Majan University College
- Mutrah, Way No. 2621, Ruwi, Oman
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Majan was established in 1995 as the first private sector College in Oman, and has continued to be at the forefront of higher education in the Sultanate ever since. In December 2017, Majan achieved full institutional accreditation from the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA), and maintained its reputation as a trailblazer by being the first higher education institution in the country to do so. Majan is located on a single campus in Darsait which is home to a multi-cultural academic community with more than a hundred staff from various countries and a student population of over 3,500. Majan is an accredited college of the University of Bedfordshire, UK, and operates under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education, Oman.
It offers undergraduate programmes in Business Administration with 8 pathways, Finance, Accounting, Computing, Marketing, Islamic Banking and Finance, Computer and Internet Applications, Networking, and English Language. These are delivered in both full time and part time mode.
The Master programmes offered include Business Administration, Computer Sciences, International Human Resources Management, and Applied Linguistics from the University of Bedfordshire.
This degree programme is designed for students who are interested in dealing with people because people are in a constant change of flux in their needs, wants and desires. This programme will develop an in-depth understanding of the theoretical base relevant to consumer behaviour, advertising and promotional activities, brand management, sales force management, retail marketing and related marketing decisions. It will enhance students' ability to apply the theoretical knowledge to analysis and evaluation of marketing problems using appropriate market research techniques. The subjects covered include marketing strategy and campaign planning, public relations, event management and journalism, working across different media and technologies while skills such as analytical problem solving, teamwork, research and organising and communicating information receive great emphasis
Students of this programme learn about the role of markets and marketing in today's society. The programme has a strong emphasis on understanding consumers' wants and needs and also understanding their behaviour. This programme starts with providing the fundamental principles of marketing and progresses to the marketing applications in real life scenarios.It also develops a good understanding of the core concepts underlying the practice of finance and accounting, micro and macro economics, organisational structure, management principles and the development of successful business strategies.
This programme aims to develop a student's intellectual ability, executive personality and managerial skills through an appropriate blending of business and general education. The programme provides students with exposure to different areas and functions of business such as Accounting, Finance, Information technology, Marketing, Human resource and Strategy. It also enables students to take a broader perspective and ability to interlink different issues in the process of decision making. Students of this programme will also learn a broad range of managerial capabilities, problem solving and communication skills.
This programme develops a range of skills and knowledge essential to the effective management of HR functions such as staff planning, job analysis and design, recruitment and training, performance appraisal and assessment of training needs. Students of this programme will also be exposed to modules in accounting and finance, information systems, mathematics and statistics, management and marketing, in addition to English Language courses.
The programme provides a blend of a conceptual theoretical framework with practical applications and covers fundamental theoretical knowledge through to more specialised accounting requirements. This degree will develop a wide range of skills such as analytical problem solving, teamwork, research and organising and communicating information besides an understanding of the legal, economic, behavioural and human aspects of business organisations.The graduates of this programme will be capable of pursuing careers as finance managers, financial or management accountants, public accountants and managers.