Managing your course fees

The cost of online study

The total cost of completing your degree at Victoria University (VU) Online depends on the number of units you study and the amount of advanced standing you receive, which is assessed after you apply.

Course name Cost per unit* Total cost per course*
Master of Business Administration $3,450 $41,400
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration $3,450 $13,800
Graduate Certificate in Change Management $3,450 $13,800
Master of Business Administration (Finance) $3,450 $41,400
Graduate Certificate in Finance $3,450 $13,800
Master of Nursing $2,650 $31,800
Graduate Certificate in Nursing $2,650 $10,600
Master of Public Health $2,900 $34,800
Graduate Certificate in Public Health $2,900 $11,600
Master of Teaching (Primary Education) $2,550^ $40,800
Master of Financial Planning $3,250 - $3,450 $39,800
Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning $3,250 $26,000
Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning $3,250 $13,000

*2021 student fees are shown and are subject to change.
^Select units are double-weighted. Unit fees will be adjusted accordingly.

FEE-HELP: explained

FEE-HELP loans are available to assist eligible full-fee paying students with the cost of a university course. This Government loan scheme helps to pay for all or part of their tuition.

Read more about FEE-HELP and how to apply on the Study Assist website.


Advice on managing the cost of study

Please visit VU’s financial advice page if you would like to find out what options are available to you. You can also contact a Student Enrolment Advisor to talk about methods for managing the cost of university study.