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.

Business
Course name Cost per unit* Total cost per course*
Master of Business Administration $3,500 $42,000
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration $3,500 $14,000
Graduate Certificate in Change Management $3,500 $14,000
Graduate Certificate in Economics for Business $3,500 $14,000
FINANCE
Course name Cost per unit* Total cost per course*
Master of Business Administration (Finance) $3,500 $42,000
Graduate Certificate in Finance $3,500 $14,000

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.

Commonwealth Supported Places 

A Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) is a place where the government subsidises part of a student’s unit fees. 

 This subsidy is available to eligible students completing certain units in the Mental Health, Mental Health Nursing, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health courses.  

Learn more about CSP with VU Online here.  

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.

FINANCIAL PLANNING
Course name Cost per unit* Total cost per course*
Master of Financial Planning $3,250 - $3,500 $39,000 - $42,000
Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning $3,250 $26,000
Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning $3,250 $13,000
HEALTHCARE
Course name Cost per unit* Total cost per course*
Master of Nursing $2,700 $32,400
Graduate Certificate in Nursing $2,700 $10,800
Master of Public Health $2,900 $34,800
Graduate Certificate in Public Health $2,900 $11,600
Master of Mental Health $2,600 - $2,700 $31,400
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health $2,600 $10,400
Master of Mental Health Nursing $2,600 - $2,700 $31,700 - $31,800
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing $2,600 - $2,700 $21,200
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing $2,600 - $2,700 $10,500
Master of Child and Adolescent Mental Health $2,600 - $2,700 $31,400
Graduate Certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health $2,600 $10,400
TEACHING
Course name Cost per unit* Total cost per course*
Master of Teaching (Primary Education) $2,550^ $35,700

*2022 student fees are shown and are subject to change.
^Select units are double-weighted. Unit fees will be adjusted accordingly.