About Higher Education College
The International College of Engineering and Management (ICEM) is at the forefront of educational excellence in the Sultanate of Oman. This renowned Higher Education College offers students an unrivaled selection of practical courses designed and led by experts who weave together a unique combination of educational excellence, outstanding practical experience and genuine community spirit.
Browse our website and see why ICEM graduates have varied job opportunities when they complete their studies. Join a select band of students who embark each year on a stimulating, thought provoking journey through Higher education at ICEM.
Message from The Dean
"Making a decision to go to College or University to continue your education and then choosing which College or University and which course to study will change your life. Well done for considering higher education! I hope that between our website and our prospectus you will find all the information you require to make an informed decision about your future and which ICEM course is the right one for you. At ICEM you will be at the heart of everything we do. Our courses are very professional and we aim to give you the best possible chance of a successful and glorious career.
'Empowering minds and Powering careers' is our slogan.
While I am confident that all the courses offered by ICEM are interesting, challenging and exciting and will provide you with a secure foundation for your future career, it is very important to me that you choose the course which suits you the best."
UCLan - Partner University
Our Partner University UCLan has evolved over the years to be recognized as a world class institution. UCLan has been included in the QS World Rankings which lists around 850 elite universities from thousands of institutions around the globe. UCLan was the first modern University in UK to enter the rankings in 2010, sitting alongside institutions such as Harvard and Yale. A truly global institution, UCLan student body includes 120 nationalities; its partnership network extends to 125 countries in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia; it runs 100+ student exchange programmes; and it has a new campus in Cyprus.
The University encourages and nurtures originality, from its ground-breaking Energy Management partnership with BAE Systems to its launch of the world's first International Fashion Institute and the introduction of UK's first MBA in Fashion.
Apart from making periodic investments to ensure superlative teaching and learning facilities, ICEM lays emphasis on research, international appeal and focuses on the all round development of its students.
Our courses are available in a range of flexible study modes, detailed in our Admissions section.
Superlative Teaching and learning faclities
We invest from time to time on new and modern facilities. We have just made a significant investment to redevelop our campus on our existing site. Our teaching facilities include interactive whiteboards in many classrooms, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) using Blackboard, on-line environment for all lecture materials, handouts, assignments and additional resources; an Independent Learning Centre and a separate Language Learning Centre.
Encouraging Omani Staff
We support Omanisation through staff development programmes. Based on requirements and suitability, staff are given the opportunity for further studies in UK or elsewhere to enhance their qualifications and experience.
Shaping Responsible Citizens
We strongly encourage our students to actively support their
community through volunteering and community engagement projects.
A Truly International College
We have students from more
than 20 countries studying at ICEM, demonstrating the unique appeal of our
courses across the GCC and beyond. We also attract teaching staff from many
The Oldest Specialist Professional Training College in Oman
ICEM was founded in 1995 as the Fire Safety Engineering College initially delivering specialist professional training in Civil Defence. It very quickly developed further training in Aviation Fire Safety and University Education through its affiliated partner the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in the United Kingdom. ICEM offers B.Eng (Hons) Degree Course in Well Engineering (Mechanical Engineering), BSc(Hons) Degree Courses in Fire Safety Engineering/Management, Facilities Management and Health, Safety and Environmental Management.
Emphasis on Research
We work in collaboration with our partner University and other national and global research organizations. We have researchers from different parts of the globe who are experts in fields such as environmental challenges, fire safety & engineering, facilities management and languages. The college provides opportunities to further students/ employees career through research programmes leading to PhD/Masters from UCLan.