SQU has a record quantity of 101 postgraduate programmes across the university, consisting of 35 PhD programmes and 66 master’s programmes.
These consist of two newly authorized programmes commencing in 2020-21: PhD in Information Systems and the Master of Operation and Supply Chain at the College of Economics and Political Science. The quantity of postgraduate students is also steadily developing. A total of 1,020 applicants have been accepted to pursue postgraduate research at SQU beginning this year.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Mohammed al Suqri, dean of postgraduate research at SQU, mentioned that the university guarantees that its postgraduate programmes are meeting the requirements of sectors and employers in Oman by getting clearly defined graduate attributes and programme outcomes.
Dr Suqri mentioned, “These are aligned with the Oman Qualifications Framework, and reflect the ongoing processes of consultation with key government and industry stakeholders in Oman, as well as international best practices in the relevant subject area.”
He added, “Our strategic approach to developing postgraduate programmes is intended to build the skills, knowledge and evidence-based culture to support the economic and social development of the sultanate, while also contributing effectively to knowledge and information across a wide range of disciplines at global level.”
The programme also integrated a quick video about postgraduate regulations, exhibition and introductory tour about SQU.
Information Source: Muscat Daily