International Students Services

Bayan College offers an International Degree and welcomes all the students from different nationalities and background.  We have International Students Services to facilitate the admission for international students.

The international student has to fulfill all the entry standards criteria for the stipulated program. International Students office carries out following activities:

  1. Liaison with Ministry of Education for Validating Certificates
  2. Approval from Ministry of Higher Education for international student admission
  3. Student Visa processing and facilitation
  4. Free Health Insurance
  5. Girls Hostel facilities
  6. Meals and Transportation for International students


About Bayan College

Bayan College operates under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and is affiliated with Purdue University Northwest, USA. We are the first private college in Oman offering diploma/bachelor degree in Media studies and English Studies.

Bayan College, based on its belief in the role it plays in community service, offers both morning and evening academic programs to facilitate the enrolment of those who wish to work and study at the same time.

Our highly professional, multicultural faculty, affiliation with a well-reputed American university, and advanced academic programs provide students with an excellent learning opportunities and enable them to earn the skills necessary to enter the labor market.


To be a key part of the higher education infrastructure in Oman and to make a major contribution to the development of human resources in the Sultanate and the region. We aim to create students who are renowned for their ability to think, achieve and excel.


  • To provide an appropriate academic environment to ensure quality education.
  • To prepare well-qualified and experienced graduates.
  • To interact with the society and offer services to it.

 Department of Media Studies


The Department of Media Studies offers Bachelor Degrees and Diplomas in:

  • Journalism:
  • Broadcasting:
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising:
  • Visual Communication Design:

Department of English Studies

The Department of English Studies offers Bachelor Degrees and Diplomas in:


  • English Literature:
  • English Professional Writing:

Career Opportunities

The Programs being offered by Bayan College are designed to prepare students for many professions, including but not limited to:


Ad Writer Advertising Manager Advertising Producer
Web & Multimedia design Assistant Editor Assistant Production Manager
Marketing Communication Camera Operator Campaign Officer
Columnist Communications Specialist Copy Editor
Copy Writer Script Writer Digital Media Specialist
Director English Teacher Event Management
Program/Film/Ad Director Executive-Public/Private Sectors Executive Producer
Branding Design Film/Video Editor Narrator
Freelance Writer Internet Journalist Investor Relations Executive
Journalist Market Researcher Marketing Assistant
Marketing Coordinator Marketing Manager Marketing Relations
Media Planner Media Relations Coordinator Media Relations Officer
News Editor News Producer Officer
Photographer Producer Production Coordinator
Program Anchor Promotion Coordinator Proof Reader
Public Information Officer Public Information Officer Public Relations Assistant
Public Relations Manager Publications Designer Radio Broadcast Assistant
Relations Officer Reporter Academic
Interpreter Social Media Specialist Sports Information Director
Sports Reporter Strategic Planning Executive Tour Guide
Talk Show Host Technical Writer TV / Radio Correspondent
Translator Content Specialist Videographer
TV/ Radio Reporter TV/Radio Anchor Writer

Transfer Students to Purdue University – 2+2 agreement

This Program is an achievement for Bayan College, since it is the first time Purdue University Northwest (PNW) offers such a program to overseas students. A student after finishing his/her first two years at Bayan College can transfer to PNW and finish the last two years to get BA there. As part of the admission’s process a selection committee from PNW will conduct interviews with the applicant either in person, or via video-conference or Skype. Students should have at least “C” grade 2.4 in their first two years, to be eligible for application.

 Freie Universität Berlin Exchange Program

Within the framework of its constant efforts to develop relationships internationally with highly reputed institutions which enable students’ exchange, Bayan College recently signed a Memorandum of Student Exchange with Freie Universität Berlin. The Memorandum stipulates sending graduate or undergraduate students one semester or one year for the purpose of providing them with an opportunity to take advantage of the joint expertise of both institutions. The designated students must have completed at least four semesters (two academic years) of study before beginning the exchange period and have demonstrated superior academic achievements and fluency in the language of instruction.

Freie Universität Berlin is a public research university and one of the most prestigious universities in the Federal Republic of Germany and Europe, with more than 34,000 students, including more than 10,000 in graduate studies, studying in more than 190 disciplines. It ranks 130 among the top universities in the world.

Important phone numbers

For Emergencies (Health and Safety Office)

Mr. Yousif Al-Toobi                   Mobile: 96443433 Office: 24263616

Student Affairs Office (Accommodation – transportation – restaurants)

Mr. Muhammad Elian                Mobile: 95701609 Office: 24263628/24263623


Nurse: Ms. Sina                        Mobile: 93775314 Office: 24263621


Mr. Mulham Al Siyabi                    Mobile 94087181 Office: 24263622