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Post-Graduate Programs
Post-Graduate Programs

The MPhil Program is a 36 Credit Hour program. The MPhil requires completion of 30 credit hours of coursework and 6 credit hours of thesis. The course work (excluding thesis) is expected to be completed in 1 calendar year of full time study over 2 terms (Winter & Spring) and a Summer Term.

The Ph.D program requires a minimum of 18 credit hours of course work after MPhil followed by a comprehensive examination for granting candidacy as PhD researcher. The Ph.D dissertation must be evaluated by at least two Ph.D experts from technologically / academically advanced foreign countries in addition to local Committee member. An open defense of dissertation is essential part of Ph.D program after positive evaluation. The dissertation acceptance / publication of at least one research paper based on the Ph.D research in an HEC approved "X" category journal is a requirement for the award of Ph.D degree ("Y" in case of Social Sciences only).
Applications have to be made through the Post-Graduate Admissions Office. For further information please visit the Admissions website:

Ph.D in Economics
Ph.D in Economics

The Ph.D program is a 4-5 year program (18 credit hours of specialised coursework and PhD dissertation) which combines cutting edge research and practical components that prepare students with a CGPA of 3.0 for research and policy making in the field of economics. In order to produce academics at the frontier of economics the program focuses on advanced theoretical analysis and the most recent empirical research. The coursework includes advanced core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics as well as advanced courses in three specialisations i) Economic Growth and Industrial Organization, ii) Economic Growth and Financial Economics, and iii) Industrial Organisation and Development Economics.



MPhil in Economics
MPhil in Economics

The MPhil in Economics is a 36 credit hours 2 to 3 year program (30 credit hours coursework and a 6 credit hours thesis) designed to provide rigorous academic training to students whose careers are or will be in the area of economics or economic policy. The curriculum of the MPhil program has been designed to help students develop a solid foundation of analytical skills that will be valuable to students who continue on to pursue further graduate degrees in economics and also for those who want to enter the profession (as either instructors or practitioners) right after completing the degree. This program is also intended to be a pre-requisite for students wishing to join the PhD Program in Economics at the Lahore School of Economics.



MPhil in Development Studies
MPhil in Development Studies

The MPhil Program is a 2 to 3 year degree program requiring completion of 30 credit hours. The core courses are four credit hours, the elective courses are three credit hours and the MPhil Research Thesis is 6 credit hours. The program is designed as an interdisciplinary approach to development policy and practice in an era of rapid globalisation and technological change. It aims to equip students to address the necessary concerns that have arisen as the development process as unfolded in the developing world with particular emphasis on Pakistan.



 



Post-Graduate Study

The post-graduate programs at the Lahore School are designed to develop high level professionals and to provide the basis for pursuing further academic qualifications including Ph.D in the relevant discipline.

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