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2013 Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution Amounts (SCA)

A unit of study that is offered by a higher education provider will be classified into a Government Band according to it's Field of Education (FOE). Bands are defined by the field of education (FOE) under the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED).

The cost of studying at Curtin University is determined at the unit level. Each unit has a credit value or EFTSL value. An EFTSL or Equivalent Full Time Student Load is a representation of the amount of load a student would have when studying full time for one year. 200 credits equal 1.0 EFTSL.

2013 Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution Amounts (SCA)
Government Band
SCA per credit $AUD
Band 3 Law, accounting, administration, economics, commerce, dentistry, medicine, veterinary science 48.96 9,792
Band 2 Mathematics, statistics, computing, built environment, other health, allied health, science, engineering, surveying, agriculture 41.815 8,363
Band 1 Humanities, behavioural science, social studies, education (see Notes), clinical psychology, foreign languages, visual and performing arts, nursing (see Notes) 29.34 5,868
National Priority Band Education and Nursing (Pre-2010 students only) 23.48 4,696

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