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Department of Postgraduates Studies and Research

Description

The Strathclyde Business School is one of less than 1% of schools in the world with all of the internationally recognized accreditations: AMBA (Association of MBA’s), AACSB (American), and EQUIS (The European Quality Improvement System- European Foundation for Management Development) accreditation. These awards recognize the quality of the Strathclyde MBA. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) course at the University of Strathclyde, run in Oman by the College of Banking and Financial Studies, is ranked at 80th globally by the Financial Times London Survey of worldwide in 2017 among 100 MBA programs offered by universities worldwide. The University is also named the “Entrepreneurial University of the 2014” and “UK University of the Year 2014” by the Times Higher Education Awards. Strathclyde University is ranked the 1 st in Scotland, in top in 10 the UK and 20th in Europe.

Assessment : The course work is assessed by a mixture of written coursework, presentations and examinations. As far as possible coursework will be related to the student's work environment and marked by local counselors, subject to quality assurance by the Strathclyde University. Exams are set and marked by Strathclyde academic staff. Responsibility for academic quality control for the Strathclyde MBA resides with the University. It is exactly the same standard and content as the full-time course in the UK.

Entry Requirements Click Here
  • First Degree or Academic Diploma
  • IELTS: 6.0 or TOFEL:550 scores are required
  • Degree Holders: Minimum of 3 years Managerial Work experience
  • Diploma Holders: Minimum of 6 years Managerial Work experience
  • Minimum age of 25
Ministry of Higher Education Approval Requirements for Omani and Expatriate Students:

As per the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Higher Education, students applying for Postgraduate programmes are required to obtain approval from the Ministry of Higher Education to peruse their higher studies. Therefore, applicants are required to visit the College to complete this procedure providing the following documents:

For Degree Holders
  • Original & Copy of degree ( to be attested from relevant bodies)
  • Equivalence Letter from Academic Equivalence Dept at Ministry of Higher Education, if your degree is not obtained from Sultanate of Oman
  • Original & Copy of transcript
  • Copy of third secondary certificate ( Equivalence letter to be sought from Ministry of Education if the same is not obtained from Sultanate of Oman)
  • Copy of ID card and Passport
  • Experience letter from employer proving years of experience
    (the letter should be attested from Ministry of Manpower if the applicant is working in the private sector only) .
For Academic Diploma Holders
  • Experience letters from current / previous employer proving years of experience (letters should be attested from Ministry of Manpower if the applicant is working in the private sector only)
  • Original and Copy of diploma ( to be attested from relevant bodies if the same is obtained from abroad and an Academic Equivalence to be sought from Ministry of Higher Education )
  • Original & Copy of transcript ( to be attested from relevant bodies if the same is obtained from abroad and an Academic Equivalence to be sought from Ministry of Higher Education )
  • Copy of third secondary certificate
  • Copy of ID card and Passport
  • Copy of short courses (minimum 4 short courses) attested from Ministry of Manpower
Kindly note the following

If the obtained degree/ diploma from any educational institution abroad, it should be attested from Oman’s Embassy (Culture Attaché Office) at the country abroad and Ministry of Higher Education. Equivalence Letter from Academic Equivalence Department at Ministry of Higher Education should be sought.

Certification Authorities

University of Strathclyde

Duration

Two Years

Programme Structure & Content Click Here

Strathclyde MBA Programme includes:
Programme Seminar
This module is designed to help students respond to the increasing emphasis in the business world about corporate social responsibility, stakeholder expectations and the professional practice of management. This module provides students with the foundations to become adaptive manager open to life-long learning. The module covers three main areas:

  • The Reflective Practitioner
    • The Learning Manger
    • Comparative Corporate Governance
    • Entrepreneurial Management & Leadership
  • Making the Business work
    • Finance & Financial Management
    • Finance & Management Accounting
    • Marketing Management
    • Operations Management
    • Managing People in Organizations
    • Analytical Support for Decision Making
  • Strategic Management for Sustainable Success
    • Exploring the International Business Environment
    • Strategy Analysis and Evaluation
    • Making Strategy
  • Personal Development:
    • Strategic Consulting in Practice
    • Electives ( two subjects )
    • MBA Project
Application & Registration

We welcome online Applications only on the following page on the SBS website:
http://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/mba-oman/

Contact Details
  • Dr. Anand . S. Director- Postgraduate Studies & Research
    Email : Anand@cbfs.edu.om
  • Ms. Dina Al Maimani . Deputy Director – Postgraduate Studies Dept
    Email : dina@cbfs.edu.om
  • Mr. Yaqoob Al Qaidhi Programme Coordinator - Postgraduate Studies Dept
    Email : Yaqoob@cbfs.edu.om
    Direct Line: 22059804
    Fax No: 24 505 793