Study in South Africa

South Africa Statistics
Geography-Population
study_abroad.capital: Pretoria (administrative); Bloemfontein (judicial); Cape Town (legislative) study_abroad.area: 1,219,912 km ² study_abroad.climate: Moderate study_abroad.population: 41,000,000 study_abroad.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 by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2019

University of Stellenbosch Business School

1 310 ‰

University of Cape Town - UCT Graduate School of Business

1 310 ‰

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

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2019

University Of Pretoria - Gordon Institute Of Business Science

1 227 ‰

University of the Witwatersrand - Wits Business School

2 158 ‰

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

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2019

Rhodes University - Rhodes Business School

1 123 ‰

Nelson Mandela University Business School

1 123 ‰

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

3 113 ‰

North-West University NWU Business School

4 94 ‰

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

5 54 ‰

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

5 54 ‰

University of Limpopo - Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership

7 44 ‰

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

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2019

Henley Business School Africa

1 108 ‰

Regent Business School

2 94 ‰

Milpark Business School

3 44 ‰

Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA)

3 44 ‰

1 Palme of Excellence - BUSINESS school with considerable local influence

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2019

Damelin School of Business, Management and Corporate Training

1 59 ‰

Tshwane University of Technology - TUT Business School

2 30 ‰

Regenesys Business School (RBS)

3 25 ‰

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