Tuition fees

Exchange

Exchange students do not pay tuition fees to the University of Melbourne, as this is covered by the exchange agreement between your home institution and the University of Melbourne.

To administer your enrolment you will be studying in one of the following courses:

Exchange Program CRICOS code *
Undergraduate 041631G
Graduate 041630G
Research 094127G

Study Abroad

Study abroad students pay a set fee per semester, which allows you to enrol in three or four subjects. Fees are charged at the published rate for that semester and are charged for each semester you are enrolled. Direct applicants may be eligible for a reduced fee. Contact us to find out more information.

These fees are shown in the table below.

If you enrol in three or more graduate level subjects, you will be enrolled as a graduate student and charged graduate study abroad fees. Graduate Study Abroad students will be enrolled in either graduate band 1, 2 or 3 depending on the discipline areas for the majority of your subjects.

Study Abroad course Discipline Area CRICOS code *
Undergraduate All discipline areas 045532M
Graduate - Band 1 Arts; Built Environment; Commerce; Education; Music, Visual and Performing Arts - for students in all areas except Film and Television, and Opera Performance; Nursing; Social Work; 045530B
Graduate - Band 2 Agriculture; Behavioural Science; Dentistry; Engineering; Health Sciences; Law; Medicine; Music, Visual and Performing Arts - for studies Film and Television, and Opera Performance; Physiotherapy; Science 045531A
Graduate - Band 3 Veterinary Science 085608J
Research - Band 1 Arts; Built Environment; Commerce; Education; Music, Visual and Performing Arts - for students in all areas except Film and Television, and Opera Performance; Nursing; Social Work; 094124K
Research - Band 2 Agriculture; Behavioural Science; Dentistry; Engineering; Health Sciences; Law; Medicine; Music, Visual and Performing Arts - for studies Film and Television, and Opera Performance; Physiotherapy; Science 094125J
Research - Band 3 Veterinary Science 094126G

Study Abroad tuition fees 2023/2024

(all prices shown are in Australian dollars):

Study Abroad Course Cost for one semester Cost for two semesters
Sem 1, 2024 or Sem 2, 2024Sem 1, 2024 + Sem 2, 2024
Undergraduate $15,935 $31,870
Graduate (Band 1) $17,969 $35,938
Graduate (Band 2) $22,316 $44,632
Graduate (Band 3) $25,225 $50,450

Note: Semester 1 covers the period January to June; Semester 2, July to December.
Direct applicants may be eligible for a reduced fee. Contact us to find out more information.

Study Abroad Research

Students who have the agreement of an academic at the University of Melbourne for them to come and complete some research towards their home degree as a study abroad student currently have tuition fees waived.

If you are commencing studies with us

Make sure you read our Terms and Conditions for Study Abroad and Exchange students before completing your administrative enrolment. Once you enrol, you will be bound by this fee policy and are agreeing to pay tuition fees for every semester in which you are enrolled. For students commencing in other years, detailed fee information, including the fee policy covering your enrolment, will be provided when you are offered a place at the University.

* All courses available to international students must be registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) and have a CRICOS code.