Fees and expenses

Tuition fee / Expenses

The tuition fees in Australia are relatively lower than those in the UK and the USA.

Before you arrive in Australia, you and your families need to consider the expenses that may incur in Australia. In general, the expenses will include tuition fees, living expenses, visa application fees and costs for overseas students health cover. Also, students may need to pay for some additional services, such as student union, library, laboratory and sports facilities.



AUD $11,000 – $22,000 a year

Secondary school (junior and senior)

AUD $12,000 – $25,000 a year

English Language Training

Fees vary significantly depending on the course duration or institution

AUD $ 300 – 450 a week

Vocational education and training

Certificate I – IV
Advanced Diploma

AUD $ 5,500 – $18,000 a year


Foundation studies

AUD $16,000 – $25,000 a year


Bachelor Degree

AUD $19,000 – $65,000 a year


Graduate Certificates
Graduate Diplomas

AUD $20,000 – $60,000 a year

Master / Doctoral Degree

AUD $20,000 – $60,000 a year

Other expenses

Visa application Fee (including working permit)

AUD $535

Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC)

AUD $480 a year (single)

Living expenses (including accommodation, transport and food)

AUD $18,000 a year

The tuitions fees indicated above are for reference only. Fees vary according to the programs and institutions that the students attend.

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