Located in the heart of the metropolitan city of Jeddah, Dar Al-Hekma University is one of Saudi Arabia's leading teaching and research universities for young women. Since its opening in 1999, Dar Al-Hekma University is dedicated to endowing its students with the skills and knowledge they need to flourish and succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Our Mission

“Graduating Accomplished, Women, Leaders and Entrepreneurs”

The University

Since its establishment in 1999, Dar Al-Hekma University has positioned itself as the leading private, non-profit, higher education institution for young women in Saudi Arabia.

Dar Al-Hekma University comprises of four main schools: Hekma School of Business and Law, Hekma School of Design and Architecture, Hekma School of Health, Behavioral Sciences and Education, and Hekma School of Engineering, Computing and Informatics. The university offers master degrees in seven different majors. The degree programs offered by the University are developed in collaboration with international universities, and are fully licensed, and recognized by the Saudi Ministry of Education.

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Why Choose Dar Al-Hekma University?

Accreditation:

Dar Al-Hekma University is accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (MOE), and the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA). Our degree programs are endorsed by the MOE and are designed to ensure that our students are accepted and recognized globally through their academics.

Excellence in Teaching and Learning:

Highly qualified, dedicated and passionate Saudi and expatriate faculty and senior administrators who provide the highest standards of academic services.

Academic Support Services:

We offer academic support services to students who are unable to manage their academic course loads due to learning difficulties.

Student Activities:

A wide range of student clubs and extra-curricular activities to enrich and support key areas of your personal, intellectual, spiritual, social, cultural and physical development are there for you.

Community Service:

We have a wide range of opportunities available for you to volunteer your time to a worthy cause whilst you study at Dar Al-Hekma. Community service is a requirement for all our graduating students.

Employability:

Our graduates are highly sought after by leading employers in various sectors. Our career and alumnae services are in constant contact with key businesses and organizations that advertise vacancies and attend our events and career fairs on a regular basis.

Programmes taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Executive courses

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The Master of Architecture (MArch) program at Dar Al-Hekma University is a two-year post-graduate program that broadens the scope of architectural studies and increases t ... [+]

The Master of Architecture (MArch) program at Dar Al-Hekma University is a two-year post-graduate program that broadens the scope of architectural studies and increases the competency of its graduates in the academic and professional fields. The graduates of the MArch Program are able to connect different domains of knowledge, develop independent inquiry skills, and design built environments responding to the technological, ecological, economic and socio-cultural dimensions of surrounding contexts. The electives in the program have been clustered to give concerted knowledge in the following focus areas: Heritage and Conservation, Real-estate Development and Building Technology.

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Saudi Arabia Jeddah
September 2020
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Dar Al-Hekma University has launched a number of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs, among which is the Masters of Educational Leadership, the first master’s degree ... [+]

Dar Al-Hekma University has launched a number of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree Programs, among which is the Masters of Educational Leadership, the first master’s degree program offered in Arabic at the University. This launch is part of an educational plan based on a study of the needs of the Saudi labor market for such specialties.

The Educational Leadership program, accredited from the Saudi Ministry of Education, prepares qualified graduates for a variety of job opportunities in the labor market in several areas including leadership and management of educational institutions, curriculum assessment, educational consultancy, research positions in the field of education, and teacher training.... [-]

Saudi Arabia Jeddah
September 2020
Arabic
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2 years
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MA

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The Master of International Relations (MAIR) at Dar Al -Hekma offers a well -structured program that prepares students for success in the world of diplomacy and Internati ... [+]

The Master of International Relations (MAIR) at Dar Al -Hekma offers a well -structured program that prepares students for success in the world of diplomacy and International relations. The two- year program includes 9 core courses that provide a strong foundation for students in both the theory as well as the practice of International Relations. Students then select a concentration of 3 additional courses in the specialized fields of International Law or International Economics. Two additional free elective courses enhance students understanding in areas such as business and foreign policy. The University assists with internship placements at International Organizations in Jeddah, such as the Organization for Islamic Cooperation ( OIC) or the Islamic Development Bank ( IDB) or at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( MOFA) or abroad if feasible. Dar Al-Hekma University is the first in Saudi Arabia to offer a Masters’ Program in International Relations.... [-]

Saudi Arabia Jeddah
September 2020
English
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2 years
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MSc

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The Masters of Science Program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Dar Al-Hekma University is the first of its kind in the region. The program trains graduate students ... [+]

The Masters of Science Program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Dar Al-Hekma University is the first of its kind in the region.

The program trains graduate students to become specialists in providing behavior analysis services to individuals with challenging behavior and/or skill deficits which will lead the development of the professional practice of applied behavior analysis in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The curriculum focuses on the clinical and educational applications of ABA, while also providing an intensive practicum experience to enhance and strengthen students’ application of both settings. Our graduates will be able to cater to the needs of all individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASD), developmental disabilities, educational and behavioral challenges, and mental health issues.... [-]

Saudi Arabia Jeddah
September 2020
English
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2 years
Campus
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The Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) is a two-year program, with 42 credit hours towards graduation. It combines the highly technical content of informatio ... [+]

The Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) is a two-year program, with 42 credit hours towards graduation. It combines the highly technical content of information science with the managerial emphasis of information systems, applying computer-based activities, communication skills, and managerial principles.

The curriculum is customized to serve the immediate needs of the labor market culminating in a capstone project, which gives students an initial start to participate in and solve real-life problems with hands-on experience.

Courses in the program are scheduled in the evenings and/or weekends to accommodate different busy work/life schedules that students may have. Tuition is per credit hour.... [-]

Saudi Arabia Jeddah
September 2020
English
Full time
Part time
2 years
Campus
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