About the office
Welcome to the office of Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences. The College offer several MSc and PhD programs. These programs cover a wide range of health-related sciences such biochemistry, genetics, clinical pharmacy, and public health. The College is actively engaged in biomedical and clinical research and its researchers have been successful in obtaining funding from both internal and external sources.
The office is responsible of coordinating the College's postgraduate programs and research in collaboration with the Deanship of Postgraduate Studies and the Deanship of Research.
The office of the Assistant Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Research office is responsible of coordinating postgraduate admission and registration processes with the Deanship of Postgraduate Studies and the Deanship of Admission and Registration. Together with the College Postgraduate Studies Committee, the office is responsible for coordinating the implementation, review, and introduction of College's postgraduate programs.
The College of Medicine and Health Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University offers a master's Program in Biomedical Sciences in response to the growing demand for graduates with specialized knowledge and practical expertise in the area of Biomedical Sciences. The number and variety of job opportunities for such well-qualified personnel is steadily expanding, in both the public and in the private sector. The MSc programs in the College of Medicine and Health Sciences are two-year full-time programs. Currently there are six MSc programs in the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, some of these have been running actively.
The Minimum admission requirements
The office of the Assistant Dean for Postgraduate and Research is responsible for coordinating the processes pertaining to research and consultancy in the College in association with the Deanship of Research. The office, together with the College Research Committee, oversees the funding processes for research projects by:
Research in College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Fund Limit (OMR)
Deanship Fund Project (RF)
15th May and 15th November (two cycles)
Submit F1A & F2
Internal Grants Projects (IG)
His Majesty Trust Fund Projects (SR)
1st of October to 30th November
The Research Council Projects (RC)
Graduate Research Grant (GRG)
Undergraduate Research Grant (URG)
As per announcement
External Grants (EG)
Research Consultancy (CR)
Collaborative Funded Research Projects e.g. GCC/ UAE and SQU/QU
As per announcement
*Regulated by the funding body and announced in each call
RMS: SQU Research Management System; TRESS: TRC Research Electronic Submission System; RF: Deanship of Research Fund; IG: Internal grant; SR: His Majesty Trust Fund; TRC: Research Council; EG/ CR: External Grant/Consultancy.
Researchers at College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Departments of the College (https://www.squ.edu.om/medicine/Departments )
Deanship of research
Deanship of research (https://www.squ.edu.om/research/ )
The PhD Programs at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences are research-based programs aimed at developing research expertise in different specializations and equipping students with relevant specialized research skills. Coursework is prescribed if deficiencies are identified.
The minimum admission requirements
Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy
Family Medicine and Public Health PHD program
Genetics PHD program
Human and Clinical Anatomy PHD program
Microbiology and Immunology PHD program
Physiology PHD program
Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research (ADPSR)
College of Medicine and Health Science
Sultan Qaboos University
PO.Box: 35, 123,Al Khod, Muscat.OMAN
College of Medicine & Health Sciences,
Phone: +(968) 2414 3550