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2015 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 its 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.

2015 Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution Amounts (SCA)


Band


Funding Clusters
2015 Maximum Student Contribution amount ($AUD per EFTSL)

$AUD Per Credit [1]
Law, accounting, administration, economics, commerce
1

$10,266

51.330
dentistry, medicine, veterinary science
8
Mathematics, statistics, computing, built environment, other health
3


$8,768


43.840
Allied health
5
Engineering, surveying, science
7
Agriculture
8
Humanities
2



$6,152



30.760
Behavioural science, social studies
3
Education (see Notes 2)
4
Clinical psychology, foreign languages, visual and performing arts
5
Nursing (see Notes 2)
6

Notes:

  1. Based on 200 Credits
  2. For students who commenced their course of study before 1 January 2010, the maximum annual student contribution amount that may be charged for Education and Nursing units is $4,923. Students who started their course of study on or after 1 January 2010 are subject to the maximum study contribution amount specified in the above table.

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