12 months
Duration
735 USD/credit 24255 USD/year
597 USD/credit 19701 USD/year
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About

Computing from The American University in Cairo aims to provide graduates with broad knowledge of advanced Computer Science topics and creative applications of scientific knowledge in the analysis, design, and implementation of computer systems.

Overview

Computing from The American University in Cairo is designed to offer students detailed knowledge of modern computational and experimental methods, extensive knowledge in an area of student interest from one of the offered fields of research, awareness of the local and global context in which Computer Science is practiced, including industrial and business practices, social needs, and considerations of cultures and ethics, an ability to solve computational problems, think critically, function well in a team, and communicate effectively and a high standard of written and oral communication on technical matters.

Careers

The master in computing (M.Comp.) at the School of Sciences and Engineering prepares students for higher-level professional practice in local and international markets.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithms and Complexity Theoty 
  • Advanced Processor Architecture
  • Distributed Systems 
  • Advanced Artificial Intelligence
  • Design and Analysis of Parallel Algorithms 
  • High Speed Networks 
  • Parallel Computer Architecture 
  • Embedded Real-Time Systems
  • Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 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) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19701 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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