TUITION

FEE SCHEDULE FOR 2022

Unless specified, all fees are in South African Rands (ZAR) – Effective from 1 January 2022

APPLICATION FEE 

South African students R 240
Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Southern African Indian Ocean Division (SID) R 845
International students R 1 325

DEPOSIT FOR VISA LETTER

All foreign students should pay R15 000 as a deposit to receive an admission letter to apply for a study visa to South Africa, which will be offset against his/her fees upon registration.

REGISTRATION FEE (Also see Payment of Fees)

A non-refundable registration fee of R1300 is payable upon registration per semester.
Registration commences on 10 January 2022 (1st Semester) and 20 June 2022 (2nd Semester).

An additional fee for late registration will be charged:

First Semester:

07/02/2022 – 16/02/2022* = R 1 400

Second Semester:

11/07/2022 – 20/07/2022* = R 1 400

*Final late registration closes at 17:00. Last day to drop/add/change modules. Students may not join classes after this date

TUITION FEES

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION – DEGREE (R 479 per credit)

BA Communication (3 yrs.) – Corporate Communication stream

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R28 740
(60 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R28 740
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R61 312
(128 crs per year*)

BA Communication (3 yrs.) – Media Studies stream

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R26 824
(56 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R28 740
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R61 312
(128 crs per year*)

BA Psychology (3 yrs.) – Counselling stream

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R30 656
(64 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R30 656
(64 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R63 707
(133 crs per year*)

BA Psychology (3 yrs.) – Industrial Psychology stream

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R32 572
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R32 572
(68 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R63 707
(133 crs per year*)

Bachelor of Education (4 yrs.) – Foundation Phase Teaching (R479 per Credit*)

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R32 572
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R 28 740
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R63 228
(132 crs per year)

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION – FOUNDATION YEAR (R 330 per credit)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Communication

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R19 800
(60 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R18 480
(56 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R38 280
(116 crs per year)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Psychology

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R22 440
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R19 800
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R42 240
 (116 crs per year*)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Foundation Phase Teaching

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R22 440
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R19 800
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R42 240
 (128 crs per year)

FACULTY OF BUSINESS – DEGREE (R 479 per credit)

Bachelor of Commerce (4 yrs.) – Accounting

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R28 740
(60 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R26 824
(56 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R58 438
(122 crs per year*)

Human Resource Management (3 yrs.)

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES

R32 572
(68 crs)

1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R32 572
(68 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R61 791
(129 crs per year*)

Bachelor of Business Administration (3 yrs.) – Management

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R28 740
(60 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R32 572
(68 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM

R62 270
(130 crs per year*)

FACULTY OF BUSINESS – FOUNDATION YEAR (R 330 per credit)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Accounting

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R21 120
(64 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R23 760
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R44 880
(130 crs per year*)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Human Resource Management

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R21 120
(64 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R23 760
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R44 880
(136 crs per year)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Management

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES

R21 120
(64 crs)

1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R23 760
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R44 880
(136 crs per year)

HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT (R 275 per credit)

Higher Certificate in Office Management (1 yr.)

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R19 800
(72 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R18 700
(68 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R38 500
(140 crs per year)

FACULTY OF THEOLOGY – DEGREE (R 479 per credit)

Bachelor of Theology (4 yrs.) – Theology

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R32 572
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R30 656
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R59 396
(124 crs per year)

FACULTY OF THEOLOGY – FOUNDATION  YEAR (R 330 per credit)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Theology

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R17 160
(52 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R18 480
(56 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R35 640
(108 crs per year)

* Work Integrated Learning charges vary according to programmes (R240 per credit)
**  Worked on an average credit calculation for 2ND , 3RD and 4TH year.

  • Internet service fee R275 per semester – Unlimited data (with certain restrictions) is allocated to each student.
  • Free access to the swimming pool.
  • Free access to the gym and equipment.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

1ST LEVEL – FIRST SEMESTER R 30 000*
(80 Credits per semester)
(First or Second quarter)

R15 000*
(40 credits)

2ND LEVEL – SECOND SEMESTER R 30 000*
(80 Credits per semester)
(Third or Fourth quarter) R15 000*
(40 credits)

*Fees include textbooks which must be returned to the College at the end of the semester, but excludes extramural activities, boarding during holidays, or spending money.

BANKING DETAILS

Account Name Helderberg College of Higher Education NPC
Bank Name ABSA Bank
Account Type Current Account
Account Number 406 039 4706
Branch Code 632 005
Swift Code ABSAZAJJCCT

Kindly email proof of payment to finadmin@hche.ac.za or fax the deposit slip to Helderberg College of Higher Education at (021) 850 7547

PAYMENT POLICY

No student will be allowed to re-register with the College until all outstanding debt has been settled in full. Students with long overdue balances on their accounts may be handed over to a third party for collection. Any collection/legal costs that may arise from the account being handed over will be for the account of the student. Payment should be made with the collection company concerned.

ACCOMMODATION FEES

Financial arrangements must be made before a student can be admitted into the residence. 10% of the semester’s dormitory fee should be paid before students are granted access to their rooms. A room can only be booked if the student account is settled in full. Boarding fees are the same for both the men’s and women’s residence. International students must pay for the full semester in advance. 

STUDENT ACCOMODATION
(EXCLUDING MEALS)

Per Semester
Per Person
Per Annum
Per Person
10%
(note 1)
One Person in a Room
Men’s Residence
Ladies’s Residence *(Note 7)

 

R14 650
R15 300

 

R29 300
R30 600

R3 000
Two People in a room:
Men’s Residence
Ladies’s Residence
R10 500
R11 000
R21 000
R22 000
R2 000
Refundable Room Deposit *(note 9) R875
Curtain Rental (Men and Ladies’s Residence) R130
Use of washing machine R180 R360

Full Meal Cost*

Breakfast R50
Lunch R70
Supper R60

*Full meals are optional – students may choose which food items they wish to buy from the Cafeteria. 

Notes: 

  1. All students that would like to stay in the residences are required to pay 10% of the fee to secure a room in advance. This is not a deposit; this will be credited to the student account. Please note that this amount is only effective if the student account is cleared. Preference of admission at the residences will be given to those students that have paid the full 50% for boarding and tuition fees in advance.
  2. All students, are to load money onto their student cards to purchase meals from the Cafeteria.
  3. Please note that money for meals is to be paid directly into student’s personal bank account.
  4. Students who have balances on deposits for the “pay as you eat” option may carry their balances forward to the next semester, or be refunded.
  5. Students who have refrigerators in their rooms will be charged an additional fee of R275 per month from 2022.
  6. Please note that students will not be allowed to change their boarding options during the semester.
  7. The “One person per room” option is subject to availability. Preference is given to senior students. This option will not be applicable under lockdown due to COVID-19.
  8. The residences room deposit will be refunded to the student after his/her leaving or graduating from the College, provided the room is left in good order. Reasonable wear and tear excepted.
  9. All credit balances are to remain on students’ accounts until they graduate or withdraw from the College. The credit balance will then be returned to the original depositor.
  10. Interest at a rate of 0.5% per month will be levied on any accounts older than 30 days.

PAYMENT OF FEES

1   South African Students

  1. A 5% discount will be given to South African students if the semester tuition fees are paid within the first week of the academic year.
  2. Students with 5 or more modules must pay R15 000 to register for tuition, or R20 500 including boarding fees. For a returning student, any outstanding account must be settled before registration.
  3. Students with less than 4 modules must pay 50% of the semester fees (tuition), 50% of boarding per semester, and the semester registration fee is required before registration. For a returning student, any outstanding account must be settled before registration.
  4. Interest at a rate of 0.5% per month will be levied on any accounts older than 30 days.
  5. Payments are not dependent on receipt of a statement of account.
  6. All credit balances are to remain on students’ accounts until a student graduates or withdraws from the College. The credit balance will then be returned to the original depositor.

2   International Students

  1. First-year international students and students from other African countries are required to pay the full registration, tuition and boarding fees before registration.
  2. From their second year, international students are required to pay 50% of the full registration, tuition and boarding fees during The remaining 50% must be paid by 31 March 2022 1st Semester & 31 August 2022(2nd Semester). If a student fails to pay the 50% he/she will be deregistered.
  3. English Language Institute students are required to pay the full registration, tuition and boarding fees in advance before their admissions are processed.
  4. Monies received from outside South Africa cannot be All credit balances are to remain on students’ accounts until they graduate or withdraw from the College. The credit balance will then be returned to the original depositor.
  5. Interest at a rate of 0.5% per month will be levied on any accounts older than 30 days.

      3   Sponsored Students

      Upon registration, students who are sponsored must present the original letter indicating the following:

      1. The organization (name, address, and contact person) that is sponsoring the student;
      2. The duration of the sponsorship;
      3. The amount of the sponsorship; and
      4. Any limitations or restrictions on the sponsorship.

          4 New Students only 

          20% discount on tuition fees will be given to new students enrolling for the following programmes: 

          • Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)
          • Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Corporate Communication & Media Studies streams) 

          Please note: 

          1. Should the student be placed in a foundation year, this discount will be applicable for the relevant first semester.
          2. 20% tuition discount is only applicable to first year students (including transfer students), and only for their first semester.
          3. Students may only qualify for one form of discount.

          BOOKS

          Students must purchase their own prescribed textbooks. It is advised that students budget for approximately R4 800 per semester. Money for books must not be paid into the College account.

          INCIDENTAL FEES

          Academic Transcript (postage included) R150 per copy
          Auditing a class Regular class tuition fees
          BEd practical Teaching – Police clearance fee R165
          BEd art supply R500
          Certificate of Completion R275
          Change of Programme R110
          Credit by examination 50% of normal credit Fee

          Graduation Fee

          * (Students that have been charged a graduation fee and eventually do not graduate will be charged 50% of the fee.)

          R1 850
          Graduation in absentia R1 850
          Intensive modules (per credit) R479
          Internet Service Fee (per semester) R275
          Practicum / recording fee (excl. Theology)(Work Integrated Learning) R267
          Prospectus (hard copy) R80
          R/D Cheque fee and dishonored debit order R210
          Re-mark fees R520
          RPL Course R1 730
          Supplementary / Aegrotat examination R420 per module
          Theology Health Expo R115

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