24 months
735 USD/credit 12127 USD/year
597 USD/credit 9850 USD/year
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Construction Engineering from The American University in Cairo prepares graduate students for higher-level professional and academic practice in local and international markets, whether in consulting practice, industry, or government.


Construction Engineering from The American University in Cairo is administered by the construction engineering department. The program offers a high-quality education that prepares students for advanced academic, research and professional careers in construction management and systems, structural engineering and construction materials and Infrastructure engineering.

 Students at Construction Engineering from The American University in Cairo will:

  • Apply advanced numerical analyses and computational programming to solve complex engineering problems.
  • Acquire the required high-quality knowledge in the field of specialization (Construction Management, Construction Engineering Materials, Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Highway and Transportation Engineering, Geomatics, Infrastructure Engineering and Management, Sustainability)
  • Assess societal demands in the field of study and translate them from unstructured into well-defined engineering problems.
  • Employ creative and/or critical thinking skills to provide innovative solutions to engineering problems and compare the effectiveness of alternative solutions.
  • Successfully communicate and interact with constituencies and/or teams of various technical backgrounds and fields of specialty.
  • Contribute to professional activities, conferences and/or technical journals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Methods in Engineering 
  • Experimental Methods in Engineering 
  • Engineering for a Sustainable Environment 
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Advanced Construction Management 
  • Advanced Systems Analysis for Construction Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • 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

  • A candidate for the master’s program in Construction Engineering must have a B.Sc. degree in civil, construction or architectural engineering. 
  • 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12127 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 24 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.


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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