Income support for Masters by coursework students
Following a Government Review of the 2010 Student Income Support Reforms, the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations announced on 14 September 2011, a deferral by 24 months, of the planned introduction of Centrelink administered student income benefits for students enrolled fulltime in a coursework Masters.
Students enrolled in any full-time Masters by coursework program at UTS may now be eligible to apply for Youth Allowance/Aus/Abstudy from 1 January 2014.
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations has already approved the following Masters by coursework programs at UTS for enrolled students meeting all other cirteria to receive a Centrelink income support benefit.
UTS Postgraduate Masters Coursework courses currently approved for the payment of student income support.
- Juris Doctor
- Master of Architecture
- Master of Arts in Music Therapy
- Master of Industrial Property
- Master of Planning
- Master of Professional Accounting
- Master of Information Technology
- Master of Science in Internet Working
- Master of Arts in TESOL
- Master of Pharmacy