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500 Overseas student fee for students subject to minimum indicative fee


The actual fee to be charged of an overseas student for a course in which a student is enrolled at the Higher Education Provider.


Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: OSEAS-FEE
Element name: Overseas student fee for students subject to minimum indicative fee

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Numeric, right justified with leading zeros if needed
Width: 5


00000​ Not an overseas student, or an overseas student who is not subject to minimum indicative fee​
00001 to 99999​ Fee charged, in whole dollars, for the course undertaken at the Higher Education Provider.​

Coding notes

Overseas fee amounts reported for a student/course on all enrolment files submitted to the department in a calendar year will be aggregated to form the total tuition fee for the year. This amount will be used for the administration of fees for students subject to minimum indicative fees.

Refer to the glossary for more detailed information on Overseas Student Fees.

Overseas students who do not need to meet minimum indicative fees requirement are:

  1. Overseas students in a course of study for which the department has approved charges less than the minimum indicative fee.
  2. Overseas student undertaking study in Australia as part of a formal exchange programme including Research students under co‑tutelle arrangements.
  3. Overseas students undertaking study in Australia towards a Research Masters degree or a Research Doctoral degree who have been awarded a scholarship for that study on the basis of merit following a competitive process.
  4. Overseas students undertaking study wholly off‑shore at an off‑shore campus of an Australian Higher Education provider.

For more information about terms used in these guidelines see the glossary.

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Enrolment Revisions (ER)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.

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