Study in south-africa

South-africa Statistics
Capital: Pretoria (administrative); Bloemfontein (judicial); Cape Town (legislative) Area: 1,219,912 km ² Climate: Moderate Total Population: 41,000,000 Languages: There are more than 11 official languages in SA; however, the most prevalent are English and the loc


Type of Government: Republic Independence: May 31, 1910GDP: $300,400 million (estimated from 2008) GDP – per capita (PPP): $10,000 (estimated from 2008)

Information for Foreign Students in South Africa Budgeting
From an economical perspective, South Africa is a great place to study because housing, food and transportation are all priced very reasonably. The average annual budget for a student varies from 24,000 ZAR ($3000US) to 32,000 ZAR ($4000US).

Obtaining a Visa Foreign students must obtain a Student Visa before arriving in South Africa; this can be acquired from the closest South African Embassy to the student's country of origin.

The enrollment fees for universities vary from $1,200-$2,000US depending on the institution and the program.

Housing and Meals
The average housing fee for a room is about 1,000 ZAR ($125US) per month. Meals are about 30-50 ZAR ($3.75-6.25US).

Education System
The higher education system in South Africa includes universities, which offer a classical academic curriculum, and technikons, which prepare students over 3 years for direct entry into working life and a professional diploma, called the National Diploma. All foreign students must pass the TOEFL with a score of 550 or more before enrollment in a South African university.

Official Selection of the best Business Schools in South Africa

5 Palmes Of Excellence - UNIVERSAL business school with strong global influence

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2017

University of Stellenbosch Business School

1 358‰

University of Cape Town - UCT Graduate School of Business

2 330‰

4 Palmes Of Excellence - TOP business school with significant international influence

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2017

University Of Pretoria - Gordon Institute Of Business Science

1 190‰

University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School

2 179‰

3 Palmes Of Excellence - EXCELLENT business school with reinforcing international influence

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2017

Rhodes University - Rhodes Business School

1 134‰

Nelson Mandela University Business School

2 106‰

UNISA - University of South Africa - Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL)

3 67‰

North-West University - Potchefstoom campus - School of Business and Governance

4 56‰

University of the Free State - Universiteit van die Vrystaat - UFS Business School

5 50‰

University of Kwazulu-Natal - Graduate School of Business and Leadership

6 28‰

University of Limpopo - Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership

6 28‰

2 Palmes Of Excellence - GOOD business school with strong regional influence

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2017

Henley Business School Africa

1 128‰

Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA)

2 61‰

Regent Business School

3 50‰

Milpark Business School

4 28‰

1 Palme Of Excellence - BUSINESS school with considerable local influence

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2017

Damelin School of Business, Management and Corporate Training - Randburg

1 45‰

North-West University - Mafikeng Campus - Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

2 34‰

Regenesys Business School (RBS)

2 34‰

Tshwane University of Technology - TUT Business School

4 11‰

Best Master’s programs in South Africa

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