MSc in Crop Protection


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. Abdullah Al-Sadi

Email:alsadi@squ.edu.om

Tel:      +968 24141216

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 (24 credits, including 6 College requirements). 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.

 


Who can apply?


  • Crop Science.
  • Candidates from other disciplines in Engineering or Science may be asked to attend additional bridging courses before starting the program. 


Admission Requirements

 

  • Applicant should have a Bachelor's degree in the specialization applied for 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 between 2.5 and 2.74 maybe considered for admission subject to work experiences and any other academic activities.
  • Applicant must submit a release letter or a study leave for 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 applicant should achieve band (6) in IELTS Academic or (550) in the TOEFL paper-based or (213) in the TOEFL computer-based or (79) in the TOEFL through the Internet.

Selection Criteria

There will be an admission exam for all applicants and an interview.

Degree Plan

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*Fees

Omani 

International 

3,000 OMR

4,000 OMR

 






















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