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Tuition fees for international students

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International student tuition fees vary between courses and the year in which you study. This page provides a high-level guide to the tuition fees for each area of study.

2021 tuition fees

Tuition fee calculation

Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount.

It is important to note that the tuition fees below:

  • are listed in a range, as fees vary by course. This is intended to provide a high level guide, and you must refer to your course page for specific and accurate course fees. 
  • are quoted in Australian dollars
  • are based on a full-time student enrolment load of 48 credit points per year, or 1.0 Equivalent Full-Time Student Load (1.0 EFTSL)
  • refer to 2021 fees only - see annual review and fee increases

Other costs

In addition to tuition fees, there are other fees and costs such as Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and the Student Services and Amenities fee (SSAF).

Annual review and fee increases 

All fees are subject to annual reviews (and indexation, when required) and may increase for each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year. Updated indicative fees will be published annually.

2021 indicative fees by area of study

The below indicative fee ranges are based on 48 credit points, or one year's full-time equivalent study load, for students commencing year 1 in 2021. Refer to the specific course page for accurate fees, and see important fee information.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$43,000

$38,500 - $42,000

$42,000 - $44,000

The below indicative fee ranges are based on 48 credit points, or one year's full-time equivalent study load, for students commencing year 1 in 2021. Refer to the specific course page for accurate fees, and see important fee information.

Undergraduate Postgraduate coursework Postgraduate research
$40,500 - $46,000¹ $39,500 - $45,000²     $39,000 - $42,000

Exclusions

¹ The above indicative fee ranges exclude the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine: there are different tuition fees for the undergraduate and postgraduate components of this combined degree. In 2021, the indicative fee for commencing the Bachelor of Arts is $50,000 and the indicative tuition fee for commencing the Doctor of Medicine is $84,000.

² The above indicative fee ranges exclude the following degrees:

The below indicative fee ranges are based on 48 credit points, or one year's full-time equivalent study load, for students commencing year 1 in 2021. Refer to the specific course page for accurate fees, and see important fee information.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$46,000

$46,000 - $51,500

$49,000

The below indicative fee ranges are based on 48 credit points, or one year's full-time equivalent study load, for students commencing year 1 in 2021. Refer to the specific course page for accurate fees, and see important fee information.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$46,000 - $50,000

$44,000

$44,000

The below indicative fee ranges are based on 48 credit points, or one year's full-time equivalent study load, for students commencing year 1 in 2021. Refer to the specific course page for accurate fees, and see important fee information.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$50,000

$47,500¹

$49,000

Exclusions

¹ The above indicative fee ranges exclude the following degree:

  • Master of Transport - $51,000

The below indicative fee ranges are based on 48 credit points, or one year's full-time equivalent study load, for students commencing year 1 in 2021. Refer to the specific course page for accurate fees, and see important fee information.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$46,000

$51,000¹

$49,000

Exclusions

¹ The above indicative fee ranges exclude the following degree:

  • Master of Criminology - $44,000

The below indicative fee ranges are based on 48 credit points, or one year's full-time equivalent study load, for students commencing year 1 in 2021. Refer to the specific course page for accurate fees, and see important fee information.

Dentistry

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$50,000 $71,000¹

$49,000

Exclusions

¹ The above indicative fee ranges exclude the following degrees:

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine - $82,000
  • Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Dental Medicine - there are different tuition fees for the undergraduate and postgraduate components of this combined degree. In 2021, the indicative fee for commencing the Bachelor of Science is $50,000 and the indicative tuition fee for commencing the Doctor of Dental Medicine is $82,000. 

Health sciences

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$55,000

$51,000 - $58,000

$49,000

Medicine and public health

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

N/A

$51,000¹

$49,000

Exclusions

¹ The above indicative fee ranges exclude the following degrees:

  • Doctor of Medicine - $84,000
  • Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Medicine - there are different tuition fees for the undergraduate and postgraduate components of this combined degree. In 2021, the indicative fee for commencing the Bachelor of Arts is $50,000 and the indicative tuition fee for commencing the Doctor of Medicine is $84,000.
  • Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine - there are different tuition fees for the undergraduate and postgraduate components of this combined degree. In 2021, the indicative fee for commencing the Bachelor of Science is $50,000 and the indicative tuition fee for commencing the Doctor of Medicine is $84,000.

Nursing

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$40,500

$41,500¹ $49,000

Exclusions

¹ The above indicative fee ranges exclude the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science/Master of Nursing - $46,000
  • Bachelor of Science (Health)/Master of Nursing - $46,000

Pharmacy

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$50,000

$51,000
$49,000

The below indicative fee ranges are based on 48 credit points, or one year's full-time equivalent study load, for students commencing year 1 in 2021. Refer to the specific course page for accurate fees, and see important fee information.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$41,000 – 43,000

$39,000

$39,000 - $42,000

The below indicative fee ranges are based on 48 credit points, or one year's full-time equivalent study load, for students commencing year 1 in 2021. Refer to the specific course page for accurate fees, and see important fee information.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate research

$46,000 - $50,000¹

$47,500 - $51,000²

$49,000

Exclusions

¹ The above indicative fee ranges exclude the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine - there are different tuition fees for the undergraduate and postgraduate components of this combined degree. In 2021, the indicative fee for commencing the Bachelor of Science is $50,000 and the indicative tuition fee for commencing the Doctor of Medicine is $84,000.
  • Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Dental Medicine - there are different tuition fees for the undergraduate and postgraduate components of this combined degree. In 2021, the indicative fee for commencing the Bachelor of Science is $50,000 and the indicative tuition fee for commencing the Doctor of Dental Medicine is $82,000.
  • Bachelor of Science/Master of Nursing - $46,000
  • Bachelor of Science (Health)/Master of Nursing - $46,000
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - there are different tuition fees for the undergraduate and postgraduate components of this combined degree. In 2021, the indicative fee for commencing the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology is $54,500 and the indicative tuition fee for commencing the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine is $68,000.

² The above indicative fee ranges exclude the following degrees:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - $68,000
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - there are different tuition fees for the undergraduate and postgraduate components of this combined degree. In 2021, the indicative fee for commencing the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology is $54,500 and the indicative tuition fee for commencing the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine is $68,000.

Payment schedule

When you are offered a place to study with us, you will be required to pay a deposit equal to your first semester of tuition fees. This will formally secure your place and allow you to apply for a visa. The total amount will be confirmed in your letter of offer.

You will then need to pay your fees before the start of each semester (see payment dates).

You will receive a financial statement; payments must be completed by the due date to avoid enrolment sanctions. We accept a number of payment methods; please note that credit card surcharges (pdf, 97KB) apply.