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The information on this page includes the tuition fees payable by international students studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2018.

Programs are listed by study level. Please read the notes section for important tuition fee information.

2017 fees are available for your reference.

CRICOS code Program Code Program or fee name Program length* 2018 semester/trimester Tuition Fee 2018 Estimated total Tuition Fee**
064623F BU201 Associate Degree in Business 2 years $10,900 $43,600
064652A SC201 Associate Degree in Science 2 years $12,800 $51,200
084897C AR111 Diploma in Social Sciences 1 year $10,500 $21,000
084894F BU101 Diploma in Business 1 year $10,500 $21,000
084895E AR115 Diploma in Communication 1 year $10,500 $21,000
084896D AB101 Diploma in General Studies 1 year $10,500 $21,000
088627D ED112 Diploma in Outdoor Environmental Studies 1 year $11,800 $23,600
088628C SC110 Diploma in Sport and Fitness 1 year $10,500 $21,000
085714G SC320 Bachelor of Animal Ecology 3 years $12,800 $76,800
022806B AR301 Bachelor of Arts 3 years $11,000 $66,000
026637D AR401 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) 1 year $12,100 $24,200
022805C AB301 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business 4 years $11,000 $88,000
022808M SA301 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science 4 years $12,100 $96,800
066285C SC355 Bachelor of Biomedical Science 3 years $12,800 $76,800
022807A BU301 Bachelor of Business 3 years $11,000 $66,000
028849J BU401 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 1 year $12,100 $24,200
076977C BU342 Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) 3 years $11,000 $66,000
028845B BU331 Bachelor of Business (International Business) 3 years $11,000 $66,000
028847M BU341 Bachelor of Business (Management) 3 years $11,000 $66,000
028846A BU351 Bachelor of Business (Marketing) 3 years $11,000 $66,000
066415J BU362 Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management) 3 years $11,000 $66,000
065673K BU355 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 4 years $11,200 $89,600
065675G BU358 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) 4 years $11,200 $89,600
022809K SB301 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Science 4 years $12,100 $96,800
066298J SC346 Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science 4 years $12,800 $102,400
076978B BU356 Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 3 years $11,200 $67,200
076979A BU357 Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) 3 years $11,200 $67,200
075467M BU402 Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) 1 year $12,100 $24,200
058396G AR342 Bachelor of Communication 3 years $11,200 $67,200
074094K AR375 Bachelor of Counselling 3 years $11,200 $67,200
096001E AR303 Bachelor of Counselling/Bachelor of Human Services 4 years $11,300 $90,400
080099K AR338 Bachelor of Creative Industries 3 years $11,100 $66,600
074093M AR348 Bachelor of Creative Writing 3 years $11,200 $67,200
059490A AR325 Bachelor of Criminology and Justice 3 years $11,000 $66,000
064651B AR317 Bachelor of Design 3 years $11,200 $67,200
074095J AR336 Bachelor of Design and Communication 3 years $11,200 $67,200
084973G AR339 Bachelor of Design and Marketing 3 years $11,200 $67,200
077419C ED303 Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) 4 years $11,200 $89,600
082693J AE304 Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts 4 years $11,100 $88,800
088624G ED315 Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies 4 years $12,100 $96,800
082694G SE303 Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Science 4 years $12,100 $96,800
078425G SC410 Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) 4 years $13,500 $108,000
085715F SC425 Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science 5 years $13,500 $135,000
090700D SC411 Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) 4 years $13,500 $108,000
088625F SC319 Bachelor of Environmental Management 3 years $12,800 $76,800
066283E SC316 Bachelor of Environmental Science 3 years $12,800 $76,800
085020D SC335 Bachelor of Health and Community Care Management 3 years $11,400 $68,400
088888E SC367 Bachelor of Health Science 3 years $11,400 $68,400
057534K AR372 Bachelor of Human Services 3 years $11,300 $67,800
048930F BU381 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology 3 years $11,000 $66,000
074096G AR323 Bachelor of International Studies 3 years $11,000 $66,000
057535J AR343 Bachelor of Journalism 3 years $11,200 $67,200
080426M AR390 Bachelor of Laws 4 years $11,400 $91,200
080427K AR391 Bachelor of Laws (Graduate entry) 3 years $11,400 $68,400
081022A AR392 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts 5 years $11,400 $114,000
081023M AB310 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business 5 years $11,400 $114,000
081024K AB311 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 5 years $11,400 $114,000
084974F AB312 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) 5 years $11,400 $114,000
094764M AR394 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Creative Writing 5 years $11,400 $114,000
088619D AR396 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice 5 years $11,400 $114,000
092874K AR397 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Environmental Management 5 years $12,100 $121,000
094765K AR395 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Journalism 5 years $11,400 $114,000
094767G SA308 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Science 5 years $12,100 $121,000
094766J AR393 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Social Science 5 years $11,400 $114,000
078086M SC391 Bachelor of Nursing Science 3 years (3.3 years) $12,500 $75,000
072637M SC392 Bachelor of Nursing Science: Graduate Entry 2.3 years $12,500 $51,562.50
061658G SC354 Bachelor of Nutrition 3 years $11,900 $71,400
077418D SC440 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) 4 years $12,300 $98,400
073277M ED304 Bachelor of Primary Education 4 years $11,200 $89,600
090558E AR405 Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) 4 years $12,100 $96,800
094768G ED312 Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies 3 years $11,800 $70,800
022804D SC301 Bachelor of Science 3 years $12,800 $76,800
028850E SC401 Bachelor of Science (Honours) 1 year $13,100 $26,200
088620M AR354 Bachelor of Serious Games 3 years $11,200 $67,200
037991F AR361 Bachelor of Social Science 3 years $11,000 $66,000
058120B AR402 Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) 1 year $12,100 $24,200
063008D AR374 Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) 3 years $11,500 $69,000
063009C AR403 Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours) 1 year $12,100 $24,200
088621K AR364 Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice 4 years $11,400 $91,200
096000F AR302 Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) / Bachelor of Counselling 4 years $11,500 $92,000
062654D AR362 Bachelor of Social Work 4 years $11,200 $89,600
088622J AR363 Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice 5 years $11,400 $114,000
066289K SC344 Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science 3 years $12,800 $76,800
088626E SC347 Bachelor of Sport Studies 3 years $12,800 $76,800
095999F AR406 Bachelor of Urban Design and Town Planning (Honours) 4 years $11,000 $88,000

Notes

  • * Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student visa
  • Teaching period^ tuition fees are based on 2018 rates. The teaching period fees indicated are based on a full time 48 unit enrolment in a teaching period. Fees payable are based on enrolment load in a teaching period.
  • You should check the study plan of your chosen program for further information about course enrolment in teaching periods
  • ** Estimated total tuition fees are based on 2018 rates and  the minimum number of courses required, within the programs standard duration.
  • Tuition fees are reviewed each calendar year. The fee you must pay for a given teaching period is that which has been approved by USC for the calendar year in which the teaching period commences.
  • Any increase in tuition fees from one calendar year to the next will be no more than 7%.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (A$).
  • Program details are subject to change.
  • For semester/trimester dates refer to the academic calendars.
  • Refer to the Student Fees and Charges - Governing Policy for information about administrative fees that may apply
  • Refer to the program page for program related costs that may apply
  • For information about USC's refund procedures refer to Student Fees, Charges and Refunds - Procedure

^ Teaching period could refer to semester/trimester or session

CRICOS code Program Code Program name Program length* 2018 semester/trimester Tuition Fee  2018 Estimated total Tuition Fee **
067674D BU510 Graduate Certificate in Business Administration 1 semester (4.5 months) $12,500 $12,500
081795M ED508 Graduate Certificate in Education 1 semester (4.5 months) $11,600 $11,600
065611B BU533 Graduate Certificate in Management 1 semester (4.5 months) $12,500 $12,500
067675C BU610 Graduate Diploma in Business Administration 1 year $12,500 $25,000
085355C AR645 Graduate Diploma in Psychology 1 year $12,100 $24,200
066777E BU710 Master of Business Administration 1.5 years $12,600 $37,800
088886G BU740 Master of Business Administration (Extended) 2 years $12,600 $50,400
088887F BU745 Master of Business Administration/Master of International Business 2 years $12,600 $50,400
079913F AR708 Master of Counselling 2 years $11,200 $44,800
081796K ED705 Master of Education 1.5 years $12,100 $36,300
061061D SC713 Master of Health Promotion 2 years $12,100 $48,400
092873M BU708 Master of Information and Communications Technology 2 years $12,600 $50,400
077420K BU783 Master of International Business 1.5 years $12,600 $37,800
084892G AR700 Master of International Development 2 years $11,100 $44,400
082695G BU734 Master of Management 2 years $12,600 $50,400
080425A SC742 Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) 1.5 years $12,500 $37,500
059557J BU772 Master of Professional Accounting 2 years $12,600 $50,400
088623G AR710 Master of Professional Practice (Creative Writing) 1 year (3 trimesters)  $12,600 $37,800
092668E AR701 Master of Professional Practice (Performing Arts) 1 year (3 trimesters)  $12,600 $37,800
084975E AR702 Master of Professional Psychology 1 year $12,600 $25,200
070701B AR703 Master of Psychology (Clinical) 2 years $13,000 $52,000
073869J AR707 Master of Social Work (Qualifying) 2 years $11,200 $44,800
094769F ED706 Master of Teaching Secondary 2 years $12,100 $48,400
Notes
  • * Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student visa
  • Teaching period^ tuition fees are based on 2018 rates. The teaching period fees indicated are based on a full time 48 unit enrolment in a teaching period. Fees payable are based on enrolment load in a teaching period.
  • You should check the study plan of your chosen program for further information about course enrolment in teaching periods
  • ** Estimated total tuition fees are based on 2018 rates and the minimum number of courses required, within the programs standard duration.
  • Tuition fees are reviewed each calendar year. The fee you must pay for a given teaching period is that which has been approved by USC for the calendar year in which the teaching period commences.
  • Any increase in tuition fees from one calendar year to the next will be no more than 7%.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (A$).
  • Program details are subject to change.
  • For semester/trimester dates refer to the academic calendars.
  • Refer to the Student Fees and Charges - Governing Policy for information about administrative fees that may apply
  • Refer to the program page for program related costs that may apply
  • For information about USC's refund procedures refer to the Student Fees, Charges and Refunds - Procedure

^ Teaching period could refer to semester/trimester or session

CRICOS code Program Code Program or fee name  Standard program length * 2018 Semester/Trimester Tuition Fee ** 2018 Estimated annual tuition fee **
041914G AR911 Doctor of Creative Arts 4 years $13,600 A$27,200
076976D UN901 Doctor of Philosophy 4 years $13,600 A$27,200
093258D SC805 Master of Applied Genetics by Research (Aquaculture) 2 years $13,600 A$27,200
026642G AR801 Master of Arts 2 years $13,600 A$27,200
065370C BU801 Master of Business by Research 2 years $13,600 A$27,200
063014F SC810 Master of Climate Change Adaptation by Research 2 years $13,600 A$27,200
041913G AR811 Master of Creative Arts 2 years $13,600 A$27,200
072639J ED802 Master of Education by Research 2 years $13,200 A$26,400
070697D AR863 Master of Regional Planning by Research 2 years $13,600 A$27,200
026640J SC801 Master of Science 2 years $13,600 A$27,200
066893A SC844 Master of Sports Nutrition by Research 2 years $13,600 A$27,200
Notes
  • * Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student visa
  • Teaching period^ tuition fees are based on 2018 rates. The teaching period fees indicated are based on a full time 48 unit enrolment in a teaching period. Fees payable are based on enrolment load in a teaching period.
  • You should check the study plan of your chosen program for further information about course enrolment in teaching periods
  • ** Estimated total tuition fees are based on 2018 rates and the minimum number of courses required, within the programs standard duration.
  • Tuition fees are reviewed each calendar year. The fee you must pay for a given teaching period is that which has been approved by USC for the calendar year in which the teaching period commences.
  • Any increase in tuition fees from one calendar year to the next will be no more than 7%.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (A$).
  • Program details are subject to change.
  • For semester/trimester dates refer to the academic calendars.
  • Refer to the Student Fees and Charges - Governing Policy for information about administrative fees that may apply
  • Refer to the program page for program related costs that may apply
  • For information about USC's refund procedures refer to USC's Student Fees, Charges and Refunds - Procedure

^ Teaching period could refer to semester/trimester or session

CRICOS code Program Code Program or fee name  Standard program length * 2018 Semester/ Trimester Tuition Fee  2018 Estimated total Tuition Fee **
NA EN000 Enabling Courses #N/A #N/A #N/A
026639B UP601 Study Abroad Postgraduate 1 semester $12,500 $12,500
056828D UP601 Study Abroad Postgraduate (Full Year) 1 year $12,500 $25,000
026639B UU301 Study Abroad Undergraduate 1 semester $10,400 $10,400
056828D UU301 Study Abroad Undergraduate (Full Year) 1 year $10,400 $20,800
058561K TP000 Tertiary Preparation Pathway 1 semester $9,300 $9,300
  1. * Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student visa.
  2. Teaching period tuition fees are based on a standard full time 48 unit enrolment in a teaching period 
  3. Study Abroad students pay the approved program fee of four courses (48 units) irrespective of the number of courses the student enrols in (maximum four courses per teaching period).
  4. Tuition fees quoted are based on those approved for enrolments in 2018. Tuition fees can increase per calendar year and the fee that you will pay is that which has been approved for the calendar year in which your enrolment falls.
  5. ** Estimated total tuition fees are based on the 2018 rates and can increase
  6. Any increase in tuition fees will be no more than 7% per calendar year.
  7. All prices quoted are in Australian dollars (A$).
  8. All program details are subject to change.
  9. Refer to the Student Fees and Charges - Governing Policy for information about administrative fees that may apply
  10. For information about our refund policy and procedures refer to USC's  Student Fees, Charges and Refunds - Procedure
  11. For further information about administrative charges that apply, refer to USC's Schedule of Fees

^ Teaching period can refer to trimester/semester or session

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