Master of Science in Management

Abbreviation: MS Management

Objectives:

  • To provide an opportunity forstudents to understand and comprehend ‘Management’ as a knowledge area.
  • To ensure that students can apply the acquired knowledge to real world situations through better skill building.
  • To ensure that students develop analytical, synthesis and evaluation skills for better ‘Management’ (in general) or for further research.

Scope:

  • There are good a number of students in Pakistan who do not have access to good quality education relevant to the field of ‘Management’.
  • Since the degree offers specialization, therefore in the modern global arena, a wide range of employment and academic opportunities exist for such graduates (specialists).

Eligibility:

  • 16 year equivalent degree duly recognized by HEC.
  • Minimum 2.0 CGPA in prior degree or equivalent.
  • Clearance of admission test conducted by FUI.

Note: Applicants must meet the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned above to be considered for admission to the program; however, meeting these criteria does not guarantee admission.

Duration:

  • Minimum: 2 years (4 semesters other than summer semester)
  • Maximum: According to the faculty policy

Specialization(s):

  • Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Quality Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Technology Management
  • Operations Management

Equivalence:

  • 16 years for students with non-business background if earned credits in degree are 30.
  • 18 years for students with non-business background if earned credits in degree are 60 or more.
  • 18 years for students with business background if earned credits in degree are 30 or more.

Minimum Credit Requirements:

 

Mandatory

Specialization

Electives

Thesis

Total

Credit Requirement for Students with Business Background with Thesis

9

9

6

6

30

Credit Requirement for Students with Business Background without Thesis

3

15

12

0

30

Credit Requirement for Students with Non-Business Background with Thesis

18

15

21

6

60

Credit Requirement for Students with Non-Business Background without Thesis

12

21

27

0

60

Additional Requirements by Faculty for MS Students Opting for Thesis Option:

In addition to the requirements of the university, students must cater to the following important rules for completion of their MS degree:

  1. Students are generally encouraged to work on theoretical contributions, practical case studies (preferably local) and industrial projects etc.
  2. Students are encouraged to publish their thesis research work in international reputed conferences and/or journal; however this is not a mandatory requirement.
  3. Students can only register for thesis after completion of Mandatory Course Work Requirement of their respective degrees.

Additional Requirements by Faculty for all MS Students:

  1. Students can take up to one equivalent degree course (after approval from the respective Head of Department)from faculties other than ‘Business and Technology’ as ‘Elective’. This is only possible for students enrolled in degrees that offer choice of more than one elective.
  2. Students from undergrad can take electives from post grad after permission of the respective HoD.
  3.  Students from postgrad (MS, PhD, MBA 3.5 and MBA 1.5) cannot take electives from undergrad.