MSc in Nursing (Adult Acute Care Clinical Specialty)



Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode



2 Years 

Instruction Language


Program Coordinator

Name: Dr. Eilean Razarus Rathinasamy


Tel:     +968 24145417 

College Website

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Nursing program is a two years full time program. The course is designed to prepare graduates to perform advanced nursing roles in ethical decision-making, clinical practice, consulting, expert teaching and coaching, scholarly and scientific, research, clinical professional leadership and collaboration.  The candidates are required to complete 25 credits and a master level thesis in two academic years.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor degree in Nursing from Sultan Qaboos University, or from any recognized university.
  • Applicant must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of not less than 2.75 on a 4 point scale.
  • Applicant with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) between 2.5 and 2.74 on a 4.0 point scale may be considered for admission subject with a minimum of two years of work experience and any other academic activity.
  • Applicants who have bachelor’s degrees in nursing from a recognized academic institution plus postgraduate diplomas in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 4-point scale (in the postgraduate diploma) may be considered for admission.
  • Applicant must submit a release letter or a study leave from employer, addressed to the dean of postgraduate studies at SQU. Un-employed applicant needs to submit a statement from The Public Authority of Manpower Register documenting the unemployment status of the applicant.  

English Proficiency

Submit certification showing achievement of Band (6) or more in IELTS Academic, with a minimum of 5 in each of its components or (550) in the TOEFL paper-based or (213) in TOEFL computer-based or (79) in the TOEFL through the Internet.

Selection Criteria

There will be an interview held by the Department and passing the interview is part of the selection criteria. The interview can be by phone for international applicants if required.

Degree Plan





3,090 OMR

4,120 OMR


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