Study abroad fees

Semester fees
Tuition fees 2022 (9 units) $9,750
Tuition fees 2022 (12 units) $13,000
Estimated Living Expenses $8,400
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) $330
Total $18,105 - $21,230 AUD
Summer and Winter School fees
Tuition fees 2021 (3 units) $3,125
Tuition fees 2021 (6 units) $6,250
Estimated Living Expenses $1,400 - $3,000
Total $4,525 - $9,250 AUD

Exchange costs

Whilst Exchange students do not incur tuition fees, they still have to pay for their living expenses and possibly Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

Costs for one semester
Estimated Living Expenses $6,000 - $8,400
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) $330
Total $6,330 - $8,730 AUD
Costs for Summer or Winter School
Estimated Living Expenses $1,400 - $3,000
Total $1,400 - $3,000 AUD

Additional study abroad & exchange costs

  • Visa

    Study Abroad & Exchange students are required to apply for a student visa depending on length of stay and purpose of the visit.

    Please apply through the Department of Home Affairs for a visa to study in Australia.

  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

    Study Abroad and Exchange students are required to purchase approved Australian Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

    It is strongly advised that every Study Abroad & Exchange student have comprehensive travel insurance cover for the length of their stay in Australia. This will need to be arranged prior to departure from your home country.


    • Students from Sweden, Norway and Belgium are covered under the reciprocal health care arrangements between their home countries and Australia.
    • Students who only study in Summer or Winter School
  • Flights

    An economy class return flight to Adelaide varies dramatically depending on your country of origin, this must be costed in to your overall budget.

  • Books & study materials

    You should also allow at least $250 - $400AUD per semester for the cost of textbooks and other basic study materials.

    Some students will also all incur costs for specialist equipment (e.g. laboratory coats, microscopes, stethoscopes) and field trips.