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About RU

Rhodes University (RU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Grahamstown, South Africa. RU is working closely with Association of African Universities (AAU), Higher Education South Africa (HESA).

The university is in top-900 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings.

At RU, you can get a bachelor and master degree in different fields of study.

Location
Grahamstown, South Africa
Establishment year
1904
Students
2,984
International students
1,103
Rating QS
#901-950
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RU tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at RU is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at RU start from 354 USD. International students pay a minimum of 1,719 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Bachelor
Local354USD/year
Foreign1,719USD/year
Master
Local354USD/year
Foreign1,719USD/year

Study programs at RU

Applied Sciences & Professions
Sociology
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Mathematics
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Microbiology
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Medicine
Pharmacy
Study degree
BPharm
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Psychology
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Computer Science & IT
Information Systems
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Journalism & Media
Journalism
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Environmental Science
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Ichthyology and Fisheries Science
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Agriculture & Forestry
Ichthyology and Fisheries Science
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Education & Training
Education - Foundation Phase Teaching
Study degree
BEd
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Arts & Humanities
Art History and Visual Culture
Study degree
BFA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Drama
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Fine Art Practice
Study degree
BFA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Music
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Humanities
African Languages
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Chinese Studies (Honours)
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Classics
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
French Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
German Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
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Social Sciences & Management
African Languages
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Anthropology
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Chinese Studies (Honours)
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Economics
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
French Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Show all
Economics & Business Management
Accounting
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Economics
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Management
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Mathematics
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Other
Computer Science
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Other programs
Humanities
Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Part-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Economics & Business Management
Mathematics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Computer Science & IT
Information Systems
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Law
Law
Study degree
LLM
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Law
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Agriculture & Forestry
Ichthyology and Fisheries Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Ichthyology and Fisheries Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Ichthyology and Fisheries Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Mathematics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Arts & Humanities
Drama
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Social Sciences & Management
Anthropology
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Political and International Relations
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at RU

Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS exam. The IELTS exam must be 7 and above.

IELTS
7

Master's degree at RU

It is impossible to enter RU for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS. IELTS — 7 or higher.

IELTS
7

RU campus

Do you love nature and spending time outdoors? Then you will definitely like studying at RU, because the campus of the university is located far from the city in the countryside. Students work closely with each other both in and out of class. All activities are held within the campus. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. RU regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type
Rural
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

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