MS Management Science
The MS-Management provides a thorough grounding in the theory and research needed for academic and professional career in the field of business and management. This program welcomes graduates who wish to study and explore a range of contemporary theoretical and empirical aspects of management and organization with a global outlook and local relevance.
The program gives graduates an insight into modern management practice and an opportunity to develop the skills required for leading and managing organization and pursuing teaching and research careers. Its main elements are:
- Analysis of organizational structure and behavior both at micro and macro level, through multiple theoretical perspectives;
- An examination of strategy and the functional areas of management with a focus on internal and external context of organization;
- Exploring topical issues in management, comparing different management tools and techniques; and
- Design, plan and execute a research project addressing both theoretical and practical issues and contribute to knowledge repository of management.
A sound knowledge of management discipline through MS-Management will provide you a wide array of career opportunities in private and public sectors as well as non-profit organizations. Furthermore, this program will prepare you to embark on a PhD program at UCP or anywhere within and outside Pakistan.
- Sixteen years of schooling or 4 year education (124 credit hours) after HSSC/F.A. /F.Sc/A-Levels/Grade 12 equivalent.
- A minimum CGPA 3.00 (out of 4.00 in the semester system) or 1st division (in the annual system) in bachelor/master/equivalent degree in a relevant discipline including Business, Management and Commerce is required.
- The GAT-General (www.nts.org.pk/gat/gat.asp) conducted by the National Testing Service with a minimum 50% cumulative score. The GAT-General test is valid for a period of two years.
- A subject-based written test and an interview will be conducted to shortlist the students for admissions.
24 credit hours (08 courses)
12 credit hours
36 credit hours
The minimum and maximum period for completion is two years and five years respectively.
- Organization and Management Theory
- Research Methods in Management
- Multivariate Data Analysis
- Human Behavior in Organization
- Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice
- Corporate responsibility and sustainability
- International and Comparative Management
- Special Topics in Management
Note: A student with non-business background may be required to take pre-requisite courses to be determined by the Graduate Research Committee depending on the academic background of the students.
Each student will be required to complete a research thesis of no more than 40,000 words. Thesis is completed under the supervision of a faculty member and is evaluated by an external examiner as per university rules. The research proposal for research thesis will be required at the end of second semester. A student who completes the courses but fails to complete the requirement of thesis may be considered for postgraduate degree in management.