SIBT program fees include free tuition and academic skills seminars, as well as student support, counselling, academic assistance and exclusive discounts and promotions.
Please see programme fees for international and domestic students below.
Program fees - international students
If you are an international student hoping to study at SIBT, the following fees apply. International students are also required to obtain Overseas Health Cover.
|Foundation Program (Standard)||$23,000|
|Foundation Program (Extended)||$31,275|
|Diploma of Arts||$26,960|
|Diploma of Business Administration||$26,960|
|Diploma of Commerce||$26,960|
|Diploma of Engineering||$28,000|
|Diploma of Information Technology||$27,000|
|Diploma of Media & Communications||$26,960|
Note: Students pay tuition fees per unit as they progress through their study. To secure a place at SIBT, students must pay the tuition fees for the first four units of study before their program begins. If a student is only completing three units in the first session, the fourth unit’s fees will remain as a credit on their account. Fees are correct as at the time of printing. SIBT reserves the right to vary its fees at any time.
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC)
International students also need to obtain Overseas Health Cover for the duration of their studies in advance of arriving in Australia. Students can expect to pay approximately A$594 per year of study (2017).
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Program fees - domestic students
Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens are classified as domestic students for SIBT program fee purposes.
|Foundation Program (Standard)||$20,600|
|Diploma of Arts||$22,000|
|Diploma of Business Administration||$22,000|
|Diploma of Commerce||$22,000|
|Diploma of Engineering||$23,000|
|Diploma of Information Technology||$22,500|
|Diploma of Media & Communications||$22,000|
Note: Only Australian citizens and permanent humanitarian visa holders can access the FEE-HELP loan scheme. Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens are not eligible for FEE-HELP, these students pay tuition fees per unit as they progress through their study. To secure a place at SIBT, students must pay the tuition fees for the first four units of study before their program begins.
|Statement of Academic Record (Incomplete & Completed Course)||$10|
|Replacement ID card||$10|
|Late enrolment fee||$250|
|Other fees||2019 fee(A$)|
*Provisional Entry fees are in additional to Diploma Program fees.
Your Effective Full Time Student Load (EFTSL) value for each session is:
- Each unit of study in an SIBT Diploma is equal to 0.125 EFTSL
- Full Time Diploma Program at SIBT, with 8 units equals 1 EFTSL
- Full Time Standard Foundation Program at SIBT, with 8 units equals 1 EFTSL
- Full Time Extended Foundation Program at SIBT, with 12 units equals 1.5 EFTSL
Financial help, such as Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy, may be available for domestic students while they study. For more information visit www.centrelink.gov.au