Complete list of Varsity College courses and fees 2020

Complete list of Varsity College courses and fees 2020

Varsity College is one of the notable institutions of learning in South Africa. It is reputed for its quality education and conducive learning environment. Since its establishment in 1991, there have been many comprehensive Varsity College courses that students could apply for to help them achieve their dreams. Interestingly also, this tertiary institution offers full time, part-time, and distance education. There is also a provision for online studies.

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Varsity College is operated by The Independent Institute of Education (IIE). The IIE is the most accredited and prominent educational institution in South Africa. This institute is also in charge of overseeing the delivery of curricula of the eight campuses at Varsity College. The college's official language of instruction is English.

What courses do they offer at Varsity College?

There are five faculties in the College, and each one of them offers a variety of courses, which are all listed below. Also, bear in mind that there are some Varsity College part-time courses in each of the faculties. Each of them is noted on the list.

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Faculty of Humanities

Under the faculty is the School of Psychology and Communication, and the programmes that you can study there include:

  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication
  • Business Communication - Distance (Online)
  • Introduction to Research

Faculty of Commerce

There are two schools in this faculty: School of Management and School of Finance and Accounting. For the School of Management, the following courses are offered there:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Economics (Phased Out)
  • Diploma in Commerce in Business Management
  • Diploma in Sport Development and Management
  • Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices - Distance (Online)
  • Higher Certificate in Office Admin
  • Higher Certificate In Logistics And Supply Chain Management - Distance (Online)
  • Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practice
  • Project Management and Administration - Distance (Online)
  • Business Management - Distance (Online)
  • Human Resources Management - Distance (Online)
  • Marketing Management – Distance (Online)
  • Office Administration
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Bookkeeping and the Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Higher Certificate in Event Management

Also, at the School of Finance and Accounting, you can apply for any of these courses:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Higher Certificate in Bookkeeping
  • Bookkeeping

Faculty of Information and Communications Technology

This faculty has only the School of Information Technology, and the courses they offer include the following:

  • Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Networking Engineering
  • Diploma in Information Technology In Software Development
  • Higher Certificate in Information Technology In Support Services
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Faculty of Social Sciences

The School of Law is under this faculty, and the Varsity College courses offered there include:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Law
  • Legal Office Support
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Law
  • Higher Certificate in Legal Studies
  • Fundamentals of SA Legal System
  • Principles of Employment Law

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Faculty of Education

This faculty has only the School of Education. You can apply to study any of these programmes:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching
  • Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching
  • Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching
  • Higher Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education

Varsity College short courses

For those who want to study some specialised courses that do not take so long, there is provision for that also. Check out the programmes below:

  • Introduction To Public Relations
  • Leadership & People Management
  • Legal Office Support
  • Management Development Programme
  • Marketing Management – Distance
  • Marketing Management – Online
  • Office Administration
  • Business Management – Distance
  • Operations Management
  • Principles of Business Management – Distance
  • Principles of Employment Law
  • Project Management
  • School Operational Planning
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management: Concepts & Practice
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Management
  • Teaching and Learning Development
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Technology Enhanced Learning Programme
  • Web & Digital Literacies
  • Whole School Management
  • ICB Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • ICB Business & Office Administration
  • ICB Business Law & Accounting Control
  • ICB Business Law & Administrative Practice
  • ICB Business Literacy
  • ICB Computerised Bookkeeping
  • ICB Corporate Strategy
  • ICB Cost & Management Accounting
  • ICB Financial Reporting & Regulatory Frameworks
  • ICB Financial Statements
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  • ICB Income Tax Returns
  • ICB Management Accounting Control Systems
  • ICB Marketing Management & Public Relations
  • ICB Payroll & Monthly SARS Returns
  • ICB Research Theory & Practice
  • CIMA Advanced Financial Reporting
  • CIMA Advanced Management Accounting (P2)
  • CIMA Financial Reporting And Taxation
  • CIMA Financial Strategy
  • CIMA Management Accounting
  • CIMA Project and Relationship Management (E2)
  • CIMA Risk Management
  • CIMA Strategic Management
  • CIMA Organisational Management (E1)
  • Accounting Software
  • Bookkeeping and Business Calculations – Distance
  • Business Communication – Distance
  • Education Management Development Programme
  • Education Mentoring & Leadership
  • Event Management
  • IIE Finance for Education Managers
  • IIE Finance for Managers
  • IIE Fundamentals of SA Legal System
  • IIE Introduction to Personal Computing
  • IIE Introduction to Project Management – Distance

Varsity College part-time courses

The institution allows the study of part-time courses in the listed school faculties below. Additionally, Varsity College distance learning courses are also offered as a part-time program, and this is suitable for workers living far from any of the college's campuses.

Faculty of Education

The School of Education offers just one course, which is IIE Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching.

Faculty of Humanities

The School of Law offers only offers IIE Higher Certificate in Legal Studies, while the School of Psychology and Communication has a variety of programmes. A list of them includes the following:

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  • IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Communication
  • IIE Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology
  • IIE Faculty of Information and Communications Technology
  • School of Information Technology
  • IIE Faculty of Social Sciences

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Faculty of Commerce

The School of Finance and Accounting offers only a part-time course, and that is the IIE Higher Certificate in Bookkeeping. Then, for the School of Management, the programmes include:

  • IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Management
  • IIE Bachelor of Commerce - Distance (Online)
  • IIE Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management
  • IIE Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practice - Distance (Online)
  • IIE Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices - Distance (Online)
  • IIE Higher Certificate in Office Admin
  • IIE Higher Certificate In Logistics And Supply Chain Management - Distance (Online)

How do I apply to Varsity College?

If you are an applicant from an institution other than the Independent Institute of Education, before you proceed with your Varsity College application process, bear in mind that you will have to pay a token of R400 that is non-refundable. With that in mind, you are required to follow the steps below to complete your online application:

  1. Visit the portal at varsitycollege.co.za;
  2. Fill in your data;
  3. Complete your educational history;
  4. Fill in the relevant contact details;
  5. Submit your application;
  6. Pay your application fee of R400.

It should be noted that only a limited number of people are admitted to programs at the college each session. Hence, it is always good to apply on time as the postgraduate application closes on January 28th each year. Besides, you can get more information from the Varsity College prospectus for 2020.

How much are the fees at Varsity College?

The payment of fees for the Varsity College varies depending on the program you registered for. The fee schedule provides details of the due payments for each program, and it is available at every campus in Varsity College. Note that all the fees do not include textbooks, as you are required to purchase your books.

The Varsity College tuition fees range from R37,000 to R63,000. The interest rates, selected deposits, and monthly payments vary depending on different credit institutions, policies, and repayment terms. For a comprehensive detail of the payment plan for each campus, you can visit the official website of the college. There are three ways for payments:

  • Make payments of all costs upfront.
  • Make a deposit at the beginning of the year and then pay the remaining amount over a specified period.
  • Make payments in installments over a specified period (no deposit payable).

Varsity college campuses

If you are considering learning at this college, interestingly, the institution is made of eight different colleges that are located in different parts of South Africa:

  • Varsity College port Elizabeth (Varsity College PE)
  • Varsity College Pietermaritzburg
  • Varsity College Durban(North)
  • Varsity College Durban(Westville)
  • Varsity College Pretoria
  • Varsity College Midrand
  • Varsity College Cape Town
  • Varsity College Sandton

The Varsity educational institution remains one of the best in the continent. In the past three decades, the college has produced some of the most brilliant minds in South Africa. So, to achieve your dreams and relevance in society, any of the Varsity College courses listed above can be considered. However, it is advisable that you consult with the college you propose to study in to confirm if your programme of choice is offered there or not before you proceed with your admission process.

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