TUITION

FEE SCHEDULE FOR 2021

Unless specified, all fees are in South African Rands (ZAR) – Effective from 1 January 2021

APPLICATION FEE 

South African students R 220

Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Southern African Indian Ocean Division (SID)

R 770
International students R 1 155

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 R1200 is payable upon registration per semester.
Registration commences on 8 February 2021 (1st Semester) and 26 July 2021 (2nd Semester).

An additional fee for late registration will be charged:

First Semester:

  08/03/2021 – 17/03/2021 = R 1 300

Second Semester:

  04/08/2021 – 11/08/2021 = R 1 300

TUITION FEES

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION – DEGREE (R 456 per credit)

BA Communication (3 yrs.) – Corporate Communication stream

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R27 360
(60 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R29 184
(64 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R61 104
(134 crs per year)

BA Communication (3 yrs.) – Media Studies stream

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R27 360
(60 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R27 360
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R57 456
(126 crs per year)

BA Psychology (3 yrs.) – Counselling stream

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R31 008
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R29 184
(64 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R59 280
(130 crs per year)

BA Psychology (3 yrs.) – Industrial Psychology stream

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R31 008
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R32 832
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R59 280
(130 crs per year)

Bachelor of Education (4 yrs.) – Foundation Phase Teaching

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R31 008
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R32 832
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R59 280
(130 crs per year)

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION – FOUNDATION YEAR (R 315 per credit)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Communication

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R18 900
(60 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R17 640
(56 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R36 540
(116 crs per year)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Psychology

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R21 420
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R21 420
(68 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R40 320
 (128 crs per year)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Foundation Phase Teaching

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R21 420
(68 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R18 900
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R40 320
 (128 crs per year)

FACULTY OF BUSINESS – DEGREE (R 456 per credit)

Bachelor of Commerce (4 yrs.) – Accounting

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES

R27 360
(60 crs)

1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R27 360
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM

R56 088
(123 crs per year)

Human Resource Management (3 yrs.)

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES

R31 008
(68 crs)

1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R32 832
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM TBA

Bachelor of Business Administration (3 yrs.) – Management

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R27 360
(60 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R27 360
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM

R60 192
(132 crs per year)

FACULTY OF BUSINESS – FOUNDATION YEAR (R 315 per credit)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Accounting

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES

R20 160
(64 crs)

1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R22 680
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R42 840
(136 crs per year)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Human Resource Management

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES

R20 160
(64 crs)

1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R22 680
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R42 840
(136 crs per year)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Management

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES

R20 160
(64 crs)

1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R22 680
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R42 840
(136 crs per year)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Human Resource Management

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES

R20 160
(64 crs)

1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R22 680
(72 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R42 840
(136 crs per year)

HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT (R 250 per credit)

Higher Certificate in Office Management (1 yr.)

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R18 000
(72 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R17 680
(68 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R32 000
(128 crs per year)

FACULTY OF THEOLOGY – DEGREE (R 456 per credit)

Bachelor of Theology (4 yrs.) – Theology

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R29 184
(64 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R29 184
(64 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R56 088
(123 crs per year)

FACULTY OF THEOLOGY – FOUNDATION  YEAR (R 315 per credit)

Foundation Year (1 yr.) – Theology

1ST YEAR 1ST SEMESTER FEES R16 380
(52 crs)
1ST YEAR 2ND SEMESTER FEES R18 900
(60 crs)
2ND / 3RD / 4TH YEAR **PROJECTED TUITION FEES PER ANNUM R35 280
(112 crs per year)

**  Worked on an average credit calculation for 2ND , 3RD and 4TH year. 

  • Free access to the swimming pool.
  • Free access to the gym and equipment.
  • 8GB per week is allocated to each student (Internet service fee – R250 per semester)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

1ST LEVEL – FIRST SEMESTER R 30 000*
(80 Credits per semester)
2ND LEVEL – SECOND SEMESTER R 30 000*
(80 Credits per semester)

* 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@hcehe.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 8)

 

R13 300

R13 900

 

R26 600

R27 800

R1 400
Two People in a room:
Men’s Residence
Ladies’s Residence
R9 545
R10 000
R19 090
R20 000
R1 000
Four People in a Room (Men’s Residence) R4 700 R9 400 R470
Refundable Room Deposit *(note 9) R795
Curtain Rental (Men and Ladies’s Residence) R120
Use of washing machine R165 R330

Full Meal Cost*

Breakfast R75
Lunch R90
Supper R85

*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, including high school boarders, 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 R250 per month.
  6. Please note that students will not be allowed to change their boarding options during the semester.
  7. Boarding fees for College students are the same for the men’s and women’s residences.
  8. One person per room only if there is availability. Preference is given to senior students. This will not be applicable under lockdown due to COVID-19.
  9. The 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Interest at a rate of 1% per month will be levied on any accounts older than 60 days.
  12. High school students need to pay R100 per day (excluding meals), if they remain in the residence during school holidays.

PAYMENT OF FEES

1   South African Students

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Interest at a rate of 1% per month will be levied on any accounts older than 60 days.
  • Payments are not dependent on receipt of a statement of account.
  • 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.

2   International Students

  • First-year international students and students from other African countries are required to pay the full registration, tuition and boarding fees before registration.
  • From their second year, international students are required to pay 50% of the full registration, tuition and boarding fees during registration. The remaining 50% must be paid by 31 March 2021 1st Semester & 31 August 2021 2nd If a student fails to pay the 50% he/she will be deregistered.
  • English Language Institute students are required to pay the full registration, tuition and boarding fees in advance before their admissions are processed.
  • 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.
  • Interest at a rate of 1% per month will be levied on any accounts older than 60 days.

3   Sponsored Students

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

  • The organization (name, address, and contact person) that is sponsoring the student;
  • The duration of the sponsorship;
  • The amount of the sponsorship; and
  • 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) R140 per copy
Auditing a class Regular class tuition fees
BEd practical Teaching – Police clearance fee R165
BEd art supply R500
Certificate of Completion R250
Change of Programme R100
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 700
Graduation in absentia R1 700
Intensive modules (per credit) R480
Internet Service Fee (per semester) R250
Practicum / recording fee (excl. Theology)(Work Integrated Learning) R200
Prospectus (hard copy) R80
R/D Cheque fee and dishonored debit order R190
Re-mark fees R475
RPL Course R1 575
Supplementary / Aegrotat examination R380 per module
Theology Health Expo R105
Theology Practicum R185

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