Islamabad Campus

PhD (Management Sciences)

PhD (Management Sciences)

SZABIST offers a PhD Degree in Management Sciences that can be completed in minimum 3 years after a relevant management science MS degree.Five courses of 3 credit hours each, one Independent Research Study of 3 Credit Hours and One dissertation of 30 credit hours are required to graduate. A total of 48 credit hours must be completed.

In Management Sciences, specialized courses include Organizational Structure, e-Business Strategy, Human Resource Management & Development, International Business Strategy & Development, Leadership, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate Ethics & Governance, Marketing Communication, Advanced Financial, Management, Not-for-Profit Management and Organizational Development.

The total time to earn a Ph.D degree is a minimum of three years to a maximum of Eight years.

The Maximum Duration to complete this degree is Six Year

Eligibility:
  • Candidate must possess a 17.5 - 18 year of education with minimum 60% marks /CGPA 3.00 from an HEC recognized university in the relevant field of study
  • Pass GAT Subject with minimum 60% score.
  • Attend a group discussion / interview at SZABIST.

Course Curriculum

For completion of PhD degree, students will have to complete a minimum of 48 credit hours.Five courses of 3 credit hours each, one Independent Research Study of 3 Credit Hours and One dissertation of 30 credit hours.

Quantitative Tools for Research (QTR), Advanced Research Methods & Techniques (ARMT) and Research Philosophy are pre-requisite courses for Independent Study (IS) and completion of all courses and ISs along with passing the comprehensive examination are pre-requisite for registering in dissertation.


FIRST YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

MS 6106

*Advanced Research Methods and Techniques

2

MS 6212

*Quantitative Tools for Research

3

MS 6214

Research Philosophy

4

MS 6xxx

Elective-I

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

MS 6xxx

Elective-II

2

MS 6xxx

Elective-Ill

3

MS 6xxx

Independent Study-I

4

MS 6xxx

Independent Study-II

 


SECOND YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

MS 6xxx

Dissertation (Proposal)

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

MS 6xxx

Dissertation

 


THIRD YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

MS 6xxx

Dissertation

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

MS 6xxx

Dissertation

 


COMPULSORY COURSES


Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

MS 6212

Quantitative Tools for Research

2

MS 6106

Advanced Research Methods and Techniques

3

MS 6214

Research Philosophy

 


ELECTIVES


Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

MS 6201

Change Management

2

MS 6211

Organizational Development

3

MS 6204

Strategic Marketing Decisions

4

MS 6202

Econometrics

5

MS 6105

Qualitative Tools and Analysis

6

MS 6314

Global Corporate Strategy

7

MS 6413

International Business Management

8

MS 6311

Corporate Governance

9

MS 6111

Business Finance and Decision Making

10

MS 6112

Strategic Human Resource Development

11

MS 6215

Seminars in Marketing

Elective courses in PhD program are co-offered with MS program. Summer is not a regular semester; however, students can register in only one IS or Dissertation of 3 credit hours.

* Those who completed compulsory courses in their MS degree earlier in SZABIST are required to take electives in place of compulsory courses.

Department Info

Department of Management Sciences

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

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