Message from the Deanship of Postgraduate Studies
The Deanship of Postgraduate Studies takes an overall responsibility for the administration of postgraduate doctoral, master's and diploma programs at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). The Deanship aims to support these programs and ensure world class training and a quality experience for all postgraduate students.
The Deanship of Postgraduate Studies facilitates and supports postgraduate programs by administering postgraduate academic regulations, providing a range of scholarships, marketing programs through advertisements, informative brochures and booklets, offering a range of workshops that develop faculty's and students’ skills, relevant to research, publication and professionalism, and coordinating the defense\examination of theses.
Doctoral programs are offered in 34 different specializations from six colleges namely; Science, Engineering, Agricultural & Marine Sciences, Medicine & Health Sciences, Education and Arts and Social Studies. Doctoral programs are research-based with the option of a limited course work and currently close to 148 students are pursuing their doctoral degrees at SQU.
Masters programs have been running at the University since the early nineties with a total of 62 different programs across nine colleges. Master’s programs are available in four options: by thesis, by coursework and thesis, by coursework, and by coursework and comprehensive examination. Currently, over 1,260 Master students are enrolled at SQU.
We are here to serve the colleges and their postgraduate students and we trust that you will find the information in our website useful.
Prof. Abdulla Khamis Ali Ambusaidi
Dean of Postgraduate Studies
Sultan Qaboos University
P.O. Box 17 Al-Khoud, 123, Sultanate of Oman