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MPhil Curriculum

MPhil in Management is an intensive two year full time study program stretched over four semesters of 16 weeks each. Students are required to take a minimum of 40 credit hours courses that include core courses, specializations along with a thesis.

The program consists of 9 core courses of 19 credits, 3 specialization courses of 9 credits, and a research thesis of 12 credits as outlined below:

Core Courses (19 Credits):
Statistics for Research I [2]
Multivariate Analysis [2]
Advanced Research Methodology [3]
Advanced Microeconomics[2]
Advanced Macroeconomics[2]
Applied Econometrics [2]
Qualitative Research Methods I [2]
Qualitative Research Methods II [2]
Advanced Econometrics [2]

Concentrations (10 Credits):

Students may concentrate in one of the following fields:

  1. General Management
  2. Finance
  3. Marketing

Concentration area consists of a total of 9 credit hours – two 3 credit courses and one 3 credit research seminar. The courses offered in each of the concentration areas are given below.

A. General Management:

Organizational Development and Change [3]
Organization Theory [3]
Human Resources Strategies [3]
Advanced Strategic Management[3]
Research Seminar in Management and Human Resources [4]
Directed Reading [3]

B. Finance:

Mathematical Methods in Finance [3]
Advanced Finance Theory [3]
Advanced International Finance [3]
Financial Derivatives [3]
Research Seminar in Finance [3]
Directed Reading [3]
C. Marketing

Advanced Consumer Behavior [3]
Strategic Marketing [3]
International Marketing [3]
Research Seminar in Marketing [3]
Directed Readings [3]


Research Thesis (12 credits):

Students will prepare their research proposal at the end of 3rd semester, and submit it for defense by the beginning of 4th semester. The candidate has to select a thesis advisory committee comprising of at most two members, which is to be approved by the Research Committee of the School. Upon successful defense of the proposal, the candidate will proceed to conduct research in frequent consultation with the advisory committee. Candidate is expected to complete the thesis by the end of 4th semester through a viva-voce examination scheduled by the Dean’s Office.