PhD Management Sciences

Structure of PhD (MS) Program

The PhD is an intensive program structure as “Coursework” and “Supervised Research Thesis”. The program fulfill the requirements of the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The course work components are specifically designed to maximize learning and develop a comprehensive skill base required to undertake thesis research.  Assessment of each subject will be based on a combination of individual assignments and examinations. Academic standards will be of the Doctoral levels and students will be required to pass each subject before progression to the thesis/dissertation is permitted. The structure of the program is as follows.

Structure of PhD (MS) Program

Structure of PhD Coursework and Research Thesis

Course Code Subject Name (s) Credit Points
MGT 802 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods 3
MGT 805 Contemporary Issues in Management Sciences 3
MGT 806 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods 3
Elective I Specialization in Management Sciences 3
Elective II Specialization in Management Sciences 3
Elective III Specialization in Management Sciences 3
SRD 901 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis 36

Credit Hours for Coursework:  18

Credit Hours for Thesis:            36

Total Credit Hours for PhD:     54

Scheme of Study Course Work (PhD)

Year One

 

Semester 01

MGT 802 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods
MGT 805 Contemporary Issues in Management Sciences
MGT 806 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
 

Semester 02

 

MGT XXX Elective: I (800 Level)
MGT XXX Elective: II (800 Level)
MGT XXX Elective: III (800 Level)

 

Year Two

 

Semester 03

 

Course Code Subject Name (s) Credit Points
SRT 901 Supervised Research (Formal Thesis Proposal Development) 9
 

Semester 4

 

Course Code Subject Name (s) Credit Points
SRT 901 Supervised Research (Formal Thesis Proposal Defence; Research Plan and Approach Towards Thesis Write-up) 9

 

Year Three

 

Semester 05

 

Course Code Subject Name (s) Credit Points
SRT 901 Supervised research (Thesis Write-up): Field of inquiry & Review of Literature Theoretical Framework Research Method & Design Data Collection & Analysis 9
 

Semester 06

 

Course Code Subject Name (s) Credit Points
SRT 901 Supervised Research (Thesis Write-up): Findings, Discussion and Conclusion; Defence of First Draft of thesis; Submission of Revised Draft of Thesis. 9

 

List of Elective Courses PhD (MS) Programme

Sr. Course Code Subject Title
1 MGT 830 Seminars in Organizational Behavior
2 MGT 831 Communication Strategies for scholars
3 MGT 832 Seminar in Behavioral Decision Making
4 MGT 833 Seminar in International Human Resource Management
5 MGT 834 Dissertation Research
6 MGT 835 Industrial / Organizational Psychology.
7 MGT 836 Seminar in economics of Strategy and Organization
8 MGT 837 Seminar in Leadership and change Management
9 MGT 838 Advanced International Business Management
10 MGT 839 Intelligent Information systems Marketing Courses
11 MGT 840 Seminar in Entrepreneurial Communication
12 MGT 841 Behavior Research in Marketing
13 MGT 842 Seminar in Behavioral Research in Marketing II: Consumer Behavior.
14 MGT 843 Seminar in Product Planning
15 MGT 844 Seminar in qualitative Research in Marketing: Strategic Models and Methods
16 MGT 845 Empirical Analysis of Dynamic Decision Context
17 MGT 846 Culture and Persuasion
18 MGT 847 Seminar in International Marketing
19 MGT 848 Advance topic in Marketing
20 MGT 849 Marketing Research and Analysis
21 MGT 850 Seminar in International Advertising
22 MGT 851 Behavior Research in Marketing
23 MGT 852 Production and Operations Management
24 MGT 828 Financial Econometrics
25 MGT 870 Behavioral Finance and Decision Making

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria for PhD (MS) Programme shall be as under, unless changed or modified
by the HEC:

Requirement Description
Academic

Qualification

17.5/18 years of education (as applicable to the particular PG Programme) with Masters/MS/ MPhil/equivalent degree from an HEC-recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 (semester system) or 60% marks (only where CGPA is not given/available).
Attestation HEC’s attestation on the candidate’s local degrees (on the back of the original degrees).
Equivalency HEC’s equivalency certificate for the candidate’s foreign degrees.
Aptitude Test NTS-GAT (Subject Test), or GRE (Subject Test), passed with minimum 60% marks, or BU Admission Test (70% passing marks). Result be submitted at the time of application.
Statement of

Purpose

A statement of purpose (Maximum 2,000 words) to be evaluated by the Admission Committee.