Postgraduate

POSTGRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED

(POST 16 YEARS OF EDUCATION)

MASTER IN PHILOSOPHY (M.Phil) DEGREES

Candidates having completed 16 years of formal education can apply for the M.Phil degree programmes listed below. All admissions to Kinnaird College for Women are based on merit. Admissions are based on the student’s previous academic performance, admission entry test, statement of purpose and letters of recommendation.

  1. M.Phil in Accounting and Finance
  2. M.Phil in Applied Linguistics
  3. M.Phil in Biochemistry
  4. M.Phil in Business Administration (MBA)
  5. M.Phil in Clinical Psychology
  6. M.Phil in Computer Science
  7. M.Phil in English Language Teaching
  8. M.Phil in English Literature
  9. M.Phil in Environmental Sciences
  10. M.Phil in Food Sciences & Human Nutrition
  11. M.Phil in International Relations
  12. M.Phil in Media Studies
  13. M.Phil in Political Science
  14. M.Phil in Statistics
  15. M.Phil in Urdu Literature

Degree Requirements

To receive M.Phil degree (other than in Business Administration) students must complete 24 credit hours of course work (12 credit hours in the Fall and Spring semester) with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 and successfully defend a research thesis which is equivalent to 6 credit hours. Students of M.Phil Environmental Sciences and IR are required to take 6 more credit hours as Bridge Courses if they have not done their graduation in the same major.

M.Phil in Business Administration 2 ½ years Program (MBA):

To receive M.Phil degree after 16 years of Non-Business education students must complete 72 credit hours that includes 60 credit hours of course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.0, internship of 6 credit hours and successfully defend a research thesis which is equivalent to 6 credit hours.

M.Phil in Business Administration 2 years Program (MBA):

To receive M.Phil degree after 16 years of education students must complete 42 credit hours that include 24 credit hours of course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 and successfully defend a research thesis which is equivalent to 6 credit hours.

Course Work

Most courses are 3 credit hours. Each 3 credit hour course involves 48 contact hours with the teacher in the classroom, plus 144 hours of self study which includes reading book chapters or journal articles, doing assignments or projects and preparation for tests and examinations.

Research Thesis

An M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.

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