Department of Computing

Established in 1996, the Department of Computing endeavours to provide educational excellence by offering internationally recognized undergraduate programmes in computing to meet the demands of today’s global job scale. The Department is committed to offering students the opportunity to acquire an in-depth understanding and set of computing knowledge combined with practical skills.

Department of Computing offers programmes in affiliation with University of Stirling (UoS), and University Malaysia Pahang (UMP), in addition to advanced diploma programmes with Scottish Qualifications Authority SQA, UK. These programmes provide students with a comprehensive, well-planned and balanced learning experience based on requirements of the current job market in the Sultanate of Oman.

The Department is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs. There are dedicated labs for students to gain practical experience in networking, hardware maintenance, and CISCO router configuration.

Master Programmes:

The department offers the following master’s programmes in affiliation with University of Stirling – UK:

  • Master of Science in Big Data

Bachelor Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor with Honours in Computing Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Systems and Networking with Honours

Diploma Degree Programmes

  • Advanced Diploma in Computing: Software Development
  • Advanced Diploma in Computing: Technical Support
Muscat College

Head of Department

Dr Sarachandran Nair
Head of Department of Computing Ext: 73


The Staff of the Department of Computing consists of associate professors, assistant professors, senior lecturers and lecturers that have rich teaching and industrial experience. They prepare students with following traits:

  • Ready to be absorbed by the industry to start a career in the field of information and communication technology.
  • Able to start an entrepreneurial project in the field of Information technology.
  • Able to pursue research activities in the field of information technology.

Department additional activity

Department of Computing provides learning support services including one on one tutoring for weak students and students who have missed the classes due to sickness in addition the Department provide support to accelerate critical thinking and analytical skills of students through peer tutoring in class rooms and train students to do peer tutoring. The Department organizes extra-curricular activities for students to instill organizational, managerial and teamwork skill by Organizing departmental / national level events with collaboration of students’ IT club.

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