MSc in Nursing (Adult Acute Care Clinical Specialty)




Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode



2 Years 

Instruction Language


Program Coordinator

Name: Dr. Eilean Razarus Rathinasamy


Tel:     +968 24145417 

College Website

Program Overview


The Master of Science in Nursing program is a two years full time program. The course is designed to prepare graduates to perform advanced nursing roles in ethical decision-making, clinical practice, consulting, expert teaching and coaching, scholarly and scientific, research, clinical professional leadership and collaboration.  The candidates are required to complete 25 credits and a master level thesis in two academic years.


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


Submit certification showing achievement of Band (6) or more 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


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.





3,000 OMR

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