Students at Masdar Institute are selected from among the best and brightest minds in the UAE and the world. Representing over 50 countries, our student body comes from as far as Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, North and Latin America, with students from the UAE representing the highest proportion by nationality, and females representing nearly 38% of all students.
If you are a graduate who demonstrates exceptional intellectual and entrepreneurial strengths and is committed to addressing the world’s energy needs, then we invite you to apply to one of our world-class graduate programs:
MSc in Chemical Engineering
MSc in Computing and Information Science
MSc in Electrical Power Engineering
MSc in Engineering Systems and Management
MSc in Materials Science and Engineering
MSc in Mechanical Engineering
MSc in Microsystems Engineering
MSc in Sustainable Critical Infrastructure
MSc in Water and Environmental Engineering
PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering
Qualified Master’s and Doctorate degree applicants to Masdar Institute will be provided with full scholarship benefits upon admission.
The Masdar Institute Scholarship benefits include the following:
For the initial application for admissions, copies of documents submitted do not have to be original or certified as true. However, if admitted, you will be required to have original transcripts sent directly from your university as well original TOEFL/IELTS/GRE scores sent directly from the relevant examining body.
Applicants are required to fill in the online application form and submit the following documents in PDF, MS Word or JPF format. Do not upload RAR or ZIP files.
Guidelines for Statement of Objectives
The Statement of Objectives is very important so we encourage you to write it carefully. We seek a statement of one to two pages (approximately 400 to 1,000 words) explaining your reasons for wanting to do graduate work at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.
Your Statement of Objectives should describe:
Guidelines for the Research Proposal (for PhD applicants)
Candidates are required to write a brief proposal for research outlining in general terms the scope of their intended research project, and naming at least three potential research advisors from the Masdar Institute faculty. Note: A list of faculty and their research interests can be found on the website.
The research proposal is a critical component of the PhD application. It is a demonstration of the ability of the candidate to conduct advanced research in their field. The research proposal should:
The Research Proposal should include:
The research proposal does not bind the candidate in their future research at Masdar Institute, as it can and, most likely, will, be modified in part or in full, but it shows the passions, capabilities and overall research potential of the candidate.
Application Deadline : 31 January 2016