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 Ph.D. In Computer Science - Program Features

Program Features Course and Admission Requirements Program Objectives and Student Outcomes​ Degree Plan

Computer science is an enormously vibrant field. From its inception over half a century ago, computer science has become the defining technology of our age. Computers are integral to modern culture and are the primary engine behind much of the world’s economic growth. The field, moreover, continues to evolve at an astonishing pace. New technologies are introduced continually, and existing ones become obsolete in the space of a few years. The Department of Information and Computer Science offers a PhD in Computer Science (Ph.D. CS) degree, which is in compliance with the international standards and recommendations.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is available to qualified candidates. Qualified applicants to the Ph.D. program may be hired as lecturers and will be expected to spend half of their time supporting teaching and research activities in the University, either the remaining half devoted to their academic program. These positions provide the following :
  • Free tuition.
  • Monthly stipend.
  • Free essential medical care.
  • Free furnished housing
  • Prepaid air passage for initial travel to Dhahran at the start of contract .
  • Return up on completion of the degree.​