Master of Arts International Relations and 

Security Studies

College

Economics and Political Sciences

Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode

Full time / Part time

Duration

Full time 2 years or Part time 3 years

Instruction Language

English

Program Coordinator

Name: Dr.Cuneyt Yenigun

Email:cuneyt@squ.edu.om

Tel: +968 24142962

College Website

http://www.squ.edu.om/ceps

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, analyse the results, write the report and communicate the results at an oral defence. 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 degree from Sultan Qaboos University or from any other recognized university in Security Studies, International Relations or a relative subjects.
  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 out of 4 or its equivalent in another system and 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. Unemployed 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 computer-based or (79) in the TOEFL through the Internet.

Selection Criteria

The department of Political Science will assess applicants according to its criteria, which may include a written test and/or an interview. 

Degree Plan

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*Fees

Omani

International 

2,500 OMR

3,000 OMR

 






















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