Islamabad Campus

MS (Management Sciences)

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MS (Management Sciences)

SZABIST offers MS Degree (Equivalent to M.Phil) Day and Evening Program in the fields of Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and Finance. There are two streams available for the Master of Science. One Stream is by Course Work and the other through Research Work. In Course Work Stream, the students are required to complete 10 courses of 3 credit hours each. In Research Work Stream, the students are required to complete 8 Courses and Two IRS or one Thesis of Six Credit hours. In both the streams, 30 Credit hours are required to be completed.

The time limit to earn MS degree is from 1.5 to 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

RESEARCH: SZABIST strongly encourages the publication of research findings of Independent Studies, Thesis, and Dissertation in research journals & conferences. SZABIST publishes its own research journals and the Journal of Independent Studies & Research (www.szabist.edu.pk/jisr-msse). SZABIST also holds two National Research Conferences every year.

Course Curriculum

MS By Course Work Stream

The Scheme of Study is as follows:

  • Six Compulsory Courses (18 Credit Hours)
  • Four Electives ( 12 Credit Hours)
  • No IRS or Thesis

MS By Research Work Stream

The Scheme of Study is as follows:

  • Six Compulsory Courses (18 Credit Hours)
  • Two Electives ( 6 Credit Hours)
  • Two IRS OR one Thesis (6 Credit Hours )
Stream 1 – MS By Course Work Stream

Compulsory Courses

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 5127 Research Methods and Techniques
2 MS 5204 Quantitative Tools for Research
3 MS 5112 Strategic Management
4 MS 5104 Strategic Marketing
5 MS 5237 Strategic Finance
6 MS 5238 Strategic Human Resource Development

First Year

Fall Semester

MS 5104 Strategic Marketing Decisions
MS 5132 Applied Strategic Management
MS 5137 Research Methods and Techniques
MS 5238 Strategic Human Resource Development

Spring Semester

MS 5204 Quantitative Tools for Research
MS 5318 Strategic Finance
MS 5xxx Elective I
MS 5xxx Elective II

Second Year

Fall Semester

MS 5xxx Elective III
MS 5xxx Elective IV
Stream 2 – MS By Research Work Stream

Compulsory Courses

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 5127 Research Methods and Techniques
2 MS 5204 Quantitative Tools for Research
3 MS 5112 Strategic Management
4 MS 5104 Strategic Marketing
5 MS 5237 Strategic Finance
6 MS 5238 Strategic Human Resource Development

First Year

Fall Semester

MS 5104 Strategic Marketing Decisions  
MS 5132 Applied Strategic Management  
MS 5137 Research Methods and Techniques  
MS 5238 Strategic Human Resource Development  

Spring Semester

MS 5204 Quantitative Tools for Research  
MS 5318 Strategic Finance  
MS 5xxx Elective I  
MS 5xxx Elective II  

Second Year

Fall Semester

MS 5119 Independent Research Study – I

MS 5137, MS 5204

MS 5416, MS 5131

MS 5219 Independent Research Study – II

MS 5137, MS 5204

MS 5416, MS 5131

OR

MS 5xxx Thesis (Part I)

MS 5137, MS 5204

MS 5416, MS 5131

Spring Semester

  1. MS 5xxx Thesis (Part II) Thesis-I

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

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management

ELECTIVES

Finance

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 5113 Financial Time Series
2 MS 5103 Managerial Economics
3 MS 5105 Econometrics
4 MS 5111 Derivatives and Financial Risk
5 MS 5115 Operations and Mathematical Modeling
6 MS 5134 Behavioral Finance
7 MS 5206 Modern Financial Applications
8 MS 5215 Corporate Finance
9 MS 5217 Corporate Finance Planning and Decisions
10 MS 5218 Financial Markets
11 MS 5237 Business Finance and Decision Making
12 MS 5414 Applied Econometrics
13 MS 5421 Capital Asset Pricing Model
14 MS 5425 Empirical Asset Pricing
15 MS 5xxx Seminars in Finance

Marketing

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 5249 Advanced Marketing Strategies
2 MS 5301 Seminars in Marketing
3 MS 5422 Distribution and Channel Management
4 MS 5424 Strategic Brand Management

Human Resource Management

Sr. No. Course Code Course Title
1 MS 5101 Change Management
2 MS 5102 Organizational Development
3 MS 5202 Organizational Strategies and Effectiveness
4 MS 5203 Global Corporate Strategy
5 MS 5205 International Business Management
6 MS 5211 Creative Leadership
7 MS 5216 Corporate Governance
8 MS 5225 Leadership and Motivation Techniques
9 MS 5229 Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
10 MS 5241 Public Administration and Governance
11 MS 5245 System Thinking and Organizational Learning
12 MS 5303 Issues in Strategic Management
13 MS 5415 NGO Management
14 MS 5423 Global Governance and Development
15 MS 5xxx Seminars in HRM

Maximum three interdisciplinary courses can be allowed with the approval of both the coordinators. Elective courses may vary from time to time.

All courses may not necessarily be offered every year. Alternate courses may be substituted as and when needed.

Department Info

Department of Management Sciences

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

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