PhD in Project Management


The skills of project managers have never been in more demand the way it is in today’s environment. According to Project Management Institute (2021), 2.3 million new project management employees will be required each year to meet global talent demands by 2030: and to fill these positions, organizations needed skilled professionals.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission

Candidates fulfilling the below requirement will be eligible to apply for PhD in Project Management.

  • - Candidate having a degree of MS Project Management/MS Engineering Management/MS Management Sciences or Equivalent from HEC recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00
  • - GRE Subject, GMAT or GAT Subject with at least 60% score OR at least &70% marks in university admission test
  • - Need to submit statement of purpose
  • - Admission interview

Degree Title

The title of degree is "PhD Project Management”

Category or Area Credit Hours
Core 09
Electives 09
Thesis 30
Total Credit Hours 48
S.#. Course Code Course Code Credit Hours
Semester - I
1 PM 801 Advanced Project Management 3
2 MS 801 Advanced Techniques in Data Analysis 3
3 PM XXX Elective I 3
Semester Cr. Hrs. 09
Semester - II
1 MS 804 Scientific Research & Academic Writing 3
2 PM XXX Elective II 3
3 PM XXX Elective III 3
Semester Cr. Hrs. 09
Semester - III
1 PM 899 Research Thesis 30
Semester Cr. Hrs. 30
Total Credits Hours 48
Code Course Code Course
PM  763 Project Procurement and Contract Management PM   728 Project Scope, Time and Cost Management
PM  722 Project Governance and Ethics PM  62 Systems Thinking in Project Management
PM  715 Risk & Quality Management in Projects PM  769 Strategic Project Management

PM  723 Project HR and Stakeholder Management

PM  768 Project Control Methods
PM  725 Project Leadership PM  767 Contemporary Topics in Project Management
PM  718 Program and Portfolio Management PM  714 Project Monitoring and Evaluation
PM  787 Managing International Projects PM  789 Project Value Strategies
PM  788 Megaprojects Management