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Software Engineering

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
Free
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About

The aim of the Master of Science program in Software Engineering (MS.SWE) at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals is to provide a well-trained software engineers to cope with the increasing complexity in software development for both critical and non-critical systems which is increasing in the Kingdom.

Overview

The Information and Computer Science (ICS) Department at KFUPM was established in September 1979 and it developed and evolved over the years to become one of the active departments of the University in teaching, research, and service to the university. Moreover, the ICS department is recognized throughout the Gulf and many parts of the world for its excellence in education and research. 

The department provides 2 four-year undergraduate programs leading to Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering. We also have well-established graduate programs leading to the Master of Science (MS) in Computer Science,  Master of Science (MS) in Software Engineering, Master of Science (MS) in Security & Information Assurance, and a joint program of  Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Computer Science and Engineering. The department has about 37 full-time faculty members in several specialized areas of research.

Jobs

We believe that King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals offers people like you an outstanding opportunity to make your mark as a faculty member and further your academic career in an exciting and dynamic environment. You will enjoy excellent teaching facilities and the chance to teach the top 5% of students in the kingdom. In addition, academics at KFUPM have access to some of the highest funded research programs for in various disciplines of science & engineering anywhere in the world. We also encourage members of faculty to develop individual research projects which could potentially lead to ground-breaking innovations in the energy and high tech sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Principles of Software Engineering
  • Software Requirements Engineering
  • Software Design
  • Software Engineering Elective Course
  • Computer science elective 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of identification (National ID for Saudi nationals / Passport for international applicants / Iqama for residents of Saudi Arabia).
  • Complete official transcripts for BS degree and MS degree (if applying to PhD).
  • Statement-of-Purpose (a one-page essay focusing on career and research goals).
  • Recommendation Letters from 3 Professors through the online recommendation system after submitting the online application.
  • GMAT scores for MBA program (for international applicants).
  • CV mentioning briefly education and work experience.
  • Color Photograph with White Background.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

For international accepted Full-Time Students, there is no tuition fee.

Funding

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