Fees and payment options


2016 Practical Legal Training Program Option 1 (PLT + Clinical Experience Module + 25 days of work experience)  Option 2 (PLT + 75 days of work experience) 
Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents $10,150 $8,820
International Students $14,060 $12,730

The 2016 fee for the Clinical Experience Module (CEM) as a standalone is $1330.

2017 Practical Legal Training Program Option 1 (PLT + Clinical Experience Module + 25 days of work experience) Option 2 (PLT + 75 days of work experience)
Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents $10,450 $9,080
International Students $14,480 $13,110

The 2017 fee for the Clinical Experience Module (CEM) as a standalone is $1370.
2017 PLT course fees come into effect for all courses starting after 17 October 2016.

Important notes

  • International students are not eligible for FEE-HELP Loans. Only Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents with a humanitarian visa are eligible for FEE-HELP Loans.
  • London onsites are offered subject to minimum enrolment numbers.
  • FEE-HELP is available for the CEM.
  • Fees include tuition costs, all resource materials and a hard copy set of the Practice Papers.


Please note that FEE-HELP Loans are only available to pay tuition fees and may not be applied to any incidental fees. These fees are in accordance with the rules and policies as outlined in the Program Manual.

Incidental Item Fee
Early Withdrawal Penalty (prior to Census Date) $600
Program Transfer Fee $400
Onsite Session Transfer Fee $300
Partial Onsite Transfer and Assessment Re-scheduling Fee $60
CEM Transfer Fee $100
Exam Transfer Fee (non-award students) $60
Remote Exam (if required by student) Set by Institution hosting the exam
Replacement Practice Papers following transfer $300
Replacement of lost library item $80
Archive Search and Reproduction of Documents $60
Replacement of lost Student Card $10
Express Post (if required by student) Australia Post
Assessment remark (for appeals of a passing mark) $50
London Onsite Additional Charge $1,500


Notice of withdrawal in writing must be received by the College on or prior to the Census Date. Refunds will not be made after the Census Date, other than in exceptional circumstances and at the College’s discretion. If you have applied for FEE-HELP assistance, you may withdraw from the Program on or prior to the Census Date without incurring a Commonwealth debt. After the Census Date, you become liable to repay the tuition via the tax system. (For further information, see the FEE-HELP information booklet or visit http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist).


The total fee is made up from the single subject fees indicated below. These are also the fees for single subjects undertaken in the Practical Legal Training Part Program for the purposes of obtaining admission to practice in Australia by lawyers with an overseas legal qualification.

Subject EFTSL 2016 Fees 2017 Fees
Civil Litigation Practice 0.1 $1,764 $1,816
Commercial and Corporate Practice 0.075 $1,323 $1,362
Property Law Practice 0.075 $1,323 $1,362
Lawyers Skills 0.075 $1,323 $1,362
Ethics and Professional Responsibility 0.075 $1,323 $1,362
Elective 1 0.05 $882 $908
Elective 2 0.05 $882 $908
Total 0.5 $8,820 $9,080

The optional additional unit of study (Clinical Experience Module – CEM) is 0.1 EFTSL.

Please view the Statement of Tuition Assurance here.