Master of Business Administration

Program Overview

Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is designed to enhance the managerial and leadership skills of business graduates, who have completed four years degree in Business or Management. The program focuses on the development of managerial and decision-making skills for establishing and managing the modern-day businesses. The program comprises of modules that inculcate critical thinking and practice-based learning of business operations through the application of case studies, workshops and seminars.

MBA program is of two years duration, with a minimum requirement of 60 to 66 credit hours for students with 16 years non-business qualification, whereas, students with 16years of business qualification may complete the degree in a minimum of 1.5 years with exemptions of 30 credit hours the maximum. Moreover, students may choose specialization field from the following six major areas:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Entrepreneurship

Eligibility Criteria

16 years undergraduate qualification from an accredited educational institution, with minimum First Division (Annual System) or CGPA 2.5/4.0 (Semester System) and no third division (Annual System) or D grade (Semester System) throughout the academic career.
NTS GAT (General) with minimum score of 50 as per CUI policy.

Program Scope and Career Prospects

Our newly redesigned MBA program allows flexibility in program length for business and non- business graduates with 18- and 24-months options respectively. The scope of MBA program is on the rise with each passing day; it is considered to be a big job oriented professional program sought by the students and professionals. The program sharpens students’ ability to develop analytical and problem-solving skills. The students after the successful completion of the MBA degree will have great opportunity in the industrial world locally and globally.

Program Structure


Minimum Number of Courses

Credit Hours

Core Courses



General Elective Courses



Specialization Courses



Thesis / Project / Two Elective Courses



Faculty Profile

Faculty at the Department of Management Sciences are experts in their fields. They lead several funded research projects, develop new curriculum that reflects the evolving business environment and practice innovative teaching methods. Use the link below to learn more about the faculty at the Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore campus:

View The Faculty at Department

Career Prospects / Opportunities

Our program will successfully prepare graduates for meeting the diverse professional challenges in all organizations where the applications of business skill are required.

Teaching Methodology

Methods of teaching include, but are not limited to:

  • Class Lectures and Discussions
  • Case Studies
  • Workshops / Seminars
  • Business Games
  • Small Group Studies

Assessment Criteria


Minimum Number of Courses

Midterm Examination


Terminal Examination


Project / Assignments / Groupwork


Curriculum Development & Quality Assurance

Curriculum development at the Faculty of Business Administration is a rigorous process. Benchmarking enables curriculum designers to develop viable designs using a systematic approach, which takes into account various stakeholders for instance, business community, non-profit organizations, accrediting bodies, students, alumni and faculty.

Quality of education is monitored both at the departmental and institution level as following:

  • Academic Area In-charges monitor module content and delivery methods.
  • Fortnightly Review Reports are generated to ensure module progress.
  • Peer Reviews are conducted to assess and evaluate the program learning outcomes.