Master of Law in Criminal Law



Program Type

Course Work and Thesis

Study Mode



3 Years

Instruction Language


Program Coordinator

Name: Adel Abed Ibrahim Alani 


Tel: 99353143

College Website

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 of Law from Sultan Qaboos University or from any recognized university.
  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a 4 point scale or its equivalent in another system and the Deanship of Postgraduate will make the assessment for equivalency acceptance.
  • Work experience is a must for candidates with Cumulative Grade Point Average between 2.74 and 2.5 in the Bachelor degree
  • Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Bachelor’s degree.
  • The applicant should not apply for more than one program offered by the college and if so, then the application will be cancelled.
  • Applicant must submit a no objection letter from employer, 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

  • A cumulative
  • Written exam
  • Interview (oral examination)      

Degree Plan





3,000 OMR

4,000 OMR


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