How Much Does It Cost To Study Teaching At UNISA?

If you are considering studying at the University of South Africa (UNISA), it is important to know how much it will cost. This will help you plan your budget and see if studying at UNISA is affordable for you or not. In this article, we will look at the different types of fees that students pay when they register at UNISA as well as other payment options available to them.

How Much Does It Cost To Study Teaching At UNISA?

The cost of registration and tuition fees will depend on what you study, where you study, and how long you study.

The following table shows the per-semester costs for different degrees at UNISA:

How to pay tuition fees

  • Pay via EFT
  • Pay by cash
  • Pay by cheque
  • Pay by credit card
  • Pay by debit card

Here are the different ways to pay your tuition fees:

  • Online – You can pay online using a debit/credit card, or you can opt for a bank transfer. If you choose to do so, all you have to do is fill out an online form and submit it at fees (only available during the payment period). The transaction will be processed immediately and refunds will take up to five working days. Please note that if you go this route, there will be no refund of any kind if the payment is made after the due date specified in your invoice from UNISA.

Other payment options

  • Direct Debit (DDA)
  • Credit Card
  • Bank Transfer
  • Payroll Deduction (for students on our payroll)
  • Cash, cheque, money order and cashier’s order.

Note: They do not accept cheques from non-South African banks. If you are studying at UNISA and you wish to pay by bank transfer from outside South Africa you will need to bring a certified cheque with you when paying your fees.

Students who are not yet in South Africa will also need to provide proof of funds with their application form before we can accept payment via bank transfer or credit card for their tuition fees.


We hope that this article has given you a better understanding of the costs involved in studying teaching at UNISA. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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