King Abdullah University of Science & Technology




P.O. Box 55455

Jeddah, Makkah 21534

Saudi Arabia

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Bioscience, Ph.D.-Bioscience

Format: Campus

Program Description:

All Admitted Students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which includes: Full tuition support, Competitive monthly living allowance, Housing, Private medical and dental coverage, Relocation support. Research in the Bioscience program is conducted in several focal areas, including Epigenetics, Genomics, Functional Biology, Imaging, and Environmental Systems, with an emphasis on both basic science and applied research in close collaboration with our affiliated Research Centers. The Bioscience program comprises modules consisting of lectures, seminars and laboratory classes, as well as independent research. Both MS and PhD degrees are offered. The curriculum provides a strong introduction to the fundamentals of living matter. Each course is a self-contained module providing a complete review of the subject concerned, including Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Genetics, Protein Structure and Function, Synthetic Biology, Genomics, Stem Cells, and Physiology and Metabolic Engineering. Advanced courses such as Computational Biology, and Bioinformatics, and the Visualization of Biological Systems, are also offered.


King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. Since opening its doors in 2009, the University has graduated over 730 students. Many graduates have continued in research as doctoral students and scientists at KAUST or at prestigious universities in the US and around the world. The KAUST degree is recognized by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Other graduates have secured industry positions at major companies worldwide.

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