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   93-10   Maximum student contribution amount for a place  


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


Maximum student contribution amounts for a place
Item For a place in a unit of study included in this funding cluster: The amount in respect of a non-grandfathered student is: The amount in respect of a grandfathered student is:
1 Law, Accounting, Administration, Economics, Commerce, Communications, Society and Culture $14,500. (a) for a place in a unit in Law, Accounting, Administration, Economics or Commerce - $11,355; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Communications or Society and Culture - $6,804.
2 Education, Clinical Psychology, English, Mathematics, Statistics, Allied Health, Other Health, Built Environment, Computing, Visual and Performing Arts, Professional Pathway Psychology or Professional Pathway Social Work (a) for a place in a unit in Education, Clinical Psychology, English, Mathematics or Statistics - $3,950; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Allied Health, Other Health, Built Environment, Computing, Visual and Performing Arts, Professional Pathway Psychology or Professional Pathway Social Work - $7,950.
(a) for a place in a unit in Education, Clinical Psychology, English, Mathematics or Statistics - $3,950; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Allied Health, Other Health, Built Environment or Computing - $7,950; or
(c) for a place in a unit in Visual and Performing Arts, Professional Pathway Psychology or Professional Pathway Social Work - $6,804.
3 Nursing, Foreign Languages, Engineering, Surveying, Environmental Studies, Science (a) for a place in a unit in Nursing or Foreign Languages - $3,950; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Engineering, Surveying, Environmental Studies or Science - $7,950.
(a) for a place in a unit in Nursing or Foreign Languages - $3,950; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Engineering, Surveying, Environmental Studies or Science - $7,950.
4 Agriculture, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Pathology (a) for a place in a unit in Agriculture - $3,950; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Science - $11,300; or
(c) for a place in a unit in Pathology - $7,950.
(a) for a place in a unit in Agriculture - $3,950; or
(b) for a place in a unit in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Science - $11,300; or
(c) for a place in a unit in Pathology - $7,950.

Note 1:

The Commonwealth Grant Scheme Guidelines may specify how to determine the funding cluster, or the part of a funding cluster, in which units of study are included or the particular funding cluster, or the particular part of a particular funding cluster, in which a particular unit of study is included: see section 33-35 .

Note 2:

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




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