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Tuition Fees:$21,762 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Biology
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:School of Sciences and Engineering
Campus:Cairo Campus
Application Deadline: October 2021
Programme Overview

The undergraduate program at AUC offers interested students a liberal education in biological sciences, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. The program provides graduates the broad background necessary in today’s job market and prepares them for graduate and professional schools.

Students with a B.Sc. degree in biology are securing positions in the growing fields in industry and in academia. The recent advances in biology have created important new industries in genetic engineering, biomedicine, biotechnology, and pharmacology. Students with ambitions beyond the bachelor level are entering graduate schools and professional schools (medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine).

Students wishing to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in biology will be required to take a total of 132 credits. Out of the 132 credits 33 credits are allocated for ‘Core Curriculum’, 25 credits for ‘Collateral Requirements’, 9 credits for ‘General Electives’ and 16 credits for upper level courses. Students can be granted a Concentration in Molecular and Cell Biology or Marine Biology concentration after completion of 16 credits from the required respective courses.

Admission Requirements

Admission to this programme is competitive. Eligible students will be ranked and selected based on their weighted grade point average.

Application Process
Application Fees for Egyptian Students: $84
Application Fees for International Students: $84

HOW TO APPLY
1- Submit the online application form. (Application is available online only). The application can be renewed from the fall to the spring semester of the same academic year only. A new application should be submitted for a new academic year.
2- Fulfill the requirements of your secondary school certificate. The most common secondary school certificates accepted by AUC are listed below. The minimum cut-off scores for each certificate may change from one semester to another according to University requirements. Having the minimum academic requirements does not grant you an offer of a place but rather ensures entry to the selection process.
– Thanawiya Amma
– German Abitur
– IGCSE/GCSE/GCE British Certificate
– International Baccalaureate
– French Baccalaureate
– American High School Diploma
– Canadian Certificates
– Other Certificates

Note:
1. Late submission of admission credentials decreases your chances of declaring science and engineering majors because places in these programs are limited.
2. Check that you have fulfilled all the University’s language requirements, as demonstrated by your TOEFL/IELTS scores.
– Results of the TOEFL/IELTS exams may be sent directly to the admissions office. AUC’s code number is 0903
– Both tests should be completed no more than two years prior to the first day of the term for which you are applying for admission
– English placement depends on your TOEFL/IELTS test scores
– Students who believe their placement in the ELI is not appropriate for their level of English proficiency are encouraged to re-take the TOEFL or IELTS. AUC does not offer “exemption” exams of any kind
– The deadline to submit improved English placement test scores is the last working day before the first day of classes each semester

3. Check that you have submitted all required documents by the set deadlines. Your application and a final admission decision will be pending the submission of all these documents. Applications submitted after the set deadlines will be considered according to space availability.
4. Provisional Admission: AUC considers the most academically qualified applicants for provisional admission if they earned excellent grades or submitted the necessary documents prior to the set deadlines.
5. Final acceptance will be given after submitting your final transcript and proof of graduation by or before the assigned deadlines.

About the Application Deadlines:
**Spring Semester (American system) which begins in January and ends in early May, has as Undergraduate Application Deadline October 1, 2020.
**Fall Semester (American system) which starts in late August and ends in late December, has as Undergraduate Application Deadline March 1, 2021.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Research scientist
– Pharmacologist
– Biologist
– Ecologist
– Nature conservation officer
– Biotechnologist
– Forensic scientist
– Government agency roles.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Egyptian Students: $21,762
Tuition Fees for International Students: $24,722

**Tuition Fee per year for Egyptian Students: 345,903 EGP ($21,351)
**Tuition Fee per year for International Students: 392,950 EGP ($24,255)
– The tuition rate is based on a flat rate of $647 for Egyptian students per credit hour and $735 for international students per credit hour.
– Tuition fees for Egyptian students may be paid in Egyptian pounds according to CIB (Commercial International Bank) exchange rate on the day of payment. Tuition fees for international students must be paid in US dollars.
– Tuition fees are collected each semester. No student with an outstanding bill (including charges for breakage or library fines) will be admitted to any examination, given any certificate or report of academic standing, or be permitted to register for a subsequent semester.

Relevant Contact

 
Adham Ramadan
Dean of Graduate Studies
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries
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