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Title: Chapter 1 Data Communications and Networks Overview


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Deanship of Graduate Studies
Dr. Salam A. Zummo Jan. 2009
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Outline
  • Graduate Studies Overview
  • Features of MS Programs at KFUPM
  • Why to become a GA ??
  • Available Programs
  • Deadlines

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Graduate Studies Overview
  • KFUPM ranked the 1st in Arab World and the 338th
    over universities in the world (TimesQS)
  • KFUPM has 28 MS and 9 PhD programs
  • Research is supported by
  • Deanship of Scientific Research
  • Research Institute
  • Four Centers of Research Excellence
  • KACST funds for faculty and graduate students

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Graduate Studies Overview
  • The Deanship of Graduate Studies was established
    in 1972.
  • It was the first Graduate College in Saudi Arabia
    and in Gulf Arabian States.
  • The University was the first institution in Saudi
    Arabia to introduce Ph.D. programs in engineering
    in 1984

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Strategic Roadmap
  • Vision
  • To enable KFUPM be a leader in the region in
    providing quality graduate programs in Science,
    Engineering and Management
  • Goals
  • I. Enhance the research environment at KFUPM.
  • II. Increase knowledge dissemination.
  • III. Improve quality and efficiency of the
    graduate programs.
  • IV. Increase quality and diversity in graduate
    student body.
  • V. Increase the efficiency of the Deanship of
    Graduate Studies.

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Active Graduate Students
COLLEGE ENGG SCIENCE SCIENCES INDUSTRIAL MGT ENV DESIGN COMP SCIENCE ENGG TOTAL
Full-Time PhD Students 38 20 21 79
Part-Time PhD Students 8 7 3 18
Full-Time Master Students 81 32 32 12 81 238
Part-Time Master Students 121 44 122 81 74 442
Total Students 248 103 154 93 179 777
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Active Graduate Students
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Active Graduate Students
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Features of MS Programs at KFUPM
  • Excellent coursework and programs
  • Equivalent to excellent international
    universities.
  • MS Thesis research usually results in quality
    publications
  • These publications helps you to
  • Improve your chances of admission at top
    universities.
  • Get trained well by KFUPM faculty devote time
    to you.
  • Start PhD research easily given your experience
    at KFUPM.
  • This is not available in students who go directly
    outside.
  • Diverse student body from many countries around
    the world
  • Gain experience and communication skills

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Why to Become a GA ??
  • Salary ?
  • Future career ?
  • Professional development ?
  • Qualification level ?
  • Investment in your self ?
  • National responsibility ?
  • All of the above !!!

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Why to Become a GA ??
  • Salary?
  • New GA package and new scale for Saudi Professors
  • Reasonable for active faculty compared to the
    next !!!
  • Future career ?
  • Professor at a prestigious university (KFUPM)
  • Free to work on what you love, not what you have
    to
  • Professional development ?
  • MS and PhD degrees
  • Depth of knowledge in the field

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Why to Become a GA ??
  • Qualification level ?
  • Other industrial positions do not need the high
    qualification you have
  • You will be equalized with much less qualified
    people
  • This is a waste of your talent
  • Investment in yourself ?
  • PhD scholarship costs a lot
  • Investment in your future
  • National responsibility ?
  • If all talented students refuse, then your kids
    will not find qualified faculty to teach them !!!

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Available Degrees
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • Master of Engineering (M. Engg.)
  • Master of City Regional Planning (M.C.R.P.)
  • Master of Medical Physics (M. Med. Phys.)
  • Master of Geophysics (M. Geoph.)
  • Master of Geology (M. Geol.)
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration
    (E.M.B.A.)
  • Master of Accounting (M. Acct.)

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DISCIPLINES DEGREES
Accounting M.Accounting
Aerospace Engineering M.Sc
Architectural Engineering M.Sc., M. Engg.
Chemical Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Chemistry Ph.D., M.Sc.
City Regional Planning M.C.R.P.
Civil Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc., M.Engg.
Computer Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Computer Science and Engineering Ph.D.
Computer Networks M.Sc.
Construction Engineering Management M.Sc., M.Engg.
Electrical Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
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DISCIPLINES DEGREES
Geology M.Sc., M. Geol.
Geophysics M.Sc., M. Geoph.
Environmental Science M.Sc.
Information and Computer Science M.Sc.
Business Administration M.B.A., E.M.B.A
Mathematics Ph.D., M.Sc.
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Petroleum Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Telecommunication Engg. M.Sc.
Physics M.Sc.
Medical Physics M. Med. Phys.
Systems Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
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Admission Requirements for MS Programs
  • B.S. Degree.
  • A GPA of 3.00 or higher on a scale of 4.00.
  • Three letters of recommendation from the faculty
    who taught you.
  • Completion of TOEFL with a minimum score for MS
    admission of 68 (IBT). IELTS is also accepted
    with a minimum score of 5.5.
  • TOEFL is waived if your GPA in ENGL 101, 102 and
    214 gt 3.00.
  • Satisfactorily meeting any additional
    departmental or university admission requirements.

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Graduate Studies Contacts
  • For application material and further information,
    please use one of the following
  • Visit the website of the Deanship of Graduate
    Studies at www.kfupm.edu.sa/gs
  • Send e-mail to d-cgs_at_kfupm.edu.sa
  • Visit the Admission Office in Bldg. 59, Room
    1045.
  • Phone 2800

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