Admission Policies

MSA University - Admission Policies

 

1. Abbreviations and Acronyms:

MSA October University for Modern Sciences and Arts
MDX Middlesex University
UoG University of Greenwich
HR Human Resourses Department
PR Public Relations Department
CPC Career Placement Centre
CH Credit Hours
CPS Credit Points
CS Computer Science
MGT Management Sciences
GP Grade Point
GPA Grade Point Average
CGPA Cumulative Grade Point Average
BSc Bachelor of Science
BA Bachelor of Arts
SU Student Union
BOS Board of Study
ENG90 The Student achieves more than 40% and less than 50% in MSA English Placement Exam.
ENG101 The student passes MSA English Placement exam (more than 50%).


2. Rules and Regulations:
 

Admissions.
MSA University accepts students who have passed Thanaweya Amma Examination or any other equivalent High School Examination (IGCSE, GCSE, American Diploma, German Certificate, IB, or any other Arab Certificates and others). The Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities specifies the subjects required for admission, the minimum percentage for admission and the maximum number of newcomers accepted in each faculty, which varies from one year to the other. These conditions are declared to all applicants during the summer, prior to their admission to the University.


3. Faculties' Requirements (Thanaweya & Arabs Thanaweya):
 

Students are required to present the original High School certificate along with the Original Birth Certificate and any other documents required by the admission office.

3.1: Egyptian Thanawaya is divided to three main sections:
- Art Section.
- Scientific Science Section.
- Scientific Math Section.

3.2: Faculty of Engineering/Computer Science:
- The student must obtain his certificate from the Scientific Math Section.

3.3: Faculty of Pharmacy/Biotechnology/Dental Surgery
- The student must obtain his certificate from the Scientific Science Section.

3.4: Faculty of Management Sciences /Mass Communication /Languages
- The student must obtain his certificate from the Art Section or Scientific Section (Science Section or Math Section).

3.5: Faculty of Arts & Design.
3.5.1: The students who obtained his certificate from Scientific Section can join any of the following departments:
- Fashion Design.
- Graphics and Media Arts.
- Cinema & Theatre Set Design.
- Product Design.
- Landscape Design.
- Interior Design.

3.5.2: While students from the Art section can join the following departments:
- Fashion Design.
- Graphics and Media Arts.
- Cinema & Theatre Set Design.

The student could obtain his certificate from Scientific Science Section, Scientific math Section to apply for Interior Design, Product Design and Landscape.

4.Faculty Requirements (other than Egyptian and Arab Thanawya):
 

4.1: Faculties of Engineering and Computer Science:
- IGCSE, Canadian Diploma and American Diploma Students: a minimum of eight subjects are required to qualify for admission; five of them must be English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Advanced Mathematics.

- International Baccalaureate Certificate: a total of six subjects + Extended Essay & Theory of Knowledge are required for admission. Three of them must be English, Higher Physics and Higher Mathematics.

- Bacc. Francais, German Certificates: a total of seven subjects are required for admittance; four of them must be English, Mathematics on any level, Chemistry and Physics.

4.2: Faculties of Mass Communication and Management Sciences:
- IGCSE, Canadian Diploma & American Diploma Students: a minimum of eight subjects are required to qualify for admission; English is a must.

- International Baccalaureate Certificate: a total of six subjects + Extended Essay & Theory of Knowledge are required for admittance. English must be one of the subjects.

- Bacc. Francais, German Certificates: a total of seven subjects are required for admission. English is a must.

4.3: Faculties of Dental Sciences , Pharmacy and Biotechnology:
- IGCSE, Canadian Diploma & American Diploma Students: a minimum of eight subjects are required to qualify for admission; English is a must.

- International Baccalaureate Certificate: a total of six subjects + Extended Essay & Theory of Knowledge are required for admittance. English must be one of the subjects.

- Bacc. Francais, German Certificates: a total of seven subjects are required for admission. English is a must.

4.4: Faculty of Languages:
- GCSE, Canadian Diploma & American Diploma Students: a minimum of eight subjects are required to qualify for admission; English and either Dutch/French/Italian or Spanish must be included in the qualifying subjects.

- International Baccalaureate Certificate: a total of 6 subjects are required for admission. English and either French/German/Spanish or Italian must be included in the qualifying subjects.

- Bacc. Francais, German Certificates: a total of seven subjects are required for admittance; English and either Dutch/French/Spanish or Italian must be included in the qualifying subjects.

Any other certificate not mentioned above has to be revised by the admission office to set the necessary requirements for acceptance

5. Admission Procedures:
 

Final acceptance is based on highest percentages achieved in high school certificates and the grades achieved in MSA English Placement exam.

  • Fill the application online, print it and submit it to the admission office [Online Application].
  • Copy of the student documents is submitted to the admission office.
  • The percentage is calculated for applicants by the admission office according to their grades and according to the requirements of each different certificate.
  • For foreign Certificates (other than Egyptian & Arab Thanawya): - Each student must provide documentation to prove that they have spent at least 12 successive years in education. At least eight subjects are required for admission. Passing grades are determined by the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • Each new applicant is required to undergo an English Proficiency exam; New MSA English Placement exam. The grade of the ILETS or TOEFL (if available) is considered in the assessment of the applicant's language proficiency. According to the exam result the student is placed in either Intensive English courses that range from the elementary to the upper intermediate (ENG 80 & ENG 90), or Upper intermediate/Advanced English 101.
  • Internal transfer is permitted as long as the student meets all the new faculty requirements, as decided by the Ministry of Higher Education for each year.
  • External transfer students must meet the Ministry's requirements (Official transcript and official courses content). The respective Faculty Dean/programme leader interviews transferred students; and reviews their transcripts before admitting them to the faculty and notifies the student with the possible equivalent transferable courses. The final transferable courses have to be accepted and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • By the end of the admission period, a comprehensive report of all applicants is prepared. Approved applicants will be required to pay full fees and present all the required original authenticated documents within a specified time interval.

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