Program Masters of Science in Business Administration (MSBA)
Objectives The MS program is essentially a research based degree program intended to investigate into and find solutions to the problems besetting our national economy. Two factors contribute to the high quality of and human resources; the other, a focus on the rigorous analysis of relevant business problems, as opposed to relying on mechanical applications of the latest techniques in modeling or econometrics to the existing literature. Our emphasis on real problems, practical yet rigorous analysis and commonsense, has played a large role in establishing us as a premier research-oriented private sector university.
Eligibility Criteria


Admission Criteria; Completion of Prior Degree.

  1. To be eligible for admission to the MS/M. Phil level program, a candidate: shall possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree of minimum of 16 years of schooling or an equivalent qualification in the relevant discipline from a recognized University/Degree Awarding Institute (DAI).

Minimum GPA Requirement

For admission in MS/M.PHIL programs, a minimum CGPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0 in the semester system) or 50% marks (in the annual system) in the most recent degree obtained is required, whether such was degree obtained from Recognized Pakistani or foreign universities.

Testing Requirement

Applicants to MS/M.PHIL programs shall be required to fulfill the following testing requirements: All applicants to MS/M.PHIL programs are required to take one of the following non subject specific admission test:
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test administered by the Education Testing Service; OR
A GAT administered be Education Testing Council; OR
Admission test developed by ALHAMD Islamic University, for admission in graduate programs.


This is normally a 2 years program comprising of 4 semesters with minimum of 33-36 semester credit hours (SCH).

S/No Area CR Hrs
1 Core Courses 12
S/No Area CR Hrs
1 Core Courses 12
2 Specialization Courses 9
3 Free elective 06
4 Research Thesis 06
Total Credit Hours 33
S# Code Subject Cr.
1 ST-711 Advance Research Methodology 3
2 MG-711 Advance Strategic Management 3
3 Elective-l 3
4 Free Elective 3
Semester Credit Hours: 12
S# Code Subject Cr.
1 ST-712 Quantitative Techniques 3
2 MG-712 Islamic Management 3
3 Elective-ll 3
4 Free Elective 3
Semester Credit Hours: 12
S# Code Subject Cr.
1 Elective-III 3
Semester Credit Hours: 3
S# Code Subject Cr.
1 Research Thesis 6
Semester Credit Hours: 6


  • General Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management


  • Advance Research Methodology
  • Advance Strategic Management
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Islamic Management