Vaal University of Technology Fees Structure 2021

The Vaal University of Technology Fees Schedule 2021: Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Fees Structure for the 2021 Academic Year. The Vaal University of Technology School fees schedule contains the total amount payable by both fresh and returning students for all programmes. fees: Below Is the Official Vaal University of Technology (VUT) undergraduate and postgraduate Fees schedule to be paid by fresh and returning student respectively for the academic session.

The following policies and procedures are applicable to all students who officially register for programmes at the Vaal University of Technology. The Institute reserves the right to change fees without prior notice to the student. However, fee changes are subject to approval by the Governing Council.

Vaal University of Technology Fees Structure.

The schedule of fees for the Vaal University of Technology can be accessed below.

The costs indicated are estimates and are for guideline purposes only. A student can obtain the actual fees from their statement of accounts upon registration.

Students must take note of the increased fees and International Students note that they will be paying 100% Upfront including Residences.

Tuition Fees

  • Liability: All registered students shall be liable for the prescribed fees for the relevant period and are subject to the conditions as specified in the application form.
  • Fees are charged per semester and year programs (Please refer to items 2.1 and 2.2 for more clarity).
  • Charges relating to the provision of additional text material e.g. supplementary notes; laboratory fees; field trips where applicable will be raised separately; etc.

Details of the charges for each module, as well as supplementary charges, may be obtained from the offices of the various faculties, Finance and Student Administration.

IMPORTANT: Please read next paragraph carefully

The fees listed below are for guideline purposes only. They indicate the ESTIMATED amounts payable by students who are registered for the normal academic load on a full@time basis. The actual fees raised will vary depending on the specific modules taken as per STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT.


2.1.1 Semester Courses:

Faculty of Applied and Computer SciencesAmount (Per Annum)
Analytical ChemistryR 31,170.00
Non-Destructive TestingR 39,290.00
Information TechnologyR 39,290.00
Faculty of Engineering and TechnologyAmount (Per Annum)
Chemical EngineeringR 47,880.00
Electrical Engineering: Process ControlR 46,500.00
Power EngineeringR 38,960.00
Electronic EngineeringR 39,100.00
Civil EngineeringR 46,750.00
Industrial EngineeringR 48,820.00
Mechanical EngineeringR 47,490.00
Metallurgical EngineeringR 37,09000
Operations ManagementR 28,870.00
Electrical Engineering: Computer SystemsR 32,810.00

2.1.2 Year Courses:

Faculty of Applied and Computer SciencesAmount (Year)
Biomedical TechnologyR 29,650.00
BiotechnologyR 25,320.00
Office Management and Technology (2012 last intake)R 28,910.00
Faculty of Human SciencesAmount (Year)
Labour LawR 31,800.00
Fine ArtR 58,590.00
Graphic DesignR 50,630.00
PhotographyR 55,750.00
Food Service ManagementR 48,420.00
Ecotourism ManagementR 28,300.00
FashionR 42,720.00
Public Relations ManagementR 30,000.00
Tourism ManagementR 32,720.0
Safety Management (Day and Evening Classes – 18:00-22:00)R 26,250.00
PolicingR 18,070.00
Legal AssistanceR 35,870.00
Faculty of Management SciencesAmount (Year)
Cost & Management Accounting (3rd Year Level)R 21,320.00
Internal Auditing (3rd Year Level)R 21,320.00
Financial Information SystemsR 24,440.00
Logistics ManagementR 24,130.00
Human Resources ManagementR 30,770.00
MarketingR 25,060.00
Retail Business ManagementR 25,040.00
Sport ManagementR 24,500.00

2.1.3 Post Graduates:

DegreeAmount (Year)
MastersR 18,750.00
DoctoratesR 25,000.00

NB. The above costs EXCLUDE Residence, Registration, Laboratory Fees, Levies and (Sundry Services See 2.3).


Please note that the residence fee quoted applies only to the academic period and does not include the June and December vacation. Students who cannot vacate their rooms on the last day of the academic calendar will be levied a pro-rated fee applicable to residence students.

Men’s ResidencesSemesterYear
Sinqobile LethabongR12,650.00R25,300.00
Uhuru, Ubuntu, Dikgalala InkwenkwezR12,440.00R24,880.00
New Residence Phase 1R15,070.00R30,140.00
New Residence Phase 2R15,070.00R30,140.00
Science ParkR15,070.00R30,140.00
Post Graduate FlatsR14,190R28,300
Ladies ResidencesSemesterYear
Tsalanang LesedingR12,650.00R25,300.00
Khomanani, Kutwanong & MelodingR10,970.00R21,940.00
New Residence Phase 1R15,070.00R30,140.00
New Residence Phase 2R15,070.00R30,140.00
Science Park ResidenceR15,070.00R30,140.00


Application fee (SA Citizen)R 100
Late application feeR 140
Re-write and supplementary exams (per subject)R 130
Re-mark per subject (refundable if pass mark is obtained and fee account is zero)R 130
Diploma absentia feeR 130
Subject statement (per subject)R 40
Subject exemption certificateR 60
Duplicate ‘proof of registration’R 40
Duplicate student access cardR 60
Duplicate receipt of paymentR 10
Duplicate statement of accountR 20

International Citizens

Surcharge payableR 1,600


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