Master of Science in Nursing
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Master of Science in Nursing (Course Work and Thesis)

 

College

Nursing

Major Adult Acute Care Clinical Specialty

Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode

Full-time 

Duration

2 Years 

Instruction Language

English

Program Coordinator

Name: Dr. Eilean Razarus Rathinasamy

Email eilean@squ.edu.om

Tel:     +968 24145425 

College Website

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

Program Overview

 

The Master of Science in Nursing program is a two-year full-time program. The program is designed to prepare graduates to perform advanced nursing roles in ethical decision-making, clinical practice, consulting, expert teaching and coaching, clinical leadership, collaboration, evidence-based practice and research. The students are required to complete 25 credits of course work and a master’s level thesis of 6 credits in two academic years. The student may only register for the thesis after completing 12 credits of coursework.

 

Admission Requirements

 

 

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor degree in Nursing from Sultan Qaboos University, or from any recognized university, with Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a 4 point scale, or

    - Two year’s Work experience is a must for candidates with Cumulative Grade Point Average between 2.5  and  2.74 in the Bachelor degree, or

    - Applicants who have a bachelor degree in Nursing from a recognized institution and a postgraduate diploma in a related specialization from a recognized institution of higher education with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4-point scale or its equivalent.

    • 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 (6) or higher in academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic or a score of (79) or higher in the International TOEFL - IBT

Selection Criteria

 

There will be an interview held by the Department and passing the interview is part of the selection criteria. The interview can be by phone for international applicants if required.

 

*Fees

Omani 

International 

3,090 OMR

4,120 OMR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Master of Science in Nursing (Thesis)

 

College

Nursing

Program Type

Thesis

Study Mode

Full-time 

Duration

1 Years 

Instruction Language

English

Program Coordinator

Name: Dr. Gerald Amandu

Email gamandu@squ.edu.om

Tel:     +968 24145431 

College Website

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

Program Overview

 

In order to be admitted to the MSc Nursing program, the candidates shall be required to fulfil the following terms and conditions:

 

a) Have a Bachelor Degree in Nursing or Midwifery and other related-specialties from a recognized institution with: 

  • A minimum cGPA of 2.75 on a 4-point scale or its equivalent or
  •  A minimum cumulative GPA ranging between 2.50 and 2.74 on a 4-point scale or its equivalent with minimum of two years’ work experience.

b) Have a Postgraduate Diploma in a Nursing, Midwifery, or other related-specialties with a minimum cGPA of 3.00 on a 4-point scale.

c) A minimum of three years of work experience after receiving the postgraduate diploma. d) Submit a recommendation letter from the institution for the employed applicant.

e) Submit a proposal explaining the desired topic for their thesis work.

Proposal Outline for MSN by Thesis Application

Submit a proposal of about 1500 words that explains your plans for the Master’s Thesis. The proposal must be typed (Times New Roman, Font 12, Double Spaced) and must clearly address each of the five (5) sections indicated below:

A) Proposed Title for the Study.

B) Background: Provide a general explanation of the problem/phenomena you intend to study, its magnitude and the consequences of the problem being examined in terms of death, disability, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness of interventions, etc. Provide quantified data when available. Explain how this problem affects the country, region and global health.

C) Research Questions/Objectives: State at least four (4) specific objectives or research questions that your study will be addressing.

D) Expected benefit: Describe the expected output and outcomes that this study will generate.

E) Proposed Methods:

  • Study Design: Describe the type of study design.
  • Study Population and Sampling: Specify the population in which you will undertake the study.
  • Data Collection and Protection of Human Subjects: Explain shortly how you will collect the data and ensure protection of human subjects.

English Proficiency

Submit certification showing achievement of Band (6) in IELTS Academic English proficiency test Score or (79) in the TOEFL-IBT.

Selection Criteria

 

The applicants are evaluated based on their performance in the interview and other items determined by the College according to the Deanship of Postgraduate Studies system. Depending on their total score, a number of candidates are chosen according to the available seats, and their admission to the program is conditional upon completion of all requirements. A waiting list is prepared for other applicants to be selected in the event that additional seats are available. Applicants are notified in writing of the admission results by the Deanship of Postgraduate Studies.

 

*Fees

Omani 

International 

2,500 OMR

3,500 OMR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 *More details about fees