B.Eng. (Hons) Computer Hardware and Networking

Course Type Undergraduate
Length/Duration 8 Semesters (For more details please click on the Course Fees section below)
Qualification Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Computer Hardware and Networking
Entry Requirements Candidates seeking direct admission to the programme mentioned should possess a General Education Diploma (Equivalent to 12 years of schooling or equivalent qualification) in the science stream, a minimum score of 65% in any two of the following modules/courses:
a) Pure Math
b) Physics
c) Chemistry
d) Biology
Further, candidates should pass the Placement Test conducted by MEC which includes English, Mathematics and Computing components. To be exempted from English Language in the Foundation Programme, candidates require a 5.5 score on IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or its equivalent and to be exempted from the Computing component of the GFP, they should have successfully completed the ICDL or IC3. In addition, candidates will have to pass the Math component of the college Placement Test.
Department Computing

This programme prepares you to apply technology in different areas of computer hardware and networking in real situations. It develops your skills in the design and implementation of large-scale computer networks in the area of computer hardware. It also enhances your proficiency in identifying different hardware components and recognizing their relationship with, and use in, networking.
Graduates of this programme are required for the country’s development plans to support the IT sector and allied activities related to the computer hardware and networking domain. Considering the industrial growth and use of computing devices in the region, you as a graduate of this programme, will find positions as hardware engineers, networking engineers and administrators at entry levels.
  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Fall semester College Mathematics Discrete Mathematics Introduction To Programming Omani studies
Programming Logic Development Business Communication System Analysis And Design SPECIAL TOPIC / SYSTEMS PROJECT MANAGEMENT
English for Special Purpose Computer Architecture Design of Network Security Database administration
Fundamentals Of Computer Hardware Digital Electronics Implementing Network Security Principles of routing
Electrical Engineering ELECTIVE - I Communication Server Administration Project Planning
Spring semester Calculus and Numerical Methods Computer Network Protocols Business Environment Advanced networking technologies
Probability and Statistics Network Administration Fundamentals Of Relational Database Management System Routing protocols
Introduction to Internet Internet Administration Microprocessors and Interfacing ELECTIVE - III
Electronics Engineering Advanced Computer Hardware Enterprise Mobility
Fundamentals Of Computer Networks PROJECT - I ELECTIVE - II Project Design and Implementation
Academic Programme Tuition Fees Duration Other Fees
Diploma R.O 2100
(per year)
Fulltime: 2 years or 4 semesters
Part time: Depends on modules registered
(The duration mentioned here does not include the Foundation Programme, which is usually completed in a year)
Registration Fees:R.O 50 (non-refundable)
Caution Deposit: R.O 100 (Refundable while leaving)

Fulltime: 4 years or 8 semesters
Part time: Depends on modules registered

(The duration mentioned here does not include the Foundation Programme, which is usually completed in a year)

For further information on how to register in the programme please Contact Our Student Admission Office in the following address for applying to our courses:
Mr. Mohammed Al Sabahi
Tel: 00968 24531588
Mr. Khalid Al Harthy
Tel: 00968 24531595
Mariam Al Mamari
Tel: 00968 24531797


In person:
The Student Admission Office
Middle East College
P.O.Box: 79, P.C. 124
Al-Rusayl, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Tel: 00968 24531400