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    National University of Science & Technology

    Founding year: 2018
    Website: Visit Website
    Number of students: 3600
    Genders Accepted: Mixed (Co-education)
    Leadership: Sheikh Salim Saeed Hamed Al Fannah Al Araimi (Chancellor)
    Number of staff: 543
    Type: Universities

    National University of Science and Technology (NU) is a unique multi-campus and multidisciplinary University in Oman, established by the merger of three existing major higher education institutions in Oman namely Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman Medical College, and College of Pharmacy. NU is unique in its form and content with a vision is to become a renowned institute for excellence in education & research driven by social values.



    As a NU student, you can choose from 17 programs housed in 4 colleges and benefit from a core curriculum designed to forge new and meaningful connections across the health sciences, engineering, and technology supported by an exclusive foundation study,. Our students are tackling significant issues and benefiting from a wide variety of support resources.

    NU offers innovative programs, emphasizing creative applications of knowledge in tune with the global requirements in Science and Technology.

    • College of Medicine and Health Sciences (COMHS), located in Sohar, offers a six-year Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program in academic partnership with West Virginia University (USA).
    • College of Engineering (COE), located in Al-Hail, offers an attractive portfolio of Undergraduate and Masters Programs in Engineering and related disciplines.
    • College of Pharmacy (COP), located in Bousher, offers a 4-year program leading to Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm).
    • International College of Maritime (IMCO), offering Diploma and Degree programs in Marine and allied disciplines 
    • College of Advanced Technology (CAT) offering degree programs in Cyber Security, AI, Data Science, IOT and Machine Learning
    • School of Foundation Studies (SOFS), a dedicated and purpose-built campus located at Airport Heights, offers a 3-semester General Foundation Program. 

    In our constant pursuit for high-quality education, NU aims to set new standards as an emerging leader for higher education and research in the region. Students at NU can look forward to stimulating, productive, and rewarding learning experiences that will equip them for lifelong learning and responsibility as global citizens. We wish our students a fulfilling journey ahead in their academic endeavor.





    Programs Offered by NU Constituent Colleges

    (i) College of Engineering (COE)

    Undergraduate BEng Programs

    1.    Civil Engineering
    2.    Electronics & Communications Engineering 
    3.    Computer Engineering 
    4.    Electrical Power Engineering 
    5.    Mechanical Engineering 
    6.    Process Operations and Maintenance 
    7.    Chemical Engineering

    Undergraduate BSc Programs

    8.    Quantity Surveying 
    9.    IT Management for Business

    MSc Programs

    10.    Construction Management
    11.    Maintenance Management
    12.    Chemical Process Engineering 
    13.    Electrical Engineering 
    14.    Information Technology 
    15.    International Operations and Supply Chain Management

    (ii) College of Medicine and Health Sciences (COMHS)

    16.    Doctor of Medicine (MD)  - UG Program

    (iii) College of Pharmacy (COP)

    17. B.Pharm - UG Program 

    (iv) International College of Maritime, Oman (IMCO)

    UG Programs

    18. General Foundation Programme (GFP) | FT - One Academic Year 

    19. Diploma/Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Transport Management [FT - 2 Years (Dip); 4 Years (Deg.)]

    20. Diploma/Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering [FT - 3 Years (Dip); 4 Years (Deg.)] 

    21. Diploma/Bachelor of Science in Nautical Studies (Deck Officer) ][T - 3 Years (Dip); 4 Years (Deg.)]

    22. Diploma/Bachelor of Science in Process Engineering [FT - 3 Years (Dip); 4 Years (Deg.) | PT - 3 Years (Dip & Deg.)]

    (v) College of Advanced Technology (CAT)

    UG Programs 

    23. Artificial Intelligence (AI): BSc + Diploma
    24. Data Science and Analytics: BSc + Diploma
    25. Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (IoT): BSc + Diploma
    26. Computer Science and Cyber Security (CS): BSc + Diploma

    (vi) School of Foundation Studies (SOFS)

    SOFS offers a General Foundation Program (GFP) common to all Engineering, Medicine and Pharmacy programs.




    Address: National University of Science & Technology, PO 620, Azaiba, Bousher, Muscat , 130, Oman

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