Academic Programs

Bachelor of Professional Studies

Specializations

Fashion and Luxury Management

Project Management

Education Management

Supply Chain Management

Marketing Management

Banking and Finance

Human Resource Management

Information and Communication Technology

Rationale

The rationale behind the uprising demand of 4-years Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) in Pakistan is the streamlined requirements of the corporate realities and work processes within the professional world. BPS provides participants with the real essence of interdisciplinary in the field of practical study. Action-orientation and practical approach based learning linked with applied knowledge is the chief rationalization and whole idea of BPS programs. BPS programs offers highly tailored multidisciplinary specialized areas of the study that open an apparent conduit to professional career path.

Consequently, the idea behind 4-years Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) is to add value to the applied knowledge and learning of fresh high school graduates and current working professionals, so that that they can be specifically developed according to the professional workplace requirements. Moreover, unlike other undergraduate programs, BPS has distinctive outcomes in terms of developing research and critical reasoning skills. Participants exposed to experiential learning methodologies acquire the ability to solve real-world problems and communicate in an organized manner.  It offers participants a potentially life-changing opportunity to further develop their professional skills and position themselves for career advancement.

Program Objectives

Bachelor of Professional Studies at School of Professional Advancement aspires to become national frontrunner in:

  • Imparting learning by delivering higher education in action oriented manner to meet the needs of a complex increasingly non-traditional student population.
  • Supporting and serving a diverse population including part-time, older, and disadvantaged students, and others with specialized needs for education, professional development and career enhancement and fresh university entrants (first-generation students).
  • Ensuring educational delivery modes that challenge the conventional pedagogical approaches and make learners gain practical hands on experiential learning.
  • Scheduling patterns and using technological platforms to deliver instruction at times and places convenient for students and other clients.
  • Researching, developing, testing, and deploying technology to better serve faculty and students at all locations.
  • Serve students through clearly set goals, stated measures of accountability, assessment standards and methodologies.
  • Capitalizing upon the focused attention toward work force development, job creation, and job retention by providing lead in economic development of the country.

Admission Criteria

The Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) is a four years’ degree program that focusses on offering fundamental concepts followed by highly specialized and hands-on skills required by the real corporate world. The program is tailored around the specialized areas of professional domains comprising of human resources, marketing, supply chain, banking & finance and project management, education management, alongside offering information and communication technology that are related applied knowledge and skills and contemporary needs of the industry.

General Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Bachelor of Professional Studies:

  • Intermediate or equivalent (12 years) qualification with minimum 45% in Intermediate and no 3rd division in previous academic career as per UMT criteria.
  • In case of O Level, A Level, American High School Diploma or any other equivalent foreign qualification, an equivalence certificate from IBCC is mandatory.
  • In case the foreign diploma/transcript is in any language other than English or Urdu, an officially translated copy of the diploma/transcript is mandatory.
  • An officially translated copy is the one verified by the degree awarding institution, respective foreign ministry or an authorized public notary.
  • 50% passing marks in Admission Test and Interview are required for admission.

Program Advisor
Mr. Talha Zubair Ahmad Khan
Email: talha.khan@umt.edu.pk

Program coordinator
Mr. Aleem Akhtar
Email: aleem.akhtar@umt.edu.pk

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