Cost of study

During your time at Monash, you can expect to incur some or all of the study-related costs listed below.

Course (tuition) fees

Course fees include the student contribution amount for:

  • a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
  • domestic student fees
  • international student fees.

Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF)

The Student Services Amenities Fee helps cover the cost of student services such as sport and recreation, student clubs, health and wellbeing, and employment and career advice.

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

All international students on a student visa need to have OSHC while studying in Australia.

Other study costs

In addition to your course fees, you may be required to pay for activities and materials such as study tours, field trips, protective clothing, unique technology and specialist services like immunisations.

Payments made for other study costs are normally non-refundable, but some faculties may consider refunds in exceptional circumstances. Contact your faculty for further advice.

Check the Handbook for other study costs. These may be listed in the course, unit, or area of study entries.


Some units may require textbooks, which you can purchase new or second hand, or borrow from the library.

For prices, search the Monash Bookshop by faculty, course or unit.

Laptops and other devices

We have student computers in our computer labs, libraries and hospitals in Victoria. You may need to provide your own device for classwork or to sit eExams. Your laptop should meet the recommended minimum system requirements (or, in some cases, the system requirements specified by a faculty for a specific degree).

For more information, see:

Photocopying and printing

You’ll need to pay to use the printers in the libraries and computer labs. See printing costs.

Parking on campus

Costs for parking on campus include parking permits, parking fines, and metered parking.

Miscellaneous fees

Miscellaneous fees include academic transcripts, student letters, replacement ID cards, and fees for attending a graduation ceremony.

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