Tuition and Service Fees

2024 Fees

English language programs:
  • Day courses: General English, English for Business, English for Academic Purposes, Intensive Academic Preparation and IELTS Preparation.
  • Evening courses: General English, IELTS Preparation

The 2024 Course fees will apply to all applications received before 15 December 2024. 

Course feesEnrolment$275
Tuition - English language programs DAY $515 per week
Tuition - English language programs - EVENING
(General English and IELTS Preparation)
$279 per week
Tuition - English for High School $525 per week
Tuition - University of Melbourne English Language
Bridging Programs (UMELBP Prep & UMELBP)
$660 per week
Material Fee - University of Melbourne English Language
Bridging Programs (UMELBP Prep & UMELBP)
$15 per week
Material Fee - all other courses$10 per week
Overseas Student
Health Cover*+
Single policy$70 per month
Dual family policy$322 per month 
Multi family policy$580 per month 
Accommodation and
airport pick-up
Airport reception (one way)+$200
Accommodation placement+


Homestay accommodation (18 years and over)‡

$410 per week

Homestay accommodation (14 to 18 years)‡§

$430 per week

Underage students host registration fee^$450


*This is a compulsory fee for all students entering Australia on a student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover provided by Allianz Care is the preferred Overseas Student Health Cover Provider of Hawthorn-Melbourne. Fees quoted are approximates. Check the full OSHC Fee schedule here. Details of all OSHC providers can be found at: Private Health OSHC

Single - covering only the overseas student.
Dual family - covering the overseas student, and either one adult spouse or recognised de facto partner or one or more children or step-children under the age of 18 years who are not married.
Multi family - covering the overseas student and more than one dependant, which can only include one adult spouse or recognised de facto partner and one or more dependant children.

+ Fees include 10% GST (Goods and Services Tax).
‡ Homestay fees are paid directly to the host. Students are required to pay the equivalent of four weeks homestay fee on arrival. This includes two weeks as security bond and two weeks homestay fees in advance. Payments are then required every two weeks. The bond is refundable at the end of the homestay arrangement provided there is no money owing for unpaid rent, bills or damage and appropriate notice is given (two weeks).
§ Students who are under 18years on a Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) issued by Hawthorn-Melbourne will be required to use the Hawthorn-Melbourne airport reception service.
^The Underage Student Host Registration fee will apply if a parent of a student under 18 years, travelling on a student visa, requests that their son/daughter live with a family friend/relative who wishes to become a homestay host for the purpose of hosting the son or daughter.

Some excursions and activities may involve additional entrance or participation fees.

Fees and dates are correct at the time of printing. However, they may be subject to change without further notice.