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Fees & Scholarships


The indicative annual tuition fees listed below are based upon a student enrolling in 100% full time study load. The total cost will depend on the number of units enrolled in, per study period, over the course of the year.

2023 FEES
Course Code Duration Full-time Credit Points EFTSL* International
Annual Tuition Fees
Bachelor of Design Arts CRS1201241 2 years (6 trimesters) 300 3.0 AUD $44,744.25
Diploma of Fashion Design  CRS0102086
1 year (3 trimesters) 150 3.0 AUD $31,900.00
Diploma of Graphic Design CRS0102088
1 year (3 trimesters)
150 3.0 AUD $31,900.00 

*  Equivalent Full-time Study Loading


Please note that tuition fees may increase in subsequent study periods.

Unit Fees & Census Dates

Each subject at LCI Melbourne is called a 'unit'. 

International Student Fee Conditions

  • International students commencing study with LCI Melbourne must pay upfront for two Trimesters. Subsequently, the student must pay for one Trimester in advance, each trimester.
  • Fees for units must be paid in advance at the start of each Trimester, before commencement.
  • International students cannot attend classes before payment of fees, and results are not issued to students with outstanding fees.
  • International students who wish to withdraw from a program after the program has commenced, are not eligible for a refund. 
  • Trimester fees are refundable if the student does not commence the Trimester.
  • In the case of provider default, course fees will be refunded within 14 days from the default date in accordance with the provisions of the ESOS Act 2000 and ESOS Regulations 2001. Provider default includes: 
    • the provider does not commence delivering the course,
    • or the course ceases to be provided before it is completed,
    • or the course is not provided in full.
  • Fees for subsequent years may increase.
  • Fees are shown in Australian dollars.

The ESOS Framework is a set of legal regulations related to international students studying in Australia on student visas. It sets guidelines and minimum standards to protect you as a student as well as protecting Australia's reputation for providing quality education and support services. 


LCI Melbourne offers several scholarships each year to students who exhibit outstanding creative achievement. International and domestic students can apply for our creative scholarship.


Covering 15% of your full-time tuition fees annually, with selection focused on portfolio performance.

Please contact the Future Student Team with any questions pertaining to Scholarships and to apply.