MBA

Master of Business Administration - MBA

HiAST actively seeks scholars with a wide variety of interests, backgrounds, and ideas to join our student body. All applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate intellectual curiosity and a promise of great scholarly and professional achievement.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs are offered in affiliation with the University of Sindh for Spring semester each year. The MBA programs offered at HiAST cater to the various needs of incoming students:

1. The 2-year (4 semesters) MBA program is designed for students who have a 4-year BBA degree.

2. The 2-year (6 semesters) MBA program is designed for students who have a 4-year bachelor’s degree in any field other than BBA.

3. The 4-year (8 semesters) MBA program is designed for students who have a 2-year bachelor’s degree (14 years of education).

Students graduating from the undergraduate and graduate programs at HiAST go on to work in several industries. Our BBA and MBA alumni are at top positions in different sectors including banking, sales, marketing, human resources, accounting, and teaching. Similarly, our BSCS alumni are working as software developers, software engineers, IT professionals, and entrepreneurs.

MBA 2-years (4 semesters): 36 credit hours

MBA 2-years (4 semesters): 36 credit hours

MBA course outline

First Semester
S. No. Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
1. 751 Strategic Management 03
2. 752 Advanced Research Methodology 03
3. 753 Cost Management Accounting 03
Second Semester
4. 761 Strategic Marketing Management 03
5. 762 Applied Econometrics 03
6. 763 Strategic Finance 03
Third Semester
7. 8XX Elective – I 03
8. 8XX Elective – II 03
9. 8XX Elective – III 03
10. 8XX Elective – IV 03
Fourth Semester
11. 891 / 892 Research Project / Thesis 06

MBA 2-year (6 semesters): 69 credit hours

First Semester
S. No. Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
1. 511 Management 03
2. 512 Financial Accounting 03
3. 514 Managerial Communication 03
4. 516 Computer Orientation & Packages 03
Second Semester
5. 513 Math & Statistics for Management 03
6. 515 Economics 03
7. 561 Organizational Behavior 03
8. 565 Entrepreneurship 03
Third Semester
9. 562 Total Quality Management 03
10. 563 E – Commerce 03
11. 564 Managerial Economics 03
12. 566 Small Medium Enterprises 03
Fourth Semester
13. 611 Management Information System 03
14. 662 Marketing Management 03
15. 663 Cost & Management Accounting 03
Five Semester
16. 612 Financial Management 03
17. Research Monograph 03
18. Elective – I 03
19. Elective – II 03
Six Semester
20. 661 Human Resource Management 03
21. Elective – I 03
22. Elective – II 03
23. Business Internship 03

MBA 4-year (8 semesters): 96 credit hours

First Semester
S. No. Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
1. 570 Fundamentals of Management 03
2. 571 Financial Accounting – I 03
3. 572 Principles of Marketing 03
4. 573 E – Business 03
5. 574 Micro & Macro Economics 03
Second Semester
6. 580 Business Communication 03
7. 581 Business & Corporate Law 03
8. 582 Management Information System 03
9. 583 Financial Accounting – II 03
10. 584 Math & Stats for Business Management 03
Third Semester
11. 680 Financial Management 03
12. 681 Human Resource Management 03
13. 682 Inferential Statistics 03
14. 683 Managerial Economics 03
15. 684 Principles of Insurance & Auditing 03
Fourth Semester
16. 686 Organization Behavior 03
17. 687 Entrepreneurship 03
18. 688 Operations Management 03
19. 689 Business Internship (Evaluation & Viva Voce) 03
20. 690 Business Research Methods 03
Five Semester
21. 711 Strategic Management 03
22. 712 Advanced Research Methodology 03
23. 713 Cost Management Accounting 03
Six Semester
24. 721 Strategic Marketing Management 03
25. 722 Applied Econometrics 03
26. 723 Strategic Finance 03
Seventh Semester
27. 8XX Elective – I 03
28. 8XX Elective – II 03
29. 8XX Elective – III 03
30. 8XX Elective – IV 03
Eighth Semester
31. 893 / 894 Research Project / Thesis 06