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PhD Engineering

Level PhD
DurationMinimum 3 Years
Study modeFull Time
LocationSU Campus

Sohar University is proud to offer the prestigious doctoral degree, PhD in Engineering. The program will cover the major specializations and latest fields in engineering research. The program is a research-based degree. Students will have the opportunity to access the world-class research

Facilities including:

  • Support from academic and technical staff
  • Intaj Suhar
  • Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
  • Pilot Plant for the Design and Manufacturing of Dies and Moulds
  • Grow Domes- Oman
  • Grace-SU Material Characterization Labs
  • 20 Engineering Labs

Admission criteria Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • A Master degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Process, Process Operation, Maintenance engineering or any other relevant engineering field
  • Satisfy the English proficiency requirements: an IELTS score of +6, or TOEFL score of 500 or above in paper-based exam or score of 173 or above in the computer-based exam or 61 in internet-based exam (not more than 2 years old)
  • Pass the PhD qualifying examination scheduled within the first semester of enrolment

Admission will be dependent on an assessment of the research topic proposed by the student, to ensure that Sohar University is able to provide appropriate supervision and facilities to support that research. Assessment will be the responsibility of the PhD Programme Coordinator and it will be carried out in discussion with the student, Research Degree Committee and the faculty management team to support that research prior to approval of the topic Final admission is subject to the ratifications of the MoHERI, Sultanate of Oman.

A graduate with PhD in Engineering can be recruited in many fields including:

  • Academic staff
  • Research and development scientists
  • Design specialists
  • Senior industrial engineers
  • Policy makers and strategic planners

Course Code

Course Name


PHDE 7001


(Year-1, Semester -1)

PHDE 7000


(Years 1 - 3, Semesters 1-6)

  • Fees: 8400 OMR
  • Duration: 3 years minimum
  • Contact: Prof. Rajamohan
  • Email: RNatarajan@su.edu.om
  • Phone: 26850100   Ext: 240
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