Student Fees & FEE-HELP

Find your tuition fees and learn if you are eligible for financial support under the FEE-HELP scheme here.

Domestic Student Indicative Course Fees 2023

Stage 1

Diploma (Stage 1) EFTSL Per unit Per Study Period Total Course Fees ($AUD)
All Streams 0.125 2,025 8,100 16,200

Stage 2

Diploma (Stage 2) EFTSL Per Unit Per Study Period Total Course Fees ($ AUD)
Diploma of Arts & Creative Industries (Stage 2) 0.125 2,100 8,400 16,800
Diploma Built Environment (Stage 2) 0.125 2,100 8,400 16,800
Diploma of Commerce (Stage 2) 0.125 2,100 8,400 16,800
Diploma of Engineering (Stage 2) 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Exercise & Sport Science NA NA NA NA
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Human Biomedicine 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Laboratory Medicine 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Molecular Genetics 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Nursing 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Nutrition & Food Science 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Occupational Therapy NA NA NA NA
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Pharmacy 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Physiotherapy NA NA NA NA
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Pharmacology 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) Psychology 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Health Sciences (Stage 2) All other majors 0.125 2,137.50 8,550 17,100
Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 2) 0.125 2,100 8,400 16,800

Additional Costs

The following is a guide to the additional costs that students should budget for depending on their course and stream. This list is exclusive of text books which could cost up to AUD$300.

 Course Area  Item  Indicative   Fee ($ AUD)
 Built Environment  Drawing Equipment  150
 Folio  30-150
 Special Printing  100
 Materials for Design  Modelling  50
 Drawing Board  150
 Steel Cap Boots (Construction Stream Only)  100-150
 Commerce  Calculator  30
 Design  Digital SLR Camera (Check Your Stream)  250-800
 Folio  30-150
 Drawing Equipment  200-400
 Special Printing  100
 Film Recording SD Card (Mass Communications Unit)  50
 Engineering  Steel Cap Boots  100-150
 Calculator  30
 Protractor, Set Squares, 30cm Ruler, Compass  20-40
 Information Technology  Calculator  30
 Health Sciences Exercise, Sports & Rehabilitation  Clothing  100
 Anatomy Licence  15
 Health Sciences Human Biology Preclinical and Laboratory Medicine & Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology  Anatomy Licence  15
 Lab Coat  25-60
 Safety Glasses  15-25
 Health Checks/Vaccinations  up to 740
 Laboratory Equipment  20
 Health Sciences Nursing   Senior First Aid Certificate  100-220
 National Police Certificate  65-75
 Working with Children Criminal Record Screening  11-55
 Clinical Name Badge  18-25
 Anatomy Licence  15
 Lab Coat  25-60
 Safety Glasses  15
 Uniform  150
 Click here for more information.  Health  Checks/Vaccinations  up to 740
 Health Sciences Nutrition  Lab Coat  25-60
 Safety Glasses  15-25
 Health Sciences Occupational Therapy   National Police Certificate  65-75
 Working with Children Criminal Record Screening  11-55
 Clinical Name Badge  18-25
 Anatomy Licence  15
 Lab Manual  20
 Lab Coat  25-60
 Safety Glasses  15-25
 Essential First Aid  100-200
 Uniform  150
 Click here for more information.  Health Checks/Vaccinations  up to 740
 Health Sciences Pharmacy  Lab Coat    25-60
 Uniform  75
 Safety Glasses  15-25
 First Aid Certificates  155-200
 Name Badge  18-25
 National Police Certificate  65-75
 Health Checks/Vaccinations  up to 740
 Locker Fee  20
 Health Sciences Physiotherapy  Lab Coat  25-60
 Safety Glasses  15-25
 Lab Manual  20
 Anatomy Licence  15
 Senior First Aid Certificate  250-300
 National Police Certificate  65-75
 Working with Children Criminal Record Screening 1 1-55
 Clinical Name Badge  18-25
 Stethoscope  139-145
 Electrodes  18
 Aquatic Rescue Award (RLSSA) (PT)  60-75
 Uniform  120
 Click here for more information.  Health Checks/Vaccinations  up to 740

FEE-HELP

Eligible students can access FEE-HELP assistance

FEE-HELP Australian citizens and holders of permanent humanitarian visas are eligible for FEE-HELP assistance. As an approved Higher Education provider, Curtin College is eligible to offer FEE-HELP for Curtin College Diplomas. Australian citizens and holders of permanent humanitarian visas are eligible for FEE-HELP assistance.

The following students are not eligible for FEE-HELP and need to pay their fees upfront:

  • New Zealand citizens

  • Permanent visa holders (with the exception of permanent humanitarian visa holders)

  • International Students.

If you are commencing study of a Curtin College Diploma and wish to pay for part or all of  your tuition fees through FEE-HELP, you must:

  • Read the FEE-HELP Information booklet

  • Complete the FEE-HELP questionnaire

  • Complete the FEE-HELP application form provided with your Letter of Offer

  • Return these items with your Letter of Acceptance

Loan fee

Currently, if you use a FEE-HELP loan to pay for your undergraduate course, you will be required to pay a 20 per cent loan fee* which is imposed by the Government.  The loan fee does NOT apply to you if your course is postgraduate study.  (*The loan fee does not count towards your combined HELP limit).

For more information on FEE-HELP, visit the Australian Government Study Assist website.