MPhil Management Sciences

Program Description

The MPhil program offers a degree in core management areas with a particular emphasis on the identification and solution of issues pertaining to marketing, finance, human resource management.
The coursework for the MPhil program in Management Sciences will introduce the scholars with classic and contemporary theories developed by management science researchers across the globe. The coursework consists of 10 courses that are to be offered in four semesters. The program offers 10 -12 streams of professional elective courses. Students will also have the opportunity to take specialty executive certificate courses during the regular semesters. The content will proceed with an understanding of the current management thought towards developing practical skills in the areas pertaining to marketing, finance, strategy, and human resource management.
The two years program consists of 30 credit hours of course work altogether. In first year of the degree, students will take 2 elective courses along with the core courses for a thorough and in-depth knowledge of management sciences. In the second year, students will register themselves for two additional elective courses and core subjects.

Career Prospects

Two-year MPhil program is an advanced level masters in management sciences by coursework degree, which gives an excellent starting point for a PhD with a similar skill set. It creates knowledge and leads to the development of methods and testing of the robustness of existing theories. The MPhil graduates are expected to work with leading national and multinational organizations to serve their managerial needs. Most students will obtain a PhD position in different universities in the faculty of Business/Management or at one of the other participating faculties. However, this is not the only way, and graduates with MPhil degrees can also track their professions as managerial bodies, analysts, and an academician. This higher-level degree provides an excellent foundation for those planning their careers in consultancy or policy advice.

Program Objectives

The main objectives of this degree are:
  • To provide an integrated knowledge of theory and practical in advanced fields of management.
  • To provide advanced and specialized study in Management for further learning and research.
  • To be able to independently diagnose problems and offer workable solutions - meeting the needs of senior managerial positions.
  • To enable them to conceive managerial problems with relevant solutions by making them independent researchers.
  • To prepare the students for critical analysis of the current issues and enable them for further discussion.
  • To provide a bridge for students willing to study Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
  • To prepare experts in the field of management capable of resolving different challenges in all fields of life.

Program Structure

Structure No of Courses Cr. Hrs
Program Core 4 12
Elective 6 18
Total 10 30

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for admission to the MPhil Management Sciences program, a candidate:
  • Must possess a relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree of a minimum of 16 years of education or equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Degree Awarding Institute (DAI). However, candidates with a non-business degree may also be admitted, but they have to complete deficiency courses before the regular roadmap of the program.
  • Must have passed GRE / GAT / NTS (General) OR pass the GIFT University admission test with at least a 50% score.
  • Shall have obtained a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 / 4.0 in the semester system or a minimum of 2nd division in the annual system in the last qualifying degree.
  • An equivalence certificate is mandatory from the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in case of an equivalent qualification.
  • In addition to the above, the applicant may also be required to fulfill any further eligibility criteria if specified by the HEC.