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There are four Foundation Year intakes a year. The Standard program starts in January and July and the Intensive and Extended programs start in March and August.

Standard program dates

Enrolment and orientation Semester Classes start Mid-semester break Classes end Exam PeriodCensus dateFees
27 Jan 201611 Feb 201625 Mar – 1 Apr 20163 Jun 2016 28 Feb 2016A$24,750
 218 Jul 201619–23 Sep 201628 Oct 201631 Oct - 11 Nov- 201612 Aug 2016 
13 Jul 2016118 Jul 201619–23 Sep 201628 Oct 201631 Oct - 11 Nov- 201612 Aug 2016A$24,750
 230 Jan 201714–21 Apr 201712 May 201720 May – 2 Jun 201724 Feb 2017 
25 Jan 2017130 Jan 201714–21 Apr 201712 May 201720 May – 2 Jun 201724 Feb 2017A$25,590
 217 Jul 201725 Sep – 29 Sep 201727 Oct 201728 Oct –10 Nov 201711 Aug 2017 
12 Jul 2017117 Jul 201725 Sep – 29 Sep 201727 Oct 201728 Oct –10 Nov 201711 Aug 2017A$25,590
 229 Jan 201830 Mar – 6 Apr 201711 May 201812 May – 25 May 201823 Feb 2018 
24 Jan 2018129 Jan 201830 Mar – 6 Apr 201711 May 201812 May – 25 May 201823 Feb 2018TBA
 216 Jul 201824 Sep - 28 Sep 201826 Oct 201827 Oct – 9 Nov 201810 Aug 2018 

You can download the latest enrolment and orientation schedules from the 'Dates & Schedules' section on the New Students page.

Intensive program dates

Enrolment and orientation Semester Classes start Mid-semester break Classes end Exam PeriodCensus dateFees
11 Mar 2016114 Mar 201625 Mar – 1 Apr 20163 Jun 2016 8 Apr 2016A$24,750
 218 Jul 201619–23 Sep 201628 Oct 201631 Oct - 11 Nov- 2016  
26 Aug 2016129 Aug 201619-23 Sep 201628 Oct 201631 Oct - 11 Nov- 201623 Sep 2016A$24,750
 230 Jan 201714-21 Apr 201712 May 201720 May – 2 Jun 201724 Feb 2017 
15 Mar 2017120 Mar 201714-21 Apr 201712 May 201720 May – 2 Jun 201713 Apr 2017A$25,590
 217 Jul 201725 Sep – 29 Sep 201727 Oct 201728 Oct –10 Nov 201711 Aug 2017 
23 Aug 2017128 Aug 201725 Sep – 29 Sep 201727 Oct 201728 Oct –10 Nov 201722 Sep 2017A$25,590
 229 Jan 201830 March – 6 April 201811 May 201812 – 25 May 201823 Feb 2018 

You can download the latest enrolment and orientation schedules from the 'Dates & Schedules' section on the New Students page.

Extended program dates

Enrolment and orientation Semester Classes start Mid-semester break Classes end Exam PeriodCensus dateFees
28 Aug 2015131 Aug 201521 – 25 Sep 20154 Dec 2015 25 Sep 2015A$34,750
 21 Feb 201625 Mar – 1 Apr 20163 Jun 2016   
 318 Jul 201619 – 23 Sep 201628 Oct 201631 Oct - 11 Nov- 2016  
11 Mar 2016114 Mar 201625 Mar – 1 Apr 201617 Jun 2016 8 Apr 2016A$36,000
 218 Jul 201619 – 23 Sep 201628 Oct 201631 Oct - 11 Nov- 2016  
 330 Jan 201714 Apr – 21 Apr 201712 May 201720 May – 2 June 2017  
26 Aug 2016129 Aug 201619 Sep – 23 Sep 20168 Dec 2016 23 Sep 2016A$36,000
 230 Jan 201714 Apr – 21 Apr 201712 May 201720 May – 2 June 2017  
 317 Jul 201725 Sep – 29 Sep 201727 Oct 201728 Oct –10 Nov 2017  
15 Mar 2017120 Mar 201714  Apr – 21 Apr 201727 Oct 2017 13 Apr 2017A$37,260
 217 July 201725 Sep – 29 Sep 201727 Oct 201728 Oct –10 Nov 201711 Aug 2017 
 329 Jan 201830 Mar – 6 Apr 201811 May 201812 – 25 May 201823 Feb 2018 
23 Aug 2017128 Aug 201725 Sep – 29 Sep 20177 Dec 2017 22 Sep 2017A$37,260
 229 Jan 201830 Mar – 6 Apr 201811 May 201812 – 25 May 201823 Feb 2018 
 316 Jul 201824 Sep – 28 Sep 201826 Oct 201827 Oct – 9 Nov 201810 Aug 2018 

You can download the latest enrolment and orientation schedules from the 'Dates & Schedules' section on the New Students page.

What you need to know about the fees

The fees are based on the minimum number of units you need to finish for each Foundation Year course format (Standard 8 units | Intensive 8 units | Extended 15 units).

If you do not wish to keep studying a unit, you must withdraw from the unit before the census date, or you will need to pay the fees for that subject.

Additional fees 2016

Added and repeat Foundation Year unitA$3094
Repeat Extended unit*A$1608
Music surcharge per unitA$1000
Application feeA$100
Academic transcript (per copy)A$28
Student letterA$28
Attendance letterA$28
Late enrolment fee (for 2016 enrolment period)A$316
Reinstatement of enrolment after invalidationA$204
Locker depositA$50
Locker rental feeA$20
Replacement ID cardA$38
Replacement wrist bandA$10

*This includes units MUF1001, MUF1002, MUF1003, MUF1004, MUF1005, MUF1006 or MUF1007 only. All other units are standard Foundation Year units, even if you study them as part of the Extended format.It is important to remember that there are extra things you may need to pay for, such as calculators, photocopying, books and study guides. Find out about the cost of living in Australia and other expenses such as overseas student health cover.

Please note that additional fees apply for English language courses.

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You are protected

Tuition Protection Service (TPS) is organised by the Australian Government to support international students.

If we close or are unable to deliver your course, this service provides protection. In the unlikely event that this happens, we will either provide a different suitable course or a refund.

All fees are listed in Australian dollars.