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Economics and Political Science Program

Economics & Political Science Program

Required Courses Dual Degree Duration
49 Courses Not Available 8 Semester
Language Credit Hours Annual Fees
English 134 Hours 46,000 EGP

Program Overview

 

The Economics and Political Science Program at Galala University offers an exciting interdisciplinary journey for curious minds. If you’re intrigued by how our society functions, this program is tailor-made for you. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Economics Insights: Dive into decision-making, market dynamics, and the overall economy. Understand how economic structures impact our lives.
  • Political Science Perspective: explore how governments operate and interact, Analyze how political decisions shape economic policies and goals.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach: By combining coursework in both economics and political science, students gain a holistic understanding of societal issues.
  • Career Preparation: Whether you’re interested in policy, government, or consultancy, this program equips you with essential skills.

What is the Economics & Political Science Program?

The program aims at preparing students to be the future economists and political scientists and empower them to assess contemporary economic and political challenges intelligently. It highlights the interdependence of economics and politics, and provides students with an essential business background that enables its graduates to compete in the international market.  Students also develop their soft and analytical skills through engaged learning, extra-curricular activities and internship.

Key Areas of Study include:

  • Microeconomics: This explores individual decision-making, including consumer behavior, firm theory, and market structures.
  • Macroeconomics: This focuses on the big picture, analyzing economic growth, inflation, unemployment, and national economic policies.
  • Econometrics: This equips you with the statistical and mathematical tools to analyze economic data and test economic theories.
  • Economic Development: This delves into the factors that influence economic growth in developing countries.
  • Behavioral Economics: This explores how psychology and emotions influence economic decisions.
  • Political Theory: This examines the fundamental ideas that underpin different forms of government and political systems.
  • Comparative Politics: This compares and contrasts political systems across different countries.
  • International Relations: This focuses on the interactions between nation-states, including diplomacy, war, and international trade.
  • American Politics (or Regional Politics): This provides an in-depth look at the specific political institutions and processes of a particular country or region.
  • Public Policy: This analyzes how governments design and implement policies to address social and economic issues.

Degree Requirements

This program requires for graduation to achieve 134 chr, these are classified in 3 different levels as follows:

University Requirement: 20 Credit Hours.

Core courses/Elective courses: 114 CHS (32 Compulsory Courses, 4 Electives) + internship and a graduation project over two semesters).

Total: 134 Credit Hours.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will possess the following learning outcomes:


Assess research practices and compare theoretical positions affecting both Economics and Politics.

Apply theoretical perspectives to real-life situations and challenges

Understand the relationship between the political economy and public choice (the use of analytical tools of economics in the study of politics).

Potential Career Opportunities

This degree will help to prepare you for careers in areas of economics, policy, government, and consultancy. You could also gain entry to a master’s program in these fields.

You can be:


Diplomat.

Political Consultant.

Political Researcher.

Policy Analyst.

Economist.

Economic Consultant.

Economic Researcher.

Financial Analyst.

International Development Consultant.

Journalist.

Banker.

Legislative Assistant.

 

Tuition Fees (Egyptian Students)

  • Annual tuition fees: 46,000 EGP
  • Annual administrative fees (to be paid before the first semester): 9,420 EGP
  • Admission administrative fees(To  be paid once on the admission’s semester): 5,500 EGP

Tuition Fees (Non-Egyptian Students)

  • Annual tuition fees: $3,500

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