The Master’s and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree program requirements represent general university-level expectations. The specific details of each degree requirements are outlined in the descriptions of the individual degree programs.
Every admitted student earns the KAUST Fellowship, which grants them:
Full Free Tuition Support
Monthly Living Allowance (From $20,000 to $30,000 annually, depending on qualifications and degree progress)
Medical and dental coverage
Master’s: Admission to the Master of Science (M.S.) program requires the satisfactory completion of an undergraduate science degree in a relevant or related area, such as Engineering, Mathematics or the Physical, Chemical and Biological Sciences.
Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) program requires applicants to satisfy the following entry requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering-related topic from a higher education institution recognized by KAUST
English Language Requirements : All applicants are required to have a minimum of IELTS 6.5, or TOEFL 79
PhD: Admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program requires the satisfactory completion of an undergraduate or master’s degree in science in a relevant or related area, such as Engineering, Mathematics or the Physical, Chemical and Biological Sciences.
Deadline: 1st October 2023
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