Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) will be conducting a series of information sessions for prospective students interested in the extensive array of graduate programmes being offered by its five well-established colleges.
The sessions will start this week, from 22 January, until 6 February, and will provide comprehensive details of the HBKU graduate programmes, with specific focus on curriculum, unique research opportunities and admission requirements.
In attendance will be the deans, associate deans, faculty, admissions team, current students, and alumni, all of whom will share a collective objective of helping potential applicants gain a firm understanding of what they can achieve at HBKU.
Nasser Ahmad Al Binali, Head of Enrolment at HBKU, said the information sessions will give prospective students an overview of the extensive postgraduate courses at HBKU, and are an opportunity to meet with faculty whose guidance will ensure students are able to make informed decisions about the next chapter of their academic journey.
Research is incorporated into all of HBKU programmes to ensure our students gain practical, hands-on experience to complement their theoretical knowledge, and these sessions will also serve to highlight the unique research opportunities at each of our colleges.’
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) will host its information session on 22 January at Penrose House (LAS building) in Education City from 5:30 pm. Faculty members will be on hand to provide details on the college’s MA in Women, Society and Development and MA in Digital Humanities and Societies programmes offered by the Middle Eastern Studies Department; and the MA in Translation Studies and MA in Audiovisual Translation led by its Translation and Interpreting Studies Department.
Prospective students can visit Minaretein building (formerly College of Islamic Studies or CIS) in Education City on 23 January at 6:30pm to learn more about the masters and PhD programmes they offer: MA in Islamic Studies; MS in Islamic Finance; MA in Islam and Global Affairs; MS in Islamic Art, Architecture and Urbanism; and PhD in Islamic Finance.
Meanwhile, an information session for the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) will be held on 30 January at Penrose House from 4:45pm. Prospective students can look forward to live demonstrations showcasing some of the interesting and innovative work taking place at CSE.
The college offers programmes in MS in Cybersecurity; MS in Data Science and Engineering; Master of Data Analytics in Health Management; MS in Sustainable Energy; MS in Logistics and Supply Chain Management MS in Sustainable Environment; PhD in Sustainable Energy; PhD in Sustainable Environment; PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management; and PhD in Computer Science and Engineering.
The College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) will hold its information session on 29 January at Penrose House from 5:45pm. Prospective students will have an opportunity to learn more about the college’s MS in Genomics and Precision Medicine; MS in Biological and Biomedical Sciences; PhD in Genomics and Precision Medicine; and PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences programs.
Prospective students can learn about the Juris Doctor (JD) – the first of its kind in the region – offered by the College of Law and Public Policy (CLPP), on 6 February at Minaretein from 6 pm.
The JD programme is the only one of its kind in the MENA region, training students under a wide range of disciplines in the skills needed to understand the convergence of the systems of civil, common, and Sharia law – all of which underline Qatari law.
Attendees will have an opportunity to meet faculty members during all information sessions, who will answer questions on curriculum and research opportunities. They will also meet representatives from the enrolment team who will discuss the application requirements for each programme. Current students and alumni will also be at the sessions to provide their first-hand experiences as an HBKU student.
Check out this link to register to one or more of HBKU information sessions.