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AusAID Australia Awards Scholarships for Latin America

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Discover how a Monash University degree opens a new world of opportunities

Monash University, was established in 1958 and in a little more than 50 years has earned an international reputation for research and teaching excellence. In the past 10 years we have built our ambitions to become the largest university in Australia and have extended our reach across the globe. We have an international network of more than 280,000 graduates and ve Australian campuses as well as two international campuses in Sunway, Malaysia and South Africa a Joint Graduate School in China, international centres in Italy and India and a network of partners across the world.

Monash University is located in Melbourne, Australia

Monash University is ranked amongst the worlds most prestigious universities. We measure ourselves against international standards:

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Melbourne is the capital city of the State of Victoria. Victoria is located in south eastern Australia and has unique natural attractions and cultural opportunities to explore and enjoy. In Victoria, 45 per cent of people were born overseas, or have a parent who was born overseas. You will hear people speak more than 150 different languages. In a ranking of 140 cities all around the world, Melbourne was rated as the worlds most liveable city for two consecutive years (Economist Intelligence Unit 2011 and 2012). The report rates Melbourne as the ideal destination thanks to a widespread availability of goods and services, low personal risk and effective infrastructure. It has also been ranked as Australias best city for students and fourth in the world according to the QS Best Student Cities ranking 2012.

Shopping With its large department stores and busy markets, Melbourne is known as the shopping capital of Australia. Entertainment Melbourne is home to a number of amusement parks, recreation precincts, zoos, parks and gardens.  ight-life At night, the streets light up N with a variety of theatres, bars, night-clubs, restaurants and concerts.

 anked in the top 100 of world universities r (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 20122013).

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 20122013 rated us:

Our campuses
Monash University has ve campuses in metropolitan Melbourne. Each campus offers a different lifestyle and opportunities.

in the top 40 universities in the world for Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2013 rated us:

Berwick Cauleld Clayton Parkville Peninsula

First in Australian universities for Chemistry   qual rst in Australia for Computer E Science.

QS World Subject Ranking 2013 rated us:

sixth in the world for Education  qual seventh in the world for Pharmacy e and Pharmacology 13th in the world for Law  8th in the world for Accounting and 1 Finance  1st in the world for Communication and 2 Media Studies 23rd in the world for Geography  25th in the world for Chemical Engineering   6th in the world for Civil and Structural 2 Engineering  6th in the world for Economics and 2 Econometrics 29th in the world for Medicine.

The citys major attractions

Arts and culture Melbourne hosts a number of international cultural events and festivals each year.  he Melbourne International Arts Festival and T the Melbourne International Comedy Festival are favourites.  port Melbourne is home to major sporting S events including the Australian Tennis Open, the Spring Racing Carnival and the Australian Grand Prix.  afes and restaurants Melbourne is C famous for its coffee culture and unique laneway cafes.

With all of our campuses located close to public transport, getting around Melbourne is easy and affordable. For more information: spanish.visitmelbourne.com www.studymelbourne.vic.gov.au

Melbourne is Australias best city for students

QS Best Student Cities ranking 2012

Learn how you can make a difference

What is the Australia Awards Scholarship?
The scholarships provided through the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) are intended to help people overcome poverty through sustainable economic development. The cooperation program for Australian development is focused on the areas presenting the greatest need and those in which Australia can make a difference, which include food security, rural livelihoods, climate change and natural resource management. The aim of the program is for successful applicants to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to drive change and exert their inuence on the economic and social development of their country of origin. Monash University has a long and proud history of involvement in the Australian governments international scholarship program. Since the 1960s we have welcomed many students from the Asia-Pacic region, and more recently Africa, the Middle East, Caribbean and Latin America.

Priority sectors and courses

Monash offers a range of courses suited to the developmental needs of AusAID and its scholarship awardees.

 aster of Sustainability (including M streams in Environment and Governance, Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Management, and International Development and Natural Resource Management). PhDs  octor of Philosophy (Faculty of D Arts) (Focusing on Geography and Environmental Science or Natural Resource Management)  octor of Philosophy (Faculty of D Engineering) (Focusing on Natural Resource Management)  octor of Philosophy (Faculty of D Science) (Focusing on Natural Resource Management)

Masters programs by coursework

Master of Applied Econometrics Master of Applied Finance Master of Banking and Finance Master of Business (Accounting) Master of Business Economics Master of Diplomacy and Trade Master of Education  aster of European and International M Studies Master of Human Rights Law  aster of International and Comparative M Law Master of International Crisis Management  aster of International Development M Practice Master of International Relations Master of Laws Master of Laws (Human Rights) Master of Public Policy and Management Master of Regulatory Studies Master of Tourism Master of Workplace and Employment Law Doctor of Juridical Science Doctor of Philosophy (Faculty of Law)  octor of Philosophy (Faculty of Arts) D (Focusing on Governance studies such as International Relations, Politics, Crime, Criminal Justice, Security and Policing)  octor of Philosophy (Faculty of Business D and Economics) (Focusing on Economics, Public Financial Management, Public Policy, Trade Policy)


 octor of Philosophy (Faculty of D Engineering) (Focusing on Water Resources)  octor of Philosophy (Faculty of Science) D (Focusing on Water)  octor of Philosophy (Faculty of Arts) D (Focusing on Water Management)

Choose your study option

Coursework or research?
There are two ways to study for a postgraduate degree: by coursework

Mining Industries

 octor of Philosophy (Faculty of D Engineering) (Focusing on Mining)  octor of Philosophy (Faculty of Science) D (Focusing on Mining)

 y thesis only or by thesis with b a coursework component.

Coursework study options

Monash offers postgraduate courses following a subject-based program. These are programs where the majority of work is selected from a list of subjects of study. There are set classes and an outline for each subject. Many of the coursework programs offered by Monash allow you to enrol in a minor thesis where you can specialise in a topic of interest.


Rural Livelihoods
Masters programs by coursework

 aster of Business (Focusing on Supply M Chain Management)  aster of International Development M Practice  aster of International Sustainable M Tourism Management  aster of Management (Focusing on Rural M Environment Organisations)  aster of Sustainaiblity (International M Development and Natural Resource Management stream) Master of Tourism  octor of Philosophy (Faculty of D Arts) (Focusing on Rural Studies or Development)

Research study options

Monash offers research degrees that are either 66 per cent or 100 per cent thesis-based. The research is presented and assessed as a thesis. The aim of a research degree is to produce an original work of scholarship that will contribute substantially to the understanding of the subject matter. Students who undertake a masters by research will complete a thesis over a two year period. Students undertaking a masters by research and coursework will follow a subject based program and then complete a thesis within one year.

Natural Resource Management

Masters programs by coursework

Master of Bioresource Engineering  aster of Business (Focusing on Supply M Chain Management)  aster of International Development M Practice  aster of International Sustainable Tourism M Management


To nd individual course details, entry requirements and career opportunities for all of the above programs please go to monash.edu/study/coursender

Take a look at some of our top courses

Master of International Sustainable Tourism Management
This course addresses tourisms potential to be compatible with the achievement of a range of objectives, including developing sustainable organisations, urban and rural development/regeneration, natural resource management and wildlife conservation, and diversifying benets from international and domestic tourism. It facilitates the development of skills and techniques to develop tourism policies and practices in a global setting and to manage tourism development and enterprises in the direction of more sustainable practice. Option two  2 points of units at level ve chosen from 1 units in the sustainability program* plus:

Master of Diplomacy and Trade

This course aims to contribute to the development of private and public sector managers engaged in international trade, diplomatic staff, workers in international organisations and non-government organisations (NGOs), and other professionals interested in these areas.

 PG4390 Contemporary tourism A development in emerging economies and/or 12 or 24 points of units at level ve chosen from units in the tourism**, sustainability* or communications and media studies*** programs  PG5718 Industry internship or A APG5724 Research project.

The course structure has two main components:  a set of core subjects in diplomacy and trade

Admission requirements
A bachelors degree with a credit average, or qualications or experience that the faculty considers to be equivalent to or a satisfactory substitute for the above.

six electives.

This course consists of 36 points of core units at level four, and one 12-point core unit and 36 points of electives at level ve. All units are 12 points unless otherwise stated.

English language requirements for international students

Students must complete: a) Six core subjects as follows:  APG5436 Comparative regionalism

ELTS 6.5 overall with no band less I than 6.0  OEFL (paper based): 550 with a T TWE of 4.5  OEFL iBT: 79 overall with 21 in T writing, 12 in listening, 13 reading and 18 in speaking.

BTX5130 International law and policy APG4429 Prosperity, poverty and sustainability in a globalised world MGX5730 International trade policy  GX5760 International institutions and M organisations MGX9110 Diplomacy and statecraft. 

Level four Students must complete:  APG4389 Tourism industry and marketing

Location and duration

Cauleld campus, 2 years.

 PG4709 Sustainable tourism A development and planning  PG4710 Cultural tourism and special A events.

Environment and Sustainability electives (All units are 6 points)

APG4425 Perspectives on environment and sustainability APG4427 Frontiers in sustainability and environment APG5426 Environmental analysis APG5428 Environmental governance and citizenship APG5433 Corporate sustainability management APG5434 Sustainability measurement APG4627 Research in political ecology APG4556 Urbanisation and regional development in the Indo-Pacic rim APG4628 Doctrines of development APG5804 Environmental revolutions APG5805 The art and business of international development BTX9100 Sustainability regulation

b)  Six graduate level subjects subject to course coordinator approval and a maximum of two elective subjects from other faculties.

Level ve

Admission requirements
Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelors degree or equivalent qualication. A Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 per cent, or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) as determined by the faculty.

Students must complete: APG5717 Applied industry research  and one of the following options:  PG5721 Industry research thesis A (24 points)  2 points of units at level ve 1 chosen from units in the sustainability program*. Option one

English requirements for international students

ELTS 6.5 overall with no band lower I than 6.0  OEFL (paper based): 550 with a TWE T of 4.5  OEFL iBT: 79 overall, 21 in writing, T 12 in listening, 13 in reading and 18 in speaking.

Location and duration

Cauleld campus, 1.5 years.
* These units can be identied via the entry for course 3783. ** These units can be identied via the entry for course 3067. *** These units can be identied via the entry for course 3064.

Master of Sustainability
(with three specialisations)
This interdisciplinary course is designed to meet the needs of graduates from a wide range of backgrounds who wish to enhance their qualications for careers in environmental governance, corporate sustainability management, or international development, encompassing policy and analysis, planning, consulting, education, advocacy and management. It is also designed for those who wish to broaden and deepen their understanding and experience to enable societal, organisational and individual change and responsible action to support sustainability both domestically and internationally.


One core subject.  hree or four additional core subjects T for each of the individual streams.  even or eight additional elective S subjects across faculties. If required, electives may be chosen from level three offerings, but only to a maximum of 12 points. Students must ensure that they complete a total of at least 24 points at level ve.  tudents who meet the criteria can S undertake research and/or internship project subjects.

Stream C International Development and Natural Resource Management

APG4627Research in political ecology  itherAPG4556Urbanisation and E regional development in the IndoPacic rim orAPG4628Doctrines of development APG5804Environmental revolutions  PG5805The art and business A of international development.

Admission requirements
A bachelors degree with a credit average or a graduate diploma with a credit average.

Stream A Environment and Governance

English requirements for international students

The three streams of the Master of Sustainability are: Environment and Governance

APG4427Frontiers in sustainability and environment APG5426Environmental analysis  PG5428Environmental governance A and citizenship.

ELTS 6.5 overall with no band lower I than 6.0  OEFL (paper based): 550 with a TWE T of 4.5  OEFL iBT: 79 overall, 21 in writing, T 12 in listening, 13 in reading and 18 in speaking.

 orporate Environmental and C Sustainability Management nternational Development and I Natural Resource Management.

Stream B Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Management

Location and duration

Clayton campus, 1.5 years.

BTX9100Sustainability regulation  PG5433Corporate sustainability A management APG5434Sustainability measurement.

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Master of Public Policy and Management
This course is designed for managers across all levels of the public sector, in Australia and internationally, who wish to improve service delivery and policy outcomes. Participants may work in the public, not-for-prot or private sector agencies involved in policy and service delivery at intergovernmental, national, regional or local government levels. The course aims to develop managers practical knowledge and skills to deal with management and policy analysis issues across the spectrum of public sector activities.

MGX5670Leadership  GX5680Managerial problem solving M and decision making  GX5690Services and operations M management  GX9220Work and employment M relations  GX9600Managing people and M organisations  GX9720Managing organisational M change MGX9761Strategic management MGX9850Human resource  management.

Master of International Development Practice

The Master of International Development Practice offers a multi-disciplinary applied approach to the theory and practice development. Delivered by specialists from Humanities, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Business and Economics, Education and Law, the program enables project management, leadership skills development and research training within an interdisciplinary core curriculum.


The course structure has two main components:  six core subjects in public policy and management six electives.

c)  four graduate-level subjects contingent on the following conditions:

Three core development subjects A choice of:

 maximum of two elective subjects a may be taken from other faculties  tudents interested in pursuing doctor s of philosophy (PhD) studies can choose the three-subject research report elective option.  n Australian bachelor degree a or equivalent qualication  minimum of two years of relevant a work experience.

Industry internship or Research project or Industry research thesis

 lective units according to E specialisation pathways

Students must complete: a) six core subjects as follows:

Admission requirements

Required eldwork, study abroad and internship engagement are strengths of the program.

Students create a general program from the diverse elective options or can specialise in one of the following streams:

MGX5300Governance  GX5360Strategic management in M the public sector MGX5370Policy analysis  GX5440Public sector nancial M management MGX9230Public policy MGX9270 Public management.  GX5261Human resource M management issues  GX5551Strategic human resource M management  GX5610Work and employment M relations in a global context  GX5631International human M resource management

Applicants will be ranked on relevant experience and their entire academic record.

Gender, Conict and Society Democracy, Justice and Governance Crisis, Change and Management Sustainable Resource Management.

English requirements for international students

b) two subjects from the following list:

ELTS 6.5 overall with no band lower I than 6.0  OEFL (paper based): 550 with a TWE T of 4.5  OEFL iBT: 79 overall, 21 in writing, T 12 in listening, 13 in reading and 18 in speaking.

Admission requirements
Applicants must hold an Australian bachelors degree with a credit average or an equivalent qualication.

Location and duration

Cauleld campus, 1.5 years.

English requirements for international students

ELTS 6.5 overall with no band less I than 6.0  OEFL (paper-based): 550 with a TWE T of 4.5  OEFL iBT: 79 overall, minimum T scores of writing 21, listening 12, reading 13, and speaking 18.

Location and duration

Cauleld campus, 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (Faculty of Engineering)

(Focusing on the Australia Awards priority sectors)
Candidature in a Doctor of Philosophy involves the independent investigation of a research problem that has been formulated by the candidate. It is expected that the research undertaken will make a signicant contribution to the discipline in which the candidate is enrolled. Doctoral candidates are supported by a minimum of two supervisors throughout their candidature.

Admission requirements
Master of Engineering by research or; Bachelor of Engineering with honours 1 or 2A from Monash University or another recognised tertiary institution judged to be of equivalent standard to an Australian university. Other qualications can be assessed for equivalence.

English requirements for international students

IELTS 6.5 with no band lower than 6  OEFL (paper based): 550 with a TWE T of 4.5  OEFL iBT: 79 overall, 21 in writing, T 12 in listening, 13 in reading and 18 in speaking.

Monash University is Australias largest university with over 62,000 students.

Research areas
Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Location and duration

Clayton campus, 4 years.

This course consists of a thesis of up to 100,000 words and a research component.

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Master of Regulatory Studies
The Master of Regulatory Studies is specically designed to address the nature, extent and implications of the regulatory environment in a broad, cross-disciplinary approach. The study of regulation is a relatively new discipline which links and transcends the boundaries between economics, law, politics, criminology, sociology, psychology, organisational theory and public administration. This unique degree will provide practitioners and scholars with a core set of ideas, theories and skills to apply to their regulatory activities and manage regulatory challenges.

Admission requirements

 Bachelor of Laws or equivalent legal A qualication, with a minimum credit average; or  Bachelor of Laws or equivalent legal A qualication and at least two years of relevant work experience; or  n undergraduate degree or A equivalent qualication in any discipline and at least two years of relevant work experience in the area of specialisation.

English requirements for international students

ELTS 7.0 overall with no band lower I than 6.5  OEFL (paper based): 550 with a TWE T of 4.5  OEFL iBT: 94 overall, 24 in writing, T 20 in listening, 19 in reading, and 20 in speaking.
Monash University Law Chambers


Three core regulatory subjects.  ive subject from the approved range F of regulatory studies elective units.

Location and duration

City campus, 1 year.

a) Core units LAW7313Regulatory fundamentals: Concepts, constructs and context

Master of Regulatory studies elective subjects

APG5428Environmental governance and citizenship AFF9020Introduction to risk principles BTX5000Corporate governance BTX5050Asian business law ECX5470Competition, regulation and policy LAW7037Occupational health and safety LAW7056Competition law LAW7078Graduate research paper LAW7083Law of employee relations LAW7212Australian legal system LAW7278Comparative competition law LAW7306Corporate governance and directors duties LAW7324Energy law, regulation and policy LAW7444Economics of regulation LAW7445Issues in consumer policy any other relevant unit with the approval of the LLM Course Convenor

LAW7315Regulatory methods  AW7317Evaluating what works in L regulation.

Additional core units for international students who do not have an Australian undergraduate law degree:

 AW7436Introduction to Australian L legal process  AW7285Legal research and L communication students will be individually assessed to determine if they are required to complete this unit.

Students admitted to the course with credit must complete a minimum of two core units. b) Elective subjects See table on the right. 

How can I apply for Australia Awards?

 he application period opens from T February to April each year for the next academic year.  or application dates please go to F www.ausaidaaslatam.org/ post-empezar_ing.php  hen applying you will also have to select W a course that matches the chosen priority area. If you want to nd a course refer to monash.edu/coursender If you have an enquiry about Australia Awards, please contact AusAIDAASLatAm@ studyinaustralia.gov.au


Be a citizen of one of the participating countries, and be residing in and applying from their country of citizenship at the time of application for the scholarship.  ot be married, engaged or in a defacto N relationship with a person that has permanent residency in Australia or Australian citizenship. Not be military personnel.  ot be applying for another long-term N AusAID scholarship unless they have returned to their home country and resided there for twice the length of the total time they were in Australia.  ot hold or have held an Australian N Government funded scholarship (e.g. Endeavour Award) in the preceding two years, at the time of the application.  Satisfy any specic criteria established by the applicants country and/or government of citizenship.

 e able to meet all requirements B established by Australias Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for obtaining an AusAID student visa.  e able to satisfy the admission B requirements of the institution at which the Scholarship is to be undertaken.

In addition, applicants from Latin America must meet the following special conditions:

 ave veriable work experience in one of H the priority areas listed in this document.  emonstrate their knowledge of the D English language through the Academic test IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum overall score of 6.0 and with a score of no less than 5.5 on the individual tests: Writing, Listening, Speaking and Reading.

The selection process includes an interview where the following will be assessed: the applicants work experience, the link between the undergraduate and graduate programs they wish to undertake and, mainly, the candidates potential impact and contribution to the development of their country upon their return.

For more information visit www.ausaidaaslatam.org/index_esp.php

Monash University Clayton campus

Supporting every step of your study

Before you arrive
Pre-departure package
To help prepare you for your move to Australia (and Monash), we offer a comprehensive pre-departure package. It is full of information that will help you with the transition to life in Melbourne and is available from AusAID ofces in your home country once you have accepted the course offer.

On arrival
Introductory Academic Program (IAP)
The IAP is a compulsory component of AusAID scholarships. It is an intensive veweek, full-time program that helps students prepare for life at Monash University, not only academically, but socially and culturally.

Your life at Monash

Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA)
The Monash Postgraduate Association is the representative body for all postgraduate students enrolled at the Universitys Victorian campuses. More information is available at: mpa.monash.edu

Orientation (or O-Week as it is often referred to) is a program of information sessions, tours and events for commencing students designed to help you to get to know Monash University and your campus. The program will introduce you to the services and facilities, provide information about studying at Monash and give you the opportunity to make new friends.

Arranging accommodation
Monash Residential Services provide student accommodation advice and assistance on all ve of our Australian campuses. Information about on or off-campus accommodations is available at: mrs.monash.edu Please inform the AusAID ofce in your home country should you need Monash to arrange short-term temporary accommodation for you to use immediately after your arrival.

Monash Institute of Graduate Research (MIGR)

MIGR provides professional and expert support services for students enrolled in higher degree by research programs, such as:

seminars and workshops  orientation programs employment and career development library learning support  graduate study centre travel grants.

AusAID Student Contact Ofcer (SCO)

Our Student Contact Ofcer provides a range of services offered only to AusAID students. The SCO offers advice and assistance for your academic and social wellbeing and also can assist in: managing your AusAID scholarship entitlements such as the fortnightly stipend payment and academic monitoring

Free airport pick-up and transfer

We provide a free airport pick-up service to all new international students and their families. To book the service, advise the AusAID ofce in your home country of your arrival details and a Monash representative will meet you at the airport upon your arrival and take you to your accommodation.

More information in: monash.edu/migr

English language or learning support

Learning skills advisers can assist students in improving their academic language and approaches to learning, including academic English, study methods and exam preparation, effective listening and note-taking, problemsolving and critical thinking, reading strategies, essay and thesis writing, writing for research projects, as well as oral communication and presentation.

 rocessing your tutorial or editorial p supplementary academic support requests  ooking your reunion, eldwork or home b travel itinerary.

Australian bank account

Monash will open a bank account on your behalf and deposit your Establishment Allowance. Details of the account will be provided upon arrival and you will immediately have access to the fund.

Monash Connect
Monash Connect offers services during your study or research at Monash, such as:

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Monash will arrange your Overseas Student Health Cover, which will be valid from the day you arrive in Australia to the expiry of your student visa. If you plan to bring your family on a dependant visa to Australia, you must upgrade your single OSHC to family cover for the duration of your student visa (at your own cost).

 dministrative services ID cards, a enrolments, fees, graduations, exams, scholarships, parking, travel concessions, ofcial letters and transcripts international student support advice on managing your visa, eCOE, and residency nancial assistance with loans and grants  ff-campus accommodation information o and guidance.

More information is available at: monash.edu/connect

General student support

Extensive support services are available on each campus. Services available include:

Disability support
Monash promotes access and equity for students whose potential to achieve is impacted by their disability or an ongoing medical or mental health condition. Services available include: notetakers and Auslan interpreters

Bringing your children

You are welcome to bring your children with you to Australia. As an AusAID recipient you may be eligible for an exemption on your childrens school fees. For full details check with the nearest Australian Diplomatic Mission, or check with the Department of Education and Early Education Development: Web: www.education.vic.gov.au Telephone: +61 3 9637 2202

family and child care monash.edu.au/childcare health services counselling legal aid employment and career development religious services

readings in alternative formats loan of electric scooters adaptive equipment and software alternative arrangements for exams access to library materials accessible accommodation on campus.

More information is available at: monash.edu/students/support

Further information: Web: monash.edu/equity-diversity/ disability Email: dlu@monash.edu Telephone: +61 3 9905 5704

More than 2000 students access our on-campus accommodation, which provides the benet of live-in staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week


Monash Australian campuses

Melbourne Airport

Melbourne City

5 km

20 km Caulfield Clayton

50 km

Berwick Pennsula

Monash University is located in Melbourne, Australia

Further information
Guillermo Leguizamon Regional Manager for Latin America Guillermo.Leguizamon@monash.edu facebook.com/Monash.University twitter.com/MonashUni


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