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    The American University in Cairo
  Dec 18, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Migration and Refugee Studies (Graduate Diploma)

Specialized Graduate Diploma in Migration and Refugee Studies


Applicants seeking admission to the Graduate diploma should have an undergraduate degree of high standing (equivalent of a B grade or higher) within the field of humanities and or Social Sciences and meet the university’s language proficiency exam.

Course Requirements

The Graduate Diploma requires the successful completion of 6 courses (18 credit hours). These include four required core courses plus two elective courses.

All students must take:

Time Line

Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Migration and Refugee Studies will normally take 1 year. It does not require the completion of a thesis.  Students who finish the diploma can develop it into an MA by taking the two extra required courses of the MA program and complete a thesis.