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 for fresh graduate students.
  • Have a relevant Bachelor degree with CGPA >= 2.4 (with one year appropriate professional experience in the specialist of computer science) or CGPA >= 2.3 (with two or more years appropriate professional experience in the specialist of computer science).
  • In addition, for programmes conducted in English, have IELTS score >= 6 (or equivalent) or have studied their first degree through the medium of English.
  • A student with Bachelor degree in the computer engineering, electronics engineering and communication may be considered for the admission with additional courses. The additional courses will be chosen by the faculty from the following: (Object Oriented Programming, System Analysis and Design, Computer Architecture, Computer Networks, Database Management Systems, Operating System). The minimum number of additional courses is one course and the maximum number of additional courses is four.

Master Matrix

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  
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  
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  
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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