Applicants seeking admission to a graduate program at Khalifa University of Science and Technology must meet the following minimum criteria:
Subject to review and approval, the English test score requirement (TOEFL, IELTS or EmSAT) may be waived for an applicant who is:
All applicants must provide evidence of meeting the English language requirement by uploading the relevant document with their application, even if he/she may be eligible for an exemption.
The Statement of Purpose should clearly outline the applicant’s motivations for wishing to pursue graduate studies at Khalifa University of Science and Technology, as well as any prior achievements that will demonstrate promise for success in their degree. It is recommended that prospective students include the following information in their Statement of Purpose:
The statement should focus on the contribution you would like to make to your chosen field of research. PhD applicants are advised to refer to the Khalifa University of Science and Technology Institutional Research Priorities before drafting their Research Statement.
It is recommended that the Research Statement addresses the following points:
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a graduate-level admissions test that has two types: subject and general. A minimum quantitative score of 150 in the general GRE is required for admission to all programs, with the exception of Master of Engineering in Health, Safety and Environment Engineering and the Master of Arts in International and Civil Security, where a minimum threshold is not set. Applicants for all programs should attempt all three sections of the GRE. For more details about the GRE exam please visit: www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/about
The following required documents should be scanned in a clear and legible form and be uploaded to the online application:
Accepted applicants must submit all of their official documents before they register for classes.
Please note the following:
Students can be admitted on a full-time or part-time basis, depending on the program of study.
Full-time: Students are required to register for 3-4 courses each semester (9-12 credit hours or equivalent).
Part-time: Students are required to register for 2 courses each semester (6 credit hours or equivalent).
Direct Bachelor’s to PhD applicants must study on a full-time basis.
Enrollment in credits below/above these standard limits for full- or part-time students requires advance written approval.
Employers are encouraged to allow part-time students to attend the University at least one day per week. This is particularly important during the research/project part of the program, as students are required to attend weekly meetings with their supervisor.
Registration during the Summer Term is limited to a maximum of 2 courses (6 credit hours or equivalent).
You may add or delete references by emailing the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two letters of recommendation from people who know your academic qualifications are required.
Once you have submitted your application, an automatic email will be sent to your referees requesting them to send a recommendation letter.
The schedule varies from one semester to the other.
Student housing is available for registered full-time Khalifa University postgraduate students. A rental fee applies per semester and will be deducted from the monthly stipend. Please contact the Student Service Department via email email@example.com for assistance.
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