Senior Management

Dr. Maha Kobeil

The Dean

Dr Maha received her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Manchester; an MA in Applied Linguistics (Discourse Studies in Language Teaching and Learning) from the University of Liverpool; and a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Manchester. She has extensive experience in the areas of applied linguistics, teaching English language and learning styles. For more than fifteen years, Dr. Maha has been involved in quality assurance, academic standards and accreditation activities. Her research interests are in the areas of reading comprehension, information processing, critical thinking skills, action research and student learning styles.



Ms. Nabila Al Macki

Associate Dean for Quality Assurance & Registry

Nabila has an MBA in Financial Management from Hull University, UK. She has rich teaching experience particularly in the areas of Finance and Accounting for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Her research interests include; curriculum development, teaching, learning and assessment strategies leadership and staff development.



Dr. M. Uma Selvi

Head of the Faculty of Business Management

Dr. Uma is an Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance and was the Quality Assurance coordinator for the Faculty of Business Management before becoming Head of Faculty.  She has a PhD in  financial management  and also  holds  a Master in Accounting and Finance, an M.Phil and an MBA where she secured the university first rank. Dr. Uma has over two decades of successful teaching experience and she teaches Advanced Management Accounting,  Investment Decision Analysis, Strategic Finance, Cost Accounting and Research Methods for the postgraduate, undergraduate and ACCA programmes.  She is an approved research supervisor for doctoral studies and has published several research papers in international and national journals.



Prof. Vijaychkandran Nair

Head of the Faculty of Information Technology

Prof. Vijay has a Ph.D in Management, Information Technology. He is a Fellow of the IACS and Senior member of IEEE, IMCT. He has guided more than 35 undergraduate and postgraduate research based projects, and published / presented 13 papers at national/international conferences / journals. He is also a lifetime member of CSI.ISTE IEE. Professor Nair is on the editorial board of two International Journals (DRJ, IMJR). His area of interest is in Vertical Management Information Systems Standards and Nomadic Computing Service Innovation.



Dr Iain McGee

Head of the Faculty of English Language Studies

Iain earned his PhD from Cardiff University, UK, in 2006. Since that time he has published research in various international journals and presented papers at conferences on a variety of subjects within the fields of applied linguistics and TESOL. His current academic interests are in discourse analysis, genre analysis, paragraphing, and writing pedagogy. Iain taught in HEIs in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere in Oman, before joining Majan College in June 2016. He believes all students should be researchers – asking questions, finding answers, and then asking more questions!



Mr. Ian McNaught

Head of Library and Computing Services 

Ian has a MSc in Multimedia and Elearning from the University of Huddersfield, UK. Prior to joining Majan College he worked for the University of Huddersfield for 6 years as a Learning Technology Advisor. His research interests include Mobile Learning, Online Formative Assessment and Plagiarism in the Internet Age.



Dr. Brian Poole

Head of Teaching and Research Standards

Brian has a Doctorate in Education (EdD) from the University of Bath, UK. He re-joined the College in January 2016 having previously been its QA Director and Head of English between 1999 and 2003. In a long and varied career he has held a variety of lecturing, academic management and quality assurance posts in a range of countries, including the UK, Singapore and Oman. His academic background and publications are in the fields of applied linguistics and higher education, and he is currently an external examiner at the University of Brighton (UK).



Mr. Amr Ebeid

Financial Controller

He joined the College in 2008. Amr has extensive experience in financial operations control and development of financial objectives in line with the college strategy. He has more than seven years’ previous experience in public accounting practice with Deloitte and KPMG in the Middle East. He has been responsible for providing audit & advisory services to a wide range of business sectors. He is a chartered accountant and holds postgraduate degrees in finance.



Mr. Mustafa EL Sayyed

Internal Audit Manager

He completed his BA(Hons) in Finance & Business Administration, from Ain Shams University, Cairo.  He has also worked as an auditor through chartered accounting companies. Prior to joining Majan, he held the position of chief accountant at Muscat Securities Market for ten years and worked for Sohar University. He is a member of the Egyptian Charter Accountancy Association.



Mr. Sami Al Yousfi

Head of Administration & HR

Sami holds an MBA from the University of Bedfordshire, UK.  He oversees the provision and smooth running of facilities in the College. He works closely with senior management and is involved in strategic planning for the College. He is also directly responsible for facilities in the hostels, the security of the College's premises and crisis management. He is a sports enthusiast and plays a very active role in the College's sport and co-curricular activities.  



 Mr. Mahmoud Faquose

 Head of Marketing

Mahmoud joined Majan in January 2005. He manages all of the College's marketing activities. He has a rich portfolio of experience in business and marketing. Prior to joining Majan, he was a marketing manager for 8 years in a group of companies involved in manpower training. In addition, Mr. Mahmoud has several years’ experience of working in banking & insurance. He has a Diploma in Banking, a Diploma in Education & Psychology, a BA (Hons) in English Language, and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Bedfordshire, UK.


05 February 2018
Breaking Open the Classroom Wed 7th March 2018, 4pm-8pm Event Details Potential students AND their parents are welcome to Majan to attend sample
25 December 2017
Majan University College is the first institution to receive full accreditation from the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority On the 21st December
21 November 2017
Congratulations to our Director of eLearning, Roshan Kolar, for receiving an 'Honorable Mention' in Turnitin's 'Global Innovation Awards 2017'. As
17 October 2017
Majan was pleased to host a 'Google for Education' workshop. Around 30 school leaders from the region attended to see how G-suite and Chromebooks
12 October 2017
On 19th and 20th March 2018 Majan will be holding a major conference entitled ‘Promoting Entrepreneurship and Technological Skills: National Needs,
29 August 2017
A interactive CLICKS workshop on 'Programme & Student Assessment' was delivered by Dr. Narimane Hadj-Hamou to Majan's teaching staff.
29 August 2017
Majan has been awarded ‘Oman’s 2nd Best Performing Company’, in the category of small cap, in the AIWA awards!
14 August 2017
Congratulations to Emy Grace Tijan & Priya Sebastian, two final level ACCA students at Majan, who scored the highest marks in Oman in ACCA papers
01 August 2017
Majan University College (MUC) has signed an agreement with the United Kingdom’s Higher Education Academy (HEA) so as to become an HEA Access
13 July 2017
Majan College Alumni Association organised its first Qaranqasho event at the Al-Aman Rehabilitation Centre in Al Khoudh, on Sunday 11th June 2017.
03 July 2017
Congratulations to the winners of the Table Tennis Dean's Cup 2017, the Foosball Dean's Cup 2017 & the Chess Dean's Cup 2017! Table Tennis
02 July 2017
Earlier this year, 207 football teams from across Oman battled their way to the national final of the 'Neymar Jr's Five' football competition
08 June 2017
Congratulations to the winners of 'Learn & Engage' for the Feb-June 2017 Edition! L&E will resume next semester with more exciting quizzes
08 June 2017
Make the most of your summer and learn English at Majan! Open to students age 15 and above. For more details or to register contact 24730759,
29 May 2017
Congratulations to Qais Al Zadjali and Wiam Al Habsi for winning the 'Y Got Talent' contest @ Majan! They will now represent their college in the
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