Fees and payments

Single subject study

Single subject tuition fees are based on your enrolment type, the subjects and degree you select, and the study load of each subject. Fee payments are usually made before you commence your study.

You can choose to enrol in assessed, non-assessed or international intensive mode.

Please note that 2020 fees are the same as the fees listed in 2021

Broad area of study Discipline fee band CAP subject fee (assessed mode) for 1 standard 12.5 credit point subject in 2020 2020 CAP undergraduate subject fee - assessed mode for 100 credit points
Agriculture, Engineering, Sciences and Veterinary Science Agriculture (including Agriculture - Dookie) $3,412 $27,296
  Computing $3,668 $29,344
  Engineering $3,840 $30,720
  Information Systems $3,668 $29,344
  Mathematics, Statistics $4,244 $33,952
  Optometry $5,780 $46,240
  Optometry - Distance Education Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Science $4,992 $39,936
  Surveying $3,840 $30,720
  Veterinary Science $7,212 $57,696
  Veterinary Science - Online Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
Built and Natural Environment Built Environment $4,256 $34,048
Business and Economics Accounting, Administration, Commerce, Economics $4,588 $36,704
Education Education $3,440 $27,520
Health and Medical Sciences Behavioural Science $4,336 $34,688
  Dentistry Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Health (non-clinical) $4,424 $35,392
  Medicine (domestic) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Medicine (clinical) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Nursing $3,400 $27,200
  Other Health $4,424 $35,392
  Physiotherapy $5,168 $41,344
Humanities, Social Sciences and Languages Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Social Studies $3,480 $27,840
Law Law $5,544 $44,352
Music, Visual and Performing Arts VCA (Audio Visual) $5,396 $43,168
  VCA (Foundation study) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  VCA General $3,308 $26,464
  VCA (Performing Arts) $3,308 $26,464
  Visual and Performing Arts $3,308 $26,464
Broad area of study Discipline fee band CAP subject fee (non-assessed mode) for 1 standard 12.5 credit point subject in 2020 2020 CAP undergraduate subject fee - non-assessed mode for 100 credit points
Agriculture, Engineering, Sciences and Veterinary Science Agriculture (including Agriculture - Dookie) $2,220 $17,760
  Computing $2,204 $17,632
  Engineering $2,304 $18,432
  Information Systems $2,204 $17,632
  Mathematics, Statistics $3,396 $27,168
  Optometry $3,468 $27,744
  Optometry - Distance Education Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Science $3,996 $31,968
  Surveying $2,304 $18,432
  Veterinary Science Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Veterinary Science - Online Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
Built and Natural Environment Built Environment $1,704 $13,632
Business and Economics Accounting, Administration, Commerce, Economics $3,672 $29,376
Education Education $2,752 $22,016
Health and Medical Sciences Behavioural Science $2,604 $20,832
  Dentistry Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Health (non-clinical) $2,656 $21,248
  Medicine (domestic) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Medicine (clinical) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Nursing $2,720 $21,760
  Other Health $2,656 $21,248
  Physiotherapy $5,168 $41,344
Humanities, Social Sciences and Languages Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Social Studies $2,784 $22,272
Law Law $4,436 $35,488
Music, Visual and Performing Arts VCA (Audio Visual) $3,240 $25,920
  VCA (Foundation study) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  VCA General $1,988 $15,904
  VCA (Performing Arts) $1,988 $15,904
  Visual and Performing Arts $1,988 $15,904
Broad area of study Discipline fee band CAP subject fee (assessed mode) for 1 standard 12.5 credit point subject in 2021 2021 CAP undergraduate subject fee - assessed mode for 100 credit points
Agriculture, Engineering, Sciences and Veterinary Science Agriculture (including Agriculture - Dookie) $3,412 $27,296
  Computing $3,668 $29,344
  Engineering $3,840 $30,720
  Information Systems $3,668 $29,344
  Mathematics, Statistics $4,244 $33,952
  Optometry $5,780 $46,240
  Optometry - Distance Education Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Science $4,992 $39,936
  Surveying $3,840 $30,720
  Veterinary Science $7,212 $57,696
  Veterinary Science - Online Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
Built and Natural Environment Built Environment $4,256 $34,048
Business and Economics Accounting, Administration, Commerce, Economics $4,588 $36,704
Education Education $3,440 $27,520
Health and Medical Sciences Behavioural Science $4,336 $34,688
  Dentistry Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Health (non-clinical) $4,424 $35,392
  Medicine (domestic) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Medicine (clinical) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Nursing $3,400 $27,200
  Other Health $4,424 $35,392
  Physiotherapy $5,168 $41,344
Humanities, Social Sciences and Languages Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Social Studies $3,480 $27,840
Law Law $5,544 $44,352
Music, Visual and Performing Arts VCA (Audio Visual) $5,396 $43,168
  VCA (Foundation study) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  VCA General $3,308 $26,464
  VCA (Performing Arts) $3,308 $26,464
  Visual and Performing Arts $3,308 $26,464
Broad area of study Discipline fee band CAP subject fee (non-assessed mode) for 1 standard 12.5 credit point subject in 2021 2021 CAP undergraduate subject fee - non-assessed mode for 100 credit points
Agriculture, Engineering, Sciences and Veterinary Science Agriculture (including Agriculture - Dookie) $2,220 $17,760
  Computing $2,204 $17,632
  Engineering $2,304 $18,432
  Information Systems $2,204 $17,632
  Mathematics, Statistics $3,396 $27,168
  Optometry $3,468 $27,744
  Optometry - Distance Education Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Science $3,996 $31,968
  Surveying $2,304 $18,432
  Veterinary Science Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Veterinary Science - Online Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
Built and Natural Environment Built Environment $1,704 $13,632
Business and Economics Accounting, Administration, Commerce, Economics $3,672 $29,376
Education Education $2,752 $22,016
Health and Medical Sciences Behavioural Science $2,604 $20,832
  Dentistry Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Health (non-clinical) $2,656 $21,248
  Medicine (domestic) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Medicine (clinical) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Nursing $2,720 $21,760
  Other Health $2,656 $21,248
  Physiotherapy $5,168 $41,344
Humanities, Social Sciences and Languages Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Social Studies $2,784 $22,272
Law Law $4,436 $35,488
Music, Visual and Performing Arts VCA (Audio Visual) $3,240 $25,920
  VCA (Foundation study) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  VCA General $1,988 $15,904
  VCA (Performing Arts) $1,988 $15,904
  Visual and Performing Arts $1,988 $15,904

You can choose to enrol in assessed, non-assessed or international intensive mode.

Broad area of study Discipline fee band CAP subject fee (assessed mode) for a 12.5 credit point subject in 2020 2020 CAP graduate subject fee - assessed mode for 100 credit points CAP subject fee (non-assessed mode) for a 12.5 credit point subject in 2020 2020 CAP graduate subject fee - non-assessed mode for 100 credit points
Agriculture, Engineering, Sciences and Veterinary Science Agriculture (including Agriculture - Dookie) $2,696 $21,568 $1,564 $12,512
  Computing $4,024 $32,192 $2,416 $19,328
  Engineering $4,736 $37,888 $2,844 $22,752
  Information Systems $4,024 $32,192 $3,220 $25,760
  Mathematics, Statistics $4,244 $33,952 $3,396 $27,168
  Optometry $3,160 $25,280 $1,896 $15,168
  Optometry (Distance Education) $3,156 $25,248 $1,896 $15,168
  Science $4,992 $39,936 $3,996 $31,968
  Surveying $4,736 $37,888 $1,896 $15,168
  Veterinary Science Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Veterinary Science (online) $4,488 $35,904 Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
Built & Natural Environment Built Environment $4,676 $37,408 $1,872 $14,976
Business and Economics Accounting, Administration, Commerce, Economics $4,788 $38,304 $3,832 $30,656
Education Education $3,516 $28,128 $2,816 $22,528
Health and Medical Sciences Behavioural Science $3,644 $29,152 $2,188 $17,504
  Dentistry $11,484 $91,872 $9,188 $73,504
  Health (non-clinical) $2,864 $22,912 $1,720 $13,760
  Medicine (domestic) $3,636 $29,088 $2,912 $23,296
  Medicine (clinical) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Medicine (PhD) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Nursing $2,664 $21,312 $2,132 $17,056
  Other Health $3,640 $29,120 $2,184 $17,472
  Physiotherapy $4,808 $38,464 $3,848 $30,784
Humanities, Social Sciences and Languages Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Social Studies $3,340 $26,720 $2,672 $21,376
Law Juris Doctor $5,136 $41,088 Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Law $5,552 $44,416 $4,444 $35,552
Music, Visual and Performing Arts VCA (AVS group 1) $4,652 $37,216 $3,492 $27,936
  VCA (AVS group 2) $3,008 $24,064 $2,256 $18,048
  VCA (AVS group 3) $3,952 $31,616 $2,964 $23,712
  VCA General $2,512 $20,096 $1,884 $15,072
  VCA (Performing Arts) $2,512 $20,096 $1,884 $15,072
  Visual and Performing Arts $2,512 $20,096 $1,884 $15,072
Broad area of study Discipline fee band CAP subject fee (assessed mode) for a 12.5 credit point subject in 2021 2021 CAP graduate subject fee - assessed mode for 100 credit points CAP subject fee (non-assessed mode) for a 12.5 credit point subject in 2021 2021 CAP graduate subject fee - non-assessed mode for 100 credit points
Agriculture, Engineering, Sciences and Veterinary Science Agriculture (including Agriculture - Dookie) $2,696 $21,568 $1,564 $12,512
  Computing $4,024 $32,192 $2,416 $19,328
  Engineering $4,736 $37,888 $2,844 $22,752
  Information Systems $4,024 $32,192 $3,220 $25,760
  Mathematics, Statistics $4,244 $33,952 $3,396 $27,168
  Optometry $3,160 $25,280 $1,896 $15,168
  Optometry (Distance Education) $3,156 $25,248 $1,896 $15,168
  Science $4,992 $39,936 $3,996 $31,968
  Surveying $4,736 $37,888 $1,896 $15,168
  Veterinary Science Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Veterinary Science (online) $4,488 $35,904 Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
Built & Natural Environment Built Environment $4,676 $37,408 $1,872 $14,976
Business and Economics Accounting, Administration, Commerce, Economics $4,788 $38,304 $3,832 $30,656
Education Education $3,516 $28,128 $2,816 $22,528
Health and Medical Sciences Behavioural Science $3,644 $29,152 $2,188 $17,504
  Dentistry $11,484 $91,872 $9,188 $73,504
  Health (non-clinical) $2,864 $22,912 $1,720 $13,760
  Medicine (domestic) $3,636 $29,088 $2,912 $23,296
  Medicine (clinical) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Medicine (PhD) Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Nursing $2,664 $21,312 $2,132 $17,056
  Other Health $3,640 $29,120 $2,184 $17,472
  Physiotherapy $4,808 $38,464 $3,848 $30,784
Humanities, Social Sciences and Languages Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Social Studies $3,340 $26,720 $2,672 $21,376
Law Juris Doctor $5,136 $41,088 Not available for enrolment in this mode Not available for enrolment in this mode
  Law $5,552 $44,416 $4,444 $35,552
Music, Visual and Performing Arts VCA (AVS group 1) $4,652 $37,216 $3,492 $27,936
  VCA (AVS group 2) $3,008 $24,064 $2,256 $18,048
  VCA (AVS group 3) $3,952 $31,616 $2,964 $23,712
  VCA General $2,512 $20,096 $1,884 $15,072
  VCA (Performing Arts) $2,512 $20,096 $1,884 $15,072
  Visual and Performing Arts $2,512 $20,096 $1,884 $15,072

Fee discounts

For alumni

University of Melbourne alumni receive a 20 per cent discount on the standard fee for undergraduate single subject/CAP subjects taken in assessed and non-assessed modes. To be eligible, you must be:

  • a former student who successfully completed a minimum of 100 credit points over one year of full-time study at the University; or
  • a former international student who completed at least one semester of study in a study abroad or exchange program at the University; or
  • a former academic or professional staff member who completed a minimum of three years' service with the University; or
  • a former University committee member who completed a minimum of three years' service as a member of an official University committee.

This discount also applies to some graduate subjects.

For staff and their families

University of Melbourne staff and their immediate families may be eligible to receive a discount of up to 25 per cent on the standard fees for single subject studies under the Community Access Program (CAP). The discount applies to undergraduate and graduate subjects taken in assessed and non-assessed mode.

An application for this fee discount should be submitted with your online application. In order to expedite assessment of your staff tuition fee discount application, please include a letter from your supervisor (or your family member’s supervisor) including your:

  • University of Melbourne staff ID number
  • University of Melbourne department
  • employment type and time fraction.

Further details can be found at Human Resources