PhD Management Sciences

Ph.D. in Management Sciences

Research-Based degree focusing to inculcate state-of-the-art skills to cater the real-world problems   

WHY Ph.D. in Management Sciences?

Whether you are looking to transcend in your career, thinking to seek an academic career, or pursuing to tackle intriguing challenges in the field of Management Science, the Ph.D. in Management Science can assist you to reach your personal, professional, and research objectives.


At Mohammad Ali Jinnah University we primarily target to build and develop the intellectual, analytical, and research skills and capabilities of its candidates in line with the domestic and international market demands. The doctoral candidates are generally equipped with a solid background in their academic discipline(s). However, the Mohammad Ali Jinnah University’s doctoral program in Management Sciences strives its best to not only instill strong research ethics but also to assist its candidates to brush up and enhance the depth of academic knowledge in their respective field(s) with the renowned national and international Ph.D. qualified supervisors and advisors.


Ph.D. programs basically treated throughout the world for creating thorough researchers and educators:

  • Academicians (University Professors)
  • Policy Analyst
  • Management Consultants
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Strategic Analyst
  • Researchers in Management Science


State Bank of Pakistan (Research Division)

Research-based organizations like the Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (PCSIR)


Ministry of Finance (Pakistan)

Universities (Public and Private)

National Bank of Pakistan


  • Rana Tariq Mehmood (Bahria University, Karachi)
  • Saeed Mujahid (Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi)
  • Mumtaz Khan (Bahria University, Karachi)

PhD scholars are required to comply with the following timeline:

Activity Preferred Time Maximum Time
Course Work 2 Semesters 4 Semesters
Comprehensive Exam 3 Semesters 6 Semesters
Synopsis Defense 4 Semesters 7 Semesters
Thesis Submission 7 Semesters 14 Semesters


Study plan for Doctor of Philosophy (Management Sciences)

Semester I

Code Title Cr.Hr Pre-req
MG8100 Research Philosophy and Theory Development 03 03
MG8100 Seminar in Management 03 03
xxxx Elective-I* 03 Specialization
Total 09

Semester II

Code Title Cr.Hr Pre-req
MG8800 Advanced Multivariate Data Analysis 03
xxxx Elective-II* 03 Specialization
xxxx Elective-III* 03 Specialization
Total 09

Total coursework credit hours                        18

Dissertation Writing

Code Title Cr.Hr Pre-req
xxxx Thesis 30 03 Compulsory Courses and 03 Specialization Elective Courses
Total 30
Total Course Work Credit Hours 18
Total Thesis Credit Hours 30
Total Ph.D. Program Credit Hours 48

*Electives (Specialization)

Supply Chain Management
Human Resource Management


  • MS degree in a relevant discipline (18 years of education).
  • Minimum CGPA 3.0/4.0 (Semester System) or 60% marks (Annual System)
  • MAJU Admission Test / HEC-approved Test
  • Interview