MMS Study Abroad


Study Costs

Study Costs

Estimated Costs in 8 States and Territories



#3Safest Australian City

Hobart is the southernmost city on the continent. If offers an inspiring environment for study while also being Australia's cheapest student city. Hobart is home to the prestigious University of Tasmania, which more than 20% of its students are from overseas.

Monthly Living Costs in Hobart


~ AUD 1,300


AUD 480 - 640


~ AUD 180


~ AUD 170


AUD 140 - 200

Books & supplies
Books & Supplies

~ AUD 80

Estimates subject to accommodation type and lifestyle

Average Tuition Fee / Year

Pre-U / Foundation

AUD 22.3k

Undergraduate Degree

AUD 28k

Postgraduate Degree

AUD 34k

Subject to university and course

Top University in Hobart

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Degree fee / year
AUD 34,450
Universities in Hobart

Smaller Towns and Cities

Outside Hobart

~8%Cheaper than Hobart
1Universities in 2 Locations
+5Bonus Points for Migration

Distance from Hobart

University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Launceston2.6 hr, 203km
Cradle Coast (Burnie)3.8 hr, 303km
All Universities in Tasmania

More About Tasmania

Quick facts
Quick Facts
  • 1 Universities
  • 4k+ International Student
Postgraduate study
Postgraduate Study

Tasmania’s proximity to Antarctica and the Southern Ocean also makes Tasmania a prime location for several Antarctic scientific study and research institutions, such as the Australian Antarctic Division, the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), and the Bureau of Meteorology’s (BoM) Antarctic office. The region also excels in marine and maritime fields, agricultural sciences, renewable energy, climate change, and population health. Students pursuing studies in Antarctic, marine, and maritime fields benefit from many postgraduate opportunities and scholarship options.

Key industry
Key Industry

Key sectors in TAS include manufacturing, food & agribusiness, international education, resources & energy, and science & technology.

Post-study work opportunity
Post-study Work Opportunity

Tasmania’s biggest employment sectors include healthcare and social assistance, construction and manufacturing, education and training, retail, and tourism. Many Tasmanian companies have graduate programs for international students. As Tasmania is considered a regional area, therefore you could stay up to an additional one-two years working under the Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) depending on your qualification and which city you have studied and resided in.


How much does it cost to study in Australia?

A year in Australia can cost you approximately AUD 55,000 to AUD 100,000 per year. However, this will vary depending on the university, course, accommodation and lifestyle you want to have.

What are some of the budget-friendly universities in Australia?

UniversityLocal QS RankAnnual Tuition Fees for Degree
Curtin University14AUD 30,600 - 41,000
Queensland University of Technology (QUT)15AUD 32,400 - 41,000
Western Sydney University (WSU)22AUD 29,000 - 36,500
Charles Darwin University31AUD 27,100 - 37,100
Federation University AustraliaN/AAUD 23,400 - 30,400

What are the available scholarships for international students in Australia?

International students typically are able to enjoy up to 25% in partial scholarship depending on your exam results. There are also scholarships given out by the Australian Government, however, competition to secure these limited scholarships is high.

How do I apply for scholarships in Australia?

When you apply for your course, you can apply for your scholarship at the same time, through an education consultant agency such as MMS.

What should I include in my budget when I study in Australia?

The major cost components fall under these categories:

  1. Course expenses: tuition fees, amenities fees, student support fees and study materials.
  2. Accommodation: rent and utility bills
  3. Living expenses: food, transportation, phone bills, internet etc.
  4. Entertainment: expenses to enhance your study abroad experience such as travelling.
  5. Miscellaneous: one-off or unexpected spending.