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Tuition Fees:$9,704 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Nanotechnology
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:School of Sciences and Engineering
Campus:Cairo Campus
Application Deadline: October 2021
Programme Overview

The Masters of Science in Nanotechnology 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.

This program is facilitated by the available state of the art equipment at the Yousef Jamil Science and Technology Research Center (YJSTRC).

A total of 33 credit hours are required for the Masters of Science degree. This consists of 24 credit hours of courses, 6 credit hours of thesis work, and 3 credit hours of seminar.

Program Objectives:
The Masters of Science in Nanotechnology graduates scientists and engineers who:

  1. Have the knowledge of the enabling technologies and the key aspects relevant to application in nanotechnology
  2. Foster a strong culture of interdisciplinary research and development at AUC, Egypt and the region
  3. Engage in advanced academic and research careers
  4. Excel in an interdisciplinary environment both as individuals and within a team
  5. Seize and develop commercial opportunities in the fast-advancing nanotechnology field locally and globally.
Admission 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. Admission is also subject to the general university requirements for graduate program. For those students whose grade records indicate promising ability, but who otherwise are not have adequate preparation in sciences or engineering, admission may be granted under the requirement that remedial courses will be taken.

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:
– Applications Engineer.
– Director of Product Marketing.
– Director of Research.
– Holography and Optics Technician.
– Manufacturing Engineer.
– Market Development Manager.
– Mechanical Engineer.
– Optical Assembly Technician.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Egyptian Students: $9,704
Tuition Fees for International Students: $12,319

**Tuition Fee per year for Egyptian Students: 154,242 EGP ($9,553)
**Tuition Fee per year for International Students: 195,802 EGP ($12,127)
– The tuition rate is based on a flat rate of $579 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