Post Graduate Programs

Postgraduate Degrees (Master & M.D Degree) Awarded By the Armed Forces College Of Medicine

  • Anatomy and Embryology
  • Histology
  • Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Physiology
  • Parasitology
  • Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Medical Pharmacology
  • Pathology
  • Public health and Community Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Medical education
  • Scientific Research
  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Medical Genetics
  • Anesthesia, surgical ICU and pain management
  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Dermatology and Andrology
  • Psychiatry
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Audiovestibular medcine
  • Phoniatrics
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Diagnostic and Interventional radiology and medical imaging
  • Chest Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Cardiology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Hematology
  • Gastro-enterology and hepatology
  • Nephrology
  • Rheumatology
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Endocrinology, diabetes and associated nutrition
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Occupational and Environmental medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Burns
  • Sport Medicine
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Message Of Postgraduate Studies At The Armed Forces College Of Medicine

Preparing the student and trainee to become prominent, able to learn and teach others, and to
apply local and international standards in evidence-based medical practice and health care
directed to the needs of patients of the armed forces and the Egyptian and international
community, following the ethics of the profession and the rules of scientific research.


Master's Duration:

The duration of the master’s degree in all disciplines is two academic years and is divided into
two parts, the first part, lasting six months, and the second part, lasting eighteen months, and the
second part includes a research thesis.

Types Of Courses:

All master’s degrees granted by the Armed Forces College of Medicine contain compulsory
courses in the specialty, compulsory courses related to introductory specialization, and elective
courses, which are considered a point of difference for postgraduate degrees in the Armed
Forces College of Medicine. All master's degrees also contain a unique training course, which
takes place in two stages, basic training in the first part and specialized training in the second part.

Distinguishing Elective Courses:

All master’s degrees granted by the Armed Forces College of Medicine contain elective courses,
where the first part includes an elective course in one of the scientific research topics, and the
second part contains elective courses from which the student chooses two courses within a group

Of Courses Subject To The Educational Policies Of The College, Which Are:

 Medical education (level 1)

Quality of healthcare (level 1)

Hospital Administration (Level 1)

This allows developing qualified medical cadres to lead the medical system in the college and in
hospitals in accordance with national and international standards.

Uniqueness Of The Training Courses:

All master’s degrees granted by the Faculty of Medicine in the Armed Forces contain training
courses in the first and second parts, which in total are equal to half the educational load of the
degree. The training course in the first part consists of 14 credit hours and in the second part
from 45 to 55 credit hours according to the specialization. The armed forces are among the
highest outputs that these degrees aim for


Number Of Certificates Awarded For Master's Degrees At The Faculty Of Medicine In The Armed Forces:

The Owner Of A Master’s Degree From The College Of Medicine In The Armed Forces Is Granted Three Certificates:

  • Master’s degree certificate: It is a detailed certificate for the master’s degree that contains the grades and the credit hours that have been achieved in all components of the degree, as well as the title of the master’s thesis.
  • Certificate of completion of basic training.
  • Certificate of completion of specialized training.

Evaluation System:

For each credit hour of the compulsory courses (53) degrees are allocated. There are many


evaluation systems for the compulsory courses, between practical/clinical examination, for which the largest percentage is allocated 55%, 25% is allocated for written exams and 15% for continuous assessment, while the oral exams are allocated by only 5%.

Estimated Calculation System:

The postgraduate programs of the Faculty of Medicine in the Armed Forces apply the credit hours system. The Grade Point Average (GPA) and the cumulative grade point average (CGPA) are calculated based on the internationally recognized equations.


This System Is Characterized By The Following:

The application of the credit hour system allows measuring the burden of programs and courses for academic degrees.

Comparing the number of credit hours for different academic programs and courses.

Facilitating the replacement of credit hours for various academic courses.

Facilitating academic recognition when students transfer from one college to another.

Facilitating the review and application of academic programs and courses.

Facilitate calculating and comparing the credit hours of training programs and courses in
each acquired medical skill.

Master Degree Of Genitourinary Surgery

Degree awarding department: Department of Genitourinary surgery
Total Credit Hours: 118 Credit Hours

Entrustable Professional Activities to be trained:
 History taking, general and systemic examination
Trauma and urologic emergencies

  •  Endourology, urolithiasis and obstructive uropathy
  •  Prostate, Voiding dysfunction and urodynamics
  •  Adrenal and renovascular hypertension Renal failure and renal transplantation
  •  Reconstructive surgery Reproductive and sexual dysfunctions
  •  Infection of the G.U.T
  • Urologic oncology
  • Pediatric urology and congenital anomalies
  •  Laparoscopy in urology



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