Undergraduate Course Fees
For Undergraduate students, there are two types of fees:
- Course fees:
All domestic undergraduate students have a Commonwealth supported place (CSP). This is a government-subsidised place, where the government pays part of your unit fees and you pay the remaining student-contribution amount. See the course fees page for a full list of indicative fees.
- Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF):
All domestic students pay a SSAF for important student services such as careers and employment advice, advocacy and legal services, and student support services like counselling and disability support. All services are made accessible to online students via alternative contact methods.
Undergraduate unit fees
The actual cost of your course depends on which units you study and in which student contribution band the unit belongs. You can check the unit fees to estimate the cost of your course based on the units you study. Or you can calculate them yourself using the Student Contribution Band table below. For example, if you want to take accounting electives, you need to check the unit fee for Band 4 units. Note that most units offered at Swinburne Online are 12.5 credit points, however, you can check actual fees using the unit fees link above. Students enrolling in the Bachelor of Psychological Sciences can find their fee information in the unit fees PDF.
|Student contribution band
||2021 maximum student contribution amount
(per 12.5 credit point unit)
|Band 4: Law, accounting, administration, economics, commerce, communications, society and culture
|Band 3: Dentistry, medicine, veterinary science
|Band 2: Other health, allied health, built environment, computing, engineering, surveying, science, environmental studies, pathology, visual and performing arts, professional pathway psychology, professional pathway social work
|Band 1: Agriculture, English, mathematics, education, clinical psychology, Indigenous and foreign languages, nursing, statistics
Postgraduate Course Fees
For postgraduate students there are two types of fees:
- Full-fee paying (FFP): a full fee place for domestic postgraduate students, who pay the full cost of their unit fees. Your fees vary depending on your course and which units you study.
- Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF): All domestic students pay a SSAF for important student services such as careers and employment advice, advocacy and legal services, and student support services like counselling and disability support. All services are made accessible to online students via alternative contact methods.
From time to time, CSPs are available for Postgraduate courses. These are usually limited and for high priority courses, which address job shortages. A Course Consultant will advise you if there are any CSPs available.