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Tap into your creative genius.

Our programs offer you the flexibility to find your own niche and build an exciting career in the creative, design or communication industries around the globe.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate programs)

CRICOS code Program Program length * 2018 teaching period fee ($AUD) Estimated total tuition fee ($AUD)**
058396G Bachelor of Communication 3 years $11,200 $67,200
080099K Bachelor of Creative Industries 3 years $11,100 $66,600
074093M Bachelor of Creative Writing 3 years $11,200 $67,200
064651B Bachelor of Design 3 years $11,200 $67,200
074095J Bachelor of Design and Communication 3 years $11,200 $67,200
084973G Bachelor of Design and Marketing 3 years $11,200 $67,200
057535J Bachelor of Journalism 3 years $11,200 $67,200
088620M Bachelor of Serious Games 3 years $11,200 $67,200

Diploma 

CRICOS code Program Program length * 2018 teaching period fee ($AUD) Estimated total tuition fee ($AUD)**
084895E Diploma in Communication 1 year $10,500 $21,000

Postgraduate degrees

CRICOS code Program Program length * 2018 teaching period fee ($AUD) Estimated total tuition fee ($AUD)**
088623G Master of Professional Practice (Creative Writing) 1 year (3 Trimesters) $12,600 $37,800
092668E Master of Professional Practice (Performing Arts)^ 1 year (3 Trimesters) $12,600 $37,800

^ Note, this program is on offer at USC Noosa only.

Higher Degrees by Research

CRICOS code Program Program length * 2018 teaching period fee ($AUD) Estimated annual tuition fee ($AUD)**
041913G Master of Creative Arts 2 years $13,600 $27,200
041914G Doctor of Creative Arts 3 years $13,600 $27,200
076976D Doctor of Philosophy 4 years $13,600 $27,200
Important information about tuition fees
  • * Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student visa
  • Tuition fees for a teaching period^ are based on 2018 rates. The 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 the standard course enrolment in each teaching period.

  • ** Estimated total tuition fees are based on 2018 rates and successful completion of 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 your program page for course/program related costs that may apply

  • For information about USC's refund procedures refer to Student Fees, Charges and Refunds - Procedure

^ Teaching period refers to semester, trimester or session

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