Master’s stage

Master’s stage

The student has to obtain a bachelor of engineering from an Egyptian university or an equivalent degree from a recognized scientific college besides the other required terms from the university to enroll in a master’s degree in engineering.

The required duration to get an engineering’s master has to be at least two years since the enrollment of a student with 60 hours; it is divided into two stages:

1- Enrollment stage (the preparatory stage):

For the registration, the student has to be a full-time study but the faculty council can exempt the student from this condition upon the suggestion of the competent department council; the enrollment for a master’s degree is done during October per year. The student studies a theoretical study for one year(two semesters)5 elective courses from the schedules of postgraduate studies that are relevant to a mission and English is calculated at 36 credit hours. The exams of masters are held once a year according to the dates which are determined by the council of post-graduate studies and research and upon the suggestion of the faculty council. The student who fails in one or more courses can apply it in the next year but if he fails again in the same course his registration will be canceled.

2-Registration stage (Laboratory study):

The student can’t move from the enrollment stage to the registration stage unless he doesn’t pass the preparatory year’s exam successfully. The faculty council assigns a professor to supervise a mission upon the suggestion of the competent department council and in the condition, there is no one the council has to assign one of the assistant professors for supervision and it is allowed to multitude supervisors among the academic staff and in this case, the professors can participate in the supervision. An external supervisor from the specialists can participate in the supervision in the case the student researches the same department of the external supervisor after the approval of the faculty council. At the end of the academic year, the supervisor presents a report about the progress of the student in the research to the department council and this is report is presented to the faculty council and the council of the postgraduate studies and research upon the suggestion of the faculty council, the graduate studies and research council can cancel the enrollment of the student in the light of this is the report. The enrollment of student is canceled if the registration of his mission passed five years and he didn’t obtain the degree unless the faculty council approved to keep the registration for another year upon the suggestion of the report of the supervisor or the supervising body of mission after taking the opinion of the relevant department. The supervisor or the supervisors of the mission present a report about its feasibility to the relevant department council after finishing preparing it to be presented to the Judiciary Committee to form a committee of the judgment in preparation for presentation to the faculty council. The Judiciary Committee of the mission is consisting of three members one of them is the supervisor of the mission and the two others members from the specialists of the university and the different research institutes, the two members or one of them can be from assistant professors or one of the specialists has the same scientific degree. In the case of there is more than one supervisor for the mission some or all the supervision bodies present one common report. In all conditions, one member of the committee has to be at least from outside the university. A public discussion is held to judge the mission. The committee members present individual and collective scientific reports about the mission and the outcome of the judgment. All the reports are presented to the department council and then to the faculty council in preparation for presenting them to the university council. It is proper for the student who doesn’t obtain the degree to re-present the mission after completing its deficiencies or re-convening the public debate or present another mission upon the authorization of the faculty council.