Program of Study

The study period of all post-graduate diploma is two academic years (equivalent to 32 credit hours), divided into four semesters. The student is taught four courses in each semester for two hours per week in each course. The study program of each diploma is detailed below. The student is awarded the diploma after passing the examination in all courses with a cumulative grade of at least (C-), which corresponds to 60%. The first year courses may be common among the diplomas of the same specialty, as these are the core courses in each field.

 

First: Post-graduate Diplomas in Economics:

 

The courses of the first two semesters are common among all the different diplomas in economics. These are as follows:

First Semester Second Semester
Microeconomic Theory Macroeconomic Theory
Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets International Economics
Economic Applications using the Computer Applied Statistics
Elective Course Elective Course

 

The student can choose an elective course in each semester from the following:

  1. Economic Development
  2. Economics of Arab Countries
  3. Egyptian Economy and its Contemporary Problems
  4. Economics of Human Resources

 

For the second year of the diplomas in economics, the student can choose from the following branches:

  1. Diploma in Economics of Banking and Financial Markets
  2. Diploma in Islamic Economic and Banking Studies
  3. Diploma in Economic Feasibility Studies
  4. Diploma in the Economics of the Middle East

 

The courses taught in the second year of the “Diploma in Economics of Banking and Financial Markets” are as follows:

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Egyptian Banking System Banking Credit
Theoretical Bases of Economic Feasibility Studies Bank Accounting
Banking Legal Issues Practical Workshop
Elective Course Elective Course

 

The student can choose an elective course in each semester from the following:

  1. English Correspondence and Terminologies
  2. Islamic Banking
  3. Financial Analysis and Performance Evaluation
  4. Total Quality Management

 

The courses taught in the second year of the “Diploma in Islamic Economic and Banking Studies” are as follows:

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Islamic Economic System Contemporary Islamic Economic Issues
Islamic Jurisprudence Islamic Banking
Theoretical Bases of Economic Feasibility Studies Comparative Monetary and Financial Policies and Systems
Elective Course Elective Course

 

The student can choose an elective course in each semester from the following:

  1. Investment and Islamic Projects Evaluation
  2. Islamic Finance of Small Projects
  3. Economic Relations between Islamic Countries
  4. Accounting of Islamic Corporations and Banks

 

The courses taught in the second year of the “Diploma in Economic Feasibility Studies” are as follows:

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Econometrics Econometric Models and Applications
Investment and Finance Policies Financial Analysis and Performance Evaluation
Theoretical Bases of Economic Feasibility Studies Economic Feasibility Models and Applications
Elective Course Elective Course

 

The student can choose an elective course in each semester from the following:

  1. Economics of Small Enterprises
  2. Industrial and Transportation Economics
  3. Systems of Taxation and Customs
  4. Monetary and Banking Policies

 

The courses taught in the second year of the “Diploma in Economics of the Middle East” are as follows:

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Middle East Economies Development Experiences in the Middle East
Economic Integration in the Middle East International Monetary and Economic Institutions
Economic Relations and Cooperation Policies in the Middle East Practical Workshop
Elective Course Elective Course

 

The student can choose an elective course in each semester from the following:

  1. Economic Cooperation Experiences in the Middle East
  2. Globalization and the Middle East Economies
  3. International Political Relations
  4. Political Problems in the Middle East

 

Second: Post-graduate Diplomas in Political Science:

 

The courses of the first two semesters are common among all the different diplomas in political science. These are as follows:

First Semester Second Semester
Political Systems Foreign Policy Analysis
International Political Relations Modern Evolution of Egyptian Politics
General International Law International Organizations
Political Ideology Central and Local Administration

 

For the second year of the diplomas in political science, the student can choose from the following branches:

  1. Diploma in Political Studies
  2. Diploma in Parliament and Local Studies
  3. Diploma in Diplomatic and International Studies
  4. Diploma in Middle East Policies
  5. Diploma in Egyptian Policy

 

The courses taught in the second year of the “Diploma in Political Studies” are as follows:

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Comparative Policies Political Development
Political Sociology Regional and Specialized Organizations
Arab Political Relations Geo-Politics
Public Opinion and Media International Political Problems

 

 

The courses taught in the second year of the “Diploma in Parliament and Local Studies” are as follows:

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Constitutional Law and the Evolution of Egyptian Constitutions Modern Political Life in Egypt
The Parliament Political Development and Good Governance
Democracy and Human Rights Local Policy
Political Conflict and Managing Political Crises Public Finance and Financial Legislation

 

 

The courses taught in the second year of the “Diploma in Diplomatic and International Studies” are as follows:

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Diplomacy Foreign Policies of Major Countries
Egyptian Foreign Policy Politics of Africa
Strategy and National Security International Economic Politics
Politics in the Arab World International Political Problems

 

 

The courses taught in the second year of the “Diploma in Middle East Policies” are as follows:

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Governance Systems in the Middle East Political Currents in the Middle East
Geo-Politics of the Middle East Policies of Major Countries in the Middle East
Arab-Israeli Conflict Foreign Policies of Middle East Countries
Economics of the Middle East Armed Conflicts in the Middle East

 

 

The courses taught in the second year of the “Diploma in Egyptian Policy” are as follows:

Third Semester Fourth Semester
Geography of Egypt Egypt Foreign Policy
Studies in Egyptian History Egypt National Security
Egyptian Economy Modern Political Life in Egypt
Studies in Egyptian Community Studies in Egyptian Culture