12 months
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735 USD/credit 17640 USD/year
597 USD/credit 14328 USD/year
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About

At Philosophy from The American University in Cairo all students will receive a high-quality liberal arts education and emerge from the program with an in-depth knowledge of the discipline. 

Overview

At Philosophy from The American University in Cairo students will be able to pursue Arabic language classes as part of the program requirements, while students with an interest in contemporary European philosophy will be taught by a team of leading specialists whose research is internationally recognized. 

Careers

The program prepares students for careers in which critical and analytical skills are valued, prepares them to embark upon doctoral research in philosophy, and provides them with an advanced understanding of the intellectual and historical roots of the contemporary world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Seminar in Classical Philosophy 
  • Advanced Seminar in Islamic Philosophy
  • Kant and Idealism 
  • Advanced Seminar in Phenomenology
  • Advanced Seminar in Aesthetics
  • Selected Topics in Contemporary Philosophy
  • Applied Ethics 
  • Philosophy of Language

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for graduate study must have an accredited Bachelor’s degree with an academic record at a level sufficient to qualify for full or provisional admission. 
  • An online application for graduate studies
  • Online payment of the application fee
  • A statement of purpose 
  • An updated resume (CV)  
  • At least two online letters of recommendation from persons familiar with your academic or professional background
  • Official academic records, of which one must be a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with proof of degree completion. 
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency test results 
  • Graduate students may be asked to demonstrate minimum competency in the use of computers and academic libraries as they relate to graduate study and research
  • One recent passport size photograph (a clear electronic copy) 
  • A 1000 word writing a sample to demonstrate critical thinking

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    14328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Cairo

5312 - 6846 EGP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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