Cost of Study

Generally study expenses can vary depending on the country of study and the course and university selected. These are just general approximate expenses which may be used as a reference but not as an absolute guide. 


A Masters course can cost $ 12000 plus approx per semester, whereas a diploma will be easy on the pocket and the extra time can help you get work and make points for your permanent residency (which are 60 points). As for the fees, vocational courses cost between Rs 300,000/- approx per semester for six months. Masters would be anywhere between Rs. 500,000 – Rs.. 700,000 per semester. These figures exclude living expenses.

Other than that, the annual cost of living as fixed by the Australian High Commission are as under :-

The Living Cost for Student   –     AUD 19,830 p.a

The Living Cost for Spouse    –      AUD 6,940 p.a

The Living Cost for child        –      AUD 2,970 p.a

Tuition fees may amount to anywhere between Australian dollars 10,000 – 30,000 per year. The fees vary depending upon the institution and programme and living expense is approx. same as mentioned above. In general, living expenses range from A$ 10,000 to A$ 15,000 per annum, depending on individual lifestyle.

International students are allowed to work up to 40 hours fortnighty and on part-time basis during studies and the full time allowed the study breaks. This arrangement is of immense help to international students.