Nanotechnology, M.Sc. | The American University in Cairo | Cairo, Egypt
12 months
735 USD/credit 24255 USD/year
597 USD/credit 19701 USD/year
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Nanotechnology from The American University in Cairo is facilitated by the available state of the art equipment at the Yousef Jamil Science and Technology Research Center (YJSTRC).


Nanotechnology from The American University in Cairo provides academic excellence in advanced sciences and technologies through an interdisciplinary education in the fields of materials science, physics, chemistry and engineering preparing students for careers in industry, education and research, with the capacity necessary to compete and excel in the ever-expanding world of nanotechnology. 

Students at Nanotechnology from The American University in Cairo will:

  • Have the knowledge of the enabling technologies and the key aspects relevant to the application in nanotechnology

  • Foster a strong culture of interdisciplinary research and development at AUC, Egypt and the region

  • Engage in advanced academic and research careers

  • Excel in an interdisciplinary environment both as individuals and within a team

  • Seize and develop commercial opportunities in the fast-advancing nanotechnology field locally and globally

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nanomaterials, Synthesis, Processing and Applications  
  • Simulation and Modeling for Nanoscale Materials and Systems 
  • Advanced Testing and Characterization Techniques  
  • Fabrication of Nanomaterials For Films And Devices 
  • Nanochemistry
  • Management and Economics of Nanotechnology 
  • Advanced Nanophysics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in sciences or engineering, with minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 is required for admissions into the nanotechnology master’s program. 
  • 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

    24255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19701 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Cairo

5312 - 6846 EGP /month
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