The Master's Program in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology provides a solid background in materials chemistry, solid state physics, and an introduction to biotechnology. The program is materials-oriented with emphasis in materials chemistry, microelectronics, photonics, and their biomedical and energy applications. It offers a broad range of fundamental courses, e.g., fundamentals of nanoscience and nanotechnology, quantum mechanics and solid state physics. The program will introduce the students to cutting-edge research in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and adequately train them on the latest research methods and techniques.
The graduate program in Nanotechnology is a joint multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary program of the following colleges: Science and General Studies, Engineering and Medicine. This program is open to students with an undergraduate degree in physical and/or life sciences, pharmacy, medicine and engineering.
|1. A bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution accepted by MOE in physical and/or life sciences, pharmacy, medicine, engineering, or related fields.|
|2. A satisfactory scholastic average; usually for a masters a minimum grade average of «very good» in the Bachelor degree.|
|3. The graduate study application must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee payable to Alfaisal University.|
|4. Official transcripts of all college-level work must be submitted as issued by the school.|
|5. If applicant is non-Saudi, then they should have an official residency (Iqama).||6. Applicant should submit two letters of recommendations from professors who taught him/her.|
|7. If the applicant comes from a country or political entity where English is not the official language, adequate proficiency in English to do graduate work, as evidenced by a TOEFL score of at least 65 on the Internet test or an IELTS Band score of at least 5.5 is required.|
|8. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Qudorat|
|9. Provide a statement of purpose describing your academic interests and reasons for applying.|
|10. Successfully completion of an in-person interview with the director of the program.|
|11. No Student shall be allowed enrolment in two graduate programs at the same time.|
|Application Fee||S.R 500|
|Annual Tuition (due at the beginning of each academic year)||S.R 100,000|
|Estimated books and materials for each year||SR 6,000|