Facts and History – Institute of Topographical Sciences

Facts and History

Facts and History2018-10-21T13:15:59+00:00

Training Wing

The Institute of Topographical Sciences (ITS), initially called Training Wing, was established in 1995.


Ordinary National Diploma

For the first two years, the institute operated under a franchise agreement with Oaklands College of the U.K. for the award of the U.K.’s BTEC Ordinary National Diploma (OND)



In 1998, the institute became an approved EDEXCEL Centre with the authority to run BTEC diploma courses. The franchise agreement is valid until 2019.


Diploma in Geomatics and Survey Engineering

Recently, in May 2018, the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) licensed ITS to run its Diploma in Geomatics and Survey Engineering. At level 6 of the Oman National Qualifications Framework (ONQF).

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