Postgraduate

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.

POSTGRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED

(POST 16 YEARS OF EDUCATION)

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.

MS Computer Science
The MS degree required students to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in 2 years. A student has the option to pursue MS by undertaking either a 6 credit hours thesis or a 3 credit hours course and a 3 credit hours project. 

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.

Degree Requirements
To receive an M.Phil degree in following programs students must complete 24 credit hours of course work (26 for M.Phil Biochemistry) with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 and successfully defend a research thesis which is equivalent to 6 credit hours.

  • M.Phil in Business Administration (2 Years)
  • MS in Computer Science
  • M.Phil in English Language Teaching
  • M.Phil in Food Sciences & Human Nutrition
  • M.Phil in International Relations
  • M.Phil in Media Studies
  • M.Phil in Political Science
  • M.Phil in Statistics

To receive an M.Phil degree in following programs students must complete 30 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.

  • M.Phil in Applied Linguistics
  • M.Phil in Biotechnology
  • MS in Clinical Psychology
  • M.Phil in English Literature
  • M.Phil in Environmental Sciences

Students of M.Phil Environmental Sciences are required to take 6 more credit hours as Bridge Courses if they have not done their graduation in the same major.