Electronics and Communications Engineering

The American University in Cairo

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
735 USD/credit
579 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
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A candidate for the master’s program in Electronics and Communications Engineering from The American University in Cairo must have a degree in electrical or computer engineering or related discipline. Students who have some deficiency in their undergraduate training but are well-qualified in other respects may be admitted provisionally. 


The Electronics and Communications Engineering Department may prescribe a program of noncredit work to make up for the deficiency.

Program Objectives

The objectives of the Electronics and Communications Engineering program from The American University in Cairoare to provide the graduates of the program with:

  • A broad knowledge of modern computational and experimental methods in engineering.
  • Extensive knowledge in one of the following specializations: VLSI and nanosystems, communication systems, microwave and RF systems, digital and network systems.
  • Deep understanding of the research techniques and data analysis in the area of specialization.
  • An ability to solve unstructured engineering problems, think critically, function well in a team, and communicate effectively.
  • 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
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application for graduate studies
  • Online payment of the application fee
  • The selection of up to two graduate programs for which the admission application will be processed
  • A statement of purpose indicating the reasons of interest in the specific program
  • An updated resume (CV) that must include work experience and educational background
  • 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. 
  • Clear copy of the information pages of your passport
  • One recent passport size photograph 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    735 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 735 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    579 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 579 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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