Postgraduate Studies Programs

Master of Education in  Curriculum & Methods of Teaching Arabic Language


Master of Education in  Curriculum & Methods of Teaching Arabic Language




Program Type

Course Work and Thesis or Course Work only

Study Mode

Full-time or Part time


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

Instruction Language


 Program Coordinator  

Name: Dr. Abdallah Al-Hashmi


Tel:     +968 24143951


College Website 

Program Overview


Courses and Thesis track:

- Completing 8 courses (24 credit hours) and thesis (6 credit hours) in the first year for Full Time students and in Two years for Part Time students.

- Upon completing the courses only students with 3.0 GPA and above can proceed to the Thesis Phase.

Course Only track:

- The student studies 12 courses (36 credit hours) in four full-time semesters, or in six part-time semesters


Admission Requirements




  • Applicants should have a Bachelor's of Education in Arabic Language with Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a 4 point scale, or 

- A Bachelor's of Art in Arabic Languagewith 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. 

  • 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 Ministry of Labour 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


In addition to the GPA  there will be an admission exam for all applicants and those who pass the exam shall be called for an interview.