B.Eng. (Hons) Data Communication & System Administration

Course Type Undergraduate
Length/Duration 8 Semesters (For more details please click on the Course Fees section below)
Qualification Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Data Communication & System Administration
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 gives you a comprehensive understanding of different communication channels and the issues associated with them. It facilitates the acquisition of skills in the design, development and implementation of communication systems that are appropriate to their environment. This programme also prepares you to be successful system administrators in a real-time environment.
The programme is intended for those of you who wish to pursue careers in research, development, operations and management of networks and services. It addresses the specific needs of the world-wide communications industry. Further, it is designed to support your learning that combines knowledge and skills in networking as well as the development of network services. The objectives of this programme are especially relevant when corporations today are looking for highly trained networking professionals to keep their mission-critical information networks up and running at peak performance 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 Voice over internet protocol Implementing network security Routing Protocols
Electrical Engineering Elective -I Communication Server Administration Project Planning
Spring semester Calculus and numerical methods Computer network protocols Business environment Switching and remote access
Probability and Statistics Network administration Fundamentals Of Relational Database Management System Advanced networking technologies
Introduction to Internet Internet administration Principles of routing Elective - III
Electronics Engineering Active directory services 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
Caution Deposit: R.O 100
(Refundable at the time of leaving college)

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
Fax: 00968-24446028
Tel: 00968 24531400