As long as you meet the eligibility criteria, you won't be required to pay tuition fees in your first year, even if you fail one or more papers.

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Fees-free entitlements after deleting or withdrawing from a paper/s

If you are in your first year and leave partway through the year, you will not need to pay back the fees for papers covered by fees-free. However, your future fees-free entitlement may be affected depending on whether you delete or withdraw from your papers.

The Adding, deleting, and withdrawing from papers page has more information on how your fees-free entitlements may be affected and due dates to delete or withdraw by:

Adding, deleting, and withdrawing from papers

Last updated 01/02/2021 11.47 AM

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