Fees for Award Programs and Courses Policy


To ensure a breadth of postgraduate program offerings beyond those supported by the Commonwealth, the University charges tuition fees for some programs.

This policy describes the principles, processes and authorities for setting and charging tuition fees, incidental fees and other tuition fees at the University of Adelaide.

RMO File No. 2014/6816
Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
Responsible policy officer Mr Dan McHolm, Director, Planning & Analytics, ext. 36300
Endorsed by Vice-Chancellors Executive on 17 May 2017
Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 1 August 2017
Related Policies Fees for Award Programs and Courses Procedures

Fee Setting Guidelines

Incidental Fee Guidelines

FOE Classification Guidelines

Related legislation Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cth) and related Guidelines

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (Cth) and related National Code

Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)

Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)

Higher Education Support Act 2012 (HESA)

Higher Education Provider Guidelines 2012 (HEP), September 2013

Higher Education Administrative Information for Provider, February 2015 (HEAIP)

The National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007, Part D, Standard 2.1

Superceded Policies Fees for Award Programs and Courses Policy, v. 28 November 2011.
Effective from 1 August 2017
Review Date 31 July 2020
Contact for queries about the policy Mr Dan McHolm, Director, Planning and Analytics, ext. 36300

Printed copies of these documents may not be up to date. Please refer to the University Policy and Procedures website for the latest version.