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This program is designed to offer highly demanded advanced skills in data analytics that can be immediately deployed by a wide range of professionals and leaders to progress in their careers in managerial, business, and technical roles. It is applicable to many sectors, including industry, banking, telecom, healthcare, etc. It is also particularly applicable for IT professionals at various levels, who are in big demand due to rapid market growth, who can especially benefit from this program to support both established and emerging applications in e‑government and e-business.
Candidates undergo a cohort based, one-year program which covers 9 different subjects each designed with industry needs in mind. An Integrative Industry Project is the capstone of this degree which allows candidates to apply the knowledge gained during the program. This program is open for both genders. KFUPM Business School is proud to have enrolled its first cohort starting September 2021.
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The cost of the MSBA programme is approximately SAR 60,000. Apart from this, a detailed breakdown of the average monthly cost of living for a single student at KFUPM-BS:
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All candidates for the Professional Masters must meet the following requirements for entry:
18 Dec 2023: Opening of Online Application
11 Feb 2024: Last Day for Submitting Online Application and Uploading Documents for the Open Programs Only
11 Feb 2024: Last Day for Submitting Online Recommendations for Open Programs Only
April 2024: Last Day for Announcement of Application Results
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Students in the MSBA program can choose from a variety of electives to create a program of study that meets their individual needs and interests. For more information check here.
This is to help the Kingdom achieve its objective of transforming its economy and becoming not only a participant, but a competitor in the new global digital economy. Graduating a cadre of specialists who have the required knowledge and training is a pillar of this transformation.
Yes. It is expected that earning these Master’s degrees will not only prepare the students for the emerging requirements of the new job market and make them quite distinguishable, but also, as a result, significantly enhance their employments prospects and competitiveness. Note, however, there are several other factors that affect employability (for example, academic performance). KFUPM graduates, who are already sought after, will likely attain a substantially stronger degree of attractiveness in the job market, and others will also advance their careers through KFUPM’s distinguished academic rigor.
This is essentially a Master of Engineering or Master of Business degree. Sometimes these degrees are also called a Professional Master’s degree, to distinguish them from the conventional Master of Science, as the intent of this program is to lead to (or enhance) employment with a direct impact on the professional activities, not to progress to a Ph.D.
Yes, those who obtained a good GPA from renowned universities and with high English fluency have a good opportunity to be accepted. Please note, however, that weight is given to students continuing with it after completing their Bachelor’s degree at KFUPM and returning KFUPM graduates.
Yes, the program is open to both male and female students.
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