Domestic Students

The College offers the best value Higher Education pathway programs in New South Wales. With Commonwealth-supported places within our Diploma programs, it means you pay the same low fees as the first year of university. Eligible students also have access to interest-free HECS-HELP loans, so you can study now and pay later.  

Find out more about HECS-HELP on the Study Assist website.

Diploma Fees

         Student Contribution Bands (Determined by Commonwealth Government) 2016 Maximum Student Contribution* for a full year of study on a full-time study load

2017 Maximum Student Contribution* for a full year of study on a full-time study load

2017 Maximum Student Contribution* for 16 months of study under Extended Diploma on a full-time study load
Band 3: Law, accounting, administration, economics, commerce, dentistry, medicine, veterinary science $10,440$10,596 $19,867
Band 2: Mathematics, statistics, computing, built environment, other health, allied health, science, engineering, surveying, agriculture $8,917$9,050 $16,969
Band 1: Humanities, behavioural science, social studies, education, clinical psychology, foreign languages, visual and performing arts, nursing $6,256 $6,349$11,904

*Maximum Student Contribution: This is the maximum amount of tuition fees you will be charged for the indicated period of study (12 months or 16 months) based on a full-time study load with no units failed or repeated.

University Foundation Studies Fees

Under Government enabling funding, the University Foundation Studies program is currently free for eligible domestic students. This includes Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand residents.

Associate Degree in Engineering

Fees for this course are Commonwealth-supported, granting eligible domestic students access to HECS-HELP. Please refer to Band 2 under the Government's Student Contribution Bands above for an indication of fees for this course.

International Students

International students are required to pay full tuition fees upfront and the fees for 2017 are listed below. 

University Foundation Studies

University Foundation Studies 2017 International Fees
Standard (Two Terms) Course $17,800
Extended (Three Terms) Course* $26,200

Diploma Programs

  International Fees 2017
Diplomas Two Terms Three Terms Four Terms
Arts N/A $21,909 $29,464
Business $18,600 $21,600 $31,979
Communication N/A $22,595 $31,310
Criminal and Community Justice N/A $22,000 $29,439
Construction Management $25,539 $30,086 $38,249
Design N/A $23,264 $30,803
Engineering $26,054 $29,353 $37,317
Health Science (HP, HSM & TR) $22,351 $24,873 $32,896
Health Science (HPE) N/A $24,873 $32,896
Information and Communications Technology $19,800 $24,200 $32,136
Science $25,800 $28,916 $37,641
Social Science N/A $22,001 $22,440
Social Science (Policing) N/A N/A N/A

English Language Programs

Courses Per Week


English Programs - University Special Rates

 The following special English rates are available:

Region/CountryPrice per week for 2017


Sri Lanka$350
South America#$330
Australia (Local)$330
University Study Abroad Students$370
University Exchange Students$320

*Excludes Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan

#Offering Mongolian students a free 10 weeks if they purchase 20 weeks at $330 per week.

#Offering South American students a free 10 weeks if they purchase 20 weeks at $330 per week.

What is HECS-HELP?

HECS-HELP is a Government loan system designed to help domestic students afford to attend university. You will only be required to start repaying the loan once your annual income exceeds $54,126 (as at 2015-16). Visit Study Assist for more information.

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