The Master Computer Science program (M.Sc.)

The objectives of the program are to provide professional post graduate-level education and to maintain continuing relationship with the industrial community through master level educational activities. The Master Computer Science program (M.Sc.) is designed to provide required knowledge, skills and experiences that will help the students achieving their career goals. In addition, these post graduate students can start their own business in the areas of computing and information technology like networking, databases and web engineering etc.


Why to study M.Sc. in Sohar University?

The program would
• Improve career opportunities and increase chances in the job market.
• Offer the chance for graduates to excel in their knowledge and professional skills.
• Strengthen graduates’ research capabilities.


Entry Requirement

• GPA required in Bachelor degree in Computing (or equivalent) of at least 2.5 out of 4 scale.
• Satisfy the English proficiency requirements: a first degree delivered in English; or, an IELTS score of 6+, or TOEFL score of 450 or above in paper-based exam, or score of 173 or above in the computer-based exam, or 61 in internet-based exam (not more than 2 years old);
• A student with Bachelor degree in mathematics, physics, electronics, and communication may be considered for the admission with additional courses.


Master Matrix

Year 1 Semester IYear 1 Semester 2Year 2 Semester 1Year 2 Semester 2 

Year 1 Semester I
Course Code Units Course Name Pre-requisite
COMP5101 2 Software Architecture
COMP5102 2 Advanced Computer and Network Security
COMP5103 2 Algorithms and Complexity 
UNIR2001A 1 Entrepreneurship
Year 1 Semester 2
Course Code Units Course Name Pre-requisite
COMP5201 2 Compiler Design
COMP5202 2 Cloud Computing
COMP5203 2 Advanced  ERP and SAP Systems
UNIR2001B 1 Entrepreneurship
Year 2 Semester 1
Course Code Units Course Name Pre-requisite
COMP6101 2 Building Mobile Applications COMP5103
COMP6102 2 Soft Computing and its applications
COMP5101
COMP6103 2 Systems Simulation and Design
Year 2 Semester 2
Course Code Units Course Name
COMP6200 6 Dissertation The research project will run over two semesters as suggested by the reviewers.

Contact us

Ms. Kholood M. Abdullah al. Farsi - +96826720101 – ext. 312
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Program Coordinator : Dr. Jabar H. Yousif
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