The Diploma program provides students with a gateway to future opportunities for professional and academic development. Diploma qualification in Business Administration (Management) will provide students with numerous employment opportunities in various specialisms (e.g., general management and administration, human resources, recruitment, management consultancy, retailing, marketing, logistics management, and transportation, etc. The Diploma in Business Administration (Management) graduates will find employment in the public, private, national, and international organizations; and non-governmental organizations.
The Management Department operates a 3 credit hour course system, which is based on the US credit hour curriculum model. Students are required to accumulate 66 credit hours a passing 22 courses (each is a 3 credit hour course) in order to graduate with a Diploma in Management specialization.
PROGRAMME CONTENT The taught elements of the program comprise an integrated package of University requirements, College requirements, Major requirements, Business and Major elective courses. Students will be awarded the diploma upon successful completion of the required 66 credit hours.
ACCT101 Introduction to Financial Accounting
MRKT201 Principles of Marketing
MNGT102 Business Ethics
MNGT201 Principles of Management
ENG101 Eng. Comm. Skills I
ECON101 Principles of Microeconomics
MIFS307 Computer Applications for Business
ISLM101 Islamic Civilization
MNGT207 Intro to Business Communication
ACCT201 Intro to Managerial Accounting
FINA201 Principles of Finance
MNGT203 Retail Management
MNGT205 Project Management
ENGL102 Eng. Comm. Skills II
MNGT206 Hospitality & Event Management
MATH105 Bus Maths
MNGT304 Human Resource Management
MRKT304 Marketing Management
MNGT307 Organizational Theory
MNGT301 Organizational Behavior
MNGT407 Small Business Management
To gain admission to programs in the College of Business Administration (COBA) a student:
Should have successfully completed the courses of all subjects of the general education diploma or equivalent;
Should achieve the standards set for the subjects of the Genera Foundation Program;
Should have studied subjects which qualify him/her to be enrolled in programs in the College of Business Administration, namely: Applied Mathematics.
Must be medically fit.
Credit Hours: 66 Tuition Fees: 5385.600 (OMR) Mode of Instruction: English and Arabic Mode of Delivery: FT/EVN * FT = Full time; EVN= Evening Delivery.
The program facilitates entry to job and work opportunities in a number of fields listed below such as: -
Business Development Manager
Human Resources Manager
Business Analysis Executive
The graduate from this program can also pursue further studies and improve their academic qualifications by pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
A’Sharqiyah University (ASU) is a private institution of higher education located in the north of the A’Sharqiyah region of the Sultanate of Oman. It is located in Ibra 150 km from Muscat, the capital. It was established in 2009 by Ministerial Decision (78/2009) issued by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.