Foundation Year

10246NAT Certificate IV in University Preparation FOR STEM High Achievers

The Certificate IV in University Preparation (10246NAT) for STEM high achievers PROGRAM FEES

These fees and charges are correct as at October 2019 but are subject to variation. Fees are not subject to change once a student has been offered a place in a particular program.

Fees & Costs

Tuition Fees including administration fees such as access to computers, library, laboratory facilities, applications fees, and the Heron Island Reserach Station (HIRS) excursion ^ $15,400
Health Insurance + $609 minimum (12 months, single)
Airport reception*
Initial arrival
Mid/semester break
$135 per person (single trip)
Homestay placement fee $320
Homestay Rates Homestay
$310/week including 24/7 Helpline and Homestay Insurance;
breakfast and dinner daily and lunches on weekend (at home). Special dietary requirements may incur an extra fee
Reprint of the Qualification or Statement of Attainment $10 (plus postage if applicable)

^Tuition fees do not include personal study equipment like a laptop computer, tablet or stationery
*Airport reception is compulsory for students under 18 years only. Students 18 years and over and not required to use this service.
All fees are in Australian Dollars (AUD)

+ Health Cover: All international students are required to have health cover for the duration of their student visa. The Overseas Student Health Cover payment will be included with the first instalment of fees. If students have already taken out health cover, this should be indicated on the application form, including the date it expires. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that health cover extends to the end of the student visa. If health cover lapses, a student's enrolment may be withdrawn with no entitlement to a refund.
Temporary Residents do not pay fees in advance according to the above schedule, for more information contact IES Enrolments on

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Payment of fees can be made by Bank Draft to International Education Services Ltd, or via electronic transfer to the following account:

Commonwealth Bank,

Beaudesert Branch,

Account Number: 1007 6403.

BSB: 06 4400

Swift Code: CTBAAU2S

IES' refunds policy can be found here