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Title: A study of quality of college education in Oman
Author: Al-Busaidi, Bushra Abdullah Mohamed
ISNI:       0000 0004 5917 2376
Awarding Body: University of Birmingham
Current Institution: University of Birmingham
Date of Award: 2016
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The purpose of the thesis is to investigate the quality of higher education (HE) in the business colleges of the Sultanate of Oman. The need for this investigation is rooted in the necessity to upgrade the level of knowledge and skills among the graduates so that they can provide better opportunities for the prosperity of the Omani economy. The thesis takes stakeholder perspective on the quality of HE. Initially, the thesis addresses and analyses the role and impact of stakeholders and culture on the quality of HE based on a comprehensive literature review. The overall idea about the quality of HE has been integrated in a comprehensive conceptual framework to study the role and impact of stakeholders and culture. Qualitative and quantitative studies have been integrated and applied using a mixed method of research to provide an insightful understanding of the issues related to the quality of HE in Oman. To clarify the contextual specifics a chapter on Oman is presented.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: HD28 Management. Industrial Management ; LB2300 Higher Education