M.Sc. On Campus

Electronics and Communications Engineering

12 months
735 USD/credit 17640 USD/year
597 USD/credit 14328 USD/year
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Electronics and Communications Engineering from The American University in Cairo aims  to provide the graduates of the program with broad knowledge of modern computational and experimental methods in engineering.


Electronics and Communications Engineering from The American University in Cairo is designed to offer students extensive knowledge in one of the following specializations: VLSI and nanosystems, communication systems, microwave and RF systems, digital and network systems and deep understanding of the research techniques and data analysis in the area of specialization.

Students at Electronics and Communications Engineering from The American University in Cairo will:

  • gain an ability to solve unstructured engineering problems, think critically, function well in a team, and communicate effectively
  • get a high standard of written and oral communication on technical matters

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Methods in Engineering
  • Experimental Methods in Engineering  
  • Engineering for a Sustainable Environment
  • Engineering Statistics  
  • Advanced Solid-State Devices 
  • Advanced ASIC Design
  • Analog Integrated Circuit Design 
  • Digital Integrated Circuit Design 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 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 Electronics and Communications Engineering must have a degree in engineering. 
  • 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

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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