Guidelines: Frequently Asked Questions

Common Questions
What is the language of studying in the College of Graduate Studies?

The approved language is the English language and in some programs Arabic language is mainly used.

If a student is dismissed from a master’s program, can they enroll in another program?

A student who is dismissed from a program is not entitled to apply for admission to the same program again, but is entitled to apply for another program.

Application Dates
Are there any application deadlines for admission to postgraduate diploma programs ?

The application period for postgraduate diploma is announced before the start of the semester on the website of the College of Graduate Studies and through the official newspapers.

Are there any application deadlines for admission to master's and doctoral programs by research?

Applications to apply for master's and doctoral programs by research are accepted at anytime throughout the year.

Are there any application deadlines for admission to master's and doctoral programs by courses?

The application period for admission to master's and doctoral programs by courses is announced before the start of the semester on the website of the College of Graduate Studies and through the official newspapers.

Voluntary Temporary Discontinuation (Freezing) of a Degree Program
Can a student apply for temporary discontinuation due to emergent circumstances?

Yes, the opportunity is reserved for each separate semester while retaining the result of the previous semester, and the student whose opportunity was saved in a previous semester is not entitled to study the advanced semester.

How can I resume a program after Temporary Discontinuation (Freezing)?

To return to graduate study after the discontinuation of a degree program, the student may be required to apply for reinstatement

Extension of Research Period
Are there additional fees for extension in case of research study?

Yes, the student pays the extension fee as a fine.