Study in South Africa

Needless to say, the Holy Land of Nelson Mandela, the South Africa is a must visit geography on the planet. And if you are planning to go abroad for higher studies you can think of South Africa. More than 45,000 international students choose to study in South Africa each academic year. There are 26 public universities, and 42 private universities. Public universities are split into three distinct types. There are 3 South African universities in the 2019 QS World University Rankings with top 500 rank. The highest ranked of these is the University of Cape Town, which is placed at 200th. The next highest ranked are the University of Witwatersrand, which is placed at 381st, and Stellenbosch University, which is placed at 405th.

The currency of South Africa is South African Rand (ZAR) also abbreviated as R. An under graduate programme will cost you around R35,000 and R110,000 per year. For a post graduate course you may require to pay between R20,000 and R75,000 per year. For specialist degrees, such as medicine degrees or MBA, fees will most likely be higher. You may be eligible for a scholarship, normally awarded for academic excellence or financial hardship.

Living cost in South Africa ranges from R 90,000 and R 120,000 per year. However its largely depend on your location. Bigger cities cost much than the average.
South Africa has 8 official languages and 8 other recognized regional language. English is accepted widely. International students need not to worry as major percentage of people speak and understand English. Classes of higher studies are delivered in English. However admission requirements may differ across institutes and courses.

Some of the top courses to study in South Africa are

  • Fine Arts
  • Films
  • Peace Studies
  • International Business
  • Engineering
  • Teaching
  • Literature
  • South Africal Studies
  • International Relations
  • Politics
  • Web Design

Some of the top universities to study in South Africa are

  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of the Free State
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • North-West University
  • University of Pretoria
  • Rhodes University
  • Stellenbosch University
  • University of the Western
That is not all; there are available innumerable number of courses at Under Graduate and Post Graduate level from across the Universities of South Africa. For exclusive details please visit our South Africa website
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