Course fees for international students

The international fees you are charged at Deakin depend on the course you study, the units you are enrolled in and the year you commenced in that course. Check the information below to identify the fees which apply to you.

Students who are commencing their course in 2017

If you commenced your course in 2017, your fees are charged depending on the course you are enrolled in and the number of credit points you study.

If you are commencing in 2017

Select your level of study below to find your 2017 course fees if you are commencing your course in 2017.

2017 course fees if you commence in 2017

Estimate your course fees

Your tuition fees will depend on the study load undertaken.  For comparison purposes the fee rates shown are based on 1 EFTSL (Equivalent Full Time Study Load) unless otherwise noted. 

  • If you are undertaking D302 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry, the study load students are required to undertake each year is 1.5 EFTSL.  You will need to multiply the rate shown by 1.5 to determine your annual course cost.
  • If you are undertaking Graduate Certificate courses, the fees are based on 0.5 EFTSL.  The rates shown are the actual course cost for 4 credit points (0.5 EFTSL) of study.

International students make an upfront course fee payment that is based on full time enrolment. The actual fees you will be charged may differ once you select your units.

Please note the Annual course fees displayed above represent study undertaken on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) basis unless otherwise marked. This generally means 8 credit points over the academic year.

The annual rate shown in the pdf is based on eight credit points (unless otherwise noted, which equals one Equivalent Full Time Study Load - EFTSL. If your study load for the year is less than or more than eight credit points, your fees will be adjusted accordingly. The credit point and EFTSL value of each unit can be viewed by looking up your units in the Handbook Unit Search. To calculate the fee for each unit, take the applicable course fee above, divide it by eight, then multiply it by the credit point of the unit you are studying.


Students who commenced their course in 2016

If you commenced your course in 2016, your fees are charged depending on the course you are enrolled in and the number of credit points you study.

If you commenced in 2016 - course fees for 2017

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If you commenced in 2016 - course fees for 2016

Select your course type and find your study discipline(s) to find your course fees.

Estimate your course fees

Your tuition fees will depend on the study load undertaken.  For comparison purposes the fee rates shown are based on 1 EFTSL (Equivalent Full Time Study Load) unless otherwise noted. 

  • If you are undertaking D302 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry, the study load students are required to undertake each year is 1.5 EFTSL.  You will need to multiply the rate shown by 1.5 to determine your annual course cost.
  • If you are undertaking Graduate Certificate courses, the fees are based on 0.5 EFTSL.  The rates shown are the actual course cost for 4 credit points (0.5 EFTSL) of study.

International students make an upfront course fee payment that is based on full time enrolment. The actual fees you will be charged may differ once you select your units.

Please note the Annual course fees displayed above represent study undertaken on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) basis unless otherwise marked. This generally means 8 credit points over the academic year.

The annual rate shown in the pdf is based on eight credit points (unless otherwise noted, which equals one Equivalent Full Time Study Load - EFTSL. If your study load for the year is less than or more than eight credit points, your fees will be adjusted accordingly. The credit point and EFTSL value of each unit can be viewed by looking up your units in the Handbook Unit Search. To calculate the fee for each unit, take the applicable course fee above, divide it by eight, then multiply it by the credit point of the unit you are studying.


Students who commenced their course in 2015 or before

If you commenced your course in 2015 or before, your fees are charged depending on the number of units you study and which discipline the units belong to.

2016 fees for students who commenced in 2015 or before

Select your student type and find your study discipline(s) to estimate your course fees.

Undergraduate full-fee

Undergraduate fees for International students
Study discipline Annual cost for  full time study Rate per credit point
Law $26 344 $3293
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration $23 720 $2965
Public Relations $22 080 $2760
Humanities $21 080 $2635
Mathematics and Statistics $23 096  $2887
Computing $25 128  $3141
Built Environment $26 344  $3293
Other Health $25 048  $3131
Social Studies $21 040  $2630
Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology $25 408  $3176
Education $21 840  $2730
Clinical Psychology $25 408  $3176
Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts $25 168  $3146
Allied Health $26 632  $3329
Nursing (Non-Clinical units) $25 600  $3200
Nursing (Clinical units) $35 608  $4451
Engineering, Surveying $30 176  $3772
Science $30 176  $3772
Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science $60 592 $7574
Agriculture $40 624  $5078

Postgraduate full-fee

Postgraduate fees for International students
Study discipline Annual cost for full time study Rate per credit point
Law $26 912 $3364
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration $30 912  $3864
Public Relations $24 248  $3031
Humanities $24 248 $3031
Mathematics and Statistics $24 800 $3100
Computing $26 824 $3353
Built Environment $27 888 $3486
Other Health $26 024 $3253
Social Studies $24 248  $3031
Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology $26 024  $3253
Education $22 208 $2776
Clinical Psychology $26 024  $3253
Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts $25 776  $3222
Allied Health $26 768 $3346
Nursing (Clinical and Non-Clinical units) $25 720  $3215
Engineering, Surveying $30 608            $3826
Science $30 608  $3826
Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science $60 864 $7608
Agriculture $40 920  $5115

Higher Degree by Research

Higher Degree by Research fees for International students
Study discipline Annual cost for full time study
Law $29 344 
Accounting, Economics, Commerce, Administration $29 344
Public Relations $29 344
Humanities $24 624 
Mathematics and Statistics $29 160
Computing $27 664
Built Environment $27 664
Other Health $27 664
Social Studies $24 568 
Behavioural Sciences excl. Clinical Psychology $29 120
Education $24 568
Clinical Psychology $29 096
Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts $24 544
Allied Health $27 640 
Nursing (Clinical and non-Clinical units) $27 600 
Engineering, Surveying $29 096
Science $29 096
Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science $37 840 
Agriculture $29 072

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.


Other fees and charges for all international students

You may also incur other fees and charges including textbooks, fieldwork costs and any excess internet usage charges. Also, check our frequently asked questions on international course fees.

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