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KAUST DEGREES 

KAUST is an international graduate-level science and technology research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. Home to world-class faculty, scientists, engineers, and students from around the globe that perform goal-oriented research, focused on finding solutions to problems in areas related to water, food, energy and the environment. Students have the opportunity to access to state-of-the-art labs and our eminent faculty while obtaining a diverse graduate study experience.


M.S. DEGREE
Ph.D DEGREE

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

BESE offers four degree-granting programs. In all programs, students are offered modules consisting of lectures, seminars, and laboratory classes, and are expected to conduct independent research. BESE boasts state-of-the-art facilities and resources, including some of the most advanced equipment in the world for genomics, proteomics, imaging/characterization, nanofabrication, and capability to explore global marine environments.


PROSPECTIVE STUDENT FAQs


Follow this link to complete an online application. 


- A score of 79 on the TOEFL IBT (Internet Based Test) or 6.0 on the IELTS is required (not required if the applicant received a degree from an accredited institution in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand)
- Official transcripts (and/or certified English translation)
- 3 letters of reference
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Purpose


M.S. students are admitted without a confirmed supervisor for research. Ph.D. students must get a full-time KAUST faculty member to agree to supervise their Ph.D. before they are admitted to KAUST.

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