Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  

PART 3-2 - HECS-HELP ASSISTANCE  

Division 93 - How are amounts of HECS-HELP assistance worked out?  

SECTION 93-10   Maximum student contribution amounts for places  

93-10(1)  


The maximum student contribution amount for a place in a unit of study is the amount specified in the following table in relation to the funding cluster in which the unit is included.


Maximum student contribution amounts for places
Item Column 1
For a place in a unit in this funding cluster:
Column 2
The maximum student contribution is:
1 Law, Accounting, Administration, Economics, Commerce $8,859
2 Humanities $5,310
3 Mathematics, Statistics, Behavioural Science, Social Studies, Computing, Built Environment, Other Health (a) for a place in a unit in Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Built Environment or Other Health - $7,567; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Behavioural Science or Social Studies - $5,310.
(c) (Repealed by No 127 of 2012)
4 Education $5,310
5 Clinical Psychology, Allied Health, Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts (a) for a place in a unit in Clinical Psychology, Foreign Languages or Visual and Performing Arts - $5,310; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Allied Health - $7,567.
6 Nursing $5,310
7 Engineering, Science, Surveying (a) for a place in a unit in Engineering, Science or Surveying - $7,567.
(b) (Repealed by No 127 of 2012)
8 Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science, Agriculture (a) for a place in a unit in Dentistry, Medicine or Veterinary Science - $8,859; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Agriculture - $7,567.

Note 1:

Commonwealth Grant Scheme Guidelines made for the purposes of section 33-35 and this section deal with the funding clusters in which particular units of study are included and whether particular units are units in a particular part of a funding cluster.

Note 2:

Maximum student contribution amounts for places are indexed under Part 5-6 .

93-10(2)  


The Commonwealth Grant Scheme Guidelines may specify, for the purposes of column 2 of the table in subsection (1):


(a) how to determine whether a particular unit in a particular part of a *funding cluster; or


(b) that a particular unit is in a particular part of a funding cluster.




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