The College

About Higher education College

The International College of Engineering and Management is at the forefront of educational excellence in the Sultanate of Oman. This renowned Higher Education College offers students an unrivalled selection of practical courses designed and led by experts who weave together a unique combination of education excellence, outstanding practical experience and genuine community spirit. Browse our website and see why ICEM graduates have multiple job opportunities when they complete their studies. Join a select band of students who each year embark on a thought provoking journey through Higher education at the International College of Engineering and Management in Oman.


Message from the Dean



Making the 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 vocational and we aim to give you the best possible chance of a fantastic career. It is this that means we are “Empowering minds and Powering careers”. It is really important to me that you choose the right course but more importantly the right course for you. I am confident that ICEM can offer you interesting, challenging and exciting courses that will provide you with a secure foundation for your future career.


Partner University


UCLan has evolved over the years to become a world class institution, recognised with its inclusion in the 2010 QS World Rankings, the first Modern University in the UK to gain this status. 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 UK’s first MBA in Fashion, to its proud record of student business start-ups  sector-leading 60 per cent of which are still thriving after three years.

College Facts

All our degree courses are available to study full-time or part-time. Full-time study requires up to three semesters (September – September) on our International Foundation Programme and two semesters per year (September to January; January to June) on our undergraduate programmes.

Part-time study is available in a range of flexible study modes:

  • One or two days per week*
  • Two weeks study followed by two weeks at work*
  • Evening study*

*Subject to sufficient demand

Superlative Teaching and Learning Facilities

We are making a significant investment to create the best teaching and learning environment. Our campus is being completely redeveloped on our existing site located next to the new National Exhibition Centre, The headquarters of Bank Muscat, Bank Sohar, Bank Dhofar and the planned Downtown Muscat. 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 ILC and separate language learning centre.

Supporting Omanisation

We are also very active in developing our staff  who have the opportunity for further studies in UK or elsewhere to enhance their qualifications and experience.

Shaping global citizens

Every year over 40 students progress to further their studies in the UK. 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 countries.

The oldest specialist vocational training college in Oman

ICEM was founded in 1995 as the Fire Safety Engineering College initially delivering specialist vocational training in Civil Defence.  It very quickly developed further training in Aviation Fire Safety and University Education through our affiliated partner the University of Central Lancashire in the United Kingdom.  ICEM offers B.Sc. (Honours) Degree Courses in Well Engineering (Mechanical Engineering), Fire Safety Engineering/Management, Facilities Management and Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

Discover challenges, Create innovative solutions through Research at ICEM

discover_chalenges The college is working in collaboration with our partner institute, other research organizations locally, nationally and globally. We have researchers from various parts of the globe who are experts in the fields like environmental issues, 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.