Master of Education in  Curriculum & Methods of Teaching Social Studies



Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode

Full-time or Part time


2 Years for Full-time and 3 Years for Part-time

Instruction Language


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Program Overview


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, analyze the results, write the report and communicate the results at an oral defense. 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

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor's of Education in Social Studies, History or Geography or a Bachelor's of Art in History or Geography with a Diploma in Education.

  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of not less than 2.75 on a 4-point scale in the Bachelor or a CGPA of not less than 3.0 in the Diploma of Education.

  • Work experiences is necessary for candidates with Cumulative Grade Point Average between 2.5 and 2.74 in the Bachelor's degree.

  • 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. 

Selection Criteria

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

Degree Plan





2,500 OMR

3,500 OMR


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