There's never been a better time to study, with fees heavily subsidised and HECS-HELP loans available for select postgraduate courses in 2023.

Undergraduate Certificate in Diet and Health

Why study a postgrad CSP course in 2023?

Expand your potential

Reskill, upskill or specialise.


Government subsidies in 2023 and HECS-HELP student loans available.

Award-winning VU Block Model®

Courses delivered in the VU Block Model® in four or eight-week blocks.


Engineering, science & IT

Subsidised fees

Postgraduate study is normally charged full fees, without access to government loan schemes.

The postgraduate courses listed here are government-subsidised, offering a significant saving for those looking to upskill.

Loans are also available, so you can study now, pay later through tax. Eligible students enrolled in a CSP may be able to get help paying their student contribution through the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP).

Learn more about course tuition fees.

COURSE Estimated Full-Fee Costs (first year only)* Estimated student contribution (first year only)^ Saving#
Graduate Diploma in Counselling $26,200 $15,142 42%
Master of Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation $28,600 $9,278.29 68%
Graduate Certificate in Digital Content Creation $14,600 $5,005.63 66%
Graduate Certificate in Digital Learning & Teaching $11,300 $3,439.25 70%
Graduate Certificate in Digital Media $12,200 $5,860.75 52%
Graduate Certificate in TESOL $11,300 $2,062 82%
Master of Professional Accounting $29,800 $15,142 49%
Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning Systems $14,900 $4,150.50 72%
Graduate Certificate in Block Teaching $11,300 $2,062 82%
Graduate Certificate in Education $11,300 $2,062 82%
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education $11,300 $2,062 82%
Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education $22,600 $4,124 82%
Master of Teaching (Primary Education) $22,600 $4,124 82%
Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) $22,600 $4,124 82%
Master of Applied Teaching (Secondary Education) $22,600 $4,124 82%
Graduate Certificate in Performance-Based Building & Fire Codes $15,200 $4,150.50 73%
Master of Dietetics $37,000 $8,301 78%
Master of Global Public Health $27,400 $9,338.63 66%
Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying $30,400 $8,301 73%
Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying $15,200 $4,150.50 73%
Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security $26,200 $9,156.13 65%
Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security $13,100 $4,150.50 68%
Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence $13,100 $4,150.50 68%
Graduate Certificate in Construction Project Management $15,200 $7,571 50%
Graduate Certificate in Research Skills $11,600 $6,886.90 41%

For all courses listed, standard VU admission requirements apply. See the relevant course for more details.

* Estimated fees shown are for the first year of study only. For courses that require less than 48 credit points (1 year fill-time study load) the fees indicated are based on the total credit points required for completion of that course. The duration shown does not take into account advanced standing or block advanced standing rules which may reduce the duration of study.

^ Full Fee "Estimated costs” are provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking a study load of 48 credit points (full-time study load) in the first year of this course.

# Rounded up to nearest %.


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