Fees and costs

The fees for your research degree depend on the subject area and type of degree you plan to do. Learn more about paying fees and other costs.

Tuition fees are charged each academic year on a per-point basis and vary by faculty or subject. All students are also required to pay compulsory levies.

Master’s degrees

Master’s by research or coursework fees will vary depending on the specific qualification and whether you are a domestic or international student.

PhDs and other doctoral degrees

Domestic and international students pay the same fees for doctoral study, which will vary by subject.

Estimate your fees

Use the fees estimator to calculate your fees if you are interested in:

An estimate of fees can be found on the Apply and contact tab of individual qualification pages.


You can talk to a fees advisor in Student Finance for guidance on payment schedules and levies.

Fee support

Postgraduate students may be eligible for a range of loans and grants, including StudyLink, Student Loan and Student Allowance along with a number of other scholarships or grants.

When and how to pay

Learn about methods and dates for required payments that relate to financing your study.

Fees are all due before your course begins and there are various ways you can pay them.

Find out how and when to pay.