Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is to host a series of information sessions for prospective students to learn more about the research-driven postgraduate programs offered by the academic institution’s five colleges.
The sessions, to be held from January 22 to February 6, will provide comprehensive details of HBKU’s graduate programs, with specific focus on curriculum, unique research opportunities and admission requirements.
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’s programs 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.”
Prospective students can visit Minaretein (College of Islamic Studies building) in Education City on January 23 at 6:30pm to learn more about the masters and PhD programs offered by the College of Islamic Studies (CIS): 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.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) will host its information session on January 22 at Penrose House (LAS building) in Education City from 5:30pm. 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 programs 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.
Meanwhile, an information session for the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) will be held on January 30 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 programs 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 January 29 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 February 6 at Minaretein from 6pm.
The JD program, developed in partnership with Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, trains graduates students from a range of disciplines in the skills needed to understand the diverse legal systems – civil, common, and Sharia – which underline Qatari law.
Throughout all of the information sessions, attendees will have an opportunity to meet the colleges’ faculty members, who will answer questions on curriculum and research opportunities, as well as representatives from the enrollment team who can discuss the application requirements for each program. Current students and alumni will also be at the sessions to provide their first-hand experiences of being a student at HBKU.
To register to attend one or more of HBKU’s information sessions, please visit https://hbku.edu.qa/en/infosessions