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Islamabad Campus

Master of Science in Business Analytics

SZABIST offers Master of Science in Business Analytics with specialization in Finance, Marketing, Management /HR & Supply Chain Management. The program comprises of 30 credit hours & is based on two streams. Research Thesis / Capstone Project Stream requires the student to complete 8 Courses of 24-credit hours and one Research Thesis or Capstone Project of 6-credit hours. The minimum time duration to earn MS Degree by this stream is 2 years.  Course Work Stream requires the student to complete 10 Courses of 3credit hours each. The minimum time limit to complete MS Degree by Course Work stream is 1.5 years. The maximum duration to complete this degree is 4 years.

Eligibility:
  • 16 years of education in a related field with minimum 55% marks or CGPA 2.5
  • GAT General with minimum 50% score.
  • Attend an entrance test and interview at SZABIST

Course Curriculum

1. MS by Research Thesis/Capstone Project Stream

Scheme of Study

The Scheme of Study is as follows;

  • Six Compulsory Courses (6×3 =18 credits hours from Business Analytics Core Domain
  • Two Elective Courses (2×3=6 credit hours from area of specialization)
  • Thesis /Capstone Project (6 Credit Hours)

Compulsory Courses

  • Research Methodology
  • Math and Statistics
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Tools for Business Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Programming Using Python

Electives (Electives in any of following areas subject to the offering of Course)

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management/HR
  • Supply Chain Management

 

FIRST YEAR

1st Semester

Research Methodology

Strategic Decision Making

Math/Stat

Data Mining

 

2nd Semester

Tools for Business Analytics

Programming Using Python

Elective I

Elective II

 

SECOND YEAR

3rd Semester

Elective III

Thesis-I/Capstone Project-I

 

4th Semester

Thesis-II/Capstone Project-II

2. MS by Course Work Stream

Scheme of Study

The Scheme of Study is as follows;

  • Six Compulsory Courses (6×3 =18 credits hours from Business Analytics Core Domain
  • Four Elective Courses (4×3=12 credit hours from area of specialization)
  • No Thesis or Project

Compulsory Courses

  • Research Methodology
  • Math and Statistics
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Tools for Business Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Programming Using Python

Electives (Electives in any of following areas subject to the offering of Course)

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management/HR
  • Supply Chain Management

 

FIRST YEAR

1st Semester

Research Methodology

Strategic Decision Making

Math/Stat

Data Mining

 

2nd Semester

Tools for Business Analytics

Programming Using Python

Elective I

Elective II

 

SECOND YEAR

3rd Semester

Elective III

Elective IV

Electives

 

Finance

Fintech/Data Science for Finance

Applied Time Series Analysis for Forecasting

Risk Management

Financial Modelling

Marketing

Digital Marketing and Social Media

Retailing and analytics

Market Strategy and Forecasting

Customer Relations Management

Management/HR

Decision Support System

Management Models

Disaster management (GIS)

HR Analytics

Performance Management

Supply Chain Management

Strategies for Managing Supply Chain

Advanced Warehouse, Store & Material Management

Green Supply Chain Management)

Distribution Networks

Department Info

Department of Management Sciences

Street # 09, Plot # 67
Sector H-8/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

051-4863363-65
szabist-isb.edu.pk