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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 2019.

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

2018 tuition fees are available for your reference.

CRICOS code Program Code Program or fee name Program length* 2019 Indicative Annual Tuition Fee 2019 Estimated Total Tuition Fee**
064623F BU201 Associate Degree in Business 2 years $23,200 $46,400
064652A SC201 Associate Degree in Science 2 years $27,000 $54,000
084897C AR111 Diploma in Social Sciences 1 year $22,000 $22,000
084894F BU101 Diploma in Business 1 year $22,000 $22,000
084895E AR115 Diploma in Communication 1 year $22,000 $22,000
084896D AB101 Diploma in General Studies 1 year $22,000 $22,000
088627D ED112 Diploma in Outdoor Environmental Studies 1 year $24,000 $24,000
088628C SC110 Diploma in Sport and Fitness 1 year $22,000 $22,000
085714G SC320 Bachelor of Animal Ecology 3 years $27,000 $81,000
096268M SB303 Bachelor of Animal Ecology/Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management) 4 years $25,800 $103,200
022806B AR301 Bachelor of Arts 3 years $23,200 $69,600
026637D AR401 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) 1 year $25,000 $25,000
022805C AB301 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business 4 years $23,200 $92,800
022808M SA301 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science 4 years $25,800 $103,200
066285C SC355 Bachelor of Biomedical Science 3 years $27,000 $81,000
022807A BU301 Bachelor of Business 3 years $23,200 $69,600
028849J BU401 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 1 year $25,000 $25,000
076977C BU342 Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) 3 years $23,200 $69,600
028845B BU331 Bachelor of Business (International Business) 3 years $23,200 $69,600
028847M BU341 Bachelor of Business (Management) 3 years $23,200 $69,600
028846A BU351 Bachelor of Business (Marketing) 3 years $23,200 $69,600
066415J BU362 Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management) 3 years $23,200 $69,600
065673K BU355 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 4 years $23,200 $92,800
065675G BU358 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) 4 years $23,200 $92,800
022809K SB301 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Science 4 years $25,000 $100,000
066298J SC346 Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science 4 years $27,000 $108,000
076978B BU356 Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 3 years $23,200 $69,600
076979A BU357 Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) 3 years $23,200 $69,600
075467M BU402 Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) 1 year $25,000 $25,000
058396G AR342 Bachelor of Communication 3 years $23,200 $69,600
096506B AR408 Bachelor of Communication (Honours) 1 year $25,000 $25,000
074094K AR375 Bachelor of Counselling 3 years $23,200 $69,600
096001E AR303 Bachelor of Counselling/Bachelor of Human Services 4 years $23,200 $92,800
080099K AR338 Bachelor of Creative Industries 3 years $23,200 $69,600
096507A AR407 Bachelor of Creative Industries (Honours) 1 year $25,000 $25,000
074093M AR348 Bachelor of Creative Writing 3 years $23,200 $69,600
059490A AR325 Bachelor of Criminology and Justice 3 years $23,200 $69,600
064651B AR317 Bachelor of Design 3 years $23,200 $69,600
074095J AR336 Bachelor of Design and Communication 3 years $23,200 $69,600
084973G AR339 Bachelor of Design and Marketing 3 years $23,200 $69,600
077419C ED303 Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) 4 years $23,600 $94,400
082693J AE304 Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts 4 years $23,600 $94,400
088624G ED315 Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies 4 years $25,600 $102,400
082694G SE303 Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Science 4 years $25,600 $102,400
078425G SC410 Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) 4 years $28,600 $114,400
085715F SC425 Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science 5 years $28,600 $143,000
090700D SC411 Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) 4 years $28,600 $114,400
088625F SC319 Bachelor of Environmental Management 3 years $27,000 $81,000
066283E SC316 Bachelor of Environmental Science 3 years $27,000 $81,000
088888E SC367 Bachelor of Health Science 3 years $24,000 $72,000
057534K AR372 Bachelor of Human Services 3 years $23,200 $69,600
048930F BU381 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology 3 years $23,200 $69,600
074096G AR323 Bachelor of International Studies 3 years $23,200 $69,600
057535J AR343 Bachelor of Journalism 3 years $23,200 $69,600
080426M AR390 Bachelor of Laws 4 years $23,200 $92,800
080427K AR391 Bachelor of Laws (Graduate entry) 3 years $23,200 $69,600
081022A AR392 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts 5 years $23,200 $116,000
081023M AB310 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business 5 years $23,200 $116,000
081024K AB311 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 5 years $23,200 $116,000
084974F AB312 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) 5 years $23,200 $116,000
094764M AR394 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Creative Writing 5 years $23,200 $116,000
088619D AR396 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice 5 years $23,200 $116,000
092874K AR397 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Environmental Management 5 years $25,600 $128,000
094765K AR395 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Journalism 5 years $23,200 $116,000
094767G SA308 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Science 5 years $25,000 $125,000
094766J AR393 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Social Science 5 years $23,200 $116,000
078086M SC391 Bachelor of Nursing Science 3 years (3.3 years) $26,600 $79,800
072637M SC392 Bachelor of Nursing Science: Graduate Entry 2.3 years $26,600 $53,200
061658G SC354 Bachelor of Nutrition 3 years $25,000 $75,000
077418D SC440 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) 4 years $26,000 $104,000
073277M ED304 Bachelor of Primary Education 4 years $23,600 $94,400
090558E AR405 Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) 4 years $25,000 $100,000
094768G ED312 Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies 3 years $25,200 $75,600
022804D SC301 Bachelor of Science 3 years $27,000 $81,000
028850E SC401 Bachelor of Science (Honours) 1 year $27,600 $27,600
088620M AR354 Bachelor of Serious Games 3 years $23,200 $69,600
037991F AR361 Bachelor of Social Science 3 years $23,200 $69,600
058120B AR402 Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) 1 year $25,000 $25,000
063008D AR374 Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) 3 years $24,600 $73,800
063009C AR403 Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours) 1 year $25,000 $25,000
088621K AR364 Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Counselling 4 years $24,600 $98,400
096000F AR302 Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice 4 years $24,200 $96,800
062654D AR362 Bachelor of Social Work 4 years $23,800 $95,200
088622J AR363 Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice 5 years $24,200 $121,000
066289K SC344 Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science 3 years $27,000 $81,000
088626E SC347 Bachelor of Sport Studies 3 years $27,000 $81,000
095999F AR406 Bachelor of Urban Design and Town Planning (Honours) 4 years $23.200 $92,800
CRICOS code Program Code Program name Program length* 2019 Indicative Annual Tuition Fee 2019 Estimated Total Tuition Fee **
067674D BU510 Graduate Certificate in Business Administration 1 semester (4.5 months) $13,300 (1 semester) $13,300
081795M ED508 Graduate Certificate in Education 1 semester (4.5 months) $12,300 (1 semester) $12,300
065611B BU533 Graduate Certificate in Management 1 semester (4.5 months) $13,300 (1 semester) $13,300
067675C BU610 Graduate Diploma in Business Administration 1 year $26,600 $26,600
085355C AR645 Graduate Diploma in Psychology 1 year $25,000 $25,000
066777E BU710 Master of Business Administration 1.5 years $26,600 $39,900
088886G BU740 Master of Business Administration (Extended) 2 years $26,600 $53,200
088887F BU745 Master of Business Administration/Master of International Business 2 years $26,600 $53,200
079913F AR708 Master of Counselling 2 years $23,800 $47,600
081796K ED705 Master of Education 1.5 years $25,600 $38,400
061061D SC713 Master of Health Promotion 2 years $25,800 $51,600
092873M BU708 Master of Information and Communications Technology 2 years $26,600 $53,200
077420K BU783 Master of International Business 1.5 years $26,600 $39,900
084892G AR700 Master of International Development 2 years $23,600 $47,200
082695G BU734 Master of Management 2 years $26,600 $53,200
080425A SC742 Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) 1.5 years $26,600 $39,900
059557J BU772 Master of Professional Accounting 2 years $26,600 $53,200
084975E AR702 Master of Professional Psychology 1 year $26,600 $26,600
070701B AR703 Master of Psychology (Clinical) 2 years $27,600 $55,200
073869J AR707 Master of Social Work (Qualifying) 2 years $23,800 $47,600
096250K ED707 Master of Teaching (Primary) 2 years $25,600 $51,200
094769F ED706 Master of Teaching (Secondary) 2 years $25,600 $51,200
CRICOS code Program Code Program or fee name Standard program length * 2019 Indicative Annual Tuition Fee 2019 Estimated Total Tuition Fee **
041914G AR911 Doctor of Creative Arts 4 years $28,000 $112,000
076976D UN901 Doctor of Philosophy 4 years $28,000 $112,000
093258D SC805 Master of Applied Genetics by Research (Aquaculture) 2 years $28,000 $56,000
026642G AR801 Master of Arts 2 years $28,000 $56,000
065370C BU801 Master of Business by Research 2 years $28,000 $56,000
063014F SC810 Master of Climate Change Adaptation by Research 2 years $28,000 $56,000
041913G AR811 Master of Creative Arts 2 years $28,000 $56,000
072639J ED802 Master of Education by Research 2 years $28,000 $56,000
070697D AR863 Master of Regional Planning by Research 2 years $28,000 $56,000
026640J SC801 Master of Science 2 years $28,000 $56,000
066893A SC844 Master of Sports Nutrition by Research 2 years $28,000 $56,000
CRICOS code Program Code Program or fee name Standard program length * 2019 Semester/Trimester Tuition Fee 2019 Estimated Total Tuition Fee **
NA EN000 Enabling Courses #N/A #N/A #N/A
026639B UU301 Study Abroad Undergraduate 1 semester $11,000 $11,000
056828D UU301 Study Abroad Undergraduate (Full Year) 1 year $11,000 $22,000
026639B UP601 Study Abroad Postgraduate 1 semester $13,300 $13,300
056828D UP601 Study Abroad Postgraduate (Full Year) 1 year $13,300 $26,600
058561K TP000 Tertiary Preparation Pathway 1 semester $9,800 $9,800
096508M AR502 Postgraduate Qualifying Pathway 1 semester $10,900 $10,900
Important information about tuition fees
  • * Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student visa
  • Annual tuition fees are based on 2019 rates. The fees indicated are based on a full time 48 unit enrolment in each compulsory teaching period^. Fees payable are based on enrolment load in a teaching period.
  • You should check the study plan of your chosen program for further information about the standard course enrolment in each teaching period.
  • ** Estimated total tuition fees are based on 2019 rates and the minimum number of courses required within the programs standard duration.
  • Tuition fees are reviewed each calendar year. The fee you must pay for a given teaching period is that which has been approved by USC for the calendar year in which the teaching period commences.
  • Any increase in tuition fees from one calendar year to the next will be no more than 7%.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (A$).
  • 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 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 could refer to Semester/Trimester of Session

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