Department of Business & Engineering Management

Master of Science in Engineering Management

Brief Introduction of the Program

This unique program combines several modules from traditional business & management program with courses bringing the latest techniques and concepts in ‘Engineering Management’ including but not limited to Project Management, Decision Making, Engineering Optimization and Management for Technical Organizations.

The mix of management, engineering and technical concepts focused in this Program are meant to prepare working professionals to thrive in the increasingly complex managerial environment of today's technology-based organizations.

Objectives of the Program

This thirty credit hour graduate program is conducted in the evening and weekends and has specifically been designed to accommodate working engineers and technical professionals, who are seeking to advance to positions of a greater managerial and technical responsibility. It is purposely designed to benefit top executives such as CEOs, MDs, and DGs, Production/Operation Managers, GMs, Technocrats, Manufacturers, Consultants, Entrepreneurs, Engineers, Technological Experts, Scientists and Technical Managers.

Scope Regarding Market, Social and Employment Perspective of Program

This program is unique as it prepares the future technical leadership of Pakistan for challenging roles throughout the technical domains. Be it Government organizations or private corporate technical concerns, you always require a blend of sound technical knowledge and savvy business acumen to steer the organizations forward. The role of technocrats in Pakistan is now swiftly changing from mere technical management to providing leadership and vision to Pakistani industry. This course has a proven track record of nearly two decades which speaks of its alumni being currently serving at key decision making positions throughout Pakistan and abroad.

Entry / Admission Requirement of the Program
  1. The candidate must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.00/4.00 or 55% aggregate marks in BSc/BE in any Engineering Discipline (sixteen years of schooling or 4 year education after FSc), recognized by PEC, respective councils of HEC or accredited bodies.

  2. GAT (Gen)/GRE (General) passed with minimum 50% marks or SS CASE IT test as per GRE pattern (50% minimum passing marks) required for the admission in MSc Engineering Management. Result are to be submitted at the time of application in case of GAT (General) or GRE (General) or as prescribed by the University.

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

Program Duration
  1. Minimum: 1.5 years (3 semesters)

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

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
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.

Curriculum of Program

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

Core Courses
  1. EM-6101 Research Methodology for Engineering Managers

  2. EM-6102 Total Quality Management

  3. EM-6103 Engineering Project Management

  4. EM-6104 Finance for Technical Managers

  5. EM-6105 Technology Management

Optional Courses
  1. EM-6106 Quantitative Decision Making & Problem Solving

  2. EM-6107 Human Resource Management

  3. EM-6108 Engineering Economic Decision Analysis

  4. EM-6109 Energy Resources Management & Utilization

  5. EM-6110 Marketing Management

  6. EM-6111 Entrepreneurship and Innovations for Engineers

  7. EM-6112 Reliability and Maintenance Management

  8. EM-6113 Manufacturing Strategy

  9. EM-6114 Telecom Business Management

  10. EM-6115 E-Commerce Tools Productivity

  11. EM-6116 Knowledge Management

  12. EM-6117 System Safety Engineering

  13. EM-6118 Environmental Engineering Management

  14. EM-6119 Global Supply Chain Management

  15. EM-6120 Logistics Management

  16. EM-6121 Engineering Business Law

  17. EM-6122 Production and Operation Management

  18. EM-6123 Strategic Management

  19. EM-6124 Operations Management

  20. EM-6999 MS Research Thesis

Policy for Registration in PhD Courses

MSc students may register in PhD. EM courses with the written endorsement of his/her Supervisor as an optional subject.

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