Course fees for domestic students
The fees you are charged at Deakin depend on the type of student you are, the course you study and the year you commenced in that course. Use the tabs below to identify your type of place and the fees attached to it.
This page is for domestic students only. Visit the International fee page if you are an international student.
What tuition fees will I need to pay?
The fees you pay depend on what you are studying, the year you commence and whether the Government provides a contribution towards the full cost of your studies.
To find out what whether you are enrolled in a fee-paying or Commonwealth supported place (CSP) place check your course offer email, or generate an invoice in StudentConnect, then select the tab which applies to you below.
Commonwealth supported places
A Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) is a higher education place available to domestic students for which the University receives some government funding. Students enrolled in these places are only required to contribute to part of the cost of their course. This is referred to as the 'student contribution'. There are tables below listing the current fees for Commonwealth supported places.
The cost of your course depends on the units you are studying. Your fees may vary from study period to study period as your enrolled units change. You should generate your invoice each study period to make sure your enrolment details are correct and the review the applicable fee amounts.
2017 student contributions
The 2017 student contribution rates aren't available at the moment, please check back soon.
2016 student contributions
This table shows the estimated 2016 course fees for Commonwealth supported places by study discipline showing band, application based on commencement of studies, annual cost for full time study and rate per credit point. Your tuition fees (student contribution) are calculated based on the units you enrol in.
|Band||Study discipline||Applies to students who commenced||Annual cost for full-time study||Rate per credit point|
Dentistry. Medicine. Veterinary Science, Law, Accounting, Administration (including Public Relations), Economics, Commerce
|All students||$10 440||$1305|
|2||Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Built Environment, Other Health, Allied Health, Science, Engineering, Surveying, Agriculture||All students||$8917||$1114|
|1||Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Social Studies, Clinical Psychology, Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts||All students||$6256||$782|
|1||Education, Nursing||On or after 1 January 2010||$6256||$782|
|National priority||Education, Nursing||Prior to 1 January 2010||$5006||$625|
Successful applicants for research degree candidature, who are Australian citizens or permanent residents or New Zealand citizens do not have to pay tuition fees. The University's Student Services and Amenities fee is also not charged for research degree students.
To find out more about Higher Degrees by Research at Deakin, visit our Research website.
A non-award unit is the same as a fee-paying place. The University does not receive any government funding and students enrolled in these units contribute the full cost of their unit. There are tables below listing the current fees for domestic fee-paying places.
Undergraduate 2016 non-award fees
This table shows the estimated 2016 tuition fees for undergraduate non-award fee paying students by study discipline and shows the rate per credit point.
Rate per credit|
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, |
|Mathematics and Statistics||$2796|
|Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology||$2933|
|Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts||$2739|
|Nursing (Clinical and Non-Clinical units)||$2984|
|Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science||$6675|
Postgraduate 2016 non-award fees
This table shows the estimated 2016 tuition fees for postgraduate non-award fee paying students by study discipline and shows the rate per credit point.
|Study Discipline||Rate per credit point|
|Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration||$3051|
|Mathematics and Statistics||$2789|
|Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology||$2939|
|Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts||$2694|
|Nursing (Clinical and Non-Clinical units)||$2562|
|Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science||$6771|
Other fees and charges
- Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to all domestic students (except Research) to raise money for student services and facilities.
- Other fees and charges apply for some academic services.
To find out what fees you owe and whether you are enrolled in a fee-paying or CSP place check your course offer or generate an invoice in StudentConnect.