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Tuition fees and other charges

Tuition fees and other charges

The exact tuition fee for a specific programme is determined by the individual programmes/modules included in a degree/diploma curriculum. The tuition fee for undergraduate programmes/modules is compiled by a number of components levied individually as may be applicable. The tariff of a module is the sum of the levies of the components, ie tuition fees, study material, copyright and computer usage, and represents the direct and indirect costs incurred for offering the module.  


Please note that all amounts are subject to change.   


Tuition fee: Includes the cost of the course guide outlining the course content.


Study material: This levy covers the cost of documents and other study material containing additional learning material.  Most of the material is not available elsewhere and to keep costs down, the material is compiled by the lecturer and handed out to students. This however, does not totally replace the use of the library or other books needed for study.


Copyright:  This is a charge for the legally prescribed copyright that, by law, we as a university have to pay for the use of the information contained in books, especially research publications. This charge applies to all modules.


Facility usage:  This is a charge added to certain modules that require the use of the computer labs. During such teaching programme sessions, tests and assignments, students are using computer programs that require licences, etc. Personal computers may not be used in these instances.

Students will pay at the different service providers on campus for printing and photocopies and these costs will not form part of their official student account.

Internet access on campus is free of charge.

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