Refund Policy


Refund for Current Student

Refund of course fees for current student will be made according to the following guidelines if students choose to withdraw their unit(s):

Refund Rate Intensive English Program Foundation/ Diploma Program Degree Program Postgraduate
Program (Coursework)
Postgraduate Program (Research)
100% of the tuition fees Before census date Before census date Before census date Before census date Before the first day of enrolment
No refund After census date After census date After census date After census date After the first day of enrolment

Note: Census date is the date at which an enrolment is considered final in a study period. These census dates are updated and published in the University’s website at https://current.curtin.edu.my/academic-calendar/


Refund for New Student

A full refund of course fees for new student will be made when the institution is unable to conduct the course or a student visa is denied.

Partial refund of course fees will be made according to the following guidelines if students chose to withdraw from the University:

Refund Rate Intensive English Program Foundation/ Diploma Program Degree Program Postgraduate
Program (Coursework)
Postgraduate Program (Research)
90% of the tuition fees Prior to the commencement of classes Prior to the commencement of classes Prior to the commencement of classes Prior to the commencement of classes Prior to the commencement of the program
50% of the tuition fees
After commencement of classes but before census date After commencement of classes but before census date After commencement of classes but before census date After commencement of classes but before census date Not applicable
No refund After census date After census date After census date After census date After the first day of enrolment

Note: Census date is the date at which an enrolment is considered final in a study period. These census dates are updated and published in the University’s website at https://current.curtin.edu.my/academic-calendar/


Other General and Administrative fees are non-refundable.

Application for Refund

Refund shall be made to the student or student’s parent / legal guardian. Refund request in cash and to third party are not allowed.

Credit balance in the student’s accounts due to overpayment of fees will be automatically carried forward by the University to offset against next semester’s course fee if student does not request for refund in writing.

Refund of Course Fees

Please note that withdrawal from units does not constitute grounds for refund of fees. Adequate documentary evidence must be provided to support the application for refund. Your application must be forwarded to the University’s Cashier Office.

Application for refund of overpayment of course fee will be generally processed after census date as published by the University every semester. The Financial Services will endeavour to complete the refund within 14 working days after census date or 14 working days from the date of receiving the Refund Application Form if the application is submitted after census date.  However, if you chose payment mode of Telegraphic Transfer (TT), the refund process will takes 21 working days. Refund maybe delayed due to insufficient information, documentation or if the student is owing fees in other area of the University, e.g. student housing, library fines, etc.

Refund Application Form is to be filled and emailed to finance@curtin.edu.my.

Refund of University Housing deposits

To find out more on student housing deposit(s) refund, please go to Housing & Recreation Website: https://accommodation.curtin.edu.my/others/faqs/

Refund of Personal Bond or Security Deposit (applicable to international students only)

International student’s personal bonds or security deposits will only be refunded when he / she graduated or decided to withdraw totally from the University and where there is no outstanding fee in his / her account. The refund is contingent on cancellation of student pass / visa and proof of purchase of return air-ticket to student’s home country.

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