• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #200 (QS) Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
The Physics program at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals  deals with the study of natural phe­nomena originating from matter, motion, and energy. It therefore represents the foun­dation of all scientific, technological and engineering disciplines. The main purpose of physics is to understand and describe the apparent complexities of nature with as few unifying concepts as possible.
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Overview

Mission Statement

To provide high quality fundamental education in Physics at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in accordance with international standards in order to prepare creative young scientists with strong analytical, experimental, and communication skills and who are motivated to serve their country. 

Goals 

  • Prepare graduates capable of pursuing graduate studies in physics and related fields.
  • Prepare graduates for a successful career in industry or research labs.
  • Prepare graduates with communication and teamwork skills that enable them to work in various environments.
  • Prepare graduates capable of being self-learners.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Optics &Modern Physics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Experimental Physics
  • Electricity & Magnetism
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Physics Seminar
  • Thermal & Statistica lPhysics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

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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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