Module changes and termination of studies

Adding additional modules

  • Adding of additional modules should be done at the faculty.
  • Additional modules must be added within two weeks (ten working days) after commencement of the module.
  • Regardless of when a module is added, should you decide to later discontinue it, the discontinuation costs will be calculated according to the table “Discontinuation dates”.
  • Should you use the on-line facility, the cost will be calculated according to the discontinuation dates table.

Discontinuation of a module

  • All discontinuations of, or changes to modules, should be done at the faculty.
  • If you want to discontinue your entire study programme, see more details in the section below.
  • All changes to modules must be done in writing and handed in at the relevant faculty administration office within two weeks (ten working days) after commencement of the study programme, otherwise the full amount will be payable.
  • Should you use the on-line facility, the cost will be calculated according to the discontinuation dates table.
  • Regardless of when a module is added, should you decide to later discontinue it again, the discontinuation costs will be calculated according to the table “Discontinuation dates:”.
  • The final date on which registration for a module may be cancelled without having to pay for the specific module, is specified in the table “Discontinuation dates" 

Discontinuation of entire study programme

  • You must complete the prescribed form  at the Student Service Centre, which states that you wish to discontinue your study programme.
  • The date on which the University receives the form, requesting discontinuation of a study programme, will determine the amount you are owing to the University.
  • To determine the fees payable AND final dates for the full discontinuation of your study programme, without having to pay the full cost for the specific study programme, refer to the table: “Discontinuation dates”. 

Change of study course or move between faculties

  • Should you move between faculties or change study course during the same term (study year), please contact your faculty for assistance.  This is not handled as a discontinuation of a study programme.  Your faculty will assist with the change.

Discontinuation dates: 2020

Description 

Final date for changes 

Fee payable 

ALL MODULES 

   

Selection study programme 

entirely discontinued after registration but before 28 February 2020 

R2 500 will be retained from registration fee. 

Non-selection study programme 

R1 355 will be retained from registration fee. 

QUARTER MODULES 

   

First-quarter module 

after 28 February 2020 

The full fee is payable. 

Second-quarter module 

after 31 May 2020 

The full fee is payable. 

Third-quarter module 

after 21 August 2020 

The full fee is payable. 

Fourth-quarter module 

after 11 October 2020 

The full fee is payable. 

SEMESTER MODULES 

   

First-semester module 

cancellation after 28 Feb until 

31 May 2020 

Half of the full fee is payable. 

cancellation after 31 May 2020 

The full fee is payable. 

Second-semester module 

cancellation after 21 August until 11 October 2020 

Half of the full fee is payable. 

cancellation after 11 October 2020 

The full fee is payable. 

YEAR MODULES 

   

Year module 

cancellation after 28 Feb until 31 May 2020 

A quarter of the full fee is payable. 

cancellation after 31 May until 21 August 2020 

Half of the full fee is payable. 

cancellation after 21 August  until 

11 October 2020 

Three-quarters of the full fee is payable. 

cancellation after 11 October 2020 

The full fee is payable. 

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