University of the Witwatersrand(Wits) Fees Scheduled 2021

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University of the Witwatersrand(Wits) Fees Scheduled 2021

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We are pleased to inform you about the University of the Witwatersrand(Wits) Fees Scheduled 2021

Click on the undergraduate and postgraduate links to find the approximate tuition fees for South African applicants for the first year of study in 2020-2021, or use the fees estimator.

Please note that tuition fees are payable for each course for which a student is registered. Charges ancillary to tuition fees, such as charges for course notes or for excursion costs are not included in the amounts listed. Club memberships fees are also not listed. These additional amounts will be reflected on the student’s fee account.

Other Costs: Students also need to budget for books, stationery and travelling costs, as well as pocket money and sundry expenses.

You can pay your fees By any of the following methods:

  • Standard Bank account number: 002891697; Branch code: Braamfontein 004805; Account name: Wits Student Fees; Ref: Student number. Email proof of payment to
  • You may pay at Wits at the Cashier’s Office on the main Wits campus, weekdays between 08:15 and 15:30. Wits cashiers will accept cash or credit card payments.
  • The University of the Witwatersrand regrets to inform all its applicants that the University will no longer be able to accept cheque payments. This is due to the non-acceptance of these cheques by the South African Banks, due to the high incidence of fraud

Wits Fees For 2021

2020-2021 Undergraduate Fees

Average tuition fees

Note that the amounts listed below may exclude fees related to textbooks, study notes, excursions and lab fees to highlight a few.

Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management

BCom R47830 – 53940
BEconSci R47310 – 48910
BAccSci R53740
LLB R42140

Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment

BAS R59530
BEngSc(BME) R58200
BEngSc(Digital Arts) R51650
BSc(CS) R75240
BSc(CS) in the field of Property Studies R61960
BSc(Eng) R54000
BSc(URP) R61180
Additional Costs

Students must make provision for essential items that may include:

  • Drawing kit
  • Drawing board
  • Books and stationery
  • Calculator
Computer Fee charges are raised as follows:

School of Architecture and Planning:

– 1st Year R2 418
– 2nd Year R2 418
– 3rd Year R2 418

School of Construction Economics and Management:

– 1st Year R2 418
– 2nd Year R2 418
– 3rd Year R2 418
All other Engineering Schools:
  • School of Chemical & Metallurgy Engineering
  • School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • School of Electrical and Information Engineering
  • School of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Industrial Engineering
  • School of Mining Engineering
– 1st Year R1 325
– 2nd Year R1 895
– 3rd Year R3095
– 4th Year R3095
Electronic Response Course Charges
Year of Study 1
BEngSc R550
BSc(Eng) R550
BSc(CS) R550
BSc(PS) R550

Faculty of Health Sciences

BDS R64600
MBBCh R64550
BNurs R48130
BPharm R46920
BHSc R62930
BSc(OT) R56320
BSc(Physiotherapy) R55360
BCMP R56290
BOHSc R47810

Faculty of Humanities

BA R43220-56920
Bachelor of Audiology R53470
BA Digital Arts R47440
BA(Theatre and Performance) R46800
BA(Fine Arts) R55160
BA(Performing and Visual Arts) R46800-50420
BA(Film and Television) R47600
BMus R47760
B(Social Work) R51870
Bachelor of Speech-Lang Path R53470
BEd FT R39140
BEd PT R29210
Pearson Computer Laboratory Charges

Bachelor of Arts

Year of Study 2 R157
Year of Study 3 R157

Faculty of Science

BSc R48110-59310

2020-2021 Postgraduate Fees

Postgraduate qualifications (Tuition Fee per programme)

PGDA(Applied Drama and Theatre Studies) R31150
PGDipIn- Interpreting R61190
PGDipIn- Translation R31650
PDE R29150
PDE(Deaf Education) R31000
PGCE FT R39740
PGCE FT R39730
PGDip(HE) R31000
BAHons R34850-42910
BA Hons in Translation – Interpreting R63110
BEd(Hons) R37660

MA by coursework and research report

– African Lang and Ling R44130
– African Literature R44130
– Applied Drama: Theatre in Education R44130
– Anthropology R44130
– Applied Ethics for Professionals R66770
– Creative Writing R44130
– Contemporary Curatorial Practice R41840
– Critical Diversity Studies R44130
– Culture Policy and Management R44130
– Demography and Population Studies R44130
– Development Sociology R44130
– Development Studies R44130
– Drama Therapy R44190
– e-Science R47920
– Film and Television R44130
– French and Francophone Studies R44130
– Gender Studies R44130
– German Studies R44130
– Global South R44130
– Health Demography R44130
– Health Sociology R44130
– History R44130
– History and Film Documentary R44130
– History of Art R44130
– ICT Policy and Regulation R56000
– Interactive Media Design R44230
– International Relations R44130
– Italian Studies R44130
– Journalism and Media Studies R44130
– Labour and Economic Sociology R44130
– Linguistics R44130
– Literary Theory and Crit Prac R44130
– Migration and Displacement R44130
– Modern and Contemporary Literature R44130
– Organisational and Institutional Studies R44130
– Organisational Psychology R54350
– Philosophy R44130
– Political Studies R44130
– Politics and Gender R44130
– Psychology R54570
– Publishing Studies R44130
– Social Development R50400
– Sociology R44130
– Social and Psyc Research R54570
– Theatre and Performance R44130
– Transnational Lit & Cultural Studs R44130
MA(Audiology) R38400
MA(Clin Psych)(two years of study) R70670
MA(Comm-based Counselling Psych)(two years of study) R70670
MA(Fine Arts) R55830
MA(Heritage) R44130
MA(Translation)(Interpreting) R78300
MA(Translation)(Translation) R52160
MA(Social Work) R49460
MA(Speech Pathology) R38400
MEd by coursework and research report (General) R33950
Med (Ed Psychology) R60310
Honours 38460-43790
Postgraduate Diploma: Enterprise Risk Management R43020
Postgraduate Diploma: Science Radiation R45430
MSc by coursework and research report R36750-66900
Research programmes (per year of study)
MSc by research, full-time R23910-26560
MSc by research, full-time, second term R12190-13490
MSc by research, part-time R15940-17710
MSc by research, part-time, second term R8130-9000
PhD by research, full-time R22740-25470
PhD by research, full-time, second term R11370-12735
PhD by research, part-time R15160-16980
PhD by research, part-time, second term R7580-8490
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