UTAS-Nizwa offers strong and flexible academic system based on credit hours with multi-level qualifications that begin from Foundation Year, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Bachelor’s Degree. Each level requires specific grade that is required to proceed to higher levels.
This system often challenges students and motivates them to study harder in order to achieve a higher grade that gives them a chance to move to the next level of their studies.
UTAS-Nizwa offers various courses in Engineering, Business Studies and Information Technology that is designed to meet the national labor market needs of Omani professionals.
The student of the foundation program moves to the diploma level in specialized programs after his success in level-four exam (The Final) in English, mathematics and computer.
A table showing the conversion of grades to estimate the percentage and points.
The success of the student in any subject is conditioned with obtaining:
The credited hours is a unit of measurement of a study to determine the weight of courses during one academic semester, and equivalent to a theoretical lecture and one or two practical training in laboratories and workshops and laboratories in the week, and each course of study (three) credit hours.
The following Controls should be available for recording the student or at least the minimum credit hours:
If the student lacks less than (12) credit hours to complete the lower level and his average qualifies him to move to the next level, then he is allowed to record credit hours of the next level subjects provided that the total credit hours from the two levels in the registered course shouldn’t be more or less than (12) hours, except for the summer semester, in which the credit hours do not exceed (9) credit hours.