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Fees and Costs 2016
Fees are relevant for 2016 only and are subject to change in future years. Tuition fees quoted do not include the Student Services and Amenities Fee.
Commonwealth supported places
The majority of students undertaking undergraduate study at University are enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place (CSP), and have their study subsidised by the Australian Government
Fee Paying Places
A fee-paying student will pay a tuition fee for each subject in the course without the Australian government contributing any financial support to the university. But don’t be put off by the cost of study - eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-HELP.
International student fees
Tuition fees for international students studying on campus and by distance education. Including information on other compulsory fees and associated costs of living in Australia.
Single Subject Study
Single subject Study gives you a flexible study option without the commitment of a full degree. Fees for Single Subject Study are charged per subject.
STUDY LINK is a program designed to prepare students for university study. If you haven't studied for a while or just want to brush up on your skills in a few areas, STUDY LINK may be the program for you.
Student Services and Amenities Fee
This fee is a contribution to the cost of student services and support which may include food, sports and recreation, childcare, counselling, legal, health, housing and employment as well as provision of student representation and support.
Other fees and charges
Other costs you might incur as a university student at CSU include accommodation and living expenses, university administration charges, and library and copying fees.
To be eligible for a refund of course fees, students must withdraw in writing to the Student Administration Office before the census date each session or term.
Subject point information
Download the subject band information spreadsheet [XLS] to identify how many points for each subject.
Census Dates are the last dates to withdraw or finalise your enrolment.
Equivalent Full-Time Study Load (EFTSL)
The standard equivalent full-time load (EFTSL) at CSU is 64 subject points which is usually studied over two sessions, four 8 point subjects per session.
One 8 point subject equals .125 EFTSL eg (64 / 8 = .125)
Help with Costs
If you're seeking financial assistance with the costs associated with university study, CSU provides access to a variety of options:
More information from the Australian Government about Commonwealth support and HECS-HELP loans.
Application, service and annual residential fees for first year students.