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         Tuition Fees

International Student must pay the tuition fees up-front.


Most of some institutions charge for other costs, such as library, laboratory or sports facility. You should consider spending excursions, books and stationery and your course may also require essential materials, such as lab coats or photographic supplies.


Your institution will provide you with information on how and when to pay your tuition fees.


Tuition Fees by Levels (Approx)

  • Foundation - Such as university entrance, preparatory and bridging courses   

  • AUD $15,000 to 30,000 a year


  • Bachelor Degree - Such as courses in arts, business, economics and law     

  • AUD$22,000 to $39,000 a year


  • Laboratory-based Bachelor Degree - Such as science and engineering courses

  • AUD$25,000 to 50,000 a year


  • Master and Phd - Masters Doctoral Degree

  • AUD$34,000 to 45,000 a year


  • Certificate and Diploma - Certificates I - IV Diploma

  • AUD$13,000 to 20,000 a year


  • English Course - Varies significantly depending on the course duration or institution

  • AUD$10,000 to 20,000 a year

         Example of Weekly Expenses per Person

The figures can vary significantly depending on where you live in Australia. You should be prepared in case your living costs are greater or less than the indicated figures.


Weekly Expenses per Person (Approx)


  • Room Rent (Single)

  • AUD$200 - $350


  • Food (Incl. lunch / takeaway)

  • AUD$100 - $150


  • Transport

  • AUD $30 - $50


  • Educational (photocopy / stationary)

  • AUD$5 - $10


  • Entertainment

  • AUD$50 - $100


In total: AUD$330 - $490

Working while You Study

One of the advantages of being an international student in Australia is that

you can receive permission to work part time (up to 40 hours fortnightly) while you study.


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