Who are ‘domestic’ students?

Domestic students are:

  • Australian citizens
  • New Zealand citizens
  • Permanent residents.

Who are ‘international’ students?

International students are international citizens who are required to hold a student visa to study in Australia.

For the purpose of admissions, international students studying Year 12 in Australia or who are studying the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) offshore, can apply through the same processes as domestic students. They will, however, be subject to international fees.

Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR)

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) (previously known as Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER)) and cut-off scores will vary from year to year. The ATAR listed in these pages are based on the February 2012 offer round. Use these as a guide only for 2013 admission.

For further information on ATAR/TER.

What does Commonwealth supported mean?

'Commonwealth supported' means the cost of your study is shared between the Australian Government and you. Refer to general information for Commonwealth supported students for further information.

Commonwealth supported places are available to students who are:

  • Australian citizens
  • New Zealand citizens studying in Australia
  • Permanent residents

and are enrolled in 1 of the following course types:

  • an undergraduate course;
  • a graduate entry bachelor degree; or
  • a postgraduate course for which the University has allocated you a Commonwealth supported place.

Australian citizens and Permanent Humanitarian visa holders are only eligible to be Commonwealth supported for courses where at least one topic of the course is held in Australia.

NZ Citizens and permanent residents of Australia are only eligible to be Commonwealth supported for individual topics that are held entirely in Australia, unless you are required to study outside of Australia to complete that topic.

How are these annual fees calculated?

All fees are provided in Australian dollars.

Domestic student fees

Fees may vary from year to year.

The domestic student fees in these pages are based on study in 2014.

Domestic student fees are indicative only. They are calculated:

  • as annual fees (with the exception of the 18 unit Graduate Certificate course fees, where the total indicative fee for the course is provided)
  • based on the average fee of the first year of study of a course.

Actual tuition fees are based on the actual topics the student chooses to take to complete the course.

For further information refer to Fees.

Mid year entry

The courses available for mid year entry may vary from year to year.