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Tuition fees per faculty

ALL POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS
There is no distinction in tuition fees between part-time and full-time studies.

RESEARCH MASTERS and DOCTORATES
Registrations for research Masters and Doctorates will be levied an annual tuition fee, subject to a
possible annual increase and will be payable for each year of registration.

HONOURS and MASTERS BY COURSEWORK
Registrations for Honours and Masters by coursework degrees will be levied as per the tables per
faculty, provided that the student completes the degree in the prescribed period.


NOT COMPLETED DEGREE WITHIN PRESCRIBED PERIOD
Should a masters by research or doctoral degree not be completed in the prescribed period, the
new annual fee structure applicable at that point in time will be applicable for any subsequent years
of re-registration that are allowed.


Where a final hard copy of the thesis in the case of doctoral studies; a dissertation in the case of
Masters by Research studies and a mini-dissertation in the case of Masters by Coursework studies is
submitted to the Student Administration Office of the respective faculty by 15 February, the faculty
should liaise with the finance department to have the fees adjusted. Any student who did not submit
the final copy of the thesis/dissertation/mini-dissertation by 15 February, will have to register again.
If the final hard copy of the thesis in the case of doctoral studies; a dissertation in the case of
Masters by Research studies and a mini-dissertation in the case of Masters by Coursework studies is
submitted to the Student Administration Office of the respective faculty by 31 March, a student will
have to re-register and an administration fee (determined on an annual basis) will be levied. If the
final hard copy of the thesis in the case of doctoral studies; a dissertation in the case of Masters by
Research studies and a mini-dissertation in the case of Masters by Coursework studies is not
submitted to the Student Administration Office of the respective faculty by 31 March a student will
have to re-register and tuition fees will be levied accordingly.


Should a one-year master’s degree not be completed in one year, the annual fee applicable for that
master’s degree will be charged annually from the second year onwards.


INTERRUPTION/LEAVE OF ABSENCE DURING STUDIES
No interruption may occur in a postgraduate student’s registration for a postgraduate study
programme. The student has to register every year even if they require a leave of absence for that
year. For students who are in exceptional cases granted a period of leave of absence, will be levied
only the annual initial registration fee for the year they are absent and will on their return be subject
to the new annual tuition fee structure applicable for the year at that point in time.

  • Once a student has registered, his/her personal and own specific student account details, as well as information on possible rebates, can be found on the UP Student Portal (“Student Centre”).
  • If you are a first-time user of the UP Student Portal, go to http://www.up.ac.za/portal; click on “New User” and enter your student number as username. Type in your ID/passport number and click on “Proceed”.
  • Average fees for the various programmes in the faculties are set out in the tables on the following pages and are based on the average cost of the study programmes. 
  • Note that the fees for some study programmes may differ from those specified in the table on the following pages.
  • Fees do not include the cost of prescribed books, stationery, research costs or other study-related expenses.
  • University fees are payable in advance, however, it is permissible to pay your fees in three instalments, viz.:
  • The registration or re-registration fee is payable prior to registration.
  • Half (50%) of the students's full account is payable before or on 30 April
  • The full (100%) amount of the student’s account is payable before or on 31 July.

 

  • On discontinuation of studies, all outstanding fees become due immediately.
  • If a degree is completed mid-year, AND the student registers for a new degree in the same year, the FULL tuition fees are immediately payable on registration. Fees are fully payable by end of July of any study year, irrespective of when in the year the student registered for the programme.
  • Tuition fees are levied for the study programme as a whole or per individual subject course. The latter applies to coursework-based study programmes.
  • Tuition fees for subject course/modules taken in addition to the standard study programme are levied in addition to the tuition fees.
  • In the following tables “p.s.” indicates the tuition fees that are levied per individual subject/module/course. An estimate of the total fee for the study programme provided on the following pages.

 

Estimated tuition fees per year (SA and SADC country citizens)

  Note: The estimated average fees below are for 2018.

 

Faculty of Economic and ManagementSciences

DOCTORATES

2018

All Research Doctorates

R17 500 per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Research

•  MCom

•  MAdmin

•  MPhil     

 

R16 330 per annum

Subject to annual increases

Coursework

 

(includes part-coursework/part research)

•  MCom

•  MAdmin

•  MPhil 

•  MPhil Taxation  

•  MPA

•  MPhil Internal Audit

•  MBA(at GIBS) (get info from GIBS)

R21 580 per annum*

R21 580 per annum*

R21 580 per annum*

(may cost more depending on module selection)

R40 820 per annum*

R30 000 per annum*

www.GIBS.co.za *

Subject to annual increases

HONOUR’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

• BCom(Hons), BAdmin(Hons)

From R26 830 to R34 560

Subject to annual increases

 

Faculty of Education

DOCTORATES

2018

All Research Doctorates

R17 500 per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Research

•  MEd

R16 330 perr annum

Subject to annual increases

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

•  MEd (Educational Psychology) 

•  MEd (Educational Leadership) 

Estimated cost:  R34 060

Subject to annual increases

HONOUR’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/partresearch)

•  BEd(Hons)

From R28 340 to R36 020

Subject to annual increases

 

Faculty of Law

DOCTORATES                                     

2018

All research doctorates 

R17 500 per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Research

•  LLM         

•  MPhil

R16 330 per annum

Subject to annual increases

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

•  LLM       

•  MPhil

From R31 430 to R40 000

Subject to annual increases

 

 

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

DOCTORATES

2018

All Research Doctorates

R17 500 per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Research

•  MCons Sci

•  MSc(Agric)               

•  MSc

•  MAgric

R16 330 per annum

Subject to annual increases

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

•  MConsumer Science

•  MSc(Agric) 

•  MSc

•  MPhil

•  MAgric 

From R33 800 to R38 880

Subject to annual increases

HONOUR’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

•  BSc(Hons)

•  BAgric(Hons)

•  BSc (Hons) Financial   

   Engineering

•  BSc (Hons) Actuarial

   Sciences

From R31 430 to R47 410

 

 

 

Subject to annual increases

 

Faculty of Engineering, Build Environment and Information Technology                                                                    

DOCTORATES

2018

All Research Doctorates

R17 500 per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

 

 

 

 

 

Research

School of Engineering

 •  MEng, MSc (Applied Science)         

 

School for the Built Environment

•  MT&RP, MArch, ML, MInt, MSc(QS)MSc (Constr Mngt),
MSc (Real Estate) 

 

School of Information Technology

•  MIS, MSc (Computer Science),
MIT (Information Systems)        

 

Graduate School of Technology Management

•  MTM [MEng / MSc (Tech Mngt)]           

 

 

 

 

 

 

R16 330 per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Coursework

 

(includes part-coursework/part research)

School for the Built Environment

•  MT&RP, MSc (Real Estate)

•  MArch (Prof), ML(Prof), MInt(Prof)

 

 

 

School of Information Technology

•  MIT(Information Technology)   

          

 

Graduate School of Technology Management

•  MEM [ MEng / MSc (Engineering Management) ]

   MPM [ MEng / MSc (Project Management) ]

•  MTM [ MEng / MSc (Technology Management) ]

 

R23 330 – R28 720 per annum

1st yr R34 900

2nd yr R11 700

3+ yr billed per annum

Subject to annual increases

 

R23 330 – R28 720 per annum

 

 

 

1st yr R69 400

2nd yr R46 600

3+ yr billed per annum

 

Subject to annual increases

 

HONOUR’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Coursework

 

(includes part-coursework/part research)

School of Engineering

•  BEng(Hons),  BSc Applied Science(Hons)

 

School for the Built Environment

•  BArch(Hons), BInt(Hons), BL(Hons)

•  BSc(Hons)(QS)/(Constr Mngt)/(Real Est)

 

 School of Information Technology

•  BIS(Hons),

•  BSc(Hons)(Computer Science)

 

Graduate School of Technology Management

•  BEng(Hons)

•  BSc(Hons)

 

 

From R36 400 to R61 200*

 

 

 

 

 

From R36 400 to R61 200*

 

 

 

From R36 400 to R61 200*

 

 

Subject to annual increases

 

Faculty of Theology

DOCTORATES

2018

All Research Doctorates

R17 500 per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Research

•  MA(Theol),  MTh           

 

 

R16 330 per annum

Subject to annual increases

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

 

•  MTh

•  MA(Theol),

•  MDiv

•  MPhil

 

 

Estimated cost: R34 050

 

 

From R40 800 to R44 280

Subject to annual increases

HONOUR’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

 

BA Hons Theology

From R29 400 to R33 480

Subject to annual increases

 

Faculty of Veterinary Science

DOCTORATES

2018

All Research Doctorates

R17 500 per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Research

MSc (Veterinary Science)

R16 330 per annum

Subject to annual increases

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

 

 •  MMedVet                                      

•  MSc (Various Options)        

 

 

From R33 480 to R38 900

Subject to annual increases

   

 

 

 

Faculty of Health Sciences

DOCTORATES

2018

All Research Doctorates

R17 500  per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Research

All Research Masters

R16 330 per annum

Subject to annual increases

 

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medicine

•  MMed

•  MSc          

•  MMilMed

•  MPharmMed

•  MPhil 

•  M Early Childhood Intervention 

 

Dentistry

•  MScDent, MChD

Healthcare Sciences

•  MCur, MPhysT, MDietetics, MOccTher

 

Health Systems and Public Health

•  MSc

•  MMed (Public Health Medicine)

•  MPH (Master in Public Health)

 

R16 330 per annum*

R16 330 per annum*

R16 330 per annum*

R18 660 per annum*

R18 660 per annum*

R18 660 per annum*

 

 

R16 330 per annum*

 

R18 660 per annum*

 

R16 330 per annum*

R16 330 per annum*

R18 660 per annum*

 

*Subject to annual increases

HONOUR’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Research

All Honours programmes

Estimated cost:  R36 150

Subject to annual increases

 

 

Faculty of Humanities

DOCTORATES

2018

All Research Doctorates

R17 500 per annum

Subject to annual increases

MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

2018

Research

• All Research Masters

R16 330 per annum

Subject to annual increases

 

 

 

 

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

Languages

•  MA

 

Social Sciences

•  M,  MSW

•  MA, MHCS, MPhil, MSocSci

 

The Arts

•  MA,  MMus

 

 

 

 

From R33 860 to R40 000

 

Subject to annual increases

HONOUR’S PROGRAMMES

2018

 

 

 

Coursework

(includes part-coursework/part research)

Languages

•  BA Hons

Social Sciences

•  BA Hons,  BHCS Hons, 

BSocSci Hons

The Arts

•  BA Hons

•  BMus Hons

 

 

 

 

From R33 850 to R40 000

Subject to annual increases

 

 

 

 

 

Fees 2018

Once an applicant has registered at the University, a detailed statement of tuition fees will be made available on the Student Portal. (Self-service, Finance tab)

Tuition fee quotations are available to students as a self-help function.

  • On the UP web, click My TUKS login
  • Login on the UP Student Portal
  • Enter the Student Centre
  • Click the Student Finances tab, again Student Finances tab on the next page and you will find the option fee estimation - quotation
  • The system will allow academic plan (for most postgraduate studies) and module selection  options for undergraduate studies and some post graduate studies (See Faculty yearbook for codes)
  • Complete the required fields
  • Use the plus (+) button to add modules or the minus (-) button to remove modules
  • Click the Generate Quote button to view, save or print the quotation
  • All major banks may accept the quotation for loan applications, but will still require  a proof of registration before the loan is paid out
  • Your proof of registration will be issued after registration and in most cases your account will be generated and available on the Student Portal 24 hours after registration

 

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