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Dates and fees

 

PROGRAMME DATES
 
Thursday evening classes: 8 February – 27 September 2018 (one class of 4 hours per week)
 
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
 
  • South African students: 30 November 2017
  • ARPL applicants: 30 October of each year
  • Students from (visa-exempt) SADC countries: 15 November 2017
  • Students from rest of world: 15 November 2017
 

Important

  • Study permits for foreign students at USB: Obtaining a study permit (study visa) from the South African authorities takes up to 12 weeks from the date of being offered a place on a programme at USB – hence the early application deadline for foreign students.
  • Multiple entry visas: Students from non-SADC African countries and other countries with visa requirements who need to apply for study visas can obtain a letter from USB confirming the duration of registration at USB. This will help students to obtain multiple-entry study visas in case of modular studies.
  • Timetable changes: USB reserves the right to change dates of the lecture schedule or subjects per term table. Students will be informed of any changes in good time.
  • Late applications: USB will do everything possible to accommodate applications submitted after the closing date.

 

FEES


PROGRAMME FEES
  2018 (Year 1) 2019  (Year 2) Total
Students from South Africa                                         R80 872 R64 275 R145 147
Students from Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries R84 567 R67 970 R152 537
International students from the rest of Africa (non-SADC)  R88 682​ R72 085 R160 767
International students from the rest of the world​​R110 372​R93 775R204 147​​

INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION FEE

Students from Southern African Development Community (SADC) countriesR3 695
International students from the rest of Africa (non-SADC)R7 810
International students from the rest of the world​​R7 810
INTERNATIONAL TUITION FEE​
​​International students from the rest of the world​R21 690
​ ​​DEPOSIT PAYABLE ON ACCEPTANCE OF ADMISSION
Students from South Africa ​ ​ R10 900
Students from SADC countries ​ ​ R42 284
International students from the rest of Africa (non-SADC) ​  R44 341
International students from the rest of the world ​ ​R55 186​
Application fee for all applicants
R670


 

Important

  • South African students can pay the full programme fees upon registration or they can pay 75% of the annual fees by the end of May and the balance of 25% by the end of September.
  • Fees include books and study materials.
  • Deposit: All students pay a deposit on acceptance of admission. Foreign students need to pay a deposit of 50% of the annual programme fees on acceptance to the programme and the balance prior to, or upon registration. The deposit is deducted from the programme fee. The deposit payable is non-refundable.
  • Application fee: The application fee must accompany the application. The application fee is not refundable.
  • Some core textbooks and other study material will be provided to students and the cost thereof is included in the tuition fees. These books become the property of the student.
  • €1 = about R14.49; US$ 1 = about R12.92 (26 May 2017).
  • Students are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements and costs.
  • USB reserves the right to change the fees at any time.

 

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