Admissions Criteria

For students to be admitted to the academic programs of the Modern College of Business and Science, they must have a Recognized General Education Diploma or its equivalent.

Students joining MCBS have to go through an English placement test. The first part of the placement test consists of listening, vocabulary, grammar and reading comprehension. The second part of the test is essay writing.

Students presenting a valid score of 5 in ILETS or 61 in internet Based TOEFL (iBT) are exempted from the first part of the placement test, but still sit for the second part of the test.

Students who have a score of 5-5.5 in ILETS , 65-79 in iBT) or 60-79 in part one of the placement test will join a Level 4 or a COMP I class, depending on the second part of the test (essay writing).

Students who have a score of 6 and above, 80 or above in iBT or 80 and above in part one of the placement test will join a COMP I class, or be exempted from COMP I and join straight a COMP II class, depending on the second part of the test (essay writing).

Other requirements: a copy of valid ID passport, four recent passport photographs (for Omani applicants), a copy of a valid passport and residence card and four recent passport photographs (for non-Omani applicants), and fill out the application form.