• Program Overview
  • Admission Requirement
  • Program structure
  • Degree Plan
  • How to Apply?
  • Contact Details
  • The Master of Science program in Operations and Supply Chain Management at Sultan Qaboos University is ideally positioned to support the diversification of the national economy by providing the supply chain and logistics sectors with competent and highly-qualified professionals.
  • The program’s content equips students with advanced skills and knowledge in the development, implementation and maintenance of supply chains using globally proven operations management principles and practices.
  • The potential employment opportunities for graduates are not restricted to logistics and supply chain but include senior positions in other sectors, such as manufacturing, transportation, health, tourism, and energy.
  • On top of enhancing career advancement, the program equally prepares its graduates to pursue international doctoral degrees, as well as careers in business research and private consultancy.
  1. A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4-point scale or its equivalent in one of the following disciplines is normally required.
  • Operations Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Information Systems
  • All business disciplines
  • All engineering and science disciplines
  1. Applications from other disciplines will be assessed individually, and may be subject to passing bridging courses before starting the program.
  2. Applicants whose cumulative GPA is less than 2.75, but above 2.50 on a 4-point scale or its equivalent, and who possess a minimum two years of relevant work experience, may also be considered for conditional admission.
  3. In all cases, candidates must meet the University’s postgraduate admission requirements.




Core Courses                                               12 credits

Elective Courses                                          12 credits

Compulsory Research Thesis                      6 credits                                          


Core courses


POMG 6201   Research Methodology in Operations Management        

POMG 6202   Business Modelling and Optimization                                 

POMG 6203   Supply Chain Management                                *                 

POMG 6204   Logistics System Design                                    *                 

POMG 7001   Thesis                                                                 *                 



Elective courses


POMG 6221  Strategic Supply Chain Management                                  

POMG 6222  e-Business for Supply Chain                                                  

POMG 6223  Warehousing and Distribution Systems                                

POMG 6224  Inventory Management                                                           

POMG 6225  Procurement Planning                                                             

POMG 6226  Risk Management in Supply Chain                                     

POMG 6232 Competitiveness and Performance Measurement            

POMG 6241  Project Management                                                               

POMG 6242  Operations Scheduling                                                          

POMG 6245  Special Topics in Operations and Supply Chain Management



  • All course are worth 3 credits, except the Thesis
  • Students must choose 4 elective courses from the proposed list

Please follow the link below to apply:


Dr. Amar Oukil
Tel no. (+968) 24142938

Tel no. (+968) 24142927
Fax: (+968) 24143977