B.Sc. ( Hons) Database Management Systems

Course Type Undergraduate
Length/Duration 8 Semesters (For more details please click on the Course Fees section below)
Qualification Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Database Management Systems
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)
• General Foundation Programme (GFP) Certificate issued by MEC.

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

The Database Management Systems Programme addresses the skill requirements of business and industry that are associated with database technologies, taking into account the need to balance theory with practice. This programme equips you with the knowledge and abilities that will enable you to develop and manage large database systems.
Due to the considerable growth in regional businesses, e-government and other industries as well as an increase in the general use of information systems, there is considerable requirement for specialists both locally and internationally. The Database Management Systems Programme will enable you to seek employment as database developers, database managers, and IT managers in any organisation which makes use of databases and information systems.
  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Fall Semester College Mathematics Discrete Mathematics Electronics Engineering Omani Studies
Programming Logic Development Business Communication Fundamentals Of Computer Networks SPECIAL TOPIC / SYSTEMS PROJECT MANAGEMENT
English for Special Purpose Fundamentals Of Relational Database Management System Operating Systems Computer Architecture
Fundamentals Of Computer Hardware Database Application Development Business Technology Management Data Warehousing
Electrical Engineering ELECTIVE - I Management Information Systems Project Planning
Spring Semester Calculus and Numerical Methods Object Oriented Paradigm Business Environment Advanced Database Administration
Probability and Statistics Internet Development Suite Database Administration  Performance Tuning
Introduction to Internet Front End Technologies Database Security ELECTIVE - III
SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN Programming with Procedural Language/Structured Query Language Distributed Database Management System
Introduction To Programming 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
Tel: 00968 24531400