Graduation Requirements

Master Degrees

The duration of study to receive a Master Degree is two semesters (minimum) and the program involves both taught courses and a thesis and requires a total of 30 Credit hours taken as follows:

  Thesis option Non- Thesis option
Transferred from BE at BAU 18 credits 18 credits
Elective Courses 3 credits 6 credits
Research Methodology 3 credits 3 credits
Thesis 6 credits 3 credits

PhD Degrees

The duration of study to receive a PhD Degree is six semesters (minimum). The program involves both taught courses and a thesis adding up to total of 40 Credit hours taken as follows:

  • Departmental Elective Courses: 18Crs
  • Thesis: 22Crs

The PhD program requirements also include the publication of one international journal paper or two international conference papers on topics related to the PhD thesis.