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Electrical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
The academic faculties in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Qatar University possess a high level of academic qualifications spanning the most important modern areas in Electrical Engineering. 
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Overview

In addition to undertaking active scientific research, the faculties are continuing to investigate significant issues faced by the engineering industry in the country in both public and private sectors (e.g. Telecommunications, Systems, Gas Processing, Biomedical Engineering and Energy). 

This on-going activity has resulted in a strong partnership between the Department and the industry. 

Mission of the program

The mission of the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program in the College of Engineering at Qatar University is to prepare students for careers in private and public sectors and for advanced level in research that leads to high scholarly achievements, and advanced knowledge. The major emphasis of the program is to foster a deeper understanding of the engineering research process and learn the professional skills.

Programme Structure

  • The structure of the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program is unique, as it helps the engineers become more effective technical specialists, and strengthens their ability to lead people and projects. 
  • Conducting original research is an important goal of a Master program study in the College of Engineering, Qatar University. Research provides a type of education not available through classroom teaching. 
  • The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program is designed to enhance students' competencies in contributing to the existing body of knowledge and to innovation and creation of new knowledge. Students are expected to equip themselves with strong theoretical and methodological foundations and to develop their ability to independently conduct research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    68

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed a Bachelor degree in engineering or related field with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of 4.00 from a university or college accredited by an international accrediting association or by the Ministry of Higher Education or equivalent in that country.
  • Achieved a minimum score of 68 in TOEFL iBT or equivalent test taken within 2 years of the start of the intended semester of admission.
  • Passing an interview with the College's admission panel. The panel may request additional bridging course(s).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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  • National and International Students: QR 2000

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/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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