*** News: SQU Postgraduate programs for 2023/2024 ***


Sultan Qaboos University announces offering its Postgraduate programs for Omani and non-Omani students from 1/1/2023 to 28/2/2023.

Study starts in September 2023. For Programs, Admission and more information, kindly visit the following link t.ly/DnNz


MS.c programs 

The Department of Mathematics offers two programs: 

  • MSc program in Pure Mathematics  
  • MSc program in Applied Mathematics. 

All students seeking admission for MSc are required to appear for a written test and subsequently for an interview. 


Ph.D program

The Department of Mathematics also offers a Ph.D program in Mathematics. The requirements to obtain a Ph.D degree in Mathematics are summarized below:

  • The student identifies the research problem in consultation with the supervisor. Admission is based on the academic record, a seminar, and an interview.
  • At the end of the first year of PhD registration, the student must give a departmental seminar. After the seminar, the student will give a viva voce to the committee. The thesis should make a substantial contribution demonstrated by at least one paper being published in an international refereed journal in mathematics or related areas. It also requires that the student makes an oral presentation at an international conference.
  • The student gives at least one seminar every semester and submit a progress report at the end of every semester. Once the thesis committee members approve the readiness of the thesis, the defense will be conducted in the presence of two external examiners, an HoD representative, the supervisor, and a Chair.

More information about theses titles and Ph.D students who defended their theses in the last few years can be found using the following link

list of Ph.D thesis in Mathematics