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For some courses, you have to pay to:
These compulsory purchases are an additional cost; they're not covered by your tuition fees.
If you're studying in more than one faculty area (double degree), check both the relevant single degrees for additional costs.
You must have a work permit for all courses where you're required to do work experience. You may also be able to use this work permit if you want to work in Australia while you're here studying.
For more information, contact HiQ or the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Our Executive Master of Business Administration (GS50) includes a two-week international study tour. This costs approximately $7,500 and includes flights, all in-country transportation, accommodation, company and site visits, and most meals.
For all Creative Industries courses (including relevant double degrees), you'll need to pay up to $500 for production costs (CDs, DVDs, artworks and assessment materials).
If you're a design student, you may need to pay for art materials and some drawing materials.
All courses that have dealings with construction sites must complete the General Safety Induction Course (Construction Industry) in order to obtain a construction white card. These courses include:
You may have to pay extra costs (for example travel and accommodation) if your course requires off-campus activities such as:
Students undertaking professional experience will need to reduce working commitments during this period in order to maintain the required full-time attendance and related planning activities.
If you study an initial teacher education course (undergraduate and postgraduate) at QUT, i.e. Bachelor of Education, Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching course, you must pass a national Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students before you complete your course. The test will assess your personal literacy and numeracy skills.
We'll provide you with one reimbursement to cover the cost of the test but won't pay for any administration charges you incur if you don't sit your test.
For Queensland and international professional experience placements, you need a blue card. This involves a criminal history check so that you can undertake professional experience in a school or centre, or activities in any unit which may involve contact with children or young people (under the age of 18).
As a QUT student, you can apply for a blue card through QUT for free. Submit your blue card application to HiQ as early as possible, ideally as soon as you've received your offer.
If you don't receive your blue card before the start of a unit where you'll working with children, you may not be able to participate and your grades may be affected. You may also be liable to pay fees for the unit.
For placements in other Australian states and territories, you must fulfil that state or territory's requirements for working with children.
Students in all Faculty of Health courses (including double degrees) who are required to undertake placements off-campus may have additional costs, such as:
In your financial planning, it's important to consider that you may have to reduce or temporarily cease your work commitments during placements to maintain the required attendance.
You're required to maintain suitable dress standards in clinical and placement situations. You may need to budget for some items in addition to the uniform requirements for a course.
You'll need access to a reliable computer with an internet connection, webcam, headset and microphone as we conduct many health units using blended learning modes and deliver learning material electronically.
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis vaccinations in addition to clinical uniform and suitable footwear, clinical book and badges, CPR Certificate, blue card.
Travel and accommodation costs for clinical placements will vary depending on individual placements.
Bachelor of Paramedic Science
Bachelor of Paramedic Science (Graduate Entry)
Bachelor of Podiatry
Bachelor of Podiatry (Graduate Entry)
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis vaccinations in addition to uniform and suitable footwear, First Aid and CPR Certificate that includes AED (Automated External Defibrillation) and anaphylaxis training, blue card, equipment.
$400 to $600
$200 for additional vaccinations
$70 (standard three-injection schedule) or $92 (fast-track schedule)
$570 to $770
$350 to $550
Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)
$70 (standard three-injection schedule) or $92 (fast-track schedule) for Hepatitis B
$200 for other vaccinations
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis vaccinations in addition to lab coat, safety goggles, suitable footwear, tuberculosis screening, criminal history check (for nursing home/aged care placements), blue card
You'll need a QUT School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences polo shirt for hospital visits (for XN44) and placements (for XN43 and XN44) from the beginning of your third year.
Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for all Health students, but is required for many placements and is mandatory in Queensland Health facilities. The cost varies from $70 for a three-injection course, to $92 for a fast-tracked vaccination at the QUT Medical Centre, and up to $150 from other providers.
A standard three-injection course plus verification of immunity by blood test may take up to a year to complete, so planning for this vaccination should begin early.
Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement.
Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all health students.
These and other vaccinations are available from the QUT Medical Centre.
The QUT Guild offers first aid ($115), refresher ($90) and CPR ($60) courses. The cost of a full first aid course may be up to $150 from other providers.
First aid qualifications are current for three years, but CPR must be renewed annually.
Nutrition and dietetics students are required to undertake a tuberculosis screening test. Testing and the immunisation (BCG) are available from the Clinical TB Service at Princess Alexandra Hospital. This is a free service for health care workers and student health care workers.
Students must undergo a criminal history check for working with children and be issued with a suitability card (blue card) before commencing clinical placement/practicum in an organisation where they may work with children or young people.
The processing of your application may take several months so you must submit your blue card application to HiQ as early as possible to ensure you have your card before you begin any unit that requires contact with children. There is no charge for student blue cards. Students who already have a blue card must register it with QUT.
Students in the Bachelor of Paramedic Science and the Bachelor of Nursing (and associated double degrees) are required to complete a criminal history check. Students undertaking a placement in a nursing home or aged care facility will also need to undergo this check. Criminal history checks may be requested through your nearest police station.
Paramedic science students are required to undergo a medical assessment to ensure that they are able to perform the role of a paramedic. A medical assessment must be done at one of the medical practices approved by the Queensland Ambulance ($150).
Students who undertake IFB102 Computer Technology Fundamentals will need to purchase a Raspberry Pi kit. Details of recommended suppliers will be provided at the start of semester. The cost will be under $120.
If you're studying science, costs for laboratory manuals and equipment (coat, safety goggles) are estimated at $100.
Field trip costs for science students may vary depending on your course:
Students taking courses and units related to construction sites must complete the General Safety Induction Course in order to obtain a construction white card.
You may also need to buy personal protection equipment that will include steel-toed, Australian-Standards-compliant safety boots. These cost approximately $100.
These courses include:
If you are required to undertake a placement or project off campus you may need to cover additional costs including: