Single Subject Study

Single Subject Study gives you flexibility without the commitment of a full degree. The program allows you to:

  • study subjects that require no prerequisites, prior knowledge, or experience
  • sample university, or test out a subject area
  • update your professional qualifications
  • build your skills or explore your passions
  • prove to yourself that you are capable of university study

Detailed information about Single Subject Study

2016 tuition fees

Tuition fees for the Single Subject Study program are charged per subject and are the same cost for on campus or distance education study. Fees are payable upfront and are unable to be deferred. You will receive advice about payment options when you receive a letter of offer into the subject.

The student contribution for each subject falls within one of four bands. These bands indicate what the cost of a subject will be.

Look up my subject band [XLS]

Undergraduate subject level - 1xx, 2xx, 3xx, 4xx

Bands Cost per 8 point subject
Domestic Students
Band 1 $1,000
Band 1 - PSY101, PSY102 $1,000
Band 2 $1,600
Band 3 $1,800
Band 3 rate used - PSY1xx, (exclude PSY101,102 above) PSY2xx, PSY3xx, PSY4xxx $1,800
International Students
International Students - All Faculties UG $2,700
STUDY GROUP Domestic Undergraduate $2,700
STUDY GROUP Domestic Undergraduate BIT $2,850

Above Fees are for each 8 point subject for domestic students only. They should be doubled for 16 point subjects.
* Faculty of Education Practice Teaching subjects requiring supervision in a school environment incur an additional fee of $500.

Postgraduate Subject level - 5xx & 6xx

Faculty Cost per 8 point subject
Domestic Students
Arts $2,200
Business $3,000
Business - IT Masters all Business Subjects $3,000
Business - Study Group $3,000
Education* $2,520
Education - IT Masters all Education Subjects $2,520
Science $2,900
International Students
All Faculties $3,100
IT Masters - all Subjects $3,100
STUDY GROUP $3,100

* Faculty of Education Practice Teaching subjects requiring supervision in a school environment incur an additional fee of $500.

The published fees are for 2016 only. Fees may be adjusted in future years. Above fees are for each 8 point subject. Fees should be doubled for 16 point subjects.