All students, parents, and sponsors are advised of the UPNG Fee Structure for the 2023 Academic Year, as approved by the University Council. Ensure that you read the accompanying notes for clarification. All fees are in PNG Kina.
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Fees for Postgraduate Programs, by School.
|School||Program||Aurion Letters||Coursework or Research||Duration FT Years||Annual Program Fee|
|Humanities & Social Sciences||Master of Arts||M.A.||Research||2||K7,413.00|
|Doctor of Philosophy||Ph.D.||Research||3||K7,413.00|
|Doctor of Letters||LL.D||Research||3||K7,413.00|
|Business & Public Policy||Postgraduate Certificate of Business Administration||PGCBA||Coursework||0.5||K11,862.00|
|Postgraduate Diploma of Business Administration||PGDBusAd||Coursework||1||K23,722.00|
|Master of Business Administration Executives||MBA||Coursework||2||K15,725.00|
|Master of Human Resource Management||MHRM||Coursework||2||K15,725.00|
|Master of Business Administration CPA||MBA CPA||Coursework||2||K10,783.00|
|Master of Accounting and Finance||MAcc.Fin.||Coursework||1||K27,181.00|
|Master of Business and Management||MBM||Coursework||1||K27,181.00|
|Master of Strategic Management||MSM||Research||2||K12,355.00|
|Doctor of Business Management||DBM||Coursework & Research||3||K17,297.00|
|Law||Master of Laws||LL.M||Research||2||K11,120.00|
|Medicine & Health Sciences||Postgraduate Diploma of Public Health||PGDPH||Coursework||1||K2,169.00|
|Postgraduate Clinical Diplomas (Anaesthesiology)||D.Anae.||Coursework||1||K2,169.00|
|(Obstetrics and Gynaecology)||DGO||Coursework||1||K2,169.00|
|Master of Medicine||M.Med.||Coursework||4||K4,324.00|
|Master of Public Health||MPH||Coursework||2||K11,120.00|
|Master of Medical Sciences||M.MSc.||Coursework||2||K9,884.00|
|Higher Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical and Laboratory Medicine||HPGDCLM||Coursework & Research||2||K4,324.00|
|Doctor of Medicine||M.D.||Research||3||K9,884.00|
|Doctor of Philosophy||Ph.D.||Research||3||K9,884.00|
|Natural & Physical Sciences||Postgraduate Diploma in Science||PGDSc||Coursework & Research||1||K2,436.00|
|Postgraduate Diploma of Conservation Planning and Development||PGDCPD||Coursework||1||K2,436.00|
|Master of Science||M.Sc||Research||2||K9,884.00|
|Doctor of Philosophy||Ph.D.||Research||3||K9,884.00|
|Doctor of Science||D.Sc.||Research||3||K9,884.00|
Accommodation Fees for Residential Students (inclusive of meals)
|Fee Category||Waigani Campus||Taurama Health Sciences||Taurama BOH/BOS, MBBS, DAS||Taurama Nursing|
|Basic Twin Share||K8,562.00||K8,890.00||K10,247.00||K9,883.00|
|Single/Double with Ensuite||K11,072.00||K11,665.00||K12,861.00||K12,476.00|
|Games Village (Twin Share)||K12,000.00|
Notes on Fees
1. Fees for 2023 will remain the same as in 2022. All students must pay the Compulsory Fees, online, comprising the
tuition fee, service fee, administrative fee, and SRC fee.
2. New Students
2.1 Compulsory Fees payable by Postgraduate Students and International Students, including Undergraduate and
Postgraduate South Pacific Students and dependents of UPNG Expatriate Staff do not include residential, service,
administrative, or SRC fees, which were to be paid as additional fees, but were never paid. Hence, all such students
will pay K533.00 in addition to their annual tuition fees.
2.2 All new students who have been selected to study at UPNG will receive a Letter of Offer and an Invoice prior to Friday
3rd February 2023.
2.3 New students must pay the Compulsory Fees, online, in full, by Friday 3 February 2023 to avoid the automatic
withdrawal of your offer and place at the University.
2.4 Online and blended learning is now a University requirement, so all new students who have been selected to study at
UPNG must bring his or her own laptop.
3. New and Continuing Students
3.1 Fees payable by students on TESAS Scholarships may be adjusted, based on the level of subsidy specified by the
Department of Higher Education, Research, Science, and Technology (DHERST), under TESAS. Students are required
to pay the compulsory fees, online, in order to register.
3.2 Please note that accommodation on campus is not guaranteed. The allocation of available rooms in the halls of
residence is subject to full payment of the compulsory fees, plus 50% of the Board & Lodging fees by Friday 10th
3.3 If you require accommodation on campus, on your arrival, please pay in full the compulsory fees, plus 50% of the
prescribed accommodation fees, as advised,prior to taking occupancy of your room.
3.4 The refundable Security Bond fee of K250.00 must be paid by all first-time residential students before occupying
their allocated rooms.
4. Continuing Students
Invoice is for the full payment of the Compulsory Fees, online, by Friday 3 February 2023. No lesser/excess fee
payment will be accepted by the system for online registration starting in 2023. Any queries concerning your Proforma
4.2 Any continuing students who fail to meet the minimum GPA requirements for progression into the next year of his or her
studies MUST NOT RETURN to the University in 2023. If you are unsure of your status, please contact the Academic &
Student Administration immediately.
4.3 Students are fully responsible for the payment of outstanding fees that have not been paid by their respective sponsors
from previous years,including 2022.
4.4 Student debtors will only be allowed to register, if all outstanding debts accumulated up to, and including 2022, plus the
Compulsory Fees for 2023 are paid IN FULL by Friday 3 February 2023. Otherwise, DO NOT RETURN to the
4.5 No Letter of Guarantee will be accepted as a requirement for students to register. All compulsory fees must be paid,
online, in full, by the required deadlines in order to register.
5.1 All fees of undergraduate programs delivered through the internal mode of delivery must be paid online on the
University Information System(UIS) using the BSP Pay platform. The guidelines for information on how to pay the
compulsory fees online can be accessed on this link. Read the manual and understand the steps before
attempting to pay the compulsory fees online.
5.2 The University will not accept any cash payment for Compulsory Fees into the Tuition Fee Account, except for the
board and lodging fee and for those studying through distance mode of delivery. The online platform for payment
of Compulsory Fees using BSP Pay will be available by Monday, 23rd January 2023.
Mr. Roboam Kakap