Tuition fees for international students

The fees you pay depends on when you commence your course. This page will inform you of your fees and help you estimate the amount.

To estimate your course fees for 2018 use the Deakin Fee Estimator or view the relevant pdf documents below.

If you are commencing in 2018

If you are commencing your course in 2018, your tuition fees will be calculated based on the course and the number of units you enrol in. Different courses have different fees and these will change each year.


If you commenced in 2016 or 2017

If you commenced your course in 2016 or 2017, your tuition fees will be calculated based on the course and the number of units you enrol in. Different courses have different fees and these will change each year.

To estimate your course fees for 2018 use the Deakin Fee Estimator.


If you commenced in 2015 or earlier

if you commenced your studies before 2016, your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price.

Different units have different fees, which depend on how much each unit costs the University to provide. For example, units which require laboratories or special equipment may cost more than units which do not.

To estimate your course or unit fees for 2018 use the Deakin Fee Calculator or refer to the tables below

2018 fees for students who commenced in 2015 or before

If you are undertaking D302 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry the EFTSL undertaken each year is 1.5 EFTSL. You will need to multiply the rate shown by 1.5 to determine your annual course cost.

Undergraduate full-fee

2018 Undergraduate fees for International students
Study discipline Annual cost for full time study Rate per credit point
Law$29 048$3631
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration$26 160$3270
Public Relations$24 352$3044
Humanities$23 248$2906
Mathematics and Statistics$25 472$3184
Computing$27 712$3464
Built Environment$28 200 $3525
Other Health$27 624$3453
Social Studies$23 208$2901
Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology$27 232$3404
Education$24 088$3011
Clinical Psychology$28 024$3503
Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts$27 752$3469
Allied Health$29 368$3671
Nursing (Non-Clinical units)$28 224$3528
Nursing (Clinical units)$37 040 $4630
Engineering, Surveying$33 000$4125
Science$33 272$4159
Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science$66 776$8347
Agriculture$42 256$5282

Postgraduate full-fee

2018 Postgraduate fees for International students
Study discipline Annual cost for full time study Rate per credit point
Law$29 672$3709
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration$34 088$4261
Public Relations$26 744$3343
Humanities$26 300$3288
Mathematics and Statistics$27 344$3418
Computing$29 584$3698
Built Environment$30 752$3844
Other Health$28 704$3588
Social Studies$26 744$3343
Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology$28 704$3588
Education$24 496$3062
Clinical Psychology$28 704$3588
Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts$27 984$3498
Allied Health$29 512$3689
Nursing (Clinical and Non-Clinical units)$28 360$3545
Engineering, Surveying$33 752  $4219
Science$33 368$4171
Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science$67 104$8388
Agriculture$45 120$5640

Higher Degree by Research

2018 Higher Degree by Research fees for International students
Study discipline Annual cost for full time study
Law$30 520 
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration$30 520
Public Relations$32 351
Humanities$27 153
Mathematics and Statistics$30 328
Computing$29 400
Built Environment$30 503
Other Health$30 503
Social Studies$27 085
Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology$32 105
Education$27 085
Clinical Psychology$32 080
Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts$27 060
Allied Health$30 477
Nursing (Clinical and non-Clinical units)$30 426
Engineering, Surveying$32 080
Science$32 080
Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science$39 360
Agriculture$32 054

2019 fees for students who commenced in 2015 or before

If you are undertaking D302 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry the EFTSL undertaken each year is 1.5 EFTSL. You will need to multiply the rate shown by 1.5 to determine your annual course cost.

Undergraduate full-fee

2019 Undergraduate fees for International students

Study discipline  
Annual cost for

full time study  
Rate per credit point
Law $30 792 $3849
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration $27 736 $3467
Public Relations $25 816 $3227
Humanities $24 648 $3081
Mathematics and Statistics $27 008 $3376
Computing $29 376 $3672
Built Environment $29 896        $3737
Other Health $29 288 $3661
Social Studies $24 608 $3076
Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology $27 400 $3425
Education $25 536 $3192
Clinical Psychology $28 864 $3608
Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts $27 752 $3469
Allied Health $31 136 $3892
Nursing (Non-Clinical units) $29 920 $3740
Nursing (Clinical units) $39 264 $4908
Engineering, Surveying $33 600 $4200
Science $35 272 $4409
Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science $69 400 $8675
Agriculture $42 256 $5282

Postgraduate full-fee

2019 Postgraduate fees for International students

Study discipline  
Annual cost for

full time study  
Rate per credit point
Law $31 456 $3932
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration $36 136 $4517
Public Relations $28 352 $3544
Humanities $27 880 $3485
Mathematics and Statistics $28 992 $3624
Computing $31 360 $3920
Built Environment $32 600 $4075
Other Health $30 432 $3804
Social Studies $28 352 $3544
Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology $30 432 $3804
Education $25 968 $3246
Clinical Psychology $29 568 $3696
Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts $29 000 $3625
Allied Health $31 288 $3911
Nursing (Clinical and Non-Clinical units) $30 064 $3758
Engineering, Surveying $35 784 $4473
Science $34 600 $4325
Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science $71 136 $8892
Agriculture $47 832 $5979

Higher Degree by Research

2018 Higher Degree by Research fees for International students

Study discipline  
Annual cost for

full time study  
Law $30 520
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration $30 520
Public Relations $34 296
Humanities $28 784
Mathematics and Statistics $32 152
Computing $31 168
Built Environment $32 336
Other Health $32 336
Social Studies $28 712
Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology $34 032
Education $28 712
Clinical Psychology $34 008
Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts $28 688
Allied Health $32 312
Nursing (Clinical and non-Clinical units) $32 256
Engineering, Surveying $34 008
Science $34 008
Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science $39 360
Agriculture $33 984
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