succeed in your study. Meet our staff.