Master of Art in  Psychology 




  • Measurement and Evaluation (Part-time).
  • Educational Psychology (Part-time).
  • Learning Disabilities (Full-time).
  • Career Guidance and Counseling (Full-time).

Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode

As mentioned above according to each major


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

Instruction Language


Program Coordinator

Name: Ali Mahdi Kadhim


Tel: 24143941

College Website 

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 search, undertake the research, analyses 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

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor's of Education or a Bachelor's with a Diploma in Education.

  • Applicants from other non-educational disciplines which included Psychology courses in their study can be considered for the Educational Psychology program, provided that they may be required to enroll in prerequisite courses before they are admitted to the Master program

  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of not less than 2.75 on a 4-point scale in the Bachelor or a CGPA of not less than 3.0 in the Diploma of Education.

  • 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 (4) in IELTS Academic or (450) in the TOEFL paper-based or (133) in TOEFL through the computer or (39) in the TOEFL through the Internet..

Selection Criteria

There will be an admission exam for all the applicants and those who pass the exam shall be called for an interview.

Degree Plan





2,500 OMR

3,500 OMR


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