Study in South Africa

South Africa Statistics

Geography-Population

Capital:  Pretoria (administrative); Bloemfontein (judicial); Cape Town (legislative)

Area:  1,219,912 km ²

Climate:  Moderate

Population:  41,000,000

Languages:  There are more than 11 official languages in SA; however, the most prevalent are English and the loc

Government-Economy

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.

Schooling
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 Position in
Palmes’ League
Deans’ Recommendation
rate 2020

University of Cape Town - UCT Graduate School of Business

1 339 ‰

University of Stellenbosch Business School

2 310 ‰

4 Palmes Of Excellence TOP business school with significant international influence

Rank Position in
Palmes’ League
Deans’ Recommendation
rate 2020

University Of Pretoria - Gordon Institute Of Business Science

1 226 ‰

University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School

2 161 ‰

3 Palmes Of Excellence EXCELLENT business school with reinforcing international influence

Rank Position in
Palmes’ League
Deans’ Recommendation
rate 2020

Rhodes University - Rhodes Business School

1 113 ‰

Nelson Mandela University Business School

2 101 ‰

North-West University NWU Business School

3 89 ‰

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

4 77 ‰

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

5 60 ‰

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

5 60 ‰

University of Limpopo - Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership

7 42 ‰

2 Palmes Of Excellence GOOD business school with strong regional influence

Rank Position in
Palmes’ League
Deans’ Recommendation
rate 2020

Regent Business School

1 101 ‰

Henley Business School Africa

2 95 ‰

Milpark Business School

3 77 ‰

Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA)

4 42 ‰

1 Palme Of Excellence BUSINESS school with considerable local influence

Rank Position in
Palmes’ League
Deans’ Recommendation
rate 2020

TSB Tshwane School for Business and Society - Tshwane University of Technology

1 65 ‰

Damelin School of Business, Management and Corporate Training

2 48 ‰

Regenesys Business School (RBS)

3 36 ‰


Best Master’s programs in South Africa

Learn the ranking results of the best masters in South Africa here:

http://www.best-masters.co.za/

https://www.best-masters.com/ranking-master-in-south-africa.html