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How to apply

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There are several ways to apply for your course with Monash South Africa - online, post, email or fax. The application process is the same whether you're a South African citizen, a registered permanent resident of South Africa, or an international student. (International students come from anywhere outside South Africa.)

All applications are considered based on individual merit, so the only thing to do is to get started.

First, choose your course

Before beginning either an online or paper-based application you first need to choose your degree or programme. Click on the relevant course title for a detailed description.

Course code

Course title


Bachelor of Social Science


Bachelor of Business Science


Bachelor of Business Science (Accounting)


Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences


Bachelor of Public Health


Higher Certificate in Higher Education Studies (Social Science, Business, Information Technology, Health Sciences)


Honours degree of Bachelor of Business Science


Honours degree of Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences


Honours degree of Bachelor of Public Health


Honours degree of Bachelor of Social Science

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Master of International Business


Master of Philosophy

** Applications for the Master of International Business are lodged with the Monash South Africa Research office directly. Please complete and return the MIB Application form (pdf, 300Kb). For more information visit Master of International Business or contact research co-ordinator Hester Stols via email or by calling +27 11 950 4470.

*** Applications for the Master of Philosophy are lodged with the Monash South Africa Research office directly. Please complete and return the MPhil application form (pdf, 497Kb). For more information visit Master of Philosophy or contact research co-ordinator Hester Stols via email or by calling +27 11 950 4143.

Apply online

Monash Online Admission system will guide you through the application process. You'll be prompted to create an account or log in if you have one already. You can save your application at any time and return to it later - just be sure to complete it and supply any relevant documentation, like certified copies , before applications close. Once complete, your application is automatically submitted.

Paper-based application

If you'd like to lodge your application by posting, emailing or faxing it to us you'll need to:

Submitting your completed application

Once your application is complete submit it, along with your supporting documentation, in one of three ways:

1. Scan and send it via email

2. Fax it, with a covering letter, to 00 27 11 950 4288

3. Post it to:

Admissions Office

Monash South Africa

Private Bag X60



South Africa

Keep a copy of your application for your own records. If you are posting it, ask the post office for a receipt so that you have a record of when you sent it. Allow 2-3 weeks for a postal application to be received.

Application assessment

If you apply online you can view the current status of your application, including whether you have been offered a place, by logging in to you account at Monash Online Admission system. If you have applied by post or fax you will receive written notification of the outcome of your application, or an email if this is how you applied.

If you're attempting a final-year qualification, you'll receive notification once the final results have been released and evaluated.

You're in! Now what?

Successful applicants will receive a letter of offer and an offer pack. Your offer pack is your "how to" guide. It explains how to accept your offer, and is full of information about accommodation and life at Monash. If you're an international student your offer pack will also contain details about applying for a study visa and health insurance, as well as other conditions around accepting your offer.

You should also have a look at enrolment and orientation for dates and information about settling into your course, as well as events and activities on campus during the first week of semester.

Need help with your application?

If you need help applying for your course, course advice or want to prepare for study in South Africa (including visas) please contact International Student Liaison Officer on +27 11 950 4019 or by email. They can also provide details about the education agent in your home country.

For anything else regarding applications, please contact the prospective student office by calling + 27 11 950 4009, send us an email or contact us via our enquiry form.

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