Tuition & Living Costs Australia

Tuition Fee

The cost of studying in Australia are reasonable compares with other countries that take international students. You will find that the combined costs of tuition fees and living expenses are lower in Australia than UK. Each institution has different fees for different courses. The following is a guide only:

  • English Language Courses AUD$150 – AUD$350 per week
  • Vocational Education and Training Courses AUD$5000 – AUD$12000 per year
  • Bachelor Degree (undergraduate) AUD$10000 – 23000 per year
  • Graduate Diploma, Masters, PhD (postgraduate) AUD$12000 – 23000 per year

Living Expenses

Accommodation

  • Hostels and Guesthouses – $80 to $135 per week
  • Shared Rental – $100 to $250 per week
  • On campus – $80 to $250 per week
  • Homestay – $110 to $270 per week
  • Rental – $100 to $400 per week
  • Boarding schools – $10,000 to $20,000 a year

Other living expenses

  • Groceries and eating out – $80 to $200 per week
  • Gas, electricity – $60 to $100 per week
  • Phone and Internet – $20 to $50 per week
  • Public transport – $10 to $50 per week
  • Car (after purchase) – $150 to $250 per week
  • Entertainment – $50 to $100 per week

Minimum cost of living

The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection has financial requirements you must meet in order to receive a student visa. Below is a guide on the requirements you must meet to study in Australia:

  • You – $18,610
  • Your partner – additional $6,515
  • Your first child – additional $3,720
  • Every other child – additional $2,790