About Alfaisal University

Alfaisal University was founded by the highly reputed King Faisal Foundation in 2002 as one of the first Private Non-Profit, research and teaching universities in the Kingdom committed to achieving international standards of excellence. It has the support of national and international co-founders and distinguished Board Members that have continually supported the university in its mission to remain a student-centered institution committed to research. Alfaisal University is made up of four faculties, spanning from Business, Engineering, Medicine, Science and General Studies offering world-class marketable undergraduate and graduate programs to the finest male and female students in the Kingdom and the Region. Located in the heart of Riyadh, the center for commerce, industry, and research, Alfaisal offers its students opportunities to develop their full potential with outstanding facilities, inspirational academics and research-led teaching that will enable our students to leave us as highly skilled, well-developed individuals able to make the transition into the workplace easily.

Vision

Alfaisal University is a private non-profit institution which aspires to be a world-class research university committed to the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge in the fields of business, engineering, life sciences and medicine, and to the development of knowledge-based economies.

Mission

Alfaisal University is a student-centered university which creates and disseminates knowledge through world-class undergraduate and graduates education programs, research and service that benefit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the region, and the world and stimulates the development of knowledge-based economies.

Academics

Alfaisal University offers a wide range of Graduate and Undergraduate programs in its four colleges (Business, Engineering, Medicine, and Science). The programs have been designed in collaboration with distinguished international academic partners in order to satisfy the local and international market demands and to enable students to be prepared for employment. Located in the heart of Riyadh, the center for commerce, industry, and research, Alfaisal offers its students opportunities to develop their full potential with outstanding facilities, inspirational academics and research-led teaching that will enable our students to leave us as highly skilled, well-developed individuals able to make the transition into the workplace easily.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Master

Alfaisal University

After the release of the complete version of the human genome in 2003, the field of medical genetics experienced a revolution in the speed of discoveries which positively ... [+]

Master's in Genetic Counselling (MGC) Program Overview

After the release of the complete version of the human genome in 2003, the field of medical genetics experienced a revolution in the speed of discoveries which positively affected human health. The clinical and genomic breakthrough of the medical genetics field has aided the translation and integration of genomics into healthcare and the introduction of personalized medicine improving the level of service offered to patients. The high incidence of various genetic disorders in KSA and in the Arab world, the implementation of national programs of newborn and premarital screening have significantly increased the demand for properly trained Genetic Counselors to work with patients and their families. Genetic counseling training programs have been around in North America since the late sixties. These training programs have proven to be highly successful in graduating well trained genetic counselors, where currently there are thousands of them practicing worldwide.... [-]

Saudi Arabia Riyadh
September 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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The Ministry of Education (MOE) approved Master in Biomedical Sciences (MBS) is a two-year program in which students can choose to join one of four tracks; Molecular & ... [+]

Master in Biomedical Sciences Program Overview

The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (BMS) in collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSHRC) offers research and training opportunities with international-caliber scientists leading to an M.Sc. degree awarded by Alfaisal University in a distinctive modern educational setting. The Program is open to both male and female students, Saudi and non-Saudi. The Ministry of Education (MOE) approved Master in Biomedical Sciences (MBS) is a two-year program in which students can choose to join one of four tracks; Molecular & Cell Biology (MCB), Infection Control (IC), Clinical Embryology & Reproductive Biology (CERB) and Biotechnology (B.I.O.T.). Each track has common core courses as well as two options; Thesis and Courses-only.... [-]

Saudi Arabia Riyadh
September 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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The Master in Radiological and Imaging Sciences (MRIS) at Alfaisal University is in Collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre. ... [+]

Master in Radiological and Imaging Sciences (MRIS)

The Master in Radiological and Imaging Sciences (MRIS) at Alfaisal University is in Collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre.

Program Overview

The Graduate Program in Radiological and Imaging Sciences at Alfaisal University in collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSHRC) offers advanced professional training and research opportunities with international caliber faculty. It leads to a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree. The program is designed in three specialization tracks: ultrasound, radiologic education, and management. The program welcomes is open to training men and women, Saudi and non-Saudi, local and international students.... [-]

Saudi Arabia Riyadh
September 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English

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