Top Universities in Australia with Less than AUD 30,000 Tuition Fee a Year

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    Three of the most frequently asked about undergraduate courses at top universities in Australia among Malaysian students are Engineering, Business and Mass Communication.

    If you’re one of the students interested about them, you’re also probably wondering whether they’re affordable.

    Study in Australia, the official government site for international students, calculated the range for annual tuition fees for international graduate students to between AUD 20,000 to AUD 45,000.

    Do note that those figures do not reflect higher cost courses such as veterinary and medical.

    We’ve compiled a list of recommended universities with an affordable price range for their tuition fees (below AUD 30,000 a year).

    This article serves as a guide, and the universities below were chosen because of their 2018 tuition fees, and scholarship availability.

    On top of tuition fees, you should keep in mind about the cost of living in Australia which is approximately AUD 1,690 per month. Note that this also depends on your lifestyle.

     

    Popular Courses at Top Universities in Australia

     

    Engineering

    Study Engineering at top universities in Australia

     

    The Engineering field is a popular choice among students, especially as there are eligible jobs for them to apply for if they choose to work in Australia post-graduation.

    The estimated average of tuition fees per year for Bachelor of Engineering is AUD 32,600 and here are options for you below the average.

     

     

    1. University of Canberra

    QS World Universities Ranking: 751-800
    Majors: Bachelor of Software Engineering, Bachelor of Civil Engineering Technology
    Fee range: AUD 22,890-26,400 per year
    Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

     

     

    2. Edith Cowan University

    QS World Universities Ranking: 751-800
    Majors: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical), Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
    Fee range: AUD 26,500 per year
    Scholarships: 20% off tuition fee for the first year
    Location: Perth, Western Australia

     

     

    3. Southern Cross University

    QS World Universities Ranking: 801-1000
    Majors: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering)
    Fee range: AUD 29,200
    Location: Gold Coast, Queensland

     

     

    Business

    Study Business at Australia

     

    Business students would want to look for practical experience when it comes to their Degree.

    Australian offers a range of industry experiences to get their students ready for employment.

    Because of the international feature of the field, you’ll get to think globally and merge Eastern and Western perspectives of business and management.

    The estimated average of tuition fees per year for Bachelor of Business is AUD 28,400 and here are options for you below the average.

     

     

    1. Charles Sturt University

    QS World Universities Ranking: 801-1000
    Majors: Bachelor of Business (Management), Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
    Fee range: AUD 23,600 per year
    Location: Sydney, New South Wales
    Scholarships: AUD 10,000 and tuition waiver of AUD 5,000

     

     

    2. Southern Cross University

    QS World Universities Ranking: 801-1000
    Majors: Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Business
    Fee range: AUD 24,000 per year
    Location: New South Wales and Queensland
    Scholarships: AUD 5,000 in total

     

     

    3. University of the Sunshine Coast

    QS World Universities Ranking: 801-1000
    Majors: Bachelor of Business (Management, Marketing, Accounting, International Business)
    Fee range: AUD 22,000-24,000 per year
    Location: Sunshine Coast, Queensland

     

     

    Mass Communications

    Study Mass Communications at Australia

     

    There are various branches of Mass Communications you can explore, and job opportunities are abundant – especially when it comes to journalism in the digital space.

    According to the Department of Employment, 30,300 writers and journalists are predicted to be employed by 2020.

    The estimated average of tuition fees per year for Bachelor of Mass Communications (and related) is AUD 25,900 and here are options for you below the average.

     

     

    1. Charles Darwin University

    QS World Universities Ranking: 651-700
    Majors: Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (Communication)
    Fee range: AUD 19,000 per year
    Location: Darwin Northern Territory

     

     

    2. Charles Sturt University

    QS World Universities Ranking: 801-1000
    Majors: Bachelor of Communication (Journalism), Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations), Bachelor of Communication (Advertising)
    Fee range: AUD  21,600-23,200 per year
    Location: Sydney, New South Wales
    Scholarships: AUD 10,000 and tuition waiver of  AUD 5,000

     

     

    3. Victoria University

    QS World Universities Ranking: 701-750
    Majors: Bachelor of Arts Communication Studies
    Fee range: AUD 22,600 per year
    Location: Melbourne, Victoria


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