Postgraduate Studies Programs

Master of Education in  Curriculum & Methods of Teaching Science


Master of Education in  Curriculum & Methods of Teaching Science




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. Mohamed Shahat    


Tel:     +968 24143989


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:

- Completing 12 courses (36 credit hours) in Three Semesters for Full Time students and Four semesters for part Time students. This program requires that student study an elective course in English language (3 credit hours) from the College of Sciences at the level of 4000 and above. 


Admission Requirements



  • Applicants should have aBachelor'sof Education in Chemistry, Physics or Biology with Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a 4 point scale,or


A Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry, Physics or Biology 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 theDeanship of Postgraduate Studieswill make the assessment for equivalency acceptance,or

- Two year’s Work experience 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.