The MPhil program in Business Management is designed to meet the challenges of the business world and the growing demand for well-qualified and research oriented scholars in Pakistan. This program has been carefully designed in response to the traditional and emerging trends and to meet the growing market demand for various specialist areas in business management.

Eligibility for entrance to MS/MPhil Program:

It is based on any one of the following:

  • Master in relevant field with high second division or equivalent from HEC recognized Institutes/Universities in Pakistan.
  • Four years overseas bachelor’s degree or equivalent recognized by HEC.

In addition:

  • Minimum 50 % marks in overall Academic career or 5C’s in O-Level and 2C’s in A-level exam excluding General Paper and Urdu or equivalent.
  • Success in aptitude test and interview conducted by IoBM Minimum 50% cumulative Score in GAT General test as required by HEC.

Program Requirements

The MPhil is a 30 credit hours program with 8 courses and one thesis of 6 credit hours.

After successful completion of the course work, students are required to carry out research study for the thesis under the guidance of a research supervisor assigned by IoBM.

Course Structure

MPM601 Advanced Qualitative Research
MPM603 Advanced Quantitative Research
MPM605 Survey of Current Research Literature in Management
MPM607 Corporate Governance and Strategy
MPM609 Seminar in Human Resource Management
MPM611 Advanced Corporate Finance
MPM614 Advanced Marketing Strategy
MPM616 Econometrics

For Health Professionals Electives may be selected from the specialization areas of Business Management of MPM700 Series in replacement any four of the above mentioned courses.

Thesis (06 Credit hours)

It is mandatory for research students of MPhil and PhD programs to attend at least five sessions of the Multi-disciplinary Research Seminar Series in each semester.