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Summary of fees 2017

The fees below are for 2017 year of study unless otherwise indicated. 

Summary of fees 2016 archive

Description

 Amount payable

 When to pay

 Notes

Application fee

 

R300

 

With submission of application for studies

Non-refundable

Registration fee for S.A citizens

  • Payable prior to registration
  • Also payable every subsequent year before registration

 

Registration fee for International citizens

 

 

R5 000

 

 

 

International undergraduate students tuition fee factors table

Selection study programmes

Payable WITHIN 30 days of placement to reserve your study place

  • The registration fee forms part of the tuition fees and is an initial payment towards the tuition fees.
  • R1 130 of the registration fee will be retained for cancellations made WITHIN 30 days after placement.
  • R2 500 of the registration fee will be retained for cancellations made MORE THAN 30 days after placement.

All other study programmes

Payable at least 5 days before registration

  • The registration fee forms part of the tuition fees and is an initial payment towards the tuition fees.
  • This fee is fully refundable if the student does not register.

International levy

Applicable to various visa types, in addition to the registration fee.

See tuition fee factors table

 

R2 900

 

Payable at least 5 days before registration

This levy is fully refundable if the student does not register.

Tuition fees

See tuition fees table

  • Half (50%) of the student account is payable before or on 30 April.
  • The full (100%) student account is payable before or on 31 July.
  • Accounts are available on the UP Portal (“Student Centre”) after registration.
  • Accounts are mailed monthly, starting March.
Discount for early payment   A discount of 2.5% is granted if the student account is paid in full by 30 April. Refer to 'Early payment discount' for more details

Family rebate from 

R2 500 maximum per student for two or more students

Apply in writing before 30 March

  • Only applicable on tuition fees.
  • If account is less than R2500, then only account amount is rebated.
  • Students must apply annually. Applications for previous years will not be granted.
  • Application must be in writing at CSC.
  • Refer to Family Rebate for more details.

Summer School and Winter School

Full tuition fees for the modules taken. Payable with the rest of the student account. These extra modules will impact negatively on NSFAS or other bursary living costs that are requested to be paid out.
Fees paid by bursaries Ensure that you are aware of the conditions and value of your bursary as bursaries may or may not cover the full costs of your study costs. External companies or other institutions that sponsor students with bursaries need to make the required payments to students’ accounts by the same due dates as if the students were paying the accounts themselves.
  • Students must submit written proof from the sponsor of the bursary awarded to them prior to registration, otherwise the registration fee will be payable by the student.
  • The final decision regarding the acceptability of a bursary letter rests with the university.
  • Students remain responsible for their student accounts if their bursary sponsor does not pay their account.
Credit balances Amounts in credit on your account Depends on the source of the credit balance

The refunds application form is available at the SSC or

    www.up.ac.za/feesfunding.
Other living costs Not included on account As required, for example books, food, travel, stationery, printing, internet and photocopies Students should manage these costs themselves.

Cancellation fees

 

Total discontinuation of studies and discontinuation of a module.

See discontinuation table Determined by the official date the university was notified in writing of discontinuation In cases where cancellation is due to the hospitalisation or death of a student, cancellation fees may be waived if sufficient proof is provided.
Late addition of module


R350

R350

Before adding the module

 

For 1st semester or year course after 1 March

For second semester after 31 July

Late change of course of study

R350

R1130

 

Before changing course

After 1 March but before 31 May

After 31 May

Recognition of subjects transferred from other institutions

R115

R230

R460

 

Payment with the rest of the student account

Quarter module

Semester module

Year course

Special Examination fees

R350

R350

R650

R1400

 

 

Payment with the rest of the student account

  •  Special exams

•  Remark/verify result of exam

  •  Off-campus (RSA)

  •  Off-campus (International) 

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