The MS in Education is specially designed for teachers of all levels in private and public sector institutions as well as administrators who have an interest in research. This is a two-year degree program completed by advanced coursework and research. Candidates can enroll for a minimum of two years and a maximum of four years. Coursework is offered in the first year while the second year of candidature is devoted to thesis writing. At the end of the first year, candidates are required to produce extended research proposals (approximately 2500-3000 words). Upon acceptance of a research proposal, candidates are guided to conduct research and are finally examined on the basis of defense of a thesis of an upper limit of 15000-20000 words.

Eligibility

  • As per HEC policy 16 years of education in the relevant field of study with 3 CGPA or B-Grade
  • Candidates must clear NTS test
  • Candidates who do not have a teaching degree (BEd/MEd/Masters in Education) will have to opt for at least four deficiency courses as per the HEC policy
An MPhil student must additionally complete the following requirements:
  • MPhil Proposal/Synopsis Development
  • MPhil Proposal/Synopsis Defense
  • BASR Approval of MPhil Proposal/Synopsis
  • Continuous enrollment in supervised research
  • Completion of MPhil Thesis
  • Selection of External Examiner by BASR
  • Open defense of MPhil Thesis
  • Any other HEC requirement
  • Final MPhil Thesis Submission to BASR

Course Structure

CORE COURSES
MPE604
Developing a Research Project
MPE608
Readings in Education
MPE610
Philosophical Foundations in Education
MPE615
Qualitative Research Methods in Education
MPE617
Statistical Testing and Inferences in Education
MPE618
Policies and Education in Pakistan
ELECTIVE COURSES
MPE702
Managing Higher Education Institutions
MPE704
Strategic Management of Schools & Schools Systems
MPE705
Economics of Education
MPE706
Global Issues in Education
MPE790
Research Thesis