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University of Witwatersrand Postgraduate Fee
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Interested in studying in South Africa? Do you want to know the postgraduate fees for Witwatersrand University WITS? Discover the fees structure for WITS postgraduate programs. The University offers a range of course programme for students who seek to study at the higher institution.

Are you a prospective student seeking for study or already offered admission at the university? Here you will find the University of Witwatersrand WITS Postgraduate fees for 2020/2021 academic year. Find out the fees structure by reading further to see the postgraduate programmes and their fees.

About University of Witwatersrand

The University of Witwatersrand known as WITS was established in 1922 and located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The University is ranked second in the list of Top Universities in Africa.

WITS has five faculties which are all close to each other

  • Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management
  • Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science

The institution also has five campuses, East Campus, West Campus, WITS Education campus, WITS Medical Campus, and WITS Management Campus.

The East campus houses faculties of science and humanities, West campus is home to the faculty of commerce, engineering and law. While in WITS Education campus is faculty of humanity.

University of Witwatersrand (WITS) Postgraduate Fees

The University of Witwatersrand WITS has a range of programmes for postgraduate study. The fees structure of Wits postgraduate programme 2021/2022 are listed below;

Faculty: Commerce, Law and Management

2020 Postgraduate Fees Structure per Programme

S/N Course Fee
1 MBA R251010
2 Masters of Commerce (Coursework and Research Report) R66270-70470
3 Master of Economic Science (Coursework and Research Report) R68510
4 Master of Laws (Coursework and Research Report) R67130-68180
5 Master of Management R73420-164450
  Research Programme Per Year of Study
6 LLM by research, full-time R21260
7 LLM by research, full-time second term R10770
8 LLM by research, part-time R14180
9 LLM by research, part-time, second term R7180
10 MCom by research, full-time R25340-26430
11 MCom by research, full-time, second term R12870-13400
12 MCom by research, part-time R16900-17620
13 MCom by research, part-time, second term R11270-11750
14 MM by research, full-time R32920
15 MM by research, full-time, second term R16460
16 MM by research, part-time R21950
17 MM by research, part-time, second term R10980
18 PhD by research, full-time R22950-31200
19 PhD by research, full-time R11480-15600
20 PhD by research, full-time, second term R15300-20800
21 PhD by research, part-time R7660-10400


Faculty: Engineering and Built Environment

2020 Postgraduate Fees Structure per Programme

S/N Course Fee
1 MArch(Prof) R95810
2 MNuclear Technology Leadership R72280
3 MArch (Sustainable Energy) R95060-99160
4 MEng (Prof) R87900-88220
5 MSc(Building) R67070
6 MSc(DP) R95020-100580
7 MSc(Eng) R211388
8 MSc(AeroEng (Embry-Riddle) R95020
9 MSc Bulk Materials R95020
10 MSc (EngMan) R95020
11 MSc Industrial Eng R95020
12 MSc(MechEng) R95020
13 MSc(SysEng) R72360
14 MUD R71750-72280
15 MUS R11140
16 Masters by research, full-time R31580
17 Masters by research, full-time, second term R15870
18 Masters by research, part-time R21060
19 Masters by research, part-time, second term R10580
20 PhD by research, full-time R30030
21 PhD by research, full-time, second term R15110
22 PhD by research, part-time R20020
23 PhD by research, part-time, second term R10080


Faculty: Health Sciences

2020 Postgraduate Fee Per Programme

MMed and MDent holders of approved post are entitled to 90% remission of fees

S/N Course Fee
1 M Dent (per year of study) R67540-77550
2 MMed (per year of study) R61300-92440
3 MPharm (by research) R33010
4 MPH R61610
5 MHSc (Ed) R78380
6 MSc(Dent) R69780
7 MScMed R60000-80000
8 MSc (Epi) R61450
9 MSc OT by coursework and research report R51030
10 MSc Physio by coursework and research report R47820
11 Masters by Research, full-time R33010
12 Masters by Research , full-time, second term R16700
13 Masters by Research, part-time R22010
14 Masters by Research, part-time, second term R11140
15 PhD by Research,  full-time R28710
16 PhD by Research, full-time, second term R14500
17 PhD by Research, part-time R19140
18 PhD by Research, part-time, second term R12760


Faculty: Humanities

2020 Postgraduate  Fees Structure per Programme

S/N Course Fees
1 African Lang and Ling R44130
2 African Literature R44130
3 Applied Drama: Theatre in Education R44130
4 Anthropology R44130
5 Applied Ethics for Professionals R66770
6 Creative Writing R44130
7 Contemporary Curatorial Practice R41840
8 Critical Diversity Studies R44130
9 Culture Policy and Management R44130
10 Demography and Population Studies R44130
11 Development Sociology R44130
12 Development Studies R44130
13 Drama Therapy R44190
14 e-Science R47920
15 Film and Television R44130
16 French and Francophone Studies R44130
17 Gender Studies R44130
18 German Studies R44130
19 Global South R44130
20 Health Demography R44130
21 Health Sociology R44130
22 History R44130
23 History and Film Documentary R44130
24 History of Art R44130
25 ICT Policy and Regulation R56000
26 Interactive Media Design R44230
27 International Relations R44130
28 Italian Studies R44130
29 Journalism and Media Studies R44130
30 Labour and Economic Sociology R44130
31 Linguistics R44130
32 Literary Theory and Crit Prac R44130
33 Migration and Displacement R44130
34 Modern and Contemporary Literature R44130
35 Organisational and Institutional Studies R44130
36 Organisational Psychology R54350
37 Philosophy R44130
38 Political Studies R44130
39 Politics and Gender R44130
40 Psychology R54570
41 Publishing Studies R44130
42 Social Development R50400
43 Sociology R44130
44 Social and Psyc Research R54570
45 Theatre and Performance R44130
46 Transnational Lit & Cultural Studs R44130
47 MA(Audiology) R38400
48 MA(Clin Psych)(two years of study) R70670
49 MA(Comm-based Counselling Psych)(two years of study) R70670
50 MA(Fine Arts) R55830
51 MA(Heritage) R44130
52 MA(Translation)(Interpreting) R78300
53 MA(Translation)(Translation) R52160
54 MA(Social Work) R49460
55 MA(Speech Pathology) R38400
56 MEd by coursework and research report (General) R33950
57 Med (Ed Psychology) R60310


Faculty: Sciences

2020 Postgraduate Fees per Programme

S/N Course Fee
1 MSc by coursework and research report R36750-66900
2 MSc by research, full-time R23910-26560
3 MSc by research, full-time, second term R12190-13490
4 MSc by research, part-time R15940-17710
5 MSc by research, part-time, second term R8130-9000
6 PhD by research, full-time R22740-25470
7 PhD by research, full-time, second term R11370-12735
8 PhD by research, part-time R15160-16980
9 PhD by research, part-time, second term R7580-8490

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