Sultan Qaboos University
Doctoral of Philosophy Degree
Ph.D. of Science in Earth Sciences
Full-Time and Part-Time
Date of Application
January to February
4 years (full-time) and (6 years part-time)
Full Semester: September and Spring Semester: January
5000 OMR (Omani student) and 7000 OMR (International student)
The Earth Sciences Ph.D. Program is by research and is available as a full- and part-time mode. It spans over a period of four years for full-time and up to six years for part-time mode. There are two semesters per year; Fall Semester (usually in September) and Spring Semester (usually in January).
Thesis writing will be examined and evaluated. Ph.D. students are expected to publish at least one paper in an international refereed journal. Ph.D. students are expected to present their results and findings at least in one region and/or international conference.
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Then, General Admission Requirements
Doctoral students in SQU are required to pay tuition fees.
Then, Academic Fees Regulations
Tuition fees (Omani Student):
For Omani students, the fees are 5000 OMR for the whole program
Tuition fees (International Student):
For international students, the fees are 7000 OMR for the whole program