MS (Project Management)
SZABIST offers MS in Project Management (MSPM) program equivalent to M.Phil. The purpose of this program is to provide research based project management education, related to a student's field of interest.
Duration of Program
No. of semesters
No. of courses
6 Courses, 2 Independent Studies (IS) and 1 Thesis Or 8 Courses and 2 IS
Total No. of credit hours
The Program is offered in evenings only
All the candidates with 16 years of education (with minimum 55% marks) from an HEC recognized university will be eligible to take admission in this program. MSPM students are also required to pass GAT General with minimum 50% score.
Admission Test and Interview
All candidates need to clear the admission test and interview to qualify for admission.
1. Completed 30 credit hours.
2. Maintained minimum CGPA 2.50 for MPM and 2.75 for MSPM.
3. Passed the comprehensive test on completion of 30 credits.
4. Completed core, compulsory, elective courses and Independent Studies (as applicable to a program).
Semester Outlines for MS (Project Management)
MP 5101 Managing Projects
MS 5xxx Elective-I
MP 5103 Research Methodology
MS 5xxx Elective-II
MP 5202 Quantitative Tools for Research
MS 5108 *Independent Study-I
MP 5203 Operations Research
MS 5208 *Independent Study-II
MS 5xxx Elective-III**
MS 5xxx Elective-IV**
* Within Independent Research Studies, capstone project may also be taken.
** Thesis may be substituted by these electives.
MP 5201 Quality Management Tools
MP 5218 Software Project Management
MP 5102 Project Management Constraints
MP 5317 Supply Chain Management
MP 5314 Project Review, Assurance and Governance
MP 5325 Project Simulation
MP 5324 Risk Management Dynamics
MP 5215 Human Resource Management Communication
MP 5217 Financial Decision Analysis
MP 5318 Business Analysis
MP 5205 Theories of Management
All courses may not be offered in every semester. Alternative courses may be substituted when required.