Ph.D. Management Science

Program Overview

The Department of Management Sciences at CUI Attock aims to provide a PhD program, which is both educationally sound and directly relevant to those areas of industry, commerce, public service, which Management Sciences graduates tend to enter. In developing the program, the Department has recognized that students may want to improve their job opportunities in academia or consultancy, change career direction or seek a fresh intellectual stimulus. PhD Management Sciences is being offered in the following areas of specialization:

  • Management/HRM
  • Finance
  • Marketing

Following are the salient features of the programme.

Salient features

  • Rigorous progarmme focused on adding to the existing body of knowledge
  • Has practical relevance for solving industry issues and problem
  • PhD management is focused on developing research skills
  • The programme would prepare students to publish in high quality journals

Eligibility Criteria

  • MS/M. Phil or equivalent degree in the relevant field from accredited institution with CGPA 3.0/4.0 or 70% marks with no third division (or D grade) throughout academic career.
  • NTS (subject) test with 60% marks

Programme Objectives

  • To develop understanding of existing body of knowledge of management
  • To develop research skills to solve industry problems
  • After the programme, students should be able to publish in high quality journals.

Program Structure


 Number of Courses

Credit Hours

 Business-Core Courses



 Business Elective Courses










Career prospects / Opportunities

The PhD program prepares students for teaching and consultancy careers.

Teaching Methodology

Methods of teaching include, but are not limited to:

  • Lectures
  • Case studies
  • Class discussions
  • Group studies
  • Assignments
  • Quizzes

This methodology enables students to develop the following transferable and intellectual skills by integrating them in the curriculum of different offered courses:

  • Conceptual skills
  • Human skills
  • Technical skills (subject related know-how)
  • Analytical skills
  • Reading/Writing Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Listening skills
  • Research Skills


Typically, students are assessed based on the following criteria:





 Final Exam