Office of Assistant Dean for Postgraduate and Research


The Article (17) of Sultan Qaboos University By-laws Executive Regulations refers to thirteen major tasks that the office carried out focusing on postgraduate studies and scientific research. Among the most important of these tasks is that the Office coordinates the graduate studies programs and supervises their implementation. It follows up the implementation and provisions of academic rules and regulations for postgraduate studies and scientific research, through coordination with the Deanships of Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research. The office also provides support to researchers and students in their research assignments. It coordinates with the relevant University authorities to organize and hold conferences, seminars and workshops. The office plays a role in coordinating with the Deanship of Admission and Registration and the Deanship of Postgraduate Studies regarding the admission of students to the various postgraduate programs offered by the College of Education. It has an active role in supervising the distribution of financial allocations for scientific research, in addition to following up procedures related to consultation services.


PhD Programs:

The College of Education offers the following PhD programs:

  • Curriculum and Instruction in Arabic Language
  • Curriculum and Instruction in Islamic Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics
  • Curriculum and Teaching Methods of Science Education
  • PhD program in English Language Teaching
  • Educational Administration
  • PhD Program in Islamic Studies


Master Programs:

The College of Education offers the following Master's programs:

  • CTM of Arabic Language
  • CTM of English Language
  • CTMs of Islamic Education
  • CTM of Mathematics Education
  • CTM of Science Education
  • Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational  Leadership & Administration
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Psychology
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Career Guidance and Counseling
  • Specialization: Counseling
  • Islamic Jurisprudence and its Principle
  • Fundamental of Religion and Da'wa
  • Sport Management and Supervision
  • Physical and Health Conditioning
  • Instructional & Learning Technologies
  • Fine Arts
  • Teaching Arts


Master Programs' Plans:





College of Education Research Groups 2021- 2022




Group Chair

Group Name

Principles of Education and Administration


Dr. Yasser Fathy Elhendawy

Educational Administration and Leadership


Dr. Omer Hashim Ismail

Higher Education Studies

Physical Education & Sport Sciences


Dr. Badriya Khalfan Al-Hadabi

Sport Sciences and Quality of Life


Dr. Radhouane Hadj Sassi

Biological Sciences Applied to Sports and Physical Activities


Dr. Mahfoodha Sulaiman Al-Kitani

Exercise for life

Art Education 


Dr. Zahra Ahmed Al-Zidjali

Omani Crafts and Heritage


Prof. Fakhriya Khalfan Al-Yahyaei

Omani Visual Art


Dr. Yasser Ebraheem Mongy

Critical and Historical Research in Visual Arts



Prof. Ali Mahdi Kadhim

Measurement and Evaluation in Learning and Instruction


Prof. Rashid SaifAl Mahrizi

Applications of Psychological and Educational Measurement Theories


Prof. Said SulaimanAl-Dhafri

Motivation and Parenting


Prof. Mahmoud Mohamed Emam

Interdisciplinary Research in Special-Inclusive Education


Dr. Zubaida Soliman Shebani

Cognition and Neuropsychology

Islamic Sciences


Dr. Ahmed Yahya Al-Kindy

Studies in the Prophetic Sunnah


Prof. Mabrouk Mansouri

Islamic Thought


Prof. Anke Sandra Bouzenita

Studies in Islamic Bioethics


Prof. Sulaiman Ali Al-Shueily

Research and Islamic Studies


Dr. Said Rashid Al-Sawafi

Studies in Quran

Curriculum and Teaching


Dr. Saif Nasser Al- Maamari

Citizenship and Social Studies Education


Prof. Mohammed HamoodAl Amri

Education Through Art


Dr. Saleh Salim Al-Busaidi

Creative Ways in Teaching and Learning the English Language

Education and Learning Technology


Dr. Shubair Abdulkareem Abdullah

Educational Data Mining


Prof. Raja Maznah Binti Raja Hussain

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)



Archiving System for Master and Doctoral Theses




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