2016 SAC funding rates

Type:
Reference table

 

The 2016 SAC funding rates table below provides an overview of the funding rates available by category.

For detailed information and to ensure the funding rate and course classification combinations are valid, see the SAC 1-39 Course Classification Guide 2016 (PDF, 182 Kb). 

 

Increases in funding rates

Budget 2015 increased funding rates for science, agriculture and selected health sciences at degree level and above.  These new Student Achievement Component (SAC) funding rates will be in effect from 1 January 2016.

Specifically:

  • Science (#18): Degree level and above will be increased by 7.5% at funding rate levels V2-V4.
  • Agriculture and Horticulture (#01): Degree level and above will be increased by ~21% by moving funding rate levels from SAC category M2-M5 to H2-H5. Non-degree level remains in funding rate category L. 
  • Pharmacy (#31) and Optometry (#13.1) (and all other Classifications in funding rate category M): funding rate levels M2-M5 will be increased by 5%.
  • Physiotherapy (#29): will receive a 7% increase by moving funding rate level from SAC funding rate category L2 to C2.

 

All Subsectors (GST Exclusive) Level
Category Valid
for
Subsector
Description 1 2 3 4 5
A

Arts [#03], Social Sciences [#03], General [#5.2],

Vocational Training for Industry [#22.1]

$6,014 $6,135 $7,743 $8,189 $3,405
B

Architecture (non-degree) [#02], Computer Science [#06], Fine Arts,

Design [#12], Music and Performing Arts [#16], Health-related Professions #17],

Vocational Training for Industry [#22.1], Medical Imaging [#25],

Occupational Therapy [#28], Clinical Psychology [#34]

$9,200 $9,384 $11,931 $12,827 $6,242
C

Architecture (degree) [#02], Engineering, Technology [#11],

Health Sciences [#13], Vocational Training for Industry [#22.1],

Midwifery [#27], Physiotherapy [#29], Speech Language Therapy [#32],

Medical Laboratory Science [#33], Audiology [#35]

$11,060 $11,282 $14,339 $15,432 $7,455
G Not valid for PTEs

Dentistry (postgraduate only) [#7],

Medicine (postgraduate only) [#15],

Veterinary Science [#23]

$21,035 $26,154 $26,154 $6,779
H Agriculture and Horticulture (degree) [#01], Specialist Large Animal Science [#39] $17,602 $22,198 $23,292 $5,244
I Teaching [#19, #20] $8,569 $8,741 $10,975 $11,420 $3,405
J

Business, Accountancy [#04], Law [#14],

Vocational Training for Industry [#22.1]

$6,014 $6,135 $7,743 $8,189 $3,405
L

Agriculture and Horticulture (non degree) [#01],

Osteopathy, Acupuncture [#3.1],

Vocational Training for Industry [#22.1], Nursing [#24]

$10,338 $10,545 $13,294 $14,189 $6,954
M1

Pilot Training [#11.2], Optometry [#13.1],

Dental Therapy [#17.3], Pharmacy [#31]

$13,166 $15,301 $19,213 $20,459 $8,763
N

Priority Engineering [#11.1],

Dietetics [#36]

$12,272 $12,518 $15,747 $16,948 $8,187
O Not valid for PTEs Medical Radiation Therapy [#30] $18,160
P

Trades 2 [#22],

Vocational Training for Industry [#22.1]

$9,938
Q Not valid for PTEs Veterinary Science (years 3–5) [#23.3] $27,521
R Not valid for PTEs

Dentistry

(undergraduate excluding

intermediate – years 2-5 ) [#07]

$51,690
S Not valid for PTEs Foreign-Going Nautical [#38] $18,301
T Not valid for PTEs Medicine undergraduate (years 2-3 ) [#15] $36,139
U Not valid for PTEs Medicine undergraduate (years 4–6) [#37] $42,622
V Science [#18] $10,756 $12,798 $16,134 $17,219 $7,236

1 Please note all classifications in category M received a funding increased in Budget 2015.

 

  • Last changed: 23 June 2016
  • Last verified: 21 September 2015