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Software Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #200 (QS) Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
The Software Engineering program at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals prepares students to work as requirements engineer, software architect, software design engineer, software quality engineer, software developer, software test engineer, or software engineering project manager.
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Overview

Our goal has been, and continues to be, a high quality degree program in Software Engineering that prepares students for lifelong learning as they undertake professional careers in computing.

The Software Engineering program prepares graduates to:

  • Be successful in performing the duties of a software engineering related position.
  • Be successful in completing an advanced degree program.
  • Work as individuals with minimum guidance and as leaders or members in teams.
  • Follow appropriate practices within a professional, legal, and ethical framework.
  • Maintain currency through self-learning or other professional development.

Jobs

We believe that King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals offers people like you an outstanding opportunity to make your mark as a faculty member and further your academic career in an exciting and dynamic environment. You will enjoy excellent teaching facilities and the chance to teach the top 5% of students in the kingdom. In addition, academics at KFUPM have access to some of the highest funded research programs for in various disciplines of science & engineering anywhere in the world. We also encourage members of faculty to develop individual research projects which could potentially lead to ground-breaking innovations in the energy and high tech sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    132 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Formal Methods and Models in Software Engineering Syllabus
  • Software Testing and Quality Assurance  Syllabus
  • Internet Protocols and Client-Server Programming  Syllabus
  • Web Engineering and Development Syllabus 
  • Software Architecture Syllabus
  • Software Engineering Project I Syllabus  
  • Software Engineering Project II Syllabus  
  • Object-Oriented Design Patterns Syllabus 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • He should have earned the secondary school certificate, or its equivalent from inside or outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • He should have majored in the natural sciences only.
  • He should have obtained the secondary school certificate in a period of less than 3 years prior to the date of application, i.e, he should have graduated this year or last year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dhahran

  • 2665 - 3000 SAR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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