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The costs of studying in Australia depends on the institution and the level of study you choose.

As an international student, your tuition fees are payable before you study. You can use the Course Search on this website to find courses and see details such as their tuition fees. There may be additional costs for your course, including course materials and access to institution facilities.

The list below gives you an indication of the range of course costs for different types of qualifications.

School - $7,800 to $30,000

English language studies - Around $300 per week depending on course length

Vocational Education and Training (Certificates I to IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma) - $4,000 to $22,000

Undergraduate Bachelor Degree - $15,000 to $33,000*

Postgraduate Masters Degree - $20,000 to $37,000*

Doctoral Degree - $14,000 to $37,000*

* Note: This does not include high value courses such as veterinary and medical. Please visit institution websites directly to see costs for these courses.

*Note- estimated costs are in Australian Dollars on a per year basis.



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International students pay tuition fees to study in Australia. Here are tables showing the cheapest (lowest fee) universities for students from abroad.

Fees shown are annual (per year) tuition costs for popular degrees.

The figures are sourced from university websites. Fees may vary depending on course and unit choices.

Most bachelor degrees take 3 years of study. Professional (or honours) bachelor degrees take 4 years. Masters degrees represent 1-2 years of full-time study.

Tuition Fees for International Students

AS AT 21 JAN 2017

AS AT 21 JAN 2017