Animal Sciences

Sultan Qaboos University

24 months
10389 USD/year
7792 USD/year
Tuition fee
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 The vision of the Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University is to be a leader in teaching and research in those disciplines of veterinary and animal sciences pertaining to the health, performance and welfare of domestic animals in the Sultanate of Oman. 


For the thesis, the candidate is required to conduct the necessary literature review, undertake the research, analyse the results, write the report and communicate the results at an oral defense. 

This work need not necessarily be original research, but should be a new application of ideas. The student should identify the research problem in consultation with the supervisor, which normally takes place in the second semester. 

The student should register for the thesis in the third semester after having completed at least 12 credits of the course work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics and Experimental Design 
  • Research Methods 
  • Thesis
  • Fundamental of Immunology
  • Advanced Principles of Animal Diseases
  • Advanced Environmental and Reproductive Physiology
  • Advanced Animal Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Certificate
  • Official Transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Passport
  • Identification Card or residence card
  • Personal Photo, with blue or white background
  • English proficiency test certificate(it can be submitted later)
  • Release or no-objection letter(it can be submitted later)a

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10389 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10389 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7792 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Omani 3,000 OMR
  • International 4000 OMR


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Animal Sciences
Sultan Qaboos University