Higher Degree Research International Course Fees

Please note: All applicants must apply for Higher Degrees by research by following the Steps outlined on the How to Apply page.

Please also see SCU International website for further information for International Students.

Higher Degrees Research available to International students

The following table indicates the 2019 CRICOS registered Higher Degree by Research offerings at Southern Cross University. All courses are offered on an ongoing basis.

 DurationAnnual Tuition
Fee ($AUD)
LocationCRICOS

School of Arts and Social Sciences

   
 
 

Master of Arts and Social Sciences (Research)

2 years 26 000
Lismore
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
097469E 

Doctor of Philosophy                                  (Arts and Social Sciences)

4 years 26 000
Lismore
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
097528K

School of Business and Tourism 

       
Master of Business (Research) 2 years 26 000
Lismore 
Gold Coast
016179G
Master of Business (Tourism) (Research) 2 years 26 000
Lismore
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
097470A 

Doctor of Business Administration

3 years 24 000
Gold Coast
064045B

Doctor of Philosophy (Business)

4 years 26 000
Gold Coast 
Coffs Harbour 
082683M 

Doctor of Philosophy (Tourism)

 
4 years 26 000
Lismore 
Coffs Harbour 
The Hotel School Sydney 
Gold Coast 
027010J 

School of Education 

       
Master of Education (Research) 2 years 26 000
Lismore
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
097471M 
Doctor of Philosophy (Education)
 
 
4 years 26 000
Gold Coast
Lismore 
016170F

School of Environment, Science and Engineering  

     

Master of Science (Engineering)

 
2 Years 30 000
Lismore
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
095715A

Master of Science (Environmental Science and Management)

2 years 30 000 Lismore  051066D

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

 
4 years 30 000
Lismore
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
095714B

Doctor of Philosophy (Environmental Science and Management)

4 years 30 500
Lismore 
National Marine Science Centre 
016172D 

School of Health and Human Sciences  

     

Master of Science (Health Science)

2 years 30 000
Lismore
Coffs Harbour
059882G

Doctor of Philosophy (Health Science)

4 years 30 000 Lismore  016171E

Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples  

     
Master of Indigenous Philosophies 2 years  26 000 
Lismore
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
097467G 

Doctor of Indigenous Philosophies

3 years 24 000
Lismore
088054C

Doctor of Philosophy (Indigenous Philosophies)

4 years 26 000
Lismore
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
097468F 

School of Law and Justice 

       

Master of Laws (Research)

2 years 26 000
Lismore 
051063G
Doctor of Philosophy (Law)
 
 
4 years  26 000 
Lismore 
Gold Coast 
016197F 

Southern Cross Geoscience  

       
Master of Science (GeoScience) 2 years 30 000
Lismore 
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
077597G

Doctor of Philosophy (GeoScience)

 
4 years  30 000 
Lismore 
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
077598F 

Southern Cross Plant Science 

       

Master of Science (Plant Science)

2 years 30 000
Lismore 
077723F

Doctor of Philosophy (Plant Science)

 
4 years 30 000
Lismore 
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
077724E

Fees are correct at time of publishing (May 2018) and are subject to change. In addition to tuition fees, students will be required to pay for such items as textbooks, stationery, photocopying, printing, postage, telephone calls, USB drives, calculator, and study implements at an estimated cost of AUD600-AUD2000 per year. Additional costs may by incurred for field trips. Students are also required to pay Overseas Student Health Cover for the duration of their visa in advance.