Undergraduate Studies

  • Undergraduate Studies
    • Bachelor’s Degree (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, etc.)
      • Typical admissions criteria: The student admission system is centralized in public universities and the Thanawiya Amma scores (the Certificate of General Secondary Education that all government schools and select private school curricula prepare students to take) determine the public university and course of study for which the student is eligible to matriculate. The American University in Cairo (AUC), and other private universities, are exempted from national regulations and operate independently and autonomously from the national higher education system.
      • Typical duration: Most programs have a nominal duration of 4 years. A nominal duration of 5 years applies to Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering and the fine arts.
      • Offered by (institution types): Universities, Higher Institutes, Academies
      • Statistics:
      • Additional Information: A bachelor’s or Licence degree represents a final qualification level that allows graduates to enter the labor market or continue on to further study.
    • Licence
      • Typical admissions criteria: The student admission system is centralized in public universities and the Thanawiya Amma scores (the Certificate of General Secondary Education that all government schools and select private school curricula prepare students to take) determine the public university and course of study for which the student is eligible to matriculate. The American University in Cairo (AUC), and other private universities, are exempted from national regulations and operate independently and autonomously from the national higher education system.
      • Typical duration: Most programs have a nominal duration of 4 years. A nominal duration of 5 years applies to Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering and the fine arts.
      • Offered by (institution types): Universities
      • Statistics:
      • Additional Information: A bachelor’s or Licence degree represents a final qualification level that allows graduates to enter the labor market or continue on to further study.

 

http://www.nuffic.nl/en/library/country-module-egypt.pdf, p.9