Program Name: PhD in Computer Science

Program Type: By Research

Study Mode: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Program Description:

The PhD degree in computer science is research-based. The program is open for full-timers and the normal study period will last for four years. A maximum of 9 credits of course work may be required when a candidate has not taken any previous postgraduate level courses or when a course is important for his/her research work..

The research interest of the faculty members of the department spans a wide range of systems the areas of an application of Computer Science. This includes parallel and distributed computing, Mobile and cellular networks, interconnection networks, networks on chip, performance analysis and evaluation of computer and communication systems, multimedia and image processing, intelligent systems, E-learning and E-services, databases and XML, software engineering, software testing, web services, service-oriented software development, computer graphics, complexity and theory of computation, and many others.

Admission Requirements:

The applicant should have a master's degree from Sultan Qaboos University, or from any recognized university.

  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or equivalent in any other system and the Deanship of Postgraduate Studies will make the assessment for equivalency acceptance.
  • The applicant must be a full-time student for 4 years.
  • A statement of the objectives and goals of the research proposed.
  • Three recommendation letters, at least two from academic to show competence in the discipline of interest and research capability.

Degree plan:

PhD degree plan