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Wits University Law School Fees

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General questions and proof of payment – scholarships / payments and withdrawals – graduate questions – International students who are officially recognized as refugees pay local tuition fees. Payment terms for South African students apply: For fee billing at the time of registration, complete the online fee estimator (accessible through the Student Self-Service Portal) for annual tuition, other related costs, and on-campus accommodation fees (if applicable). Send proof of payment and a copy of the quote to Please note that fees are increased annually based on inflation and the operational needs of the university. If you are funded by an external donor or award, please ensure that you have contacted the Office of Financial Aid and Awards to ensure that your donor has made arrangements to pay your fees. We offer standardized or customized short-term postgraduate learning programs in a variety of legal disciplines. We require a minimum of 15 people per course. Email your request or suggestion for further engagement to Please note that accommodation costs are not included in the additional charges. Click here to see the current average tuition fees for the first year of study. The fee website also provides information on fee payment and fee payment terms. Once you have applied, you can access the fee estimator in the Student Self-Service Portal. New and returning South African residents, holders of permanent residence permits in South Africa and refugee permit holders must make the first payment of R9340 into their fee account before enrolling in university.

3 The online debt confirmation form is also accessible via the self-service portal at the following link: International students from Africa (beyond SADC) and the rest of the world must pay the following fees: Contact us at Tel: 27 (11) 717 1888 or Fax: 27 (11) 717 4918 or E-mail: International students: Mark Cryer Tel: +27-11-7171533 All South African students must pay R9,340 for their fees upon registration (January/February of the academic year). However, exemptions may be justified in 2017 and payment of the tax may be made at a later date. It is not yet clear whether this will be the case in 2017. In 2017, the university also introduced the possibility of a payment plan for students who owe tuition from the previous year to enroll. If you have any questions, please contact the call centre +27(0)11 717 1888 or send an email: Wits ICT Helpdesk diplomats and their dependents posted in South Africa: a fee applies as long as a student`s diplomatic status is valid; Proof is required for each year of registration. If this status ends, the student will regain his/her nationality status and all regular international filing fees will be charged accordingly. South African Students: Carol Radasi Tel: +27-(0)11-7174912 Residence fees are available on the Accommodation and Residence Living on Campus website. International students from outside the CFDC pay double the local tuition fees. – More at: Accredited diplomatic representatives of a foreign government stationed in South Africa pay fees at the same rate as students from SADC countries: part-time students only pay fees for the courses in which they are enrolled.

In 2016, part-time students are charged R30,200 for four courses. Their second-year tuition will be slightly lower, as they will simply take another course and do their research. However, they are subject to the annual fee increase. Immigrant status at the time of registration determines the annual fee. If you receive permanent resident status during your academic year, your citizenship information will need to be updated at the Office of International Students. However, your fees paid at the beginning of the year will not be refunded or changed. The new fees do not apply until the following school year. Students from Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries pay annual local tuition fees, international application fees (IRFs) and related costs.

SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. As an indication of costs, we provide the fees charged in 2017. Fees were increased by 8% in 2016, but did not increase from 2015 to 2016. Fee increases for 2018 will not be announced until November 2017. The following students do not have to pay the first payment of fees: 2.2 A student who owes more than R10,000 and does not fall into category 3.2.1 above must pay the outstanding debt in order to enrol for the 2022 academic year. Fees for refugees, asylum seekers, diplomats and their dependents posted in South Africa, occasional international students and WITS international staff and their dependents are listed below. 1 Includes a student enrolled before 2018 with a total household income of less than R600,000 and a student enrolled from 2018 with a household income between R350,000 and R600,000. You have several options if you want to study law at Wits – see below or click here for detailed information. Bank: First National BankAccount number: 622 7055 1015Branch code: 210 554Branch: BraamfonteinSWIFT code: FIRNZAJJ (only for international students)Reference: Student number (ONLY) International Wits employees and their dependents Staff scholarships are intended for permanent employees of the university and are administered by the Human Resources Department. International students who are officially recognized as asylum seekers pay: If you want to practice as a bar, you will need at least an LLB degree. Subject to evaluation criteria established by the Faculty of Law and availability of seats. Applicants who have obtained a bachelor`s degree at an institution other than Wits must apply to the three-year LLB programme (selected academic year 2).

Fees vary slightly between different MUS regions and depending on the choice of elective courses. In 2022, the average tuition fee for full-time studies at MUS ranged from R75,170 to R75,730. Students who are not South African citizens or permanent residents may have to pay an additional amount – see the university fee book. At this time, we do not accept walk-in visits to the expense office. All requests can be sent by e-mail to the following address: Wits Plus applicants, applications can only be made online. We will contact you if we need additional documents. Students also have the option to defer payment of the first fee by logging into the Self-Service Portal and clicking on the “First Fee Payment” tab. Once the necessary information has been completed, the payment of the first fees will be cancelled and the student will be able to proceed with the online registration.

Please note that 100% of total tuition fees must be paid no later than the last business day of March. Incomplete fields or incorrect documents will cause delays in processing your application.