Postgraduate Studies Programs

Master of Education in Sport Sciences



Master of Education in Sport Sciences








  • Sport Management and Supervision
  • Physical and Health Conditioning



Program Type


Course Work and Thesis


Study Mode


Full-time or Part time



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

Instruction Language




Program Coordinator


Name: Dr. Abdulrahim Al-Droushi     


Tel:      +968 24143961


College Website 


Program Overview




The student should complete 8 courses (24 CH) during the first year for the full-timers and during the first and the second years for the part-timers. In the second semester of the last year, the student should write a research proposal in a selected topic if s/he earns a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 point scale. For the thesis (6 CH), the candidate is required to conduct the necessary literature review, undertake the research, analyses 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's of Education in Arts or  Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts with Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a 4 point scale, or 


- A Bachelor's degree from any other recognized institution in a field related to the program 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 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


There will be an admission exam and Art assessing portfolio for all applicants and those who pass the exam shall be called for an interview.