An interdisciplinary approach is adopted as an essential requirement for gaining a broader and more integrated perspective of this dynamic field of study. The Economics in International Development program 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. Examples include; United Nations Agencies, The World Bank, bilateral donor representative offices/projects, NGOs, and development-finance institutions. In addition, the program equips students to assume technical positions in government departments directly concerned with development planning and evaluation.
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- The Economic Setting for Development
- Advanced International Trade
- Quantitative Methods
- Project Evaluation
- Research Practicum
- Labor Economics
- 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
International9922 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 24 months.
National7816 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 579 USD per credit during 24 months.
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