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Master's program in psychological studies for children with special needs


The program is focusing on preparing the researcher academically by teaching him how to prepare outstanding scientific research on the one hand, and everything related to children and adolescents with special needs from the beginning with their growth, their problems and methods of treatment, in addition to how to measure and assess their behavior and the methods of its modification on the other.

Why Study this program?

The program is focusing on preparing the researcher academically by teaching him how to prepare a master's thesis in accordance with the scientific methods in psychological research, and professionally in dealing with children, adolescents with special needs and their families in order to modify their negative behaviors and their social, cognitive, emotional and life skills.

The Academic Program:

The study is based on credit hours and the number of them during the years of study: (44) credit hours and (5) credit hours optional; over (4) semesters to complete the requirements of graduation, and the subject of master’s thesis is registered after success in the second level and is discussed after a minimum of one year from the date of registration.

Language of instruction: Arabic.

Degree: Master of Psychological Studies for Children with special needs.


Psychological studies for children with special needs.

Admission Requirements:

The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree granted from one of the following faculties from the Egyptian universities or equivalent according to a decision from the Supreme Council of Universities, with grade “good” at least, or an academic diploma from one of the mentioned universities with a least grade “good” for students whom first university degree is grade “Pass”.

Faculty of Arts (specialization of psychology).

Faculty of Education, Faculty of Kindergarten, Faculty of Early Childhood Education, Faculty of Specific Education (Psychology, Childhood, Kindergartens, Child Education, Special Education, Mental Health and Counseling).

Required Documents:

- Original birth certificate.

- Original Bachelor certificate of graduation (equivalented from the Supreme Council of Universities).

- (2) copies of the passport.

- (6) personal photos.

- A letter from the cultural attaché regarding the admission to the faculty, indicating the party paying the tuition fees (student or cultural attaché).

- Completion of the application form for admission to the faculty through the General Directorate for the admission and granting of international students.

- Certificate of freedom from AIDS.

Admission Dates:

- Academic programs: From the first of July until the end of March each year for international students.

Study Plan / Curriculum


University Requirements


Studying a curriculum from the Department of Media and Child Culture.

Studying a curriculum of the Department of Medical Studies for Children.

Study 4 courses


Study 4 courses


Study 4 courses


Study 4 courses



- Egyptian students: (530) pounds fee opening file + 2389 expenses paid annually.

- Non- Egyptian students: (1500) dollars paid for the first time + (4500) dollars expenses paid annually.

Contact Information:

Phone: 0020224053716