The UCT GSB fee structure for academic programmes, in keeping with other international business schools, has different rates for South African and non-South African students. Fees are quoted for one year and are subject to annual increase.

Total fee Acceptance deposit Application fee
South African / African citizens and
permanent residents 
R201 330 (1st year 2021)
R181 220 (2nd year fees for 2020 cohort)
R25 000 R1 850
Non-African residents and 
International students   
R400 300 (1st year 2021)
R360 300 (2nd year fees for 2020 cohort)
R25 000 US $300 
(For applications outside Africa)

Please note:

  • Application fees are non-refundable. Paying an application fee does not mean that your application will be successful.
  • If you are offered a place on the EMBA programme you will be asked to pay an acceptance deposit. Acceptance deposits are non-refundable and will be credited to your student fee account.

Please click here to see the fees schedule for all our academic programmes.

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