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What will I learn?

A Monash College Diploma of Business (Commerce) provides a pathway into the second year of a Monash University commerce or commerce specialist course.

A commerce degree gives you the ability to work in any sector. You'll develop the skills and expertise to play a leading role in the commercial world. If you want to work in banking and finance, for a multinational organisation or run your own company, a commerce degree offers a future of possibilities.

Five reasons to choose the Diploma of Business (Commerce):

A pathway into second year of a commerce or commerce specialist course at Monash University.*
Learn on campus at Monash Clayton and interact with current students.
You want to study commerce and would like to make a start on your future degree.
Receive individual attention – benefit from small class sizes and learning support.
Study the same curriculum and assessments as first year undergraduate students.

We work closely with the University to develop the curriculum so you will be prepared for your degree.

Students are required to complete a wide range of compulsory subjects covering all aspects of business. They include management, marketing, economics, law, accounting and communication.

This course is suitable for students who have narrowly miss out on the entry scores required for directly entry into Monash University.

This full-time course is offered on-campus in the below locations:

Jakarta International College - Indonesia Campus
Indonesia - Surabaya Campus
Sri Lanka - Colombo Campus

Which department am I in?

Monash College



Study options

Full Time (8 months)

Tuition fees
A$28,490.00 (15,62,809) per year
Part 1: AUD $28,490; Part 2: AUD $31,490; Application fee: AUD $100
Start date

17 October 2022


Monash University

Clayton Campus,

Wellington Road,



3800, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

You must meet the additional course prerequisite subjects which are equivalent to Australian Year 11 (part 1) or Australian Year 12 (part 2).

Part 1 Australian Year 11 Mathematics

Part 2 Australian Year 12 Higher-level Mathematics

Minimum age requirements

Part 1: 16 years

Part 2: 17 years

English entry requirements

Diploma Part 1

IELTS: 5.5 overall (no band lower than 5.0)

TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 52 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 15, Listening: 5, Reading: 5 and Speaking: 14

Diploma Part 2

IELTS: 6.0 overall (Writing not less than 6.0)

TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 69 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.