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SADC students

The SADC member countries are: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

How SADC students’ fees are calculated for each year of registration

Fee per course/s selected + non-refundable SADC administration fee of R4 000

Students have the option of paying:

  1. the total fee for the year (tuition and housing)
  2. an initial (minimum) payment whereby the rest of the fees are paid in full by 30 June 2020.

Fees are due prior to registration or latest by Friday 31 January 2020.

Tuition fee initial payment for SADC students     

Course fee R27 000 + SADC admin fee R4 000 = total of R31 000

PhD full-time international fee-paying students: full fees + R4 000

 

On-campus housing fee initial payment (if applicable)

Catered residence: R33 000

Self-catered residence: R21 500

 

Non-SADC students

How international fees are calculated for each year of registration

Fee per course/s selected + faculty international term fee (ITF) + non-refundable administration fee of R4 000

Students have the option of paying:

  1. the total fee for the year
  2. an initial (minimum) payment whereby the rest of the fees are paid in full by 30 June 2020.

This is due prior to registration or latest by Friday 31 January 2020.

Tuition fee initial payment for all non-SADC students    

Undergraduate degrees full-time international fee paying students R95 000
Honours degrees full-time international fee paying students R95 000
Masters (Coursework and dissertation) full-time international fee paying students R63 200
Research Masters degree full-time international fee paying students Full fees + R4 000

PhD full-time international fee-paying students: 

Full fees + R4 000

On-campus housing fee initial payment (if applicable)

Catered residence: R33 000

Self-catered residence: R21 500

 

For further information, please refer to the UCT Fees Handbook

 

Special circumstance students

Initial (minimum) payments

Documented, Official refugees (must have the RSA ID refugee book) R27 000
Documented asylum seekers R27 000
Rwandese students (reg since 2012 charged tuition fee + R4 000): R27 000
Students with diplomatic status (charged tuition fee + R4 000) R31 000
UCT staff or their dependents (HR supporting documents with approved amount)


Semester Study Abroad (SSA) students

The following fees apply to any student (regardless of nationality) taking courses for one or two semesters only that will not count towards obtaining a South African degree (but could count towards a degree in another country).

Package tuition fee:

Per semester cost in 2019: US$7 140

Graduate School of Business students

Please refer to the Graduate School of Business (GSB) website.

For more information

For more information on these or any other fees not mentioned above, please visit or contact the IAPO office or refer to the UCT Fees Handbook.