Degree fees

Bachelor, associate degree and honours programs

How much you’ll pay will depend on whether you’re offered a Commonwealth supported place or a full-fee paying place. Financial assistance is available to eligible students regardless of the type of place you enrol in.

Commonwealth supported places

A Commonwealth supported place (CSP) is a place at university where the tuition fee is jointly paid by you and the Commonwealth Government. Your share of the fee (student contribution) is set by the government and determined by the discipline areas (bands) of your individual enrolled courses (subjects), not the overall program.

The tables below indicate what a student’s annual fee would be for a full-time study load in 2014 or 2015 if enrolled in courses from a single band. A proportionate fee applies for more or less than the full-time study load or for enrolment in courses from a combination of bands.

Only students who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place.

Maximum student contribution amount for Commonwealth supported places in 2015

Student contribution band by course (subject)

Maximum annual student contribution amount (per EFTSL^) in 2015

Band 1: humanities, behavioural science, social studies, clinical psychology, foreign languages, visual and performing arts, education*, nursing*

$6,152 per standard year

$769 per standard (12 credit point) course

Band 2: mathematics, statistics, computing, built environment, other health, allied health, science, engineering, surveying, agriculture

$8,768 per standard year

$1,096 per standard (12 credit point) course

Band 3: law, accounting, administration, economics, commerce, dentistry, medicine, veterinary science

$10,266 per standard year

$1,283 per standard (12 credit point) course

^ Effective Full-Time Student Load

Maximum student contribution amount for Commonwealth supported places in 2014

Student contribution band by course (subject)

Maximum annual student contribution amount (per EFTSL^) in 2014

Band 1: humanities, behavioural science, social studies, clinical psychology, foreign languages, visual and performing arts, education*, nursing*

$6,044 per standard year

$755 per standard (12 credit point) course

Band 2: mathematics, statistics, computing, built environment, other health, allied health, science, engineering, surveying, agriculture

$8,613 per standard year

$1,076 per standard (12 credit point) course

Band 3: law, accounting, administration, economics, commerce, dentistry, medicine, veterinary science

$10,085 per standard year

$1,260 per standard (12 credit point) course

^ Effective Full-Time Student Load

Notes:

*If you began your course of study prior to 1 January 2010 you may be considered a pre-2010 student.

Pre-2010 students will be charged:

  • $4,923 per EFTSL for education and nursing courses (subjects) in 2015
  • $4,836 per EFTSL for education and nursing courses (subjects) in 2014

Students who started their course of study on or after 1 January 2010 are subject to the band 1 student contribution amount specified in the above tables for Education and Nursing units.

Fee calculation

Other fees

In addition to the student contribution/tuition fees and the student services and amenities fee (SSAF), there may be other expenses associated with your program.

Income tax deductions

Students may be eligible to apply for income tax deductions for education expenses linked to their employment. See the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website for more information.

Full-fee paying places

A small number of full-fee paying places are available for bachelor, associate degree and honours programs based upon individual circumstances.

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