Contribution Amount for CSP Students

2017 Commonwealth supported places

Students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place are required to pay a student contribution towards the cost of their course.

The table below outlines the student contribution rates for 2017.

Discipline Cluster1 Student Contribution per year2
Law, Accounting, Commerce, Administration, Economics $10,596 ($1,324/unit)
Computing, Built Environment, Applied, Allied & Other Health, Agriculture, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Natural & Physical Science $9,050 ($1,131/unit)
Humanities, Arts, Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Foreign Languages, Visual & Performing Arts $6,349 ($793/unit)
Education, Nursing (for students who commenced 2010-2017) $6,349 ($793/unit)
Education, Nursing (for students who commenced pre-2010) $5,081 ($635/unit)

Visit Study Assist for further information on Commonwealth supported places and HECS-HELP.


1 This table combines units in funding clusters with the same value.
2 A standard year is calculated on 8 units or a total of 80 cp. Not all units come from the same discipline cluster for every degree.

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2016 Commonwealth supported places

Students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place are required to pay a student contribution towards the cost of their course.
The table below outlines the student contribution rates for 2016.

Please note these rates are indicative only, and may be subject to change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

Discipline Cluster1 Student Contribution per year2
Law, Accounting, Commerce, Administration, Economics $10,440
($1,305/unit)
Computing, Built Environment, Applied, Allied & Other Health, Agriculture, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Natural & Physical Science $8,917
($1,114/unit)
Humanities, Arts, Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Foreign Languages, Visual & Performing Arts $6,256
($782/unit)
Education, Nursing (for students who commenced 2010-2016) $6,256
($782/unit)
Education, Nursing (for students who commenced pre-2010) $5,006
($625/unit)

Visit Study Assist for further information on Commonwealth supported places and HECS-HELP.


1 This table combines units in funding clusters with the same value.
2 A standard year is calculated on 8 units or a total of 80 cp. Not all units come from the same discipline cluster for every degree.

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