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Education and living costs in Australia


the average cost of living and studying in Australia is an important part of
your application and financial preparation.

Students should be aware that the costs of studying
in Australia will depend on your education provider, the level of study you
choose and your study location in Australia.
the average living costs in Australia is an important part of your financial
preparation. For your reference, here are some of the costs associated with
living and studying in Australia (all costs are in Australian dollars).
The costs
below are an approximate guide only and don’t take into account your budget and
spending habits. 

– Hostels and Guesthouses – $90 to $150 per week- Shared Rental – $95 to $215 per week- On campus – $110 to $280 per week- Homestay – $235 to $325 per week- Rental – $185 to $440 per week- Boarding schools – $11,000 to $22,000 a year

Other living Expenses
– Groceries and eating out – $140 to $280 per week- Gas, electricity – $10 to $20 per week- Phone and Internet – $15 to $30 per week- Public transport – $30 to $60 per week- Car (after purchase) – $150 to $260 per week- Entertainment – $80 to $150 per week

Cost of living
The Department of Home Affairs has financial requirements
you must meet in order to receive a student visa for Australia.
Refer to
the step by step Student Visa Subclass 500 application and Document Checklist Tool for
details on how to provide the evidence required to cover the costs of your
stay, including your travel, study and living expenses.

As of
October 2021, the 12-month living costs are;
– For students or guardians –
AUD$21,041- For partners coming with you
– AUD$7,362- For a child coming with you
– AUD$3,152

The Home
Affairs website covers in more detail how to work out how much money you might need to
cover the costs of your stay in Australia as international student. 
Insider Guides ‘Cost of Living Calculator’ is also a useful, practical tool to
help estimate your cost of living in
If you
experience financial trouble while in Australia, talk to your institution’s
international student support and student accommodation services staff for assistance.

Course and study costs in Australia will depend on
the education provider and level of study you choose.
Use the
Course Search on this website to find courses and see details such as their
tuition fees. There may be additional costs for your course, including course
materials and access to institution facilities.
should refer to their provider’s payment conditions for specific advice.

Education costs
The list
below gives you a broad indication of the range of course costs (yearly) for different
types of qualifications.

Undergraduate Bachelor                Degree        $20,000 to $45,000*

Postgraduate Masters                        Degree         $22,000 to $50,000*

         Doctoral Degree 

 $18,000 to $42,000*

* Note: This does not include high cost of delivery
courses such as veterinary and medical.
visit institution websites directly to see costs for these courses.
All costs
are per year in Australian dollars. To convert to your own currency,