The Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree is awarded upon successful completion of a minimum of 36 credit hours. A minimum GPA of 3.0 must be achieved to graduate. Individual courses require a minimum of a B- for course credit. Students are expected to complete the M.Sc. degree in three semesters. Satisfactory participation in every KAUST summer session is mandatory.
- Core courses (9 credits)
- Elective courses (6 credits)
- Lab rotation (3 credits)
- Research/ capstone experience (18 credits)
- Graduate seminar 398 (non-credit)–all students are required to register and receive a satisfactory grade for every semester of the program they attend
- Completion of one Winter Enrichment Program (WEP)
M.S. thesis option and M.S. Non-thesis option for graduation.