Below Is the Official University of the western cape Structure schedule to be paid by each Undergraduate, Diploma & Certificate and postgraduate student respectively for the 2020 academic session.
The Council of the University of the Western Cape (the “University”) reserves the right to revise all fees without prior notice.
TUITION FEES – SOUTH AFRICAN STUDENTS TERMS OF PAYMENT
- Personal liability will be attached to a registered student and/or his/her legal guardian for all tuition and accommodation fees, notwithstanding any award of a bursary that they may have
- The contract which forms part of the application form for admission to the University which was signed by the registered student and/or his/her legal guardian, legally binds these parties to pay the full tuition fees, accommodation fees and any ancillary costs for the year of registration as determined by the
- As a student’s fee account is linked to his/her academic record and accommodation choices, it shall be their responsibility to ensure and verify the accuracy and correctness of such information.
- Students will be required to pay an upfront payment prior to registration at the start of each year of
- Students will be required to pay a registration fee as part of the upfront
- Students registering for modules which cost less that the upfront payment will be required to pay the modules in full plus a registration
- 50% of the total outstanding Student fee account will be due by the 30th
- 100% of the total outstanding Student fee account will be due by the 31st
- Where a Student has registered for the first time in the second semester, the full fees shall be payable on registration or by 31 July, whichever date occurs
|Prescribed Undergraduate Fees By Programme|
Tuition fees are charged per module within a prescribed programme. Students, who register for more or fewer modules than prescribed, will be charged accordingly.
|BA (S/W), BSc (Phys), BSc (Occ.Ther), BNurs, etc||R31,120 – R43,310||Per annum|
|BSc and BPharm||R33,960 – R37,590||Per annum|
|Geology II and III||R34,180||Per annum|
|B.Ch .D I or V||R56,150||Per annum|
Advanced Diploma in Public Administration Higher Certificate in Economic Development
R38,600 – R45,010 R28,600
|Per annum Per annum Per annum|
|Prescribed Postgraduate Fees By Programme/Module – Dentistry|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Dentistry||R15,880||Per programme|
|*Postgraduate Diploma in Sedation & Pain Control||R31,120||Per programme|
|*Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry||R28,730||Per programme|
|*Postgraduate Diploma in Implantology||R33,750||Per programme|
|*M.Sc (Dent) (Clinical)||R87,040||Per programme|
|M.Sc (Dent.) (by Coursework &/or by Research)||R34,820||Per programme|
|*MChD (Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, Oral Medicine & Periodontology, Maxillo Facial & Oral Surgery)|| |
|MChD (Community Dentistry/Oral Pathology)||R51,800||Per programme|
|DSc (Odont)||R34,820||Per programme|
|Individual or repeated Module (Per Module)||R14,160||Per module|
Includes fees for the clinical and material components.
All postgraduate students in Dentistry are required to pay 50% of their full tuition fees at registration in their first year of study. The balance of the fee must be paid by 31 July of the same year.
In each year thereafter, Masters and Doctoral students must renew their registration annually by paying the normal prescribed registration fee.
The prescribed maximum completion period for the PDD, BSc Hons (Dental Science) and MSc (Dent) programmes is two years. For the MChD it is four years (except MFOS which is five) and for the PhD it is six years. For continued enrolment beyond the prescribed completion period, students are liable for 20% of the prescribed programme fees of the current year.
|Prescribed Postgraduate Fees By Programme/Module – Other|
|Honours in Information Systems and Biokinetics||R33,500 – R42,010||Full programme|
|Honours in Geology||R34,380||Full programme|
|Honours in Science||R34,180||Full programme|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)||R31,340||Per programme|
|Master’s in Public Administration||R40,260||Per programme|
|Master’s in Administration||R40,260||Per programme|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Agrarian Studies||R32,210||Per programme|
|LL. M/ M Phil and Postgraduate Diploma n Law||R13,690||Per module p.a.|
|M Phil in Water Studies Master’s in Clinical Pharmacy||R39,590 R46,000||Per programme Per programme|
|All other Honours programmes ( Fees charged per module)||R31,330||Per programme|
|All other Masters||R34,590||Per programme|
|All other Doctorates||R34,590||Per programme|
Masters (Research) and Doctoral students are required to pay their full tuition fees in their first year of study. Masters and Doctoral students renewing their registration in order to submit a thesis for examination will pay the normal registration fee only.
From the 4th and subsequent enrolments for Masters and the, 6th and subsequent enrolment for Doctoral degrees, students are liable for 20% of the prescribed programme fees of the current year.
|ON CAMPUS||Cecil Esau, Cassinga, Coline Williams Basil February & Ruth First|| |
|Eduardo Dos Santos||R 22,500||R 18,200|
|Hector Peterson||R 27,720||R 23,540|
|Chris Hani, Liberty||R 25,500||R 22,710|
|Ex Staff Quarters||R 22,800||R 18,780|
|OFF CAMPUS||Gorvalla||R 26,330||R 23,540|
|Disa Court||R 27,000||R 21,510|
|Kwik Foods||R 29,950||R 27,350|
Full-time South African students who have been allocated residence must pay R4 840 (which includes registration fees) towards their fees on registration.
|RESIDENCE||SINGLE ROOM – SMALL||SINGLE|
ROOM – LARGE
|OFF CAMPUS||River Park apartments|| |
Each apartment has three rooms with a shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. The apartments are situated in a secure complex approximately 10km from UWC’s main campus (a shuttle operates between the complex and UWC). Full-time South African students who have been allocated residence must pay a deposit up front.
For further information on River Park accommodation, you may contact the agent via:
Tel : 021 914 6660
Email : [email protected]
|KOVACS STUDENT VILLAGE||FEES|
|Double Room, Shared En Suite||R 45,290|
|Single Room, Shared En Suite||R 46,960|
|Disable Person Room, En Suite||R 46,960|
|Corner Room, Shared En Suite||R 50,310|
|Single Room, Communal Bath||R 45,290|
Kovacs Payment Options:
|Payment percentage paid at registration||Discount||Payment Term|
5 equal payments – Feb 2019 to Jun 2019
9 equal payments – Jan 2019 to Sep 2019
A Refundable Breakage Fee of R 2 900 is payable together with the applicable residence fees Kovacs website will reflect required deposits and payment plan options.
All international students must pay full residence fees before occupation
For further information, contact Kovacs UWC Student Village on Campus via Tel 021 959 9500
Fax 086 762 6565
Email [email protected]
TUITION FEES – EXCHANGE STUDENTS
Exchange Students are required to pay the minimum registration fee, which is R1,370 if the exchange agreement makes provision for tuition fee exemption, all exchange students residing on residence need to pay full residence fees upon registration.
TUITION FEES – AFFILIATED RESEARCH STUDENTS
Students are required to pay the minimum registration fee, which is R1,370.
Tuition fees for affiliated research students will be charged as follows:
Students registered for one term
- 10% of prescribed tuition fees Students registered for one semester
- 20% of prescribed tuition fees Students registered for a full year
- 40% of prescribed tuition fees
|Associate student – per module||R 816|
|Registration fee (non-refundable)||R 1,370|
|Supplementary Assessment/Special Assessment||No fee|
|Senate Discretionary Assessment||R 763|
|Re-marking of final assessment scripts per module||R 680|
|Late Registration||R 490|
|Levy for issuing duplicate degree or diploma Certificate||R 420|
|Re-issue of Student Card||R 57|
|Dental Students Insurance Cover||R 373|
|Annual non-refundable deposit. B. Ch.D l to V Binding|
Age exemption and Senate discretion
The above fees are payable in advance and cannot be added to the student’s account.
RECOGNITION FEE PER MODULE
A R 465 fee is payable for every module completed at another tertiary institution and recognized by the University as a credit towards obtaining a degree or diploma at the University.
A R 270 fee is payable per subject or module credited by the University on applying for exemption at another tertiary institution.
DUE DATES FOR THE PAYMENT OF TUITION FEE
The applicable tuition fee payment dates are:
|Payment||Due date||Prescribed minimum payment|
|Initial non-resident||At registration||R 4,290|
|Initial resident||At registration||R 4,840|
|Interim||On or before 30 April 2019||50% of total account|
|Final||On or before 31 July 2019||Remaining balance|
- Students will be charged for all academic courses for which they
- Students registering for modules which cost less than the upfront registration fee (R4,290 for non-residents and R4,840 for residents), need to pay the modules in full with the minimum registration fee (R1,370) at Registration.
- Detailed statements of accounts will not be issued prior to It is the responsibility of the student to pay this by the due date.
- It shall be the student’s responsibility to ensure that the University’s records reflects the correct addresses and the University of the Western Cape shall not accept responsibility for any delays caused by the postal service with the result that statement of accounts are not received. Non receipt of a statement of account shall not be an acceptable reason for failure to effect payment of fees by the due
- The due date for final payment is 31 July
- Where a student has registered for the first time in the second semester, the full fees shall be payable on registration or by 31 July 2019, whichever date occurs last. Interest on overdue accounts shall be charged on a monthly basis at 25%.
- Where additional courses are added at the commencement of the second semester, the fees in respect of such additional courses shall be due immediately and payable within 30 days of registration. Interest on overdue accounts shall be charged on a monthly basis at 25%.
- The University reserves the right to charge interest at the lending rate charged by its bank calculated monthly on overdue
- A service levy may be charged on all defaulted / dishonoured
- Dishonoured or fraudulent payments may result in de-registration.
- Dishonoured or fraudulent bursaries may result in de-registration.
DISCOUNTS: ONLY APPLICABLE TO SOUTH AFRICAN STUDENTS
Accounts settled in full before the due dates will be eligible for settlement discounts calculated on current tuition and accommodation fees outstanding after all rebates have been credited.
|On or before 28 February 2019||5%|
|On or before 31 March 2019||3%|
|On or before 30 April 2019||2%|
Accounts settled by bursary organisations do not qualify for a discount.
FAMILY REBATE ON TUITION
- Families who have two or more children registered in the same year will be eligible to a family tuition rebate in terms of University
- The rebate is ONLY applicable to South Africa
- Applications for family rebate on tuition fees must be submitted on an annual basis on the prescribed forms and must reach the University before the last working day in June of each
- The family tuition rebate is applicable to first degree
|The family rebates are granted as follows:|
|2nd Child||10 % of tuition fees|
|3rd Child||20 % of tuition fees|
|4th Child||50 % of tuition fees|
|5th Child||75 % of tuition fees|
|6th Child or more||100 % of tuition fees|
Student whose studies are financed by means of a bursary not administered by the University, must prior to or at registration submit written proof of the granting of such a bursary and the amount thereof must be stipulated.
If an acceptable written proof of a bursary granted is submitted and the bursary covers full tuition, the student will be required to only pay the R1,370 registration fee.
Staff rebates – 100% rebate
- The Student will be required to complete a rebate form issued to them by the human resource consultant, approved and signed by the head of department, the staff member and or Students and approved and signed by human
- Completed approved rebate forms together with the receipt of the minimum registration fee will be brought in person or sent via email to Student Credit Management for
- Student Credit Management, after verifying that the form has been authorised by the appropriate personnel, Students will be granted financial clearance. Students or staff members will be notified via sms or email using
Staff rebates – 50% rebate
- Staff qualifying for the 50% rebate may be required to make payments over a twelve month period as a salary deduction to settle the balance of the
- Pre-requisite upfront registration fee payment will be
PAYMENTS AND ENQUIRIES
Student account enquiries must be directed to:
Student Fees Office:
Telephone : +27 21 959 3108
: +27 21 959 2154
: +27 21 959 3110
Fax : +27 21 959 3512
Emai : [email protected]
Student Finances (Collection Unit):
Telephone : +27 21 959 3558
: +27 21 959 3559
: +27 21 959 3518
: +27 21 959 2307
: +27 21 959 3395
Fax : +27 21 959 3438
Email : [email protected]
Methods of Payment: Cash/debit card : At the cashiers (Counter1-3)
Ground Floor – Administration Building Main Campus
(Office hours – 8h20-16h30)
Contact Telephone Number : +27 21 959 3107
Electronic payment: (To be made 3 working days prior to faculty registration date): Via University bank account:
Bankers : ABSA Bank
Name of account : UWC Student Deposits
Branch : Public Sector Western Cape
Address : 1st Floor, Tygerpark 4
Willie van Schoor Drive Bellville, 7530
Branch Code : 632005
Bank Account Number : 40 4960 4740
Swift Code : ABSAZAJJ
A copy of the deposit slip MUST be faxed or emailed to ensure accurate and timeous processing of funds.
Fax : +27 21 959 1556
: +27 21 959 2986
Email : [email protected]
Telephone : +27 21 959 3900
Credit card payments can either be made at the cashier’s office, or online via UWC website URL: http://www.uwc.ac.za
(Click on Online Payment button to proceed with payment)
Your student number must be used as reference to ensure prompt credit allocation to the student fees account.
Cheques and bank transfers must be made payable to the “University of the Western Cape”
A Service levy will be charged on cheques dishonoured by the bank and deregistration will occur.
The University accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards at the University Cash Offices.
Any payment received will first be applied to settle any outstanding amount owing from the previous academic year, for instance, clear unpaid interest first, followed by the oldest debt. Thereafter, payments received will be applied against the current outstanding amounts as follows:
- Residence and meal costs; and
- Finance and administration costs in respect of overdue
- In certain instances bank charges will be levied on foreign student
- Any student with an outstanding balance on his/her fee account:
- shall not receive his/her examination results;
- shall not receive an academic transcript;
- shall not be permitted to graduate;
- shall not be permitted to re-register in the following academic year;
- Any offer of accommodation in a University residence will be cancelled on 31 January 2019 if outstanding fees are not paid by 20 January
- Interest will be charged monthly on outstanding balances at 1,25%.
- Where fees have not been paid by the due date, and where a student has not furnished proof that a bursary/loan has been granted, such student may be excluded from attendance at classes or from a residence provided arrangements to the satisfaction of the Manager: Student Finances are in place for the payment of all
A person who registers for the first time as a student is given a student card (photo identity card). The student card is an electronic magnetic card, which identifies you as a student.
No student will be permitted to attend classes or write examinations without a student card. It is therefore important that you safeguard your student card.
Returning students keep the student cards issued to them in their first year of registration and are required to produce their student card on each concurrent registration in order to have it renewed.