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About

Physics from The American University in Cairo provides, along with a deep and solid foundation in basic physics, theoretical and experimental skills that are transferable to many professions besides the traditional physics research careers.  

Overview

At Physics from The American University in Cairo these skills, acquired within the mainstream of study in theoretical and condensed matter physics, include mathematical modeling, instrumentation and experiment design, and general laboratory and research techniques.

Students at Physics from The American University in Cairo will gain advanced background in areas such as:

  • computational physics, 
  • mathematical modeling, 
  • laboratory techniques, 
  • instrumentation, 
  • experiment design,
  • research techniques. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classical Mechanics 
  • Classical Electrodynamics
  • Advanced Quantum Mechanics 
  • Mathematical Physics 
  • Computational Physics
  • Advanced Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 
  • Advanced Experimental Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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

  • 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

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.

Funding

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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