Approved special courses

You may get a higher rate of ABSTUDY if you live away from home to study an approved special course. We review and approve special courses each year.

The following states and territories have approved special courses:

These may not include all approved special courses for 2022. We’ll tell you if we’ve approved your course when we assess your claim.

There are no schools with approved special courses for the higher rate of ABSTUDY in either:

  • the Australian Capital Territory
  • Tasmania.

Page last updated: 14 April 2022