As a JCU Online student, the total cost of your course will depend on how many subjects you complete and whether or not you are eligible for advanced standing (credit for previous study or significant professional experience).

Fees overview

Course Name Cost per unit Total cost*
Master of Nursing $2,500  $30,000 
Graduate Diploma of Nursing $2,500  $20,000 
Graduate Certificate of Nursing $2,500  $10,000 
Master of Data Science $3,100 $37,200 to $49,600
Graduate Diploma of Data Science $3,100 $12,400 to $24,800 
Graduate Certificate of Data Science $3,100 $12,400
Master of Businss Administration (Global) $3,188 $38,256
Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (Global) $3,188 $25,504
Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Global) $3,188 $12,752

* 2018 domestic student fees are shown and are subject to change. Total cost may vary due to entry point or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).



You may be eligible for government assistance to help you finance your study with JCU Online.

JCU is approved under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to offer FEE-HELP to eligible students.

You may be eligible for FEE-HELP if you are:

  • an Australian citizen;
  • a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets the long-term residency criteria and who will undertake, in Australia, at least one unit of study contributing to your course; or
  • a permanent humanitarian visa holder who will be a resident in Australia for the duration of the course.

Find out more about FEE-HELP. For more information visit the Australian Government's Study Assist website.

Want more information?

Please call JCU Online on 1300 535 919. We will be happy to discuss course fees, eligibility and FEE-HELP with you in more detail and answer any questions you may have.