Fees

2014 Tuition Fees

Course Domestic Students International Students
Foundation Studies for Business and Humanities N/A A$17,500
Foundation Studies for IT N/A A$17,500
Foundation Studies for Health and Life Sciences N/A A$17,500
Foundation Studies for Engineering and Computer Science N/A A$17,500
Diploma of Business A$19,900 A$22,000
Diploma of Bioscience A$23,000 A$25,300
Diploma of Mass Media and Communications A$21,240 A$21,350
Diploma of Information Technology A$19,900 A$22,250
Diploma of Health Sciences A$23,000 A$25,000

English Language Programs Weekly Fee
General English A$420
English for Further Studies (EFS) A$420
Advanced IELTS Preparation Program A$420

FEE-HELP at La Trobe Melbourne for Australian Students

La Trobe Melbourne has been granted the status as a recognised Higher Education Provider (HEP), allowing eligible domestic students the opportunity to access the FEE-HELP loan scheme.

Additional Fees and Services

Enrolment and Orientation fees

  • Cost: A$220 (international students only)

Accommodation

Students wishing to use this service must complete the relevant section on the application form, and pay along with tuition and other fees. Every time you use this service to change accommodation, you will be required to pay an additional fee of A$220.

Aiport Arrival Service

  • One way - A$120
  • Return - A$160

Students must book airport pickup by emailing admissions@latrobemelbourne.edu.au.

Any changes or cancellations must be made at least 72 hours before your arrival time. If you book and pay but do not use the service, or fail to notify us of changes or cancellations, you will not be refunded the service fee.

Special group tuition fee

  • Cost: A$120

Carer Fee

  • Initial 4 weeks - A$150
  • Additional weeks (per week) - A$35

The Carer Fee is a compulsory fee for students under 18 years of age, studying at the College on a student visa until they turn 18.

OSHC: Required for Student Visa

  • Individual (Approx. per month) - A$36
  • Family (Approx. per month) - A$83

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a compulsory health insurance plan for international students on student visas. Allianz Global Assistance is the OSHC provider for La Trobe Melbourne. Rates are calculated monthly for the duration of your enrolment and are subject to change in 2013.

ELICOS Text Books

ELICOS students will need to purchase one text book from the University book shop every 10 weeks. The approximate cost of each text book will be A$50-A$80.

Accommodation Fees

Type Inclusions/exclusions Bond (security deposit) Weekly Cost
Homestay (min four weeks) Includes breakfast and dinner daily, plus lunch on weekends. Does not include: telephone, internet. Paid directly to the host family. A$300 A$235
Homestay for students under 18 years of age Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily (additional charge for phone and internet costs) A$300 A$265
Residential Colleges*
Chisholm No meals A$500 A$179
Menzies No meals A$500 A$209
Glenn Breakfast and dinner, 7 days per week A$500 A$282

* Residential college fees are subject to change. Visit latrobe.edu.au/accommodation for the most up-to-date fee information.

Living Costs

The cost of living depends on the students' individual lifestyle. La Trobe Melbourne estimates that a single International student requires A$18,610-A$20,000 per year to live.

The cost would normally cover:

  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Entertainment
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Text books

It does not cover airfares or additional costs associated with an expensive lifestyle.