Master's in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (MNT)

The Master's Program in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology provides a solid background in materials chemistry, solid state physics, and an introduction to biotechnology. The program is materials-oriented with emphasis in materials chemistry, microelectronics, photonics, and their biomedical and energy applications. It offers a broad range of fundamental courses, e.g., fundamentals of nanoscience and nanotechnology, quantum mechanics and solid state physics. The program will introduce the students to cutting-edge research in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and adequately train them on the latest research methods and techniques.

The graduate program in Nanotechnology is a joint multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary program of the following colleges: Science and General Studies, Engineering and Medicine. This program is open to students with an undergraduate degree in physical and/or life sciences, pharmacy, medicine and engineering.

1. A bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution accepted by MOE in physical and/or life sciences, pharmacy, medicine, engineering, or related fields.
2. A satisfactory scholastic average; usually for a masters a minimum grade average of «very good» in the Bachelor degree.
3. The graduate study application must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee payable to Alfaisal University.
4. Official transcripts of all college-level work must be submitted as issued by the school.
5. If applicant is non-Saudi, then they should have an official residency (Iqama).
6. Applicant should submit two letters of recommendations from professors who taught him/her.
7. If the applicant comes from a country or political entity where English is not the official language, adequate proficiency in English to do graduate work, as evidenced by a TOEFL score of at least 65 on the Internet test or an IELTS Band score of at least 5.5 is required.
8. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Qudorat
9. Provide a statement of purpose describing your academic interests and reasons for applying.
10. Successfully completion of an in-person interview with the director of the program.
11. No Student shall be allowed enrolment in two graduate programs at the same time.


  • Pay 500 SAR admission fee and prepare electronic/scanned receipt (non refundable).

  • Bank Details:

    Saudi British Bank (SABB)
    Alfaisal University
    A.C. No. 154 000 111 002
    IBAN NO: SA39 4500 0000 1540 0011 1002

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  • 1. Complete the MNT Online Application Form. To do that, you need to sign up for a new account using a valid email address to complete the process.

  • 2. If all the requirements are completed, an e-mail will be sent to the student within 3 working days.

  • 3. If not, then the student will be notified and will be given 2 weeks to complete all the requirements.

Applications for Admission in fall semester to all Master's Programs is closed.

For more information please contact

Graduate Studies Office
Tel: +966 11 215-7702 / +966 11 215-7941
UAN: 920 000 570, 920 000 510 (Local)
Tel: +(966) 11 215 7777 (International)

Tution Fees

Application Fee S.R 500
Annual Tuition (due at the beginning of each academic year) S.R 100,000
Estimated books and materials for each year SR 6,000

Scholarship policy for Graduate Students