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Economics in International Development

12 months
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735 USD/credit 19845 USD/year
597 USD/credit 16119 USD/year
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Economics in International Development from The American University in Cairo is specially designed for students who wish to acquire in-depth understanding and knowledge in the field of development. An interdisciplinary approach is adopted as an essential requirement for gaining a broader and more integrated perspective of this dynamic field of study.  

Overview

Economics in International Development from The American University in Cairo should be of interest to those who plan to seek a position or a career with a wide range of development-related institutions at the macro or micro levels.  

Careers

United Nations agencies, The World Bank, bilateral donor representative offices or projects, non-governmental organizations, and development finance institutions. In addition, the program equips students to assume technical positions in government departments directly concerned with development planning and evaluation. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Economic Setting for Development 
  • Advanced International Trade 
  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Project Evaluation
  • Research Practicum 
  • Labor Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

27 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
150 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant for admission to this program should have a good knowledge of the concepts and analytical tools of economics. 
  • The department uses as reference for admission, minimum acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) of 150 verbal, 150 quantitative, and 3.0 analytical
  • 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 
  • Online payment of the application fee
  • A statement of purpose 
  • CV
  • At least two online letters of recommendation
  • Official academic records
  • 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

    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

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Funding

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