Department of Management Sciences

Master of Science in Project Management

Introduction/Objective of Program

This program focuses distinctly on individual’s Project Management capabilities, skill building and conceptual understanding from basic to advanced level concepts (related to Project Management).

This thirty credit hour graduate program is conducted in the evening and weekends. Various organizations rely heavily on project managers so that projects flow seamlessly and the timeline, scope, and budget goals are met. With the increase in project-based work methods to accomplish tasks, experienced project managers are in higher demand. When you earn a master’s degree in project management, you possess a skill set necessary for project management valued by companies in virtually every industry. The purpose of the program thus is to produce high quality project managers for various local and international industries and to enable the students to develop solid base for doctoral level education in Project Management discipline.

Eligibility Criteria
  1. This program is open for students with 16 years of formal education in any discipline from a HEC recognized university with 2.00 CGPA or 55% marks.

  2. A minimum score of 50% in local test conducted by SS-CASE-IT or NTS GAT with 50% score is compulsory for acceptance to the program.

  3. All candidates must complete any other requirement of HEC and SS-CASE-IT for admissions.

  4. The SS-CASE-IT Admission Committee will forwarded the admission cases to registration branch for obtaining the Enrolment/Registration Number.

Credit Hours Requirements
Category Credit Requirement
(With Thesis Option)
Credit Requirement
(With Non- Thesis Option)
Core Courses 15 15
Optional Courses 09 15
Postgraduate Research Thesis 06 0
Total Hours Required 30 30
Program Duration
  1. Minimum: 1.5 years (3 semesters)

  2. Maximum: 3.5 years (extendable to 6 month) (Total 4 Years)

Degree Requirements with Thesis Option
  1. Completion of course work with minimum 2.5 CGPA.

  2. Qualifying MSc Thesis Proposal Defense.

  3. Successful MSc Final Defense of thesis written in the prescribed format.

Degree Requirements with Non-Thesis Option
  1. Completion of 30 credits hours of course work with minimum 2.5 CGPA.

Courses of Study

(All courses other than research thesis carry 3 credit hours; Research Thesis carries 6 credit hours)

Core Courses

Student has to take all below mentioned core courses:

  1. PM - 6101 Computer Applications in Project Management

  2. PM - 6102 Human Resource Management

  3. PM - 6103 Advanced Project Management

  4. PM - 6104 Financial Management for Project Managers

  5. PM - 6105 Research Methodology for Managers

Elective Courses

Students have to take remaining courses from the following list:

  1. PM - 6106 Telecom Business Management

  2. PM - 6107 Technology and Entrepreneurship

  3. PM - 6108 Technology Management

  4. PM - 6109 Transfer of Technology

  5. PM - 6110 Business Process Re-Engineering

  6. PM - 6111 Total Quality Management

  7. PM - 6112 Contract Management

  8. PM - 6113 Project Management Maturity Model

  9. PM - 6114 Consumer Relationship Management

  10. PM - 6115 Corporate Social Responsibility

  11. PM - 6116 Enterprise Resource Planning

  12. PM - 6117 Production and Operations Management

  13. PM - 6118 Supply Chain Management

  14. PM - 6119 Managing Organizational Change in Technical Organizations

  15. PM - 6120 Data Mining

  16. PM - 6121 Knowledge Management

  17. PM - 6122 Conflict Management

  18. PM - 6123 Operations Management

  19. PM - 6124 Problem Solving and Decision Making

  20. PM - 6125 Construction Management

  21. PM - 6126 Advanced Strategic Management

  22. PM - 6127 Design of Experiment

  23. PM - 6128 Mathematical Modeling and Optimization

  24. PM - 6129 Organization Behavior

  25. PM - 6130 Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

  26. PM - 6131 Risk Management

  27. PM - 6999 MS Thesis (Compulsory)

Note: Students can take these courses subject to department guidelines issued every semester within time table.