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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Alfaisal University

Master On Campus
24 months
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26650 USD/year
26650 USD/year
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About

The Nanoscience and Nanotechnology program of Alfaisal University provides a solid background in materials chemistry, solid state physics, and an introduction to biotechnology. 

Overview

The Nanoscience and Nanotechnology program of Alfaisal University 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 program is materials-oriented with emphasis in materials chemistry, micro-electronics, photonics, and their biomedical and energy applications. Tracks include Nano materials for Energy & Environmental Applications, and Nano medicine & Nano diagnostics. Both tracks are Thesis Option.

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.

Job opportunities

Graduates from this program will have opportunities for employment in various fields including:

  • Electronics/semiconductor industry
  • Materials science including textiles, polymers, and packaging
  • Auto and aerospace industries
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical fields and pharmaceuticals
  • Environmental monitoring, control, and remediation
  • Food science
  • Forensics science
  • Research and development
  • Energy capture and storage

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Special Topics in Nanomedicine
  • Biosensors & Lab on a Chip
  • Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
  • Renewable Energy Storage Systems 
  • Polymer Nanocomposites

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

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.
65
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).
5.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your Certificates & Transcripts must be certified by the Saudi Embassy in the country of your study
  • Your Certificates & Transcripts must be evaluated & certified by the Saudi Ministry of Education
  • You must pay the non-refundable seat confirmation fee of SR 500
  • A bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution accepted by Ministry of Education (MOE) in related field
  • Above average GMAT, GRE score or an equivalent Graduate Quadrat Exam held by Qias Centre
  • English language proficiency
  • Minimum One year Professional work experience in related field
  • Applicant should provide two letters of recommendations
  • On-campus Interview
  • Students must provide a statement of purpose describing their academic interests and reasons for applying at the interview time

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53301 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53301 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • SAR 200,000 per full programme

Funding

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