12 months
Duration
735 USD/credit 19845 USD/year
597 USD/credit 16119 USD/year
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About

Economics from The American University in Cairo is specifically designed to provide students with a strong theoretical foundation, solid quantitative skills, and the critical thinking tools necessary to succeed in a world-class doctoral program or advance through the ranks of their chosen professions. 

Overview

At Economics from The American University in Cairo the diverse curriculum and distinguished faculty members help prepare students to become ideal candidates for prestigious and challenging jobs in international, government and private institutions.  

Careers

The program opens numerous opportunities for prestigious and creative jobs in research centers and departments, both in government and private institutions. AUC graduates of this program have also made valuable additions to several UN and international development institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Macroeconomic Theory 
  • Advanced Microeconomic Theory 
  • Time Series Econometrics 
  • Research Workshop 
  • Economic Development in Middle East Countries
  • Economic Growth & Development
  • Project Evaluation 
  • Competitive Strategy and Game Theory 
  • Advanced International Trade 
  • International Finance 
  • Financial Economics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
45

Credits

27 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
45

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

  • The applicant for admission to the master’s program in economics should have a considerable background in economic theory. 
  • 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16119 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.

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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