Fee Estimate

If you would like a fee estimate for your programme of choice – please complete your details below and click on submit, it will download immediately. Before generating your fee estimate, please speak to a Student Advisor or your CRO for guidance on your module selection.

Fee Estimate Details

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Terms and Conditions

  • Fees are in respect of The Independent Institute of Education’s tuition only. Academic material and all other expenses, including off-campus internet access and personal IT requirements, are for the student’s account.
  • Students are required to register per academic year. Fees are quoted per academic year and not for the full qualification. The fees included in this schedule are for the 2024 academic year and will be subject to change in subsequent years.
  • If additional fees are incurred e.g. for supplementary examinations, sports club fees, academic credit applications, etc- these fees must be settled in 30 days regardless of the payment plan selected.
  • All students are required to consult the academic information section in the student handbook to ensure that they meet the admission requirements for their selected qualification. Note that some students may be required to register and pay for additional modules or Short Learning Programmes (SLPs). SLPs may be added to your registration automatically by your campus based on relevant admission requirements. (In certain cases, Higher Certificates indicated above provide for an articulation route into Bachelor's degrees that form part of other Schools/ Faculties. Please consult your Student Advisor for more information).
  • Returning students who are unsuccessful in a module, are required to reregister and repeat the module.
  • A minimum of four modules must be registered within an academic year for all distance mode qualifications, to remain within maximum completion timelines.
  • For returning students, payment of either the full settlement, 1st payment due for the 10-month option or the deposit for Distance mode must be paid at the point of registration via PayU when completing your online registration.
  • For new students, payment of either the full settlement, 1st payment due for the 10-month option or the deposit for Distance mode less the R2 500 Pre-registration fee made upon acceptance of the offer, must be paid at the point of registration via PayU when completing your online registration.
  • Until payment is made, you will not be able to complete your request to register.
  • Your next payment is due the earlier of the month following your registration or by March and will be processed based on the debit order date selected. Thereafter, consecutive monthly payments need to be paid, until the account is settled.
  • The monthly payment plan options, allows for debit orders on the 1st, 15th or the 25th day of the month.
  • Please note that should the payment plan selected not be adhered to, we reserve the right to adjust this to the 10-month option.
  • The 10-month payment plan option is not available for students registering for modules in one semester only.
  • Where students are the recipients of a loan or bursary (and have the required proof thereof), account payers are liable for any deficit between fees billed and payment received.
  • Once you have completed your registration request and payment has been made on the registration portal, your campus will finalise your registration.
  • Finalisation of your registration request may take up to 5 working days to complete. Following which you will receive the link to Wize Books to order your textbooks, and on finalisation of your registration you will receive a confirmation of registration email.
  • Timetables for contact studies will be available one week prior to lectures commencing on the student intranet. Distance studies in most instances do not run on a timetabled basis.
  • International students in the contact mode of study at The IIE’s Varsity College will be subject to a student levy of R5000, payable upon registration and billed annually for every year of study.
  • A late registration fee will be levied to returning students only, should we not receive your request for registration and minimum payment on or before 02 February. The fee levied will be at R2 750 for returning undergraduate contact students and R1 000 for returning postgraduate and distance students. Students registering for a new qualification are exempt from this fee
  • Payments for application fees and pre-registration fees must be made via the links shared with the applicant. Banking details are available on https://www.varsitycollege.co.za/campuses for the payment of tuition fees via EFT and these are the only banking details to be used with the student number as reference.
  • Please be aware that there has been an increase in Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams.
  • BEC fraud can be very sophisticated and can even use logos and branding that looks legitimate, so it's important to always be vigilant.
  • Never send payments to any new or changed bank account details unless verified.
  • Instead, please contact us directly using a phone number or email address that you know is legitimate to verify the authenticity of the request.
  • We cannot be held responsible for any payments made to incorrect bank account details.
  • Errors and omissions excepted.