MSc in Agricultural Engineering


College

Agricultural & Marine Sciences

Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode

Full-time or Part-time

Duration

2 Years for Full-time and 3 Years for Part-time

Instruction Language

English

 Program Coordinator
Name:
  Dr. Mushtaque Ahmed
Email:  ahmedm@squ.edu.om 
Tel:      +968 24141245
 

College Website

http://www.squ.edu.om/agr/Home

Program Overview


The student should complete the course work requirements specified in the degree plan with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. For the thesis, the candidate is required to conduct the necessary literature review, undertake the research, analyze the results, write the report and communicate the results at an oral defense. This work need not necessarily be original research, but should be a new application of ideas. The student should identify the research problem in consultation with the supervisor, which normally takes place in the second semester. The student should register for the thesis in the third semester after having completed at least 12 credits of the course work.


Admission Requirements


  • Applicant should have a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering, Water Technology, Soil Sciences or in science or engineering related subject from Sultan Qaboos University or from any other recognized university.
  • Applicant must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a four-point scale or its equivalent in another system. The Deanship of Postgraduate Studies will make the assessment for equivalency acceptance.
  • Applicant with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) between 2.5 and 2.74 on a 4.0 point scale or its equivalent with a minimum of two years of work experience or any other academic activity following graduation.
  • Applicant must submit a release letter or a study leave from employer for full time study or no objection letter for part-time study, 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


Before starting the program the admitted candidates should submit an English Proficiency Test Certificate Band (6) in IELTS Academic, with a minimum of 5 in each of its components or (550) in the TOEFL paper-based or (213) in TOEFL through the computer or (79) in the TOEFL through the Internet.

Selection Criteria


There will be an interview for all applicants and it can be by phone for international applicants.

Degree Plan

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*Fees

Omani 

International 

3,000 OMR

4,000 OMR

 






















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Agricultural & Marine Sciences

Agricultural & Marine Sciences