How Much Does FRONTIER Cost?
FRONTIER fees are set by MST
(FEE-Help is available to cover these)
Accomodation, travel and associated costs
with the non-residential / intensives
are not covered by these fees.
St Luke's may offer billeted accommodation -
please speak with us if this option is helpful to you.
FRONTIER fees for the 2020 residential program are $4,975.00.
These are broken down into semesters of $2,487.50 or
quarters of $1243.75.
A 5% discount is available for participants who pay
the full year before end of January 2020.
The price includes:
Accommodation (including all utilities and internet),
Travel costs associated with study,
Professional Standards Training, and
Mission Conferences, workshops, webinars, forums.
We encourage those seeking full-time study, to consider doing the residential program as this will better prepare you for future ministry opportunities.
Diploma of Ministry
Graduate Diploma of Divinity
The fees for either the Diploma of Minisry or
Graduate Diploma of Divinity are set by Melbourne School of Theology
Please check the MST website for fee schedule at http://www.mst.edu.au/ under “Course Information”.
FRONTIER is a campus of Melbourne School of Theology, an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology (ACT). The tuition fees are set by ACT on an annual basis. More information about tuition fees is available at https://www.actheology.edu.au/tuition-fees
As a full-time student FRONTIER participants may be eligible for Youth Allowance or AUStudy. As a residential study program, participants will be living away from home, which potentially increases their eligibility. Please note that AUStudy and Youth Allowance are means tested.
AUStudy (+25 years) & Youth Allowance (<18-25 years) rates, which are applicable only for a full-time study load deemed to be at 75%, are available from the Department of Human Services - https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/payment-finder/
A FEE-HELP loan is only available for the units set by ACT & MST for the Diploma of Ministry or the Graduate Diploma of Divinity.
FEE-HELP is available for Australian Citizens and those holding special Visas for both the Diploma of Ministry or the Graduate Diploma of Divinity. through the Melbourne School of Theology (conditions apply – see http://studyassist.gov.au).