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  • Academic Fees Regulations
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  • Study Postponement
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  • Scholarships
  • Financial Support
  • Course Registration
  • Thesis Registration – Master
  • Thesis Registration – PhD
  • Study Postponement
  • Study Extension
  • Graduation Procedures
  • Skills Programs
  • Alumni
  • Postgraduate International Student

1.The electronic payment period is specified in the course registration announcement for the semester. In case of non-payment with the specified period:

  • Cohort before 2018, the student is prohibited from completing any academic procedure until full fees are paid.
  • Cohort 2018 and beyond, students will be considered to have unofficially withdrawn from the university and their enrollment will be terminated in case of fail to pay tuition fees .

2. Students receiving funding from external sponsors must submit a letter of funding from the sponsor to the Section of Tuition Fees in order to finalize their procedures in the electronic system.

3. After confirming the completion of the withdrawal of the amount from the student’s account and not updating the payment in the student information system, please refer to the section to verify the update of the data.Refund procedures for eligible students (Postponed/withdrawn/drop course) will be made after the end of drop with W period. 

The University charges tuition fees for enrollment in postgraduate programs and all applicants for these programs are considered at their own expense in accordance with the tuition fees shown on the deanship’s website. The student should perusal the following before enrolling in the postgraduate programs.

Tuition Fees for Master Program with Special Natur

Program

Omani Student

International Student

Fees per Credit Hours

Thesis Fees

Fees per Credit Hours

Thesis Fees

Business Administration (MBA)

125

1,170

150

1,400

Master of Law

90

840

120

1,120

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuition Fees for Master Program by Courses + Thesis Option

College

Omani Student

International Student

Fees per Credit Hours

Thesis Fees

Fees per Credit Hours

Thesis Fees

Science Colleges*

90

840

120

1,120

Humanity Colleges*

75

700

105

980

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuition Fees for PhD & Master Program by Thesis Option Only

College

Omani Student

International Student

Master

PhD

Master

PhD

Science Colleges*

2,500

5,000

3,500

7,000

Humanity Colleges*

2,000

4,000

3,000

5,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bridging Courses Fees

College

Fees per Credit Hours

Science Colleges*

50

Humanity Colleges*

40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English Language Course Fees

Omani Student 

International Student

300

420

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Science Colleges: (Medicine and Health Sciences, Engineering, Science, Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Nursing).

*Humanity Colleges: (Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Law, Economics and Political Science).

 

Remarks:

  • All fees are in Omani riyals (1RO=2.60 US Dollars).
  • Tuition fees for postgraduate programs can be paid all at once per semester.
  • All tuition fees for courses/thesis are calculated according to the registered credit hours in that semester.
  • All quoted fees are NOT subject to reduction.
  • Tuition fees do not include the costs of bridging courses or application fees.
  • There will be additional fees for any extra registered courses. Calculation of fees depends on the credit hour fees that a student registers.
  • Tuition fees for programs with the thesis option include an embedded payment of no more than three taught courses if the study requires the registration of taught courses.
  • In the case of repeating any course, the student is required to pay for the course repeated.
  • The student is obliged to pay the full amount of tuition fees even if he/she completed the degree before the official duration of the program ends.
  • There will be 50 Omani Riyals payment for every semester extended after the official duration of the study.
  • Tuition fees for MBA and Law programs differ from all of the MSc programs in other colleges.

Step 1: Insert your "username & password" to log into the registration web page  sis.squ.edu.om

 

Step 2: Update your mobile number in the field required and press "Proceed"

 

Step 3: Read carefully the Important notes before pressing the "I agree" button

 

Step 4:  After opening the online registration page , press the "Tuition Fees" button

                                 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 5: It will show the cost for each registered course and the total tuition fees, then press "Pay Tuition Fees" button

                                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 6:  There are two options of payment, choose either "Visa" or "Master Card" by pressing on the icon

 

 

Step 7: Insert the card details in the required fields

                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Step: Processing your payment , you can print out your payment receipt once it is processed

Kindly read the notes below before you pay the tuition fees.

  1. The mentioned notices are intended for the students enrolled before fall 2017.
  2. If the postponement or withdrawal from the university or withdrawal from the courses/thesis occurs in the Drop with (W) period, 70%
  3.     of the fees paid in that semester shall be retrieved.
  4. If the postponement or withdrawal from the university or withdrawal from the courses/thesis occurs after Drop with (W) period, none
  5.     of the fees paid in that semester will be retrieved.
  6. In the case of dismissal of the student from the university, none of the fees paid in that semester will be retrieved.
  7. In the case of courses cancelation or suspension for any possible reason by the University, the full amount of fees paid in that semester shall be retrieved.

As for the students enrolled in the study program starting from fall 2017, All points mentioned above (2,3,4) apply to them except point number (1) will be as following:

If the postponement or withdrawal from the university or withdrawal from the courses / Thesis occurs during the first week of classes until the end of the Drop with (W) period, the full amount of fees paid in that semester will be retrieved.

  1.  The student must adhere to the payment method in the registration announcement in each semester.
  2. The Deanship does is not responsible for the procedures for payment via the cash deposit system during the period of the electronic payment system.
  3. The student should not repeat the electronic payment process after clicking on the "pay" icon and wait for a guarantee that the process is completed.
  4. If the payment process is not completed in an hour, the student has to repeat the process. If the process has been repeated more than once, The university is not responsible for recovering procedures for the paid amount.
  5. Refund procedures for eligible students (Postponed/ withdrawn/ drop course) will be made after the end of drop with W period
  • Full scholarship student must submit evaluation form (DPS 30) at end of each semester to Dept. of Scholarship and Financial Support through the college.
  • International students on full scholarship can request for annual return ticket using ticket request for full scholarship student’s form 
     

PhD Students Research Project
Step 1: Student submit filled financial support form to college ADPS&R
Step 2: College ADPS&R sends filled form to DPS.
Step 3: DPS sends the form to DVC-PS&R for approval  
Step 4: DPS sends approval SMS to student
Step 5: Student contact College for release of fund 

Conference Participation
Step 1: Student submit filled conference participation form to college ADPS&R 
Step 2: College ADPS&R sends filled form to DPS
Step 3: DPS sends the form  to DVC-PS&R for approval  
Step 4: DPS sends approval SMS to student
Step 5:  Student contact ticketing / finance department
Step 6 : Student submit conference participation report form to college ADPS&R

 

  1. Read the Postgraduate Academic Regulations item 8 “Registration”.
  2. Collect the degree plan from department.
  3. Sit with the Program Coordinator.
  4. Register courses or/and thesis online through SIS.
  5. Pay the tuition fees online through SIS.
  6. Register for courses/thesis every semester.
     
  1. Sit with the Program Coordinator to select Thesis Committee.
  2. Register for thesis after completing at least 12 credits of course work – If applicable through SIS
  3. Make sure that your Thesis committee approved by HoD.
  4. Submit Thesis Progress Report at the end of each semester through Portal 
  5. Register for thesis every semester.
  6. Conduct your seminars as per PAR item 10.2
  7. Conduct your Thesis Defense as per PAR item 10.4 
  1. Sit with the Program Coordinator to select Thesis Committee.
  2. Register for thesis through SIS .
  3. Make sure that your Thesis committee approved by HoD.
  4. Submit Thesis Progress Report at the end of each semester through Portal .
  5. Register for thesis every semester.
  6. All courses – if applicable - should be completed within the first year.
  7. Conduct your seminars as per PAR item 10.2
  8. Conduct your Oral Examination as per PAR item 10.3
  9. Present a paper at an international scientific conference
  10. Publish a paper, or receive an acceptance for publication, in a specialized, peer-reviewed journal.
  11. Conduct your Thesis Defense as per PAR item 10.4
  1. Read the PAR item 8.4 “Postponement of Study”.
  2. Apply for a postponement through SQU Portal .
  3. Follow-up your request online until approved by all approver.
  1. Read the PAR item 3.4 “Study Duration”.
  2. Apply for an extension through SQU Portal .
  3. Follow-up your request online until approved by all approver.
  1. Complete all program requirements as per PAR item 16 
  2. Visit DPS to check the general format of Thesis before printing.
  3. Submitting the final approved version of the thesis along with the required soft and hard copies. 
  4. Obtaining clearance of all debts to the university.
  5. Receive your Completion of Degree Notification from DPS 

About
The Deanship of Postgraduate Studies offers Skills Enhancement Programs for postgraduate students, faculty and researchers. The programs offered in form of presentations and workshops. The aim of the programs is to improve the participants’ skills in their field and specialization.

 

Workshop Categories

  • Research methodology
  • Academic writing skills
  • Research referencing

Eligibility

  • SQU Postgraduate Students 
  • Non-SQU Postgraduate Students – Fess will be applied
  • SQU Researchers\Faculty 


Workshops outline 


Apply for workshops

 

  • Alumni Services
  • Graduation Certificate Translation. Submit Request 
  • Official copy of the Transcript. 
  •  Lost Certificate. Submit Request 
  • Verification of official documents (Certificate/Transcript)
  • Mode of Study/Language of study letters.
  •  Career guidance

Visa Services

Visa Renewal :

This service applies to admitted/enrolled students who are currently residing as students in the Sultanate under Sultan Qaboos University and their current resident card is almost expiring. To obtain this visa service fill in the Visa Request Form for International Students (DPS 44) link and submit it along with the following documents to the International Students Section through email dps_schol@squ.edu.om:

  • Filled Visa Application Form www.rop.gov.om
  • Copy of Passport
  • Two personal photos size 4x6 cm (white background)
  • Enrollment Letter
  • Copy of current visa/resident card
  • Health insurance for the student
  • Sponsorship acceptance letter or contract (if any

Visa Sponsor Transfer :

This service applies to enrolled students who are currently residing at the Sultanate and would like to transfer their visa either from SQU to another sponsor or the other way around. To obtain this visa service fill in the Sponsor Transfer Request Form (DPS 38) link and submit it along with the following documents to the International Students Section through email dps_schol@squ.edu.om:

General Requirements:

  • Copy of Student’s passport (valid for at least 6 months).
  • Copy of Student’s current visa/ National ID card.
  • Two personal photos size 4x6 cm (white background).
  • Admission/ Enrolment Letter.

 

Additional requirements:

From current sponsor to SQU

  • Waiver form to be completed by the sponsor and attested by the Ministry of Manpower (for working visa that is under the private sector only).
  • Release Letter/ Certificate from the current sponsor (working visa only).
  • Commercial Register of the sponsor and the signature sample of the authorized individuals to sign, issued by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (for working or family visa that is under private sector only).
  • No objection letter from the sponsor (family visa only).
  • Copy of the passport & ID card of the family member to be attached to his/her sponsorship (family visa only).
  • No objection letter from the family member who is attached to his/her sponsorship to be stamped by the Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (family visa only).

 

From SQU to other sponsor (applicable for the transfer to student or family visa only)

  • Waiver request applied to the Director of Public Relations & Information, SQU from the potential sponsor.
  • Commercial Register of the sponsor and the signature sample of the authorized individuals to sign, issued by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (If the sponsor belong to the private sector only).

 

Family Joining Visa :

This visa applies to postgraduate students who would like to bring along their immediate family members subject the foreigners’ residency law, which is governed by the Royal Oman Police. To obtain this visa fill in the Family Joining Visa Request Form (DPS 40) link and submit it along with the following documents to the International Students Section through email dps_schol@squ.edu.om:

  • Filled Visa Application Form www.rop.gov.om.
  • Student’s copy of passport.
  • Student’s official bank statement for the last 6 months stamped from the bank)/ Scholarship Contract (If any).
  • Housing Rental Contract.
  • Enrolment Letter of the student.
  • Copies of family member’s passport(s) (Spouse and/or children below 21 years old).
  • NOC letter from the father attested by both the embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (In case the children will join the mother’s visa).
  • Two personal photos size 4x6 cm of each family members (white background).
  • A copy of the Marriage Certificate authenticated and attested by the concerned authorities.
  • Health Insurance for the family members to be joined.
  • Original Medical Examination Certificate for each member to be attested by the Ministry of Health (depending on the Country).

Remark: The student is responsible for the payment of any fees associated with the visa for his/her family members.

 

Accommodation:

The International Students section offers a room reservation in coordination with the International Cooperation Office at an SQU- arranged accommodation that is located close to the campus. Rental payment is the responsibility of the student as per the options below:

Type of Accommodation

Description

Monthly rent (OMR)

 

 

Deposit at Check-In (OMR)

 

Electricity/Water/ WiFi/ Cooking Gas bills

 

Transport

Private Furnished room in a flat of 3 rooms+ Shared Equipped Kitchen

1 Bedroom with a privately attached Toilet +  Study Table and Chair + Cloths Cabinet + Refrigerator

 

 

130

 

 

130

 

Included

 

Included

Shared  Furnished room in a flat of 3 rooms+ Shared Equipped Kitchen 1 Bedroom sharing a Toilet with another Room + Study Table and Chair + Clothes Cabinet + Refrigerator

 

120

 

120

 

Included

 

Included

 

Accommodation Photos 1_1 Accommodation Photos 5 Accommodation Photos 4 Accommodation Photos 3 Accommodation Photos 2

 To obtain this service fill in the following form link and submit it along with all the required documents to the International Students Section through email (dps_schol@squ.edu.om).

 

 

Activities:

Student Tour (Fall / Spring) 

 

Culture Day Event:

Open Day for International Students’ Cultures

Sultan Qaboos University represented by the Deanship of Postgraduate Studies and the International Cooperation Office organizes a cultural day event annually for the international students. The event program includes an exhibition for the countries displaying their cultures. In addition, some of the countries participate with special cultural live performances.

Objectives

  • Introducing the university community to the international students belonging to the student community and their different cultures.
  • Facilitate the relations between the international students and the university community in terms of introducing the cultures of countries, their food and their inherited customs.
  • Entertain students and visitors with the live performance shows.
  • Strengthening ties between the participants by giving them an opportunity to communicate and display their cultures.


Alumni:
Clearance Process   (Visa / Accommodation)

Official Visa for graduation:

This visa applies to postgraduate applicants who are required to sit for an examination / interview and it includes graduates who are invited to participate in the graduation ceremony. To obtain this visa fill in the Visa Request Form for International Students (DPS 44) link and submit it along with the following documents to the International Students Section through email (dps_schol@squ.edu.om):

  • Filled Visa Application Form ((www.rop.gov.om)
  • Copy of Passport
  • Two personal photos size 4x6 cm (white background)
  • Degree Notification / Assessment Notification
  • Travel insurance
  • Sponsorship acceptance letter or contract (if any)

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