24 months
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The Master of Geology program at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals is designed for the professional geoscientists who wish to focus on excellence in training in geosciences rather than research. 


The Mission of the Geology Program is:

  • To prepare students who are competent in theory and applications of Geological Sciences. Our graduates will be prepared equally for industrial and post-graduate careers. 
  • To prepare students to serve the community by conducting research and providing expertise in the diverse fields of Geology. 
  • To provide a stimulating environment that encourages our students to adopt a culture of life-long learning in Geology. 


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:
  • Geology of the Middle East 
  • Advanced Structural Geology 
  • Geophysical Exploration 
  • Geological Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

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

Living costs for Dhahran

2665 - 3000 SAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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