Credit-hour requirements for the diplomas and academic degrees offered at the various faculties

The minimum period of study for a Master degree is two years and the maximum is five years from the date of enrolment in the program. The minimum period of study for a PhD is three years and the maximum is six years from the date of enrolment in the program. The following table shows the number of credit hours required to attain the degree requirements in all BAU Faculties.

The following table shows the number of credit hours required to obtain any of BAU’s offered graduate degrees:

Human Sciences

Diploma (24 to 30)


Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
30 6 - 36
24 6 - 30
27 - 3 30

PhD


Courses Thesis Project Total
12 28 - 40

Law & Political Science

Diploma (24)


Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
30 8 - 38
24 6 - 30
30 6 - 36
27 - 3 30
6 + 18 6 - 30
6 + 21 - 3 30

PhD


Courses Thesis Project Total
12 48 - 60

Business Administration

Diploma (24)


Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
30 6 - 36
MBA (Bus.) - - 42
MBA (Non Bus.) - - 51
MBA in SCM - - 48

PhD


Courses Thesis Project Total
24 24 - 48
36 - 18 54

Architecture-Design & Built Environment

Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
30 10 - 40
MArch - - 28

PhD


Courses Thesis Project Total
18 32 - 50

Engineering

Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
18 + 6 6 - 30
18 + 9 - 3 30

PhD


Courses Thesis Project Total
18 22 - 40

Science

Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
30 6 - 36
33 - 3 36

PhD


Courses Thesis Project Total
18 22 - 40

Pharmacy

Diploma


PharmD (30)

Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
30 6 - 36
18 + 12 6 - 36
18 + 15 - 3 36

PhD


Courses Thesis Project Total
18 22 - 40

Medicine

Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
34 6 - 40
30 6 - 36

PhD


Courses Thesis Project Total
45 9 - 54

Dentistry

Diploma


Implant. (16)

(40 to 60)

Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
40 to 60 6 - 46 to 66

PhD


Courses Thesis Project Total
30 + 10 10 - 50

Health Sciences

Diploma (24 to 30 Cr)


DPT (38)

Master


Courses Thesis Project Total
30 6 - 36

Master

Students have to successfully complete the required credit hours with a CGPA of no less than 2.33 in the course-work, and successfully defend the thesis in no less than two years from the date of registration in the program.

PhD

Student have to successfully complete the required credit hours with a CGPA of no less than 2.33 in the course-work, in the Faculties of Humanities, and a CGPA of no less than 3.00 in the course-work in the Scientific and Medical Faculties and the Faculty of Business Administration, and successfully defend the thesis in no less than three years from the date of registration in the program.