The Master of Science in Nursing Midwifery is a two-year full-time program. The program is designed to prepare graduates to perform advanced nursing roles in ethical decision-making, clinical practice, consulting, expert teaching and coaching, clinical leadership, collaboration, evidence-based practice, and research. The students are required to complete 28 credits of course work and a master’s level thesis of 6 credits in two academic years for full-time and 3 academic years for part-time. The student may only register for the thesis after completing 12 credits of coursework.
Applicants should have a Bachelor degree in Nursing from Sultan Qaboos University, or from any recognized university, with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.75 on a 4 point scale, or
Two year’s Work experience is a must for candidates with a Cumulative Grade Point Average between 2.5 and 2.74 in the Bachelor degree, or
Applicants who have a bachelor's degree in Nursing from a recognized institution and a postgraduate diploma in a related specialization from a recognized institution of higher education with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4-point scale or its equivalent.
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 for the full-time study or a no objection letter for part-time study. An un-employed applicant needs to submit a statement from The Ministry of Labour documenting the unemployment status of the applicant.
Before starting the program the admitted candidates should submit an English Proficiency Test Certificate band (6) or higher in academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic or a score of (79) or higher in the International TOEFL - IBT.
There will be an interview held by the Department and passing the interview is part of the selection criteria. The interview can be by phone for international applicants if required.
Applicants for Postgraduates Programs must upload the following documents electronically into the online application system. (PDF or JPG formats only
Attested Degree Certificate: For Ph.D. programs, a Master Degree and Bachelor Degree Certificates are required For Master and Postgraduate Diploma programs, a Bachelor degree is required.
Attested Official Transcripts: For Ph.D. programs, Master Degree transcript is 6 Identification Card or Residency Card. required. For Master and Postgraduate Diploma programs, Bachelor's degree transcript is required (The grade classification key which can be found at the back of the official transcript must be submitted).
Curriculum Vitae (CV): It must show personal information, current employment details, and previous experience.
English Proficiency Test Certificate: Applicants must submit an (IELTS) Academic, or (IBT) TOEFL international test results with the required level for the program applied for, provided that the test date is not more than two years from the date of the application submission period. (Test results must be submitted before 28/7/2022, except for the translation program which requires the English Proficiency Test Certificate to be submitted before sitting for the written test).
Passport (Visa copy must be shown for non-Omani resident applicants).
Identification Card or Residency Card.
A Personal Photo, with blue or white background.
Release letter or a Study Leave from the employer for full-time study or no objection letter for part-time study addressed to the Dean of Postgraduate Studies at SQU. An unemployed applicant needs to submit a statement from The Ministry of Labour documenting the unemployment status of the applicant. (can be submitted before 28/7/2022).