M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

The American University in Cairo

24 months
735 USD/credit
579 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Mechanical Engineering program from The American University in Cairo is administered by the Mechanical Engineering Department. The program offers high quality education that prepares students for advanced academic, research and professional careers in one of the following specializations: Design, Industrial Engineering, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics and Power.


Program Objectives

The objectives of the Mechanical Engineering program from The American University in Cairo are 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: design, industrial engineering, materials and manufacturing or power and mechatronics.
  • 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
  • Engineering Systems Analysis and Design
  • Materials in Design and Manufacturing 
  • Failure Analysis and Prevention 

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.

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

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

    579 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 579 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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Updated over a year ago

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