Sohar University – In – Brief

Sohar University has obtained official approval from the Ministry of Higher Education, following the issuance of the Ministry Decision No. 47/2001 dated 11/9/2001, to commence the first private university in the Sultanate of Oman. It started in 1996/1997 with the name of Sohar College of Applied Sciences until formally approved as a university in a big ceremony under the patronage of His Highness / Sayed Asaad bin Tariq, the representative of HM

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Faculties and Specializations

  • English Language Studies
  • English Language & Translation
  • Master in Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MTESOL)
  • Arabic Language & Literature
  • Musical Education
  • Physical Education
  • Intermediate diploma up-grading programme of diploma holders in Physical Education
  • Diploma of Education (Teacher Preparation) Science (Chemistry, Physical, Biology)- Mathematics- English Language- Arabic Language- Islamic Education
  • Master in Educational Administration
  • Master in Curriculum & Teaching Methods Regarding: Arabic Language, Science, General Curriculum

The University in the Sultanate

Sohar University is more than just the first private university in the Sultanate.