Masters in Business Administration

Part Time

2 years, once a week

(4:00 PM- 9:00 PM)

Full Time

1 year, twice a week

(4:00 PM- 9:00 PM)

Application deadlines

30 September


Muscat University

Title of the Final Award

  1. Masters in Business Administration General
  2. Masters in Business Administration (Financial Technology)
  3. Masters in Business Administration (Digital Innovation Management)


Programme Aims

The MBA programme is designed for professional students with the aim of supporting their executive career progression by focusing on focal business and management subject fields. The programme is delivered using a variety of delivery methods including taught modules, practical workshops, careers support and applied business project. The programme also prepares candidates for senior management and leadership positions by conveying contemporary learning and skills in relation to strategy, management and leadership in national and international contexts. Participants have the option of selecting between a number of pathways that serve key areas of specialisations to enrich their degree experiences.


Programme Learning Outcomes

  • Critically understand and implement relevant concepts and theories to different business functions in an ever-changing environment.
  • Managing key decisions in relation to organisational challenges subject to the study specialization at organisational levels.
  • Develop and apply sustainable and ethical solutions to complex and contemporary issues through a multi-functional business stance and available technological advancement.
  • In depth analysis and review of key business decisions using a plethora of theoretical and practical lenses in relation to the study specialisation
  • Clear communication and sustained articulation of findings and arguments
  • Ability to conduct research into real business context and producing a report within a timeline


    Admissions Requirements

    • Applicants holding a BSc degree, either:

    *Minimum of a “Good” undergraduate degree from an Omani institution, OR
    *Minimum of a second-class UK honours degree or its equivalent. OR
    *A degree below good or second-class Honours can be considered with minimum of 2 years relevant work experience

    • Applicants holding an Advanced Diploma degree:

    *A 2-year Diploma holder can be considered with minimum of 6 years relevant work experience, 3 training certificates and a no objection letter from the company. Subject to approval from Ministry of Higher Education Research and Innovation.

    • English language requirement:

    IELTS: Academic test – minimum overall score of 6.0
    TOEFL: Internet-based test – minimum score of 78

        Core Modules

        Post Graduate Diploma (120 credits):
        90 core credits, in addition to either:
        30 credits for PGDip in MBA (General) or 30 credits (PGDip in MBA Financial Technology) or 30 credits (for PGDip in MBA Digital Innovation Management)

        MBA Modules

        MBA (180 Credits)
        150 credits of core modules + 30 credits of pathway-specific modules

        MBA Fintech Modules

        MBA Financial Technology (180 Credits)
        150 credits of core modules + 30 credits of pathway-specific modules

        MBA Digital Innovation Management Modules

        MBA Digital Innovation Management (180 Credits)
        150 credits of core modules + 30 credits of pathway-specific modules

        Disclaimer: Keeping programmes  up-to-date and current requires constant innovation and change. The modules offered reflect the needs of business and industry and the research interests of staff and, as a result, may change or be withdrawn due to research developments, legislation changes or for a variety of other reasons. Changes may also be designed to improve the student learning experience or to respond to feedback from students, external examiners, accreditation bodies and industrial advisory panels.