Student Fees Policy - general principles

2.1 Authority for Course Fees

The Monash University Council has prime responsibility for the setting and approval of fees for courses offered by the University. Council approves the range of fees for courses offered by each Faculty and delegates to the Vice-Chancellor the authority to approve or vary fees within agreed parameters.

2.2 Authority for Miscellaneous Fees

The Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice-President approves the Miscellaneous Fees.

2.3 Government Payment Schemes

The Federal Government, through the Department of Education, determine payment arrangements available through schemes such as HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP and OS-HELP.

2.4 Due Date for Payment

All student fees are required to be paid by a specified due date. Failure to pay outstanding fees will result in the cancellation of a student's enrolment. Final year students will not be recorded as a graduate and no complete results or complete academic record will be issued, unless full payment of all outstanding debts is made.

2.5 Terms for Domestic Fee Paying Students

Students who commenced their course pre 2004

Students in this category have their course fee held for the duration of that course.

Students who commenced their course after January 01 2004

For future years of your course, Monash University reserves the right to adjust annual tuition fees. However the University undertakes that any adjustment factor will not exceed 6% per annum and will be applied on the 1st of January each year for that calendar year.

2.6 Terms for International Fee Paying Students

Students who commenced their course pre 2004

Students in this category have their course fee held for the duration of that course.

Students who commenced their course after January 01 2004

For future years of your course, Monash University reserves the right to adjust annual tuition fees. However the University undertakes that any adjustment factor will not exceed 6% per annum and will be applied on the 1st of January each year for that calendar year.

2.7 Permanent course transfers at Australian campuses

Fee paying students undertaking a permanent course transfer will be fee assessed at the commencing rate of the new course relevant to the year the student transfers. Students should contact their faculty office to discuss any circumstances that warrant consideration to vary the applicable commencing fee.

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