University of the Witwatersrand Fees 2022 – 2023

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University of Witwatersrand Fees 2022 – 2023

University of Witwatersrand Fees 2022 – 2023 – See Details Below:

Tuition fees
For a student registered in the Health Sciences Faculty, please consult the faculty office for cancellation of registration and rebates applicable.
10.1.1 Undergraduate, Honours and Postgraduate Diplomas full-year course registrations The position in regard to the payment of tuition fees on cancellation of registration for an individual course or for a year of study is as follows:
a) If cancellation of registration takes place within the first two weeks of the first semester (deadline of 16 February 2021), no tuition fee is payable.
b) If cancellation takes place between 17 February and 31 March 2021, the student is liable for payment of 25% of the tuition fee.
c) If cancellation of registration takes place from 1 April to 26 July 2021, the student is liable for 50% of the tuition fee.
d) If cancellation of registration takes place after 27 July 2021, the student is liable for 100% of the tuition fee.
A student who registers in the first semester for a course(s) that commences in the second semester may be permitted to substitute such a course(s) with an equivalent course(s) provided that they do so within the first two
weeks of the second semester.

See Also:

1.University of the Witwatersrand Accommodation Fees

2.University of the Witwatersrand Foreign Registration Fees

3.University of the Witwatersrand Banking Details

4.University of the Witwatersrand Bursaries and Funding

Undergraduate and Honours semester course registrations
The position in regard to the payment of tuition fees on cancellation of registration for a semester course is as
follows:
10.1.2.1 Registration for Semester One Courses
The position in regard to the payment of tuition fees on cancellation of registration for a first semester course is
as follows:
a) If cancellation of registration takes place within the first two weeks of the first semester (deadline of 16 February 2021), no tuition fee is payable.
b) If cancellation takes place between 17 February and 31 March 2021, the student is liable for payment of 50% of the tuition fee.
c) If cancellation of registration takes place after 31 March 2021, the student is liable for 100% of the
tuition fee.
A student may be permitted to substitute equivalent courses only in the first two weeks of the first semester.
10.1.2.2 Registration for Semester Two Courses
The position in regard to the payment of tuition fees on cancellation of registration for a second semester course
is as follows:
a) If cancellation of registration takes place within the first two weeks of the second semester (deadline
of 26 July 2021), no tuition fee is payable.
b) If cancellation takes place between 27 July 2021 and 9 August 2021, the student is liable for payment
of 50% of the tuition fee.
c) If cancellation of registration takes place after 10 August 2021, the student is liable for 100% of the
tuition fee.
A student may be permitted to substitute equivalent courses only in the first two weeks of the second semester.
10.1.2.3 Registration for Online Courses
The position in regard to the payment of tuition fees on cancellation of registration for online courses is as follows:
a) Intake 1
• If cancellation of registration takes place within the first 5 days of registration, (between 13
January and 17 January) no tuition fee is payable.
• If cancellation of registration takes place between 18 January and 01 March, the student is liable  for 100% of the tuition fee.
b) Intake 2
• If cancellation of registration takes place within the first 5 days of registration, (between 09 March and 14 March) no tuition fee is payable.
• If cancellation of registration takes place between 15 March to 26 April, the student is liable for 100% of the tuition fee.
c) Intake 3
• If cancellation of registration takes place within the first 5 days of registration, (between 04 May and 08 May) no tuition fee is payable.
• If cancellation of registration takes place between 09 May to 21 June, the student is liable for 100% of the tuition fee.
d) Intake 4
• If cancellation of registration takes place within the first 5 days of registration (between 29 June and 03 July) no tuition fee is payable.
• If cancellation of registration takes place between 04 July to 16 August, the student is liable for 100% of the tuition fee.Part 1B: Average Tuition – Fees 2021 13
e) Intake 5
• If cancellation of registration takes place within the first 5 days of registration (between 24 August and 28 August) no tuition fee is payable.
• If cancellation of registration takes place between 29 August to 11 October, the student is liable for 100% of the tuition fee.
f) Intake 6
• If cancellation of registration takes place within the first 5 days of registration (between 19 October to 23 October), no tuition fee is payable.
• If cancellation of registration takes place between 24 October to 06 December, the student is liable for 100% of the tuition fee.
10.1.3 Postgraduate (Masters by Dissertation and PhD) registrations Registration for this category of candidates takes place from 02 January to 30 September 2021.
For cancellation of registration please consult your Faculty Office before approaching the Fees Office with regards
to possible rebate/s.
10.1.4 Postgraduate (Masters by coursework and Research Report) registrations
For a candidate registering in January, cancellation of registration will be applicable as per 1.1 above.
For a candidate registering in July, cancellation will be applicable as per 1.2.2 above.
Only in exceptional cases is a substitution of equivalent course(s) permissible in the first two weeks of the
semester.
10.2 Fees ancillary to tuition
A student who cancels his or her registration remains liable for payment in full of any ancillary charges.
10.3 Withdrawal from University accommodation Please consult Part 7: Residence Fees.
11. Miscellaneous fees and charges
11.1 Late registration
A student is required to register with the University during specified periods of each academic year. In exceptional
cases, the Dean of the faculty may permit a late registration fee as follows: Registration after the second Friday of the first teaching block for the relevant degree (undergraduates)

Postgraduate (Masters by Dissertation and PhD) candidates may only register from January to September (see
Faculty for details). Postgraduate (Masters by coursework and Research Report) candidates may only register in January and July (see Faculty for details).
11.2 Equipment surcharge
Students are liable for the cost of replacing apparatus or equipment lost, broken or damaged by negligence or wilful misuse and a surcharge may be imposed by the head of the department concerned for breakages caused through negligence or irresponsible action by students. A student who fails to return a University microscope/microscopic slides on time may be required to pay R495 Possible additional fee for each working day’s delay after the date set for the return of the equipment R130

Download: University of the Witwatersrand Prospectus

14 Part 1A: General Information – Fees 2021
11.3 Replacement cost of Kudu card
R140
11.4 Charges for academic records
(See Transcript Fees at the end of the book)
11.5 Examination fees
The tuition fees include the fees for the ordinary University examinations but no refund can be made to a student
who does not write the examinations. The fees for re-examination are as follows:
a) A candidate whose thesis or dissertation or Research Report has to be re-examined after revision is required to pay a re-examination fee as follows:
PhD R6 120
Masters R4 820
Masters Research Report R2 500
b) A student who registers for a course for examination purposes only will be charged one third of the tuition fee for that course. A student who registers for a course for non-examination purposes will be charged two thirds of the tuition fee.
11.6 Copyright Fee
All students are required to pay a copyright fee of R120 There are no refunds for this fee irrespective of the type of registration.
11.7 Student club/society membership fees and parking charges, which are subject to VAT, may be debited to the fee account
11.8 Cost of mailing Theses/Dissertations Masters and PhD students may be required to pay a portion of postage for theses/dissertations over a certain weight.
11.9 Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) A student who qualifies for a postgraduate degree by dissertation or thesis is required to submit two final, corrected copies of the dissertation or thesis in a printed format as well as a final, corrected copy in electronic format. Additionally, the student must complete and submit an ETD form to the Faculty Office, after making a payment of R200 to the University. Please consult the Faculty Office for any possible change to this rule.
12. Additional information
a) The scale of fees is as determined by Council from time-to-time and is subject to revision without notice. Should any fee be found to be incorrect, a student’s fee account will be amended to show the correct fee.

b) The year of registration does not affect the annual fee for research degrees (Masters and PhDs). The
fee escalates annually. There is a difference between full-time and part-time fees for research degrees.

c) Not all the courses shown are necessarily offered in an academic session.

d) If an applicant is required to pay a deposit when he or she accepts a place offered, that deposit iscredited to the fee account when the applicant registers.  Part 1B: Average Tuition – Fees 2021 15Please note the following when consulting Parts 2–6 of the Schedule of Fees:

i) An ‘Arts course’ is a course taught by a school or discipline whose home faculty is the Faculty of Humanities (e.g. English). Similarly, a ‘Science course’ is one taught by a school or discipline whose home faculty is the Faculty of Science (e.g. Physics), and so on. Some courses in the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Science have a fee which is intermediate between that for an ‘Arts’ course and a ‘Science’ course, for example, Geography whose laboratory/ practical requirements are less costly than those of the average ‘Science’ course.

ii) Special arrangements have been made for candidates for research degrees (Masters and PhD) who register in the second term: details are given in each faculty’s postgraduate information booklet.

13. Research extension rebate (N+1) At least six weeks prior to the expiry of the year of registration, a research student – regardless of whether s/he is completing a research report, a dissertation or a thesis – is allowed to apply to the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee for a one-month extension. Such application is permitted only once during a qualification and must be supported by a written motivation from the Supervisor and the Head of School. If the student’s application is successful, s/he is not liable for payment of a fee for this one-month extension. If the research student is unable to complete the research product in the specified time, s/he will be registered for the entire academic year (N+1) and will be liable for payment of all associated fees, unless s/he completes the research product by the end of June in that academic year (N+1), at which time a 50% fee rebate will be granted to the student. Such a rebate will also apply to the tuition fee for international students. Please note that where applicable, the figures shown include VAT.

See Also: University of the Witwatersrand International Student Registration

STUDENT FEES PAYMENT NOTICE

All student fees remain payable for the 2021 academic year.
Please use: Standard Bank account number: 002891697; Branch code: Braamfontein 004805; Account name: Wits Student Fees.
PLEASE USE YOUR STUDENT NUMBER AS YOUR  PAYMENT REFERENCE.
Email proof of payment to feesoffice.finance@wits.ac.za
70% of University costs are staff-related.

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