Master of Arts

 

College

Education

 Majors  
  • Fine Arts
  • Teaching Arts

 

Program Type

  • Course Work only
  • Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

2 Years

Instruction Language

Arabic

Program Coordinator

Name: Dr.Eslam Mohamed Heiba 

Email: eslam@squ.edu.om

Tel:      +968 91780795

College Website

http://www.squ.edu.om/coe 

Program Overview

 

The program has been designed in accordance to modern trends in teaching arts. Courses offered in this program are based on effective teaching methods such as open art studio, art projects, collaborative learning, experimental learning, Independent studies and practice-based research. The final projects required for graduation are undertaken the following forms: Exhibition, portfolio, Final graduation projects and Thesis.
 

First option: Master’s by Coursework (36 credits of coursework)

The student must complete all courses as described in their program degree plans with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

Second option: Master’s by Coursework and Thesis (24-30 credits of coursework and 6 credits of thesis)

The student must complete the course requirements of 24 credit hours for coursework and 6 credit hours for thesis in the first year if the student is full time or within the two years-1st and 2nd year- for the part time student. In the last year of study student is required to present a research title that was approved in the last semester of the coursework. The cumulative GPA must be not less than 3:00 out of 4:00 in order to enable the student to conduct their master research thesis.

 

Admission Requirements

 
  •  Applicants should have a Bachelor's of Art Education or Bachelor of Art Literature, specialization in Visual Arts or Fine Arts or Graphic Design ​with Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a 4 point scale, or 

- A Bachelor's degree from any other recognized institution in a field related to the program with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4-point scale or its equivalent in another system and the Deanship of Postgraduate Studies will make the assessment for equivalency acceptance, or 

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

  • Candidate should provide an Art portfolio/ record of achievements which include evidence related to skills of the candidate, his thoughts, interstates, and achievements in different forms of artworks, pictures, certificates, unit plans for teaching art his/her students, and samples of his/her student's artworks, whether in the form of papers, CD or USB.​
  • 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) or higher in academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic or a score of (39) or higher in the International TOEFL - IBT
 

Selection Criteria

 

There will be an assessment of Art portfolio then followed by writing and practical exam for all applicants and those who pass the exam shall be called for an interview.

 

*Fees

Omani 

International 

2,500 OMR

3,500 OMR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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