MPhil in Management Sciences | GIFT University

MPhil in Management Sciences

Career Prospects:

Two-year MPhil program is an advance level masters in management sciences by research or by courses work degree which gives an excellent starting point for PhD with similar skill set. It creates knowledge and leads to the development of methods and testing the robustness of existing theories. The MPhil graduates are expected to work with leading national and multinational organizations in order to serve their managerial needs. Mostly students, will obtain a PhD position in different universities in faculty of Business/Management or at one of the other participating faculties. However, this is not the only way, and graduates with MPhil degree can track their professions as researcher, analysts and an academicians. This higher level degree provides an excellent foundation for those, planning their careers in consultancy or policy advice.

 

Program Description:

The MPhil program offers a degree in core management areas with a special emphasis on identification and solution of issues pertaining to marketing, finance, human resource management.

The coursework for the MPhil program in Management Sciences will introduce the scholars with classic and contemporary theories developed by management science researchers, across the globe. The coursework consists of 10 courses which are to be offered in four semesters. The program offers 10 -12 streams of professional elective courses offered in evening and weekend format. Students will also have opportunity to take specialty executive certificate courses during the regular semesters. The content will proceed with an understanding of the current management thought, towards developing a skill to conduct high class applied research in the areas pertaining to marketing, finance, strategy and human resource management.

The two years program, consists of 30 credit hours all together have two pathways, one is by research and other is by course work. First year of the degree students will take 2 elective courses along with the core courses for a thorough and in-depth knowledge of management sciences. In second year student with CGPA more than 3.00, who want to opt the thesis work, will start their dissertation on real life problems or varying industrial issues along with two courses, whereas MPhil by course work students register themselves for two additional elective courses besides 6 common credit hours with MPhil by research students.

 

Program Objective:

The main objectives of this degree are:

  • To provide an integrated knowledge of theory and practical in advanced fields of management.
  • To provide advanced and specialized study in Management for further learning and research..
  • To be able to independently diagnose problems and offer workable solutions - meeting the needs of senior managerial positions.
  • To enable them to conceive managerial problems with relevant solutions by making them independent researchers.
  • To prepare the students for critical analysis of the current issues and enable them for further discussion.
  • To provide a bridge for students willing to study Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
  • To prepare experts in the field of management capable of resolving different challenges in all fields of life.

 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for admission to the MPhil Management Sciences program, a candidate:

  • Shall possess a relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree of minimum of 16 years of education or an equivalent qualification from recognized University/Degree Awarding Institute (DAI). However, candidates with non-business degree may also be admitted but they have to complete deficiency courses before the regular roadmap of the program.
  • Must have passed GRE / GAT / NTS (General) with at least 50% score OR pass the aptitude test and interview conducted by the Department of Management Sciences admission committee.
  • Shall have obtained a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5/4.0 in the semester system or a minimum of 2nd division in the annual system in the last qualifying degree.
  • An equivalence certificate is mandatory from Higher Education Commission (HEC) in case of an equivalent qualification.
  • The admission to the program may be made on the basis of cumulative merit to be determined from the previous academic record, prescribed written test and interview.
  • In addition to the above, the applicant may also be required to fulfil any further eligibility criteria if specified by the HEC.

 

Program Structure by Courses:**

Structure

No of Courses

Cr Hrs

Program Core

4

12

Elective

6

18

Total

10

30

** Subject to change as per university and industry requirements and HEC regulations.

 

Program Structure by Research:**

Structure

No of Courses

Cr Hrs

Program Core

4

12

Elective

4

12

Thesis

 

6

Total

10

30

 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for admission to the MPhil Management Sciences program, a candidate:

  • Shall possess a relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree of minimum of 16 years of education or an equivalent qualification from recognized University/Degree Awarding Institute (DAI). However, candidates with non-business degree may also be admitted but they have to complete deficiency courses before the regular roadmap of the program.
  • Must have passed GRE / GAT / NTS (General) with at least 50% score OR pass the aptitude test and interview conducted by the Department of Management Sciences admission committee.
  • Shall have obtained a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5/4.0 in the semester system or a minimum of 2nd division in the annual system in the last qualifying degree.
  • An equivalence certificate is mandatory from Higher Education Commission (HEC) in case of an equivalent qualification.
  • The admission to the program may be made on the basis of cumulative merit to be determined from the previous academic record, prescribed written test and interview.
  • In addition to the above, the applicant may also be required to fulfil any further eligibility criteria if specified by the HEC.

Enquiries
The Admission Office at GIFT University deals with the enquiries concerning admissions. The prospective candidates are advised to consult this office during working hours of the University.

General Criteria to Apply

  • The candidate fulfills the eligibility conditions of the program.
  • The candidate must have earned the eligibility qualification from a recognized educational institution.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • The candidate has not been debarred on disciplinary grounds during his earlier educational career.

Admission Application

  • Applications for admissions are invited through advertisement in the media. The prospective candidates are advised to obtain the University Prospectus, Application Form and Admission Schedule from the Admissions Office. They may make queries to the officer on duty for further information.
  • Admission Application should be submitted together with all required documents within the prescribed time limit in the Student Affairs Centre.
  • After admission test and interview, the Admission Committee will advise the successful candidates to deposit fee and other dues in the Accounts Office within the specified time limit.
  • On payment of fee and dues, the Accounts Office will issue the Registration Number to the candidate at least two days prior to the commencement of the semester.

 

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