Located in the heart of Muscat, Muscat University is a modern, international university established in 2016 with a vision to transform individuals through quality education that is research-informed and industry-engaged. Academic programmes are designed with the needs of 21st-century employers in mind and are delivered via three faculties: Business and Management, Engineering and Technology, and Transport and Logistics, along with the quality assured Foundation Programme.
Muscat university places students at the centre of everything it does; starting from application and registration, until the day of their graduation and beyond, students are supported throughout the administrative process a with an integrated one-stop Student Journey Division. With a strong focus on producing, entrepreneurial, career-ready graduates, Muscat University is the only university in Oman with a full placement year as part of the undergraduate curriculum.
In line with Oman vision 2040, the university is committed to provisions that combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills to produce high-caliber graduates, able to contribute to the betterment of society and nation.
To establish a local and regional reputation as a leading provider of high quality, industry informed education in our selected specialisms.
To transform individuals through an academically engaging, applied learning experience that produces work-ready, global citizens.
To be actively engaged with industry in Oman and beyond, providing entrepreneurial, research-informed solutions to current challenges.
To develop capacity enabling us to inform the research agenda for Oman and the region.
I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to the Muscat University community. I hope that you will find the contents of our website both interesting and informative.
Muscat University is a modern, international university centrally located in the heart of Muscat. Our vision is to establish a local and regional reputation as a leading provider of high quality, industry informed education in our selected specialisms, to prepare our students to become the future leaders of Oman, the region, and the world. We aim to do this by delivering cutting edge academic programmes taught by leading academics, through building links with, local, regional, and international business leaders and fully engaging with research communities. In addition, Muscat University is unique in that it is the only university in Oman with a full placement year as part of the undergraduate curriculum. This gives our students a distinct employability advantage by preparing our students for the world of work.
Our academic programmes are designed with the needs of 21st-century employers in mind and are delivered via three faculties: Business and Management, Engineering and Technology, and Transport and Logistics. Our Programmes include Undergraduate degrees leading to diploma, advance diploma and bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, Energy Engineering, Logistics with Supply Chain Management, Logistics with Transport Management, Accounting and Finance, Marketing and Business Management. In addition, MU offers two unique Postgraduate Programmes namely, MSc. Renewable Energy and MSc International Business Management with General and Marketing Pathways. Furthermore, The University is currently working on developing new postgraduate programmes at the Master and PhD levels.
Our campus is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including world-class labs and research facilities, spacious modern classrooms, and the latest technology to ensure that students thrive academically and reach their full academic and social potential. Our educational philosophy is based on developing industry informed subject knowledge, developing our student’s critical and creative thinking skills, and is committed to an active learning approach that champions problem-solving, collaboration, and developing leadership and organizational skills. These skills are embedded in our educational offer are all key success indicators for life in the 21st Century workplace.
The remarkable success of the University has been made possible through the dedication and talent of our faculty and staff and the high quality of our students and we are extremely proud of the accomplishments of the University over the past five years. We look forward to welcoming you to take part in continuing our success in the future.
I invite you to learn more about us by browsing our pages and links on the website.
Prof Khamis Al Yahyai
Vice-Chancellor of Muscat University
Board of Directors
Mr Khalil Abdullah Al Khonji
Shiekh Khalied Al Wahabi
Sayed Mohamed Abdulhameed Al Busaidi
Mr Ahmad Abdullah Al Khonji
Ms Areej Mohsin Darwish
Mr Ali Hamed Al Khanbashi
Mr Rashad Mohamed Al Zubair
Sayed Mohamed Said Al Busaid
Mr Pankaj Kanaksi Khimji
Dr Ahmed Abdulkarim Al Hooti
Mr Faisal Murtadha Al Lawati
Board of Trustees
H.E. Dr. Yahya Mahfoodh AL Mandhari
Dr. Mohamed Saleh Al Farsi
Dr. Abdullah Saleh Baabood
Mr Simon Jamil Karam
Dr. Fahim Abdullah Ali Al Marhubi
Mr. Moutaz AL Riyamy
Dr. Vidya Rajiv Yeravdekar
Al Sayyid Khalid Al Busaidi
Eng Abdulrahman Salim Al Hatmi
Mr. Mike Hensen
Dr Rashid Hamed Al Balushi
Mr Abdul Wahab Al Balushi
Dr. Shahid Mahmood Haider Al-Bulushi
Prof. Khamis Hamed Al-Yahyaee
Member and Rapporteur
Dr. Ahmed AL Hooti
Dr. Samya Al Shanfari
Executive Director, Quality and Institutional Performance
Dr Chiraz Zidi
Director, Academic Relations
Mr. Eliot Wright
Director, Pathway Programmes
Dr Ahmed Ghoneim
Director, Faculty of Business and Management
Dr Nader Mosavat
Director, Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Mohsin Al Hinai
Registrar & Director of Admissions and Student Administration
Housam Dao Abdalla
Director, Student Recruitment
Mohammed Al Mawali
Director, Infrastructure and Information Systems
Senior Manager – Finance & Audit.
Ayman Bait Saleem
Marketing & Communications Manager
Ayman Al Balushi