Computer Science from The American University in Cairo provides a broad spectrum of study in preparation for careers in advanced computer research areas. The program allows students flexibility in planning their program of study after the initial course requirements are met.
Students at Computer Science from The American University in Cairo will:
- receive comprehensive breadth coverage of the following nine subject areas: algorithms and data structures, computer architecture, artificial intelligence, database, numerical computation, operating systems, programming languages, and software engineering.
- be increasing the design content in term projects conducted in the various courses;
- be part of establishing courses that particularly focus on design and the issue of computer hardware and the integration of hardware and software systems;
- Algorithms and Complexity Theory
- Distributed Systems
- Advanced Artificial Intelligence
- Design and Analysis of Parallel Algorithms
- Advanced Processor Architecture
- High Speed Networks
- Parallel Computer Architecture
- Information and System Security
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Web Technologies & Cloud Computing Software Engineering
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- 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)
International17640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 12 months.
National14328 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Cairo
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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