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Sociology - Anthropology

The American University in Cairo

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

Sociology - Anthropology from The American University in Cairo seeks to provide a thorough foundation in the principles of Sociology and Anthropology while also developing critical skills for a wide range of real-world professional situations.  

Overview

Sociology - Anthropology from The American University in Cairo offers a unique opportunity for students to conduct original research amidst an intellectually stimulating environment. Its longstanding tradition of combining scholarship with a commitment to social, economic and political justice makes the program a dynamic environment for learning and research.

We also offer a diploma-level program. The program seeks to provide a thorough foundation in the principles of Sociology and Anthropology while also developing critical skills for a wide range of real-world professional situations.

Students at Sociology - Anthropology from The American University in Cairo will:

  • gain a thorough grounding in the theory and research methods of both disciplines. 
  • conduct original research amidst an intellectually stimulating environment. 
  • be prepared for doctoral programs in the social sciences at universities in North America, Europe and the Global South, as well as other career paths in social research, NGOs, development agencies and international and nonprofit organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Migration and Refugee Studies
  • Special Topics in Migration and Refugee Issues 
  • Migration, Integration and Citizenship 
  • Problems in Sociology-Anthropology
  • Kin, Friends and Neighbors 
  • Gender and Sexuality 
  • Religion, Ideology and Society 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

24-30 depending on the chosen track

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An overall grade of gayyid giddan or a grade point average of 3.0 or above. 
  • 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) 

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

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Funding

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