UJ online programmes are designed to be affordable, saving time and money compared to other formats. Tuition fees are calculated per seven-week module. You can enrol in and pay for each consecutive session as your studies progress. Payment is accepted through the online student portal and must meet the payment deadline.
Number of modules: 12
Programme credits: 180
Fees per programme credit: ± R203
Total tuition fees: ±R36,710*
* Fees quoted are 2023 fees. Fees are subject to an annual increase.
Important: total tuition fees due for the module should be paid in full before registration will be allowed.
Credit card – recommended payment option
Credit card (e-payments) will reflect on your UJ student account immediately.
For online e-payments please use the following link:
If you make payment at an FNB branch, you must ensure that your names and student number are clearly written in block letters on the deposit slip.
Please file the deposit documentation in a safe place.
Should you have any queries regarding the payment not reflecting on your UJ student account, therefore preventing you from registering, you can email [email protected] to submit an enquiry – insert your student number as the email subject.
Visit any FNB branch to make a payment into the UJ Tuition Fee account.
The teller should select the UJ Tuition Fee account for payment.
Use your valid UJ student number as the reference.
Electronic fund transfers (EFT)
EFTs must be made 72 hours before the registration period closes to ensure that the payment reflects on your UJ student account.
EFTs made from outside the country’s borders may take even longer. It is recommended that foreign students effect payment at least ten days before the registration period closes.
The ‘UJ FNB Tuition Fee’ account is available as a predefined beneficiary on the electronic platforms of all the major South African banks. Search for the predefined beneficiaries on your own electronic banking platform.
Select UJ FNB Tuition Fee account and save that as a beneficiary to make payment.
Use your valid UJ student number as reference.
ATM payments will reflect on your UJ student account within 15 minutes.
Use any FNB ATM that can accept cash.
Select the cardless services option on the ATM.
Deposit the cash.
FNB Recipient Name – key in UJ and then space.
Select UJ Tuition Fee account.
Debit cards (cards requiring a pin for the processing of your payment) cannot be used for online payments.
Cancellation & refund policy
You can cancel your studies in a particular programme or module by official notification thereof before dates determined by the University.
Students are able to cancel their studies in a particular programme or module via their student portal or by submitting official notification to the relevant faculty officer before dates determined by the University.
If you cancel your registration before the end of the first week of the module (by midnight on Sunday, South African time), you will be entitled to a refund of 90% of the module fee OR to a credit of 90% of the module fee.
If you cancel your registration before the end of the second week of the module (by midnight on Sunday, South African time), you will be entitled to a refund of 50% of the module fee OR to a credit or 50% of the module fee.
A credit will be allocated to your student account automatically, on receipt of your cancellation. Credit into the student account will be given automatically on cancellation HOWEVER a refund will only be paid out to the student on receipt of a completed refund application via the following link. If you fail to notify the university officially of your cancellation of a module after the end of the second week, you will not be entitled to any reimbursement or credit of the module fee, resulting in no refund or credit for any cancellations in weeks three to seven of any running module.