Director’s Message


You have taken the right step forward by choosing to further your studies at Dhofar University (DU). The Centre for Preparatory Studies at DU offers you a robust program to hone your linguistic, mathematical, computing and study skills.

By joining us, you are now not only part of the first accredited university in Oman, but also part of a program that boasts six solid commendations given by OAAA in their audit report in the areas of teaching and learning, exam security, academic student support, student induction, etc.

Our program offers you the effectiveness of an outcome-based education in an inclusive, collaborative and thoughtful learning environment conducive to academic excellence and life-long learning. In addition, our program offers an outstanding student support service along with numerous extra-curricular activities. Our termly Student Open Day offers lots of fun and engaging cultural and social events.

Our program sees students as partners and, therefore, an open 24/7 communication channel is out there for everyone to address challenges, throw questions, or give suggestions. Through this channel, information keeps flowing back and forth to ensure that students are kept posted of the latest events.

Finally, our program boasts an internationally diverse team from all corners of the world with a richness of expertise and wealth of experience coupled with a high level of motivation that has every intention to take you further.

I wish you every success.

Dr. Moosa Ahmed Bait Ali Sulaiman

Director of CPS