Bachelor of Science in Earth and Planetary Sciences  Program By Khalifa University |Top Universities

Khalifa University

Main Campus, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • QS World University Rankings
  • QS Stars
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(USD) 117966-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Aug
The BSc in Earth and Planetary Sciences will prepare students to pursue careers in geosciences (geology and geophysics), with a focus on planetary and atmospheric science, including but not limited to positions in governmental organizations, private consulting firms, non-governmental organizations or academic research environments. Specifically, the Earth and Planetary Sciences program addresses the need of the UAE society to improve both the employability of UAE nationals and the necessity for skilled graduates to manage the environment and natural resources that are the backbone of the economy of the country. Knowledge of planetary science is introduced through the study of planetary geology, remote sensing, astrobiology, astronomy and astrophysics, providing the skill set necessary for graduates to participate in the development of the UAE space sector.

About University

In 2017, UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, issued a decree to merge the Khalifa
University of Science, Technology and Research, the Masdar Institute of Science
and Technology, and The Petroleum Institute under one university called the
Khalifa University of Science and Technology (Khalifa University).

Khalifa University is now a comprehensive research-intensive
university with three colleges, three research institutes, 18 research centers,
and 36 departments covering a broad range of disciplines in science,
engineering, and medicine. The internationally top-ranked university is the one
university in the UAE with the research and academic programs that address the
entire range of strategic, scientific and industrial challenges facing the
UAE’s knowledge economy transformation and our rapidly evolving world.

Khalifa University’s world-class faculty and
state-of-the-art research facilities provide an unparalleled learning
experience to students from the UAE and around the world. The university brings
together the best in science, engineering and medicine in the UAE, to offer
specialized degrees that can take promising high school graduates all the way
to top-rated doctorate degree holders.

It will continue to evolve with the UAE’s rapidly developing
national goals and needs and nurture the innovation ecosystem required for the
country’s targeted knowledge economy transformation.

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