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Graduate Programs

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies at SIMAD University offer two types of postgraduate programs. One is in-house postgraduate programs, which is the official postgraduate programs offered by the University. We also have a dynamic collaboration with Open University Malaysia in offering OUM postgraduate programs in Somalia. OUM is one of Malaysia’s leading Online Distance Learning (ODL) universities.

In our Graduate Studies, you can find a broad range of multidisciplinary courses to choose from. Welcome to our graduate studies. for further keep in touch with Center for postgraduate

Simad Masters Degree Program

SIMAD University is one of the largest and most respected institutions of higher learning in the republic of Somalia with more than 8000 students and alumni living around the world.

As the flagship campus of the city of Mogadishu, SIMAD has not only deep connections with other towns and the entire nation of Somalia, but also a proud tradition of thinking and acting globally. Few institutions in Somalia are more widely recognized as leaders in research, training, teaching, and public service.

The University has realized that the business enterprises, government institutions, Humanitarian organizations and development projects need masters competencies to enable them sustain their abilities to meet their goals and visions. Therefore, it is the University’s curiosity to emphasize the development of the human resources in both private and public sector.

Our postgraduate programs are designed to improve the professional knowledge of learners in their chosen area and help them take the next step of their live with a minimal disruption of their field responsibility. In just one and half year, you can develop real-world job skills, gain hands-on industry experience and make valuable contacts in your chosen sector.

OUM Postgraduate Program

SIMAD UNIVERSITY Graduate Studies (GS) is an OUM partner in charged for Open University Programs’ provision in Somalia. On February 9th, 2012 signed an agreement on OUM programs delivery in Somalia by SU- GS.

With     Open     University     Malaysia (OUM), GS was established in March 2012. GS offers numerous programs within different fields. GS aims to provide quality postgraduate programs in an open and distance learning environment by providing appropriate knowledge, skills, and managerial competences to sharpen students’ analytical and conceptual skills.

One of the GS policies is to expand and open learning centers in all Somali territory within different regions in the country.

Requirements For Postgraduate Studies

  • Four (4) copies of passport size photos with white background.
  • Original of Bachelor degree(s) and transcript.
  • Pass an English test.
  • Copy of passport with at least three years of validity.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $100 in the form of the bank draft for OUM Programs. For SIMAD Programs $70 for processing the applications.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 and two years of work experience for OUM programs OR five years of experience to those with less Minimum GPA.

Postgraduate Intakes

The duration of semester is four months and there are three intakes in every year. January, May and September.

Fee Structure


Master of Science in Networking and Data Communications $2,480
Master of Science in Banking & Finance $2,480
Master of Science in Marketing $2,480
Master of international relations and Diplomacy $2,480
Master of Public Policy $2,480
Master of Science in Accounting $2,480
Master of Business Administration $2,480



Master of Business Administration $4,000
Master of Information Technology $4,000
Master of Project Management $4,000
Master of Information Technology and Networking $4,000
Master of Education $4,000
Master of Software Engineering $4,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Education $4,000
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