Master of Arts in Tourism
Two years for Full-time option and three years for part-time option
Name: Dr. Majda Hamoud Al Salti
Tel: +968 24142001
Students must complete 24 credit hours, in addition to writing and successfully defending a thesis (6 credit hours) in either Arabic or English language. The student should complete the coursework requirements specified in the degree plan with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for the "thesis only" track, the candidate is required to conduct the necessary literature review, undertake the research, analyze the results, write the thesis and communicate the results at an oral defense. The student should identify the research problem in consultation with her/his supervisor(s), which normally takes place in the last semester of coursework. The student should register for the thesis in the third semester after having completed at least 12 credits of coursework.
- Applicants with Cumulative Grade Point Average between 2.5 and 2.74 on a 4.0 scaleor its equivalent are required to have a minimum of two years work experience, 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.
Achieve level (5.5) in IELTS Academic or (525) in the TOEFL paper-based or (196) in TOEFL through the computer or (69) in the TOEFL through the Internet.
Before starting the program the admitted candidates should submit an English Proficiency Test Certificate band (6) or higher in academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic or a score of (79) or higher in the International TOEFL - IBT
The Department of Tourism will assess applicants according to the predefined criteria set by the Department, which may include an interview and or a written exam.