Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view
  • Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view
  • Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view

    Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view
    Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view

  • Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view

    Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view
    Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view

  • Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view

    Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view
    Naif Arab University For Security Sciences general view

Established in 1978, Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) is located in the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. The university is under the patronage and leadership of  Prince Ahmed Ibn Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, the Interior Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The university offers degree and diploma programs specializing in security-related studies. Their program offerings range from bachelor’s to the doctorate level, including specialized diploma or certificate training programs. The university remains updated of advances in security-related knowledge through its partnerships and knowledge exchange programs with the world’s leading international security institutions.

  • Campus

  • Situated in Riyadh, the capital city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, NAUSS takes advantage of its strategic location within the city, while enjoying the necessary academic seclusion within its gates and confines.

  • Location

  • Landmark: Khurais Road, Al Rimayah

  • Accreditation

  • NAUSS is accredited by the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and by the Ministry of Higher Education within the country.

  • Services And Facilities

  • •             Library and Digital Library

    •             Information Center

    •             Labs, Computing and Networking Facilities

    •             Security and Life Magazine

    •             Studies and Research Centre

  • Admission Requirement

  • The College of Strategic Sciences:

    • Master’s Degree Program Requirements:
      • For University Graduates:
        • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree with an overall grade range of 80-90%
        • May be accepted with lower grade range if the degree is in a field related to strategic sciences or if individual possesses more than one Bachelor’s degree
        • May be accepted if applicants hold a one-year post graduate diploma
      • Police Academy Applicants:
        • Must possess a 4-year Bachelor’s degree from a police or military institution with an overall grade range of 80-90%
        • May be accepted with lower grade range if the degree is in a field related to strategic sciences or if individual possesses more than one Bachelor’s degree
        • May be accepted if applicants hold a one-year post graduate diploma
    • Doctoral Degree Program Requirements:
      • Must possess a Master’s degree from a recognized institution with an overall grade range of 80-90% or of 3 out 5.
      • Must be able to commit to full time study for the duration of the program
      • Academic references from 2 instructors
      • Letter of nomination from their department or students may choose to finance their own studies
      • Passing of a written and oral exam as outlined by NAUSS
      • May be required to take certain bridging courses, determined on an individual basis

    The College of Forensic Sciences:

    • Professional Diploma Program Requirements:
      • Applicants must possess a high school certificate
      • High school graduates with a science specialization must possess 2 years of work experience related to forensic sciences and forensic laboratories
      • High school graduates without a science specialization must possess 5 years work experience related to forensic sciences and forensic laboratories
      • Applicants must be able to commit to full time studies for 1 academic year
    • Higher Diploma Program Requirements:
      • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a specialization in sciences and an overall grade range of 70-80%
      • Applicants must be able to commit to full time studies for 1 academic year
    • Master’s Degree Program Requirements:
      • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute and an overall grade range of 80-90% in one of the following subject areas – Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology and Molecular Biology) or Medical Sciences (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Clinical Laboratories)
      • Applicant with a Bachelor’s degree and an overall average of 70-80% may be accepted if they possess at least 2 years professional experience in a forensic laboratory
      • Applicants must be able to commit to full time studies for 3 academic years

    The College of Languages:

    • Language Diploma in Security Terminologies Program Requirements:
      • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a language different from the language they wish to study
      • Must have a minimum grade of 75% in the study of foreign languages at the high school level or higher education level
      • Must pass an entrance exam
    • Diploma in Translation for Security Purposes Program Requirements:
      • Must have a minimum grade of 70% in the study of a foreign language in high school
      • Must possess a language diploma from the College of Languages at NAUSS or equivalent
      • Must pass an entrance exam and an interview

     

    The College of Graduate Studies:

    • Doctoral Degree Program Requirements:
      • Must possess a Master’s degree from a relevant field and a grade range of 80-90% or a GPA of 3 out of 5
      • Master’s degree must be from a relevant field for the various programs offered in this department as follows:
        • Security Sciences PhD specializing in Police Sciences – Master’s degree in Police Sciences or Criminology
        • Security Sciences PhD specializing in Criminal Justice - Master’s degree in Sharia, Sharia and Law, Law, Fundamentals of Islam, Criminal Justice or Legal Systems.
        • Security Sciences PhD specializing in Managerial Sciences – Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Managerial Sciences
        • Security Sciences PhD specializing in Social Sciences – Master’s degree in Social Services, Sociology, Criminology, Social Sciences or Psychology
      • Applicants must be able to commit to full time study for the duration of the program
      • Must submit 2 academic references from previous instructors
      • Must submit a Letter of Nomination from their work department
      • Must pass a written and oral exam as administered by NAUSS
      • Applicants may be required to take various bridging courses
    • Master’s Degree Program Requirements:
      • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree from a relevant field as set below:
        • Master’s Degree in Police Sciences – Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Police or Military Sciences, Sharia, Sharia and Law, Law, Public Administration, Business Administration, Sociology, Social Services or Criminology
        • Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice – Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Sharia, Sharia and Law, Law, Fundamentals of Islam, Legal Systems, Police or Military Sciences or Criminology
        • Master’s Degree in Managerial Sciences – Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Politics, Police or Military Sciences or Criminology.
        • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences – Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Sociology, Psychology, Police or Military Sciences, Criminology or Education.
      • For university graduates:
        • Must possess a relevant Bachelor’s degree with an overall grade range of 80-90%
        • May be accepted with 70-80% grade range if they attain 80-90% in the relevant subjects or if individual possesses more than one Bachelor’s degree
        • May be accepted if applicants hold a one-year post graduate diploma in relevant subject
      • Police Academy and Military College Applicants:
        • Must possess a 4-year Bachelor’s degree from a police or military institution with an overall grade range of 80-90% and no less than 80-90% in relevant subjects
        • May be accepted with a 70-80% grade range if they attain 80-90% in the relevant subjects or if individual possesses more than one Bachelor’s degree
        • May be accepted if applicants hold a one-year post graduate diploma in relevant subject
    • Diploma Program Requirements:
      • Must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, policy academy or military institution

     

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Around The University

Transportation

Downtown: 21.9 km

Airport: King Khaled International Airport 34.5 km

Train Station: Riyadh Train Station 19.7 km

Accomodation

Hotels:

Rokn Almarsa 13.4 km

Crowne Plaza 18.4 km

Sightseeings

Museums:

Saqr Aljazeera Aviation Museum 13.1 km

Shopping

Malls:

Khurais Mall 8.5 km

Granada Mall 13.3 km

Stores:

Centrepoint 12.7 km

Sports Facilities

Fitness Clubs:

Fitness Time 15.8 km

Golf:

Arizona Golf Resort 8.6 km

Services

Health:

King Abdulaziz Medical City 4.1 km

Al Azhar Hospital 7.3 km

Banking:

Bank Albilad ATM 900 m

Riyadh Bank 3.5 km

Al Rajhi Bank 6 km

Cafes & Coffee Shops:

Nations Café 5.2 km

Restaurants:

Pizza Hut 244 m

Printing:

Printechs Advanced Printing Trading Co. 11 km

Driving Lessons:

Dallah Driving School 14.5 km

Riyadh City Profile

LocationRiyadh is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia, and belongs to the historical regions of Najd and Al-Yamama. It is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula on a large plateau.
Coordinate24.779254,46.716614
Population6,700,432
LanguageArabic
Cost Of LivingApproximately 1100 USD per month
AccommodationFlats, Hotels, Apartments
TransportationTaxi, Bus, Train
SightseeingsAl Masmak Castle, Cable-stayed Bridge, Al-Faisaliah Tower, National Museum, Najd Village, Murabba Palace, Masmak Citadel
EntertainmentRiyadh Zoo, Wadi Hanifah, Equestrian Club of Riyadh, Parks
EventsAl-Janadriyah Festival, Annual King’s Cup Camel Race, Riyadh Festival for Shopping and Leisure, Riyadh Dates Festival, Riyadh Motor Show