Master of Art in History 

 

 

College

Art and Social Sciences

Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode

Full-time or Part-time

Duration

Full-time 2 Years and Part-time 3 Years

Instruction Language

Arabic

Program Coordinator

Name: Dr. Mohammed al-Qadahat  

Email: qadahat@squ.edu.om

Tel: +968 24141894

College Website

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

Program Overview

 

Credits of course work in addition to research leading to a thesis. The student should complete the course work requirements specified in the degree plan with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. For the thesis, the candidate is required to conduct the necessary literature review, undertake the research, analyse the results, write the report and communicate the results at an oral defence. This work need not necessarily be original research, but should be a new application of ideas. The student should identify the research problem in consultation with the supervisor, which normally takes place in the second semester. The student should register for the thesis in the third semester after having completed at least 12 credits of the course work. 

 

Admission Requirements

 

  • Applicant should have a Bachelor's degree in History or in a related subject from Sultan Qaboos University or from another recognized university, with Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a 4 point scale, or

Two years work experience in the media field is a must for candidates with Cumulative Grade Point Average between 2.5  and  2.74 in the Bachelor degree, or

Applicants who have bachelor degree 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.

  • Candidates from other disciplines may be asked to attend additional bridging courses before starting the program.
  • Applicants from other disciplines can apply to the program, not less than two years of work experiences in the media and public relations.
  • 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 (4) in IELTS Academic or (450) in the TOEFL paper-based or (133) in TOEFL computer-based or (39) in the TOEFL through the Internet

Selection Criteria

 

There will be an admission exam for all applicants and those who pass the exam shall be called for an interview

*Fees

Omani 

International 

3,000 OMR

4,000 OMR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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