Higher Degree Research fees


Domestic candidates

Domestic higher degree research candidates are provided with a funded place in the degree under the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) (opens in a new window). You are a domestic candidate if you are an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian visa holders).

There are overtime fees for higher degree research studies where RTP and Western Sydney University funding has been exceeded.

You can find out more about the duration of study and fees for specific programs from the research course page (opens in a new window).

International candidates

International higher degree research fees vary depending on the area of study.

You can find out more about the duration of study and fess for specific programs from the research course page (opens in a new window).

Other fees and costs

Higher degree research fees do not include other expenses associated with studying at Western Sydney University, such as books, equipment, accommodation and living expenses. You can find out more from the fees and other costs page.

Scholarships

There are scholarships available to support higher degree research candidates. For more information about eligibility and how to apply, visit the scholarships page.