MASTER (2-YEAR) PROGRAMS BY FACULTY
Virtual University of Pakistan offers variety of Master Programs designed for students to enter highly exciting & challenging fields and rapidly evolving 21st century’s economy. These programs will provide graduates with a strong technological base that will enable them to capitalize on the increasing career opportunities in the relevant fields. The specialization provides a highly demanded expertise, great mobility & flexibility, and an impressive range of possible career choices that will equip graduates to work at managerial positions in the industry, business or government sectors etc.
FACULTY OF ARTS
FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
In general, candidates must have Associate/ Bachelor’s Degree i.e. 14 years of education from a recognized university/ institution with at least 45% marks or CGPA of 2.0 out of 4, as applicable. However, program specific requirements, if any, are available on respective programs’ websites.
a) Candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero Semester”.
b) Candidates holding 2-year Bachelor’s Degree from VU will only be allowed to continue seamlessly towards their respective 4–year BS Degree Program at a later stage in life.
All Masters Programs are two-year full time study programs spread over four semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations etc.
ASSESSMENT OF STUDY PROGRESS:
The students’ study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Moderated Discussion Boards (GMDBs), mid-term and final term exams. The mid-term and final term exams are conducted at VU’s designated centers and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.
AWARD OF DEGREE:
To be eligible for the award of Master’s Degree, the students are required to qualify the prescribed number of credit hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00 out of 4.