Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)


Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) is a pre-university program that prepares students for entry into first year at Monash University. The Foundation Year is a comprehensive program that allows students to tailor their studies to suit their university degree.  After completing the Foundation Year, achieving the required marks and degree prerequisites, you will have a guaranteed place* in the first year of your chosen undergraduate course at Monash University.

• Art, Design and Architecture
• Art, Humanities and Social Sciences
• Business
• Engineering
• Information Technology
• Law
• Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
• Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
• Science
Programme Structure
To complete the Foundation Year, you must pass a minimum of eight units. Each subject is taught as two units, for example: Unit 1 English; Unit 2 English.

Each format has a different combination of units. The unit combination may look like:
  • Unit 1 & 2 English (compulsory)
  • Unit 1 & 2 of at least two other subjects (comprehensive)
  • Two additional units (free choice/elective)
If you choose to study up to two additional units as part of your Standard program, you may be eligible for bonus points.

Units & Overview
    Accounting is the process of recording and reporting financial data and plays an important role in the successful operation and management of any business. In order to be able to meet the requirements of these processes, Accountants will need to be problem solvers, critical thinkers, communicators and organised individuals!
Biology is the study of living things, their structures and functions. The study of Biology provides the student with an understanding of the natural world and the role that humans play within it. It also provides the student with a scientific framework upon which to build hypothesis and design valid, controlled experiments.
Chemistry provides insights into natural phenomena at the molecular level, a framework of knowledge for the development of new materials and the means for the attainment of a sustainable environment for the future. The use of the language and symbols of chemistry is practiced and the application of formulae and equations to explain observations and data collected from experiments is reinforced.
Economics is the study of making choices. It involves analysing economic decision making about how limited resources are allocated to produce goods and services to satisfy people’s unlimited needs and wants. The study of Economics is critical to understanding why individuals, firms and societies behave as they do. When you learn to think like an economist you will view life differently and make more effective decisions.
English develops your language, research, organisational and study skills to prepare you for tertiary education in Australia. You will learn how to speak confidently, listen, understand and analyse ideas, and become a strong reader and writer of academic English.
This course has been designed to cater for students who plan to develop strong numeracy skills across areas of mathematics that have links to tertiary studies with a “business” focus or to studies in other areas where strength in numeracy opens up a range of opportunities.
Global Studies helps you understand the economic, political and cultural links that connect people and countries around the world.
This course is designed familiarise students with the fundamental terminology, components and uses for computers and computer systems. Includes computer hardware, software, operating systems, specific business applications such as word processors and spreadsheets and the design, development and testing steps associated with problem- solving techniques used for programming.
This unit provides a range of knowledge, essential skills and methods to equip students for tertiary study. The subject offers; • Functions and their Graphs and Inverse Functions • Exponential, Logarithmic and Circular Functions • Techniques and Applications of Calculus • Sequences and Series • Probability and Probability Distributions • Statistics