Fees and Costs

Graduate Research School

Fees and Costs

International Postgraduate Research Candidates

For the duration of the degree, international candidates are required to pay Tuition Fees

For further information relating to fee payment and policy please refer to the Fees Policy (International)

For information on student visas see this UNSW page and this Australian Government page

Note: If postgraduate research candidates enrol in approved coursework as part of their higher research degree at UNSW they are not charged additional tuition fees.

Overseas Health Cover

As an International applicant, it is a condition of your student visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the entire duration of your stay in Australia.

Note: there are some exceptions to this, for example for some Norwegian and Swedish students

The University's preferred provider is Medibank. You can obtain OSHC with Medibank or with another provider of OSHC. If you decide to choose another provider of OSHC, you will not be disadvantaged by UNSW. If you decide to obtain OSHC with Medibank, the University may receive a commission - this is used to improve services to students.

 

Domestic Postgraduate Research Candidates

Tuition Fees

Domestic PhD or Masters by Research candidates  at UNSW are not liable for course tuition fees. Domestic candidates are Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens  (but does not include permanent residents of New Zealand).

All new domestic postgraduate research candidates enrolling in a Doctorate or Masters by Research at UNSW are granted a tuition fee exemption under the Commonwealth Government's Research Training Scheme.

For further information relating to the Scheme please see the Research Training Scheme page on the GRS website.

Note: If postgraduate research candidates enrol in approved coursework as part of their higher research degree at UNSW they are not charged additional tuition fees.

 

Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)

From Semester 1 2012 Domestic Research candidates studying at UNSW under the RTS scheme are required to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)