Doctor of Philosophy in Management Sciences

Air University School of Management (AUSOM) produces graduates to serve diverse needs of industry and academia. Candidates from across the country are carefully selected and rigorously prepared at AUSOM to serve in the industry or academia.

The PhD Program at AUSOM has been designed to cater to the needs of candidates who aspire brilliant careers in academia or senior positions in the corporate sectors.

Specializations Offered

  • 1. Finance

  • 2. Marketing

  • 3. Human Resource

Fact File

  • Program Length (PhD)
  • Timings
  • 4-5 years
  • 05:30 pm – 08:30 pm

Semester Plan

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
  • Management Thoughts and Philosophy

  • Advanced Techniques in Data Analysis

  • Elective I
  • Scientific Research and Academic Writing

  • Elective II

  • Elective III
  • Dissertation

Elective Courses

Human Resource Management Marketing Finance
  • Contemporary Topics in Human Resource Management

  • Strategic HRM: Concepts and Applications

  • Industrial Psychology and Organizational Behavior

  • Staffing and Performance Management

  • Human Resource Development

  • Organizational Development (Od)

  • Human Capital Management

  • Development and Retention

  • Knowledge Management & HRIS

  • Leadership and Motivational Skills

  • Legal Systems, Labor Relations, and Regulatory Practices

  • Corporate Ethics

  • Labor Laws

  • Topics in Conflict and Negotiation Management

  • Quantitative Research Methods in the Human Resource Management

  • HR Analytics: Methods and Applications

  • Marketing Strategy and Management

  • Strategic Services Marketing

  • International Marketing

  • Strategies for Emerging Markets

  • Topics in Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC)

  • Sales Management

  • Business to Business Marketing

  • Strategic Brand Management

  • Integrated Marketing Communications

  • Marketing in Hospitality and Tourism Industry

  • Agriculture Marketing

  • Social Media Advertising

  • Digital Marketing

  • The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Theory

  • Topics in Consumer Behavior

  • Consumer Behavior Models

  • Culture and Persuasion

  • Marketing Models

  • Attitudes and Persuasion

  • Distribution & Logistics

  • Product Innovation & Development

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Behavioral Research in Marketing

  • Marketing Data Mining

  • Bayesian Inference: Methods and Applications

  • Quantitative Research in Marketing: Models and Methods

  • Applied Marketing Analytics
  • Money and Capital Markets

  • Basil I & II

  • Corporate Securities and Regulatory Framework

  • Global Asset and Wealth Management

  • Financial Theory

  • Corporate Valuation

  • Corporate Valuation Investment Analysis and Corporate Portfolio Management

  • Dynamic Asset Pricing Theory

  • Financial Risk Management

  • Financial Derivatives

  • International Finance
  • Capital Risk Management

  • Financial Econometrics

  • Empirical Finance

  • Financial Modeling

  • SME and Rural Finance

  • Islamic Banking and Finance

  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

Eligibility Criteria

-MS/M Phil/ MBA/ Equivalent degree with a minimum (CGPA) of 3.0 (out of 4.0 in the semester system) or First Division (in the annual system) in M.Phil./MS/equivalent in the relevant field is required.

-GRE Subject, GMAT or GAT Subject with at least 60% score OR at least &70% marks in university admission test

-Statement of Purpose (approx. 500 – 700 words) mentioning clearly the research interest and background.

-Admission Interview