In general, it is considerably cheaper for international students to study in Australia compared with many other destinations popular with international students, such as the UK or US. This coupled with the cheaper living costs makes Australia a very economic choice.

Education level / program Average tuition costs per year ($AUD)
Secondary education $6000–$30,000
Vocational Education and Training (VET) $6000–$30,000
Technical and Further Education (TAFE) $6000–$30,000
Foundation $6000–$30,000
Higher education
Humanities degree $6000–$30,000
Science degree $6000–$30,000
Business and management degree $6000–$30,000
Study abroad and student exchange programs $6000–$30,000
MBA $6000–$30,000

*please note that course fees can vary widely and should always be researched with the relevant college or institute.

**Source: The Good Universities Guide 2010