Tuition fees for each academic programmes are available in the departmental handbooks which can be found on the DUT website or from the Finance department: or +27 31 373 2653/5440 (Durban) or +27 33 845 8869 (Pietermaritzburg)


UNDERGRADUATE International Students who are from the SADC countries, (Botswana, Angola, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, Seychelles, Madagascar and Rwanda) will be required to pay local fees and a foreign levy per annum.


Non-SADC African students and Non-African international students pay fees as per the structure below:

  • Non SADC students pay Local Fees and a levy of 25% of Local Fees (125% Local Fees)
  • Non-African students pay local fees and a levy of 100% (status quo remains)


Other international students (undergraduate level) will be required to pay twice the fees including all subject levies, transport levies, admin levies, Residence and other fees requested by the Department concerned.


POSTGRADUATE International Students will be required to pay normal/local fees and the student admin services levy. The foreign levy is exempted for these students.