HBKU College Information Sessions for Prospective Students this March
Ahead of its April application deadline, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is inviting prospective students to attend its final round of upcoming college information sessions. Scheduled later this month, the sessions will provide interested applicants with an opportunity to learn more about the array of innovative graduate programmes that HBKU offers.
Information sessions will offer detailed insight into HBKU’s graduate programmes with a focus on curriculum, unique research opportunities and admission requirements. Attendees will also have the chance to meet the deans, faculty, admissions staff, and current students to learn more about the benefits of enrolment.
19 March: College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
Liberal Arts and Sciences Building
CHSS will share information about its MA programmes. The two translation programmes under CHSS are delivered by the Translation and Interpreting Institute and validated by the University of Geneva. Through its multidisciplinary programmes, CHSS aspires to nurture a diverse body of academically grounded and socially responsible citizens ready to tackle today’s pressing challenges.
21 March, College of Science and Engineering (CSE)
Education City Student Centre
The session will discuss CSE’s MS degree programmes in: cybersecurity; sustainable energy; biological and biomedical sciences, and genomics and precision medicine – amongst a full list of 13 PhD and masteral programmes in science and engineering-related fields. CSE is home to three divisions that include Life Sciences, Sustainable Development, and Information and Computing Technology. The college’s faculty members are internationally recognised and pursue research in high-impact areas for Qatar, the region, and the world.
25 March, College of Islamic Studies (CIS)
Representatives from CIS will introduce prospective students to its MA in Islamic studies and MS in Islamic finance, the latter being one of an extremely limited number of top-tier specialised programmes available worldwide.
29 March, College of Law and Public Policy (CLPP)
Four Seasons Hotel Doha
College representatives will shed light on the region’s first Juris Doctor degree created in partnership with the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. The JD programme is the first and only one of its kind in the MENA region, and it seeks students who are highly equipped with legal knowledge, enabling them to make the most of their career options in the public sector, private industry, and academia.
World-Class Degree Programmes at HBKU
HBKU attracts and cultivates students who are capable and adept to the needs of Qatar and the region. The upcoming information sessions are an ideal chance for prospective students to learn about the university’s programmes and achieve an understanding of HBKU’s unique opportunities and exceptional faculty. Potential applicants are welcome to visit and find out more about degrees, research, and all they need to know to make informed decisions about their education.
Located in Education City, HBKU is a research-based homegrown university offering a total of 19 world-class graduate degrees in four core college focus areas. With the primary objective of enabling positive change across the country, its top-tier educators are currently teaching over 600 students from nearly 60 different countries. The university provides unparallel education, offering innovative solutions to real-life challenges and harnessing the power of dynamic synergies within state-of-the-art facilities.
HBKU’s admissions deadline is on 1 April 2018. Dates for the information sessions are subject to change. To find out more about the university’s information sessions, including how to apply, visit their website at hbku.edu.qa.