How to Apply to Monash South Africa

How to Apply to Monash South Africa

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.

Apply online

Choose your course code – 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:

Master of Business Administration application process

Complete the MBA Application form and submit it together with the following documents:

Step 1: Application form completed and signed by the student and person responsible for payment

    • Copy of recent CV
    • Certified copies of qualification(s)
    • Certified copies of academic transcripts
    • Declaration of English Language Proficiency ( if English was not the language of instruction in previous studies completed)
    • Certified copy of Identity Document (ID) or Passport (foreign students)
    • If non-RSA citizen: Certified copy of work permit and SAQA evaluation of foreign qualification(s).

Step 2: Email your application to [email protected]

Master of International Business application process

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.

Master of Philosophy application process

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.

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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