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Psychology

The American University in Cairo

48 months
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735 USD/credit
647 USD/credit
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The Psychology program at The American University in Cairo emphasizes physical, cognitive, emotional, personal, and social development from conception to death. Biopsychosocial development is studied against a background of major theoretical and applied domains of psychology, concentrating on important influences of individual, group, and multicultural dynamics.

Overview

Program Description

Psychology is the multifaceted scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. 

The mission of the Psychology program at The American University in Cairo is to provide undergraduate students with a solid grounding in the theory, methodology, and core content areas of contemporary psychology by involving them in experiential learning, community engagement, and scientific research. This foundation of knowledge is enriched by incorporation of cultural diversity, local context, and interdisciplinary perspectives. The program will prepare students wishing to continue further studies leading to a professional career in psychology.

Students who intend to seek the Psychology degree must have taken PSYC 1000 and have obtained a grade of “B” or higher. In addition, students must have successfully taken or be currently enrolled in PSYC 2000. Admission is competitive. A combination of discipline-relevant factors, including performance in PSYC 1000 and PSYC 2000 , GPA and evidence of commitment to the field of psychology will be used to determine eligibility.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Life Sciences 
  • Introductory Biology
  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Introduction to Psychological Statistics 
  • Research Methods for Psychology 
  • Social Psychology
  • Lifespan Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holders of the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma will be considered for admission provided that they have completed their diploma requirements and meet the admissions scores for the applied semester. 
  • The University grants up to 30 transfer credits for the IB diploma as follows: transfer credits for higher level academic subjects with grades of 5, 6 or 7 (out of 7). In addition, up to 15 credits of lower-division general elective transfer credits for the completion of the IB diploma with minimum total points of 30. 
  • Applicants are required to submit a proof of English proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) at the early stage of the admissions cycle

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    735 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 647 USD per credit during 48 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

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