Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

MPhil Business Economics

Program Objectives:

M.Phil Program in Business Economics aims at meeting the educational and professional needs and expectations of those who require a comprehensive business education with policy making skills and understand governance issues as well as an opportunity to develop strong business and management skills.

Eligibility Criteria

Admissions are made once in a calendar year, i.e., July and the semester starts in September. The criteria for admission are based on admission test or GRE score (for foreign students), interview and previous degrees. A person 16 years education in Business or Economics etc. from a Pakistani Institute recognized by Higher Education Commission (HEC), or an equivalent degree from any other HEC recognized Institute, with at least a second division (annual system) or CGPA 2.5/4.0 (semester system) can apply for admission to the M.Phil Business Economics programme.

Eligibility Criteria: 16 Years of Education in Business and Economics and other relevant fields.

Program Structure

Total Credit Hours: 33
Core Course Credit hrs: 21
Elective Course Credit hrs: 6
Thesis/Research Work: 6

Duration: 2 years (with the provision of one year extension)

Semester-Wise Course Stream M.Phil. Business Economics:
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeCredit HoursPre-RequisiteSemester
BE-531 Microeconomics Core 3 Nil Semester-I
BE-541 Econometric Methods Core 3 Nil Semester-I
BE-502 Business Studies Core 3 Nil Semester-I
Elective -01 (Business Stream) Elective 3 Nil Semester-I
BE-532 Macroeconomics Core 3 Nil Semester-II
BE-504 Entrepreneurship & NPD Core 3 Nil Semester-II
BE-503 Business Modelling Core 3 Semester-II
Elective – 02 (Economics Stream) Elective 3 Nil Semester-II
BE-621 Advance Research Methodology Non Credit but Mandatory to Pass this Course for Thesis Registration Semester-III
BE-699 Thesis 24 Credit Hour Course Work Completed with at least 3.0 CGPA Semester-IV
Elective Courses (Economics Stream)
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Requisite
BE-632 Public Policy 3 Nil
BE-633 Monetary Economics 3 Nil
BE-634 Industrial Policy 3 Nil
BE-635 Resource Economics 3 Nil
BE-636 Economics of Governance 3 Nil
BE-637 Agriculture Development 3 Nil
BE-653 Financial Market & Institutions 3 Nil
BE-673 Labour Law 3 Nil
BE-677 Corporate Governance 3 Nil
BE-677 Managerial Economics 3 Nil
Elective Courses (Business Stream)
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Requisite
BE-651 Corporate Finance 3 Nil
BE-652 Investment & Corporate Portfolio 3 Nil
BE-654 International Finance 3 Nil
BE-661 International Marketing 3 Nil
BE-662 Services Marketing 3 Nil
BE-663 New Product Development 3 Nil
BE-671 Human Resource Management 3 Nil
BE-672 Industrial Relation 3 Nil
BE-681 Banks Management 3 Nil
BE-682 Portfolio Management 3 Nil
BE-683 Supply Chain Management 3 Nil
BE-684 Taxation Management 3 Nil
BE-685 Change Management 3 Nil
BE-686 Operations Management 3 Nil
BE-687 Advanced Topics In Managerial Economics 3 Nil
BE-688 Business Analytics 3 Nil
BE-689 Big data and Data Visualization 3 Nil