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Student Fees 2014

Are you an international student? If yes, please refer to Swinburne International course fees.

How much will my course cost?

Estimates of your course fees are available below. Your fees will vary depending on which specific units you decide to study in your course. Student Amenities Fees are also payable and are dependent on your course load.

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2014 Indicative Course Fees

You can estimate you course fees by totalling the individual cost of each unit that you will study in your course. Fees by unit are available below:

How do I apply for Government Assistance to pay my fees?

Government assistance is available through a variety of student loans schemes and discounts for upfront payment of fees.

Eligible students wishing to access any of the government loan schemes listed below for payment of tuition fees should complete a 'Request for Commonwealth Assistance' form. You can submit this form online via the Help Assistance tab under the 'Manage my course' section of the Current Students webpage. Check details below to find out whether you are eligible for assistance.

Government Assistance available for Local Undergraduate students:

You can apply for separate government loans to cover tuition, student amenities fees and for study overseas.




Government Assistance available for Local Postgraduate students:



Government Assistance available for Local Vocational Education students:


When are my fees due?

What if I want to withdraw from my course or units that I am enrolled in?

We recognise there are many reasons a student may discontinue study aside from financial difficulty and would like to remind you that Swinburne offers a variety of support mechanisms to support you in your studies. Swinburne offers a number of personal and educational services to support every Swinburne student achieve their educational aims.

Important: Seek assistance early as payment must be made by the due date.

  • Withdrawal deadlines: Census dates apply to all courses. Census dates are deadlines for withdrawal without academic and financial penalty and there are different Census dates for each semester. If you wish to withdraw from either the course or one or more units you will need to do this before the relevant census date to avoid liability for the related course or unit fees.
  • How to withdraw: To withdraw from your course, you will need to complete a Withdrawal from Course Application. To withdraw from units, you can complete this via the My study plan tab under the 'Manage my course' section of the Current Students webpage.

How do I pay?

There are a number of ways for you to pay your fees.

Sponsored Students

If your fees are going to be paid by your employer or other organisation you will need to provide a completed Sponsorship Agreement form prior to enrolment and agree to the Sponsorship Agreement Terms and Conditions.