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Income support for Masters by coursework students

The Federal Government education departments, DEEWR and DIISRTE have 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 (YA/Aus/Abstudy) are:

  • 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

Other Masters by Coursework

The Federal Government has announced an ongoing deferral of the 2010 Student Income Support Reforms, which planned to introduce student income support benefits (YA/Aus/Abstudy) for eligible students enrolled in any fulltime Masters by coursework.

The introduction of a Centrelink student support payment for any full-time Masters by coursework program has now been deferred to 1 January 2017.