At every stage of your degree, you may have inquiries, before you make go to the Faculty’s Admin office, kindly check the below Frequently Asked Questions. You may find the answer you are looking for and save yourself the time!

1. How many people are admitted each year to the faculty of BAEPS?

There is no quota, the number of students accepted depends on the quality of the applicants.

2. Can I find out more about the different specialisations in Business?

Students are attracted to the BUE for its renowned academic programs and unique majors. Five exceptional specialisations are offered leading to a Bachelor's degree. These majors are:
1. Accounting & Finance
2. Marketing
3. HRM
4. International Business
5.Entrepreneurship & Sustainability

You can talk to your personal mentor to know more about each.

3. Can I apply to more than one specialisation?

No. You may apply to only one specialization.

4. When do I choose my specialisation?

By the end of your second year at the BUE.

5. I’m not sure what I want my specialisation to be.

You are not alone! The first two years will expose you to different courses across various disciplines which may help you choose your specialisation. We suggest you choose a major/minor or double major that you enjoy the subject matter. The more you enjoy your courses, the more likely you will excel in your degree!

6. How do I change my specialisation?

Please visit the admin office.

7. Do I need to choose modules?

As you progress, you will be offered the opportunity to choose amongst different modules that you are interested in. Nonetheless, freshmen will find they do not need to make selections, as all their modules are mandatory. Please contact your department admin office for further information.

8. What if I have missed a deadline?

It is the student’s duty to be alert and meet all deadlines or else accept the consequences associated with the specific missed deadline. Exam Deadlines are set by the BUE and cannot be changed by the Faculty of BAEPS for any reason. Check the BUE Calendar for details. If you miss any deadline you have to submit an IP form, please visit the Admin office.

9. Where do I go if I need further help?

The admin office is located on the 2nd floor at building G, office number: 202

10. Where are the offices of my module leaders?

Please check the profile of your module leader and you will find his/her office number and exact location.

11. How many years does it take to complete the Economics Degree?

The degree is four years. The first year is a Preparatory year which is compulsory.

12. Can I fail the Preparatory year and still go on to the degree?

No. If you fail the Preparatory year you must repeat the year again. If you fail it a second time you have to leave the University.

13. Will my degree be accepted inside and outside Egypt?

Yes. All degrees at the BUE are fully Validated by BUE’s partner Universities in UK.

14. Do I have to study mathematics in Economics degree?

Yes. The degree is BSc – this means Bachelor of Science. It includes mathematics, statistics and econometrics. These are very important in Economics.

15. How many modules do I have to study?

Each semester you will study between four to six modules. Some modules are 10 credits and some are 20 credits.

16. Can I apply for a Master’s degree anywhere if I get my BUE Economics degree?

Yes. Because it is fully validated by a UK University. You graduate with two degree certificates – one from the BUE and one from the UK University.  The UK certificate is accepted throughout the world.

17. Is the Economics degree taught only by British staff at the BUE?

No. The degree is taught by staff from Egypt, Britain and other countries. All staff (wherever they come from) are fully acquainted with the UK system of higher education.

18. If I have problems during my studies what help is available to me?

Every student is allocated a personal tutor who they can talk to about any issues. Your personal tutor will try to solve any problems that you face in relation to your studies.

19. Is there a lot of coursework and exams that I have to do?

Most 10 credit modules in Degree Year 1, 2 and 3 have one piece of coursework and one examination. Modules that have 20 credits normally have 1 or 2 course-works and a longer exam. In Preparatory Year (Semester 1) only two  Economics modules have an exam.

20. What kind of job could I get with an Economics degree?

There are many jobs available for Economics graduates. The list is too long to repeat here but here are some examples: Teaching; Consultancy; Government departments; Banks; Private companies. All of these are always looking to employ economists because they have the analytical skills that these organisations need.

21. What types of courses are offered by the Political Science Department?

The department offers courses that help you analyze the political situation; as it also helps the students to create their own political views, through studying courses such as “Politics of Migration” and “Foreign Policy analysis”. It also develops the knowledge of the students about the politics of Africa through” the Politics of Sub Saharan Africa” course and the Introduction to development courses.

22. Dose the department offer particular specializations within the political science department, (focus on Middle East Studies, International Law, and International Relations)

 The department does not offer specializations; it offers a variety of courses as mentioned above.

23. Are the Students going to get the a validated Degree?

 The university offers the students the opportunity of having two certificates, one from BUE validated by the Egyptian supreme council and the second is from UK Partners.

24. What kind of activities does the department offer for the students?

  Model British Parliament, Political Science and Debate Club and the Model United Nations.

25. What about teaching staff?

 The Module Leaders are British, Egyptians, and other Nationalities.

26. Does studying Political Science help in joining the Egyptian foreign affairs?

Studying political Science will help the student to join the Egyptian foreign affairs, as it introduces the students to the basics of political life through the courses offered by the department. These courses increase the political knowledge of students; which makes them understand the political process.

27. What kind of jobs can be available after graduation?

They can have the opportunity of working in the foreign affairs .They can also work within the academic field, as academic researchers; or they can work as journalists in the field of mass communication.

28. What is the impaired performance and what is the purpose of it?

The department explains to the student the importance of the impaired performance in the emergency situations. They should fill the application of the impaired performance, if they were sick, if someone died or if they had an accident which affected their performance during the semester. Then a committee will take place to decide whether the assessment they missed is going to be re-done again or will be considered as 2nd attempt.

29. What about the amount of fees and whether there are available scholarships for undergraduate students and the required scores to obtain the scholarship?

Students are instructed to contact the Student Admission to ask about the necessary information because they are the specialized committee in these matters.

30. What about the support provided by the University for Postgraduate Studies whether for Masters or PhD programs?

BUE with the UK Partners are intended to grant potential Scholarships for Ph.D. Studies on a Competitive bases.

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