Muscat University

The concept of a new, high quality, private university in Muscat was approved by Oman’s Education Council within the framework of Government efforts to develop human resources in Oman in cooperation with leading figures in both the public and private sectors. Muscat University is innovative and entrepreneurial with close connections to the business communities of Oman and the wider region. Its programmes combine academic rigour with relevance to the world of work. The first intake of students for Pathway programmes took place in October 2016, with the first intake of degree programme students in October 2017.

Why choose Muscat University?


Obtain a degree from both the UK and Oman as part of a dual degree programme. After successfully completing our programmes, you will be awarded a degree from a leading UK University (Aston University for our undergraduate Bachelors programmes or Cranfield University for our postgraduate Master’s programmes) and from Muscat University. This ensures that your degree is recognised both in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and worldwide.

Experience our brand-new facilities in the heart of Muscat. Our modern, custom-built campus is located only a stone’s throw away from Muscat’s modern shopping malls and just 10 minutes from Muscat’s pristine coast. The new campus is equipped with a cutting-edge resource centre, a 250-seat auditorium, private study areas, and outdoor communal spaces. We also provide onsite car parking, cafes, restaurants, and banking facilities and there is a range of student accommodation options located nearby.

Learn with the very best. All our academic staff have been selected to provide you with an exceptional learning experience. The faculty members at Muscat University have wide-ranging experience in global and local contexts and are experts in their respective fields. 40-60% of academics are ‘flying faculty’ which means that academic staff will be flown in from the UK specifically for your course.

Career ready and career enhanced graduates A Muscat University degree will give you the best possible chance to work in your chosen profession and make sure your profile stands out from the crowd.

Enjoy a global student experience. As a student at Muscat University, you become a member of a global community. The academic staff and your fellow students are a diverse international mix which increases your intercultural awareness, creates a global social network and gives you the opportunity to meet people from all over the world.

Experience a 21st century approach to teaching and learning. All Muscat University academic staff utilize the latest teaching techniques and pedagogical approaches to give you a rich and rewarding student experience. The use of technology enhances your understanding of key concepts during your programme and our virtual learning platforms ensure you will always have access to your materials and key content.

Be assured with first class support services and pastoral care. Muscat University ensures that you study in a supportive and caring environment and that your personal well-being is a number one priority. We have a commitment to providing full academic and personal counselling throughout your studies to support you during your programme.

Streamlined customer service. Starting with your application and registration, until the day you graduate and beyond, you are supported throughout the administrative process at Muscat University with an integrated one-stop Student Service Centre where you can access all services you require during your student life at Muscat University.

Take advantage of financial assistance and scholarships. Muscat University is committed to providing scholarships and financial assistance on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for more information on how we can help you.

Partners :

Cranfield University is a British postgraduate and research-based public university specialising in science, engineering, technology and management. Cranfield is one of the UK’s top five commercial research-intensive universities, alongside Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College London and University College London. Cranfield is able to invest in and has become home to many world-class, large-scale facilities, which enhance our teaching and research.Through our industry partnerships, applied research projects and our executive education and professional development programmes, we have mutually-beneficial relationships with around 1,500 companies and organisations. Cranfield students, staff and partners benefit from a reinforcing circle of progress. We work on cutting-edge research with our industry partners that informs our students’ education, so that our graduates go into industry as experts in science, technology, engineering and management.

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Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston University is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce. Over the last 20 years Aston University have consistently been ranked as a top university for graduate employability (80 in the World and 12th in the UK according QS Graduate Employability Rankings). Aston University is specialising in technology, management, health and language sciences. Aston University research has a direct impact to society and 78% of it is rated world leading internationally excellent (REF 2014). Aston University recently ranked the 33rd Most International University in the world and 10th in the UK (THE Most International Universities’ table), as well as 11th in UK for Student Experience (2016 Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide).

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Oman Data Park is a joint venture between Omantel, a leading telecom services provider in Oman and 4Trust LLC, a leading Data Centre company in Oman. Oman Data Park has a notable portfolio of hosted applications and managed IT services on demand and on the cloud supported by a state of the art Data Centre which combines redundant systems with an integrated facility management and infrastructure.

“ Campus Management is a leading provider of technology solutions and services that transform higher education institutions. Its next generation suite, CampusNexus, includes enterprise-wide Student, CRM, and Finance, HR & Payroll solutions. Today, more than 2,000 campuses in 19 countries partner with Campus Management to transform academic delivery, student success and operational efficiency.”

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) in the UK exists to promote and develop high standards of professional skill, ability and integrity among all those engaged in purchasing and supply chain management. CIPS assists individuals, organisations and the profession as a whole.

Their mission is to fulfil the objectives of their Royal Charter, deliver value to all stakeholders and be recognised as a global point of reference and authority. Specifically, they:

  • Promote, represent and explain the business discipline and good practice of purchasing and supply management
  • Research, develop and endorse improved methods in purchasing and supply management
  • Assist all organisations in developing their capability in purchasing and supply management with the right strategies, processes, people and leadership
  • Support individuals in developing, demonstrating and qualifying in the profession of purchasing and supply management.
  • Achieve universal recognition that excellence in purchasing and supply management is an imperative for responsible organisational success and hence the public good.

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport(CILT)


in the UK is the membership organisation for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.Members of the Institute are involved in the management and design of infrastructure, systems, processes and information flows and in the creation, management and development of effective organisations. The work of  members impacts directly on people, society and the environment, on business profitability and economic growth.
First established in 1919, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK is a registered charity and part of the CILT international family with over 33,000 members in countries across the world.

CILT vision is for The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport to enable innovation, excellence and value creation for both individuals and corporate bodies by being the leading membership organisation and education provider within our community of professionals.

Their mission is to add value to individual and corporate members by enhancing their knowledge, careers, and businesses by setting, supporting and delivering professional standards and education and by promoting logistics, transport and their associated supply chains to society as a whole.

Welcome to KPMG. We are a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services across a wide range of industries, Government and not for profit sectors. KPMG Enterprise provides a full range of services tailored to meet the unique needs of mid-sized, fast growing and family owned businesses. We operate in 155 countries and have more than 174,000 people working in member firms around the world. The KPMG network is coordinated by Swiss cooperative KPMG International (KPMGI). KPMG in Oman was established in 1974 and consists of more than 100 personnel and three Partners based in Muscat who serve clients throughout the Sultanate and across all industry sectors. We have established our presence among market leaders in the region, providing clients with Audit Tax and Advisory services to identify and manage risks and maximize opportunity.

Cranfield School of Management is the first UK-based University to gain the European Logistics Association accreditation. Upon completion of the Cranfield/Muscat University Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc, you will be eligible to apply for the designation cESLOG (European logistician), which is valid for five years. ELA, the European Logistics Association, is a federation of 30 national organisations, covering almost every country in Central and Western Europe. ELA aims to provide an international forum for networking, the promotion and development of the logistics and supply chain profession. ELA certification is widely recognised. This increases the flexibility and mobility of certified logistics employees.