General information

Cost of attendance

Funds may only be used for authorised educational costs incurred for the duration of your studies.

Authorised educational costs

  • Tuition fee - in accordance with your program of study
  • Faculty International Term Fee (ITF) - in accordance with your degree of study
  • International Admin fee - R 3750
  • Books & stationery - R 7000 per year, as per fee booklet
  • Equipment / fieldwork - R 3500 per year, as per fee booklet. Documentation needed to justify a higher amount
  • Accommodation - up to R7 000 per month for off-campus housing or total on-campus accommodation fee
  • Meals - R 4000 per month
  • Miscellaneous/living expenses - R 2500 per month
  • Plane ticket to school and back home
  • To purchase a computer/laptop - invoice/details and cost to be provided.
  • Medical insurance - R 450 per month
  • Transportation costs - R 1500 per month
  • Dependant child care - documentation to be provided for the cost of the child care only during your class times
  • Origination fee

Unauthorised costs

  • Leasing & purchasing of a vehicle
  • Clothing
  • Expenses covering the family

Students may apply for a COA adjustment based on additional expenses which are directly related to the cost of their education. Professional judgement will be used for excessive educational expenses or dependency care. All professional judgement applications must include supporting documentation such as, but not limited to, receipts, travel logs, etc. approved by your faculty supervisor to support the application. Only applications submitted with supporting evidence will be considered when applying for additional funding.

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