Schools and Institutes

Discover Schools and Institutes at UMT

Schools and institutes at UMT provides a concentrated approach to education and learning, allowing scholars to pursue their interests in a dedicated environment that emphasizes on success and greatness. University is a place for intersection of ideas, where learners and teachers interact and carry our research endeavors to seek solutions to the most daunting challenges of the present times.

We Lead others Follow

The Dr Hasan Murad School of Management at the University of Management and Technology (UMT) is ranked in the top few business schools of Pakistan.

The School is committed to produce individuals who are capable of applying new knowledge to solve the social problems and encourages participants to re-conceptualize learning in a given context through critical thinking, cooperative learning and action research.

Harnessing the Power of Technology for Sustainable Development

The School of Systems and Technology (SST) at UMT aims to generate a continuous stream of new scientific and technical knowledge, and to attract young, talented men and women transforming them into the leaders of tomorrow's technology organizations.

In order to fulfill its mission, the School strives to create a culture that attracts, develops, and retains the best available scientific and technical minds.

Inspiring a Culture of Social Diversity and Equality

School of Social Sciences and Humanities offers doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degree programs aimed at preparing social scientists, professionals and educators for the uplift of society.

The school is committed to produce individuals who are capable of applying new knowledge to solve the social problems. All programs are capable of meeting the challenges of technology that relies heavily on the use of the computers, internet and social media.

Transforming by Learning and Learning by Doing

The School of Professional Advancement (SPA) is a subsidiary of UMT. It is a dynamic sub-unit of UMT catering for the lifelong educational needs of participants and professionals. SPA’s core activities revolve around the theme of “building professionals for the future”. It has been established to provide a base for upward mobility and professional growth of individuals across various sectors.

The recent trends of the business world suggest that professionals will continuously need to learn new knowledge and skills in order to retain their jobs in a highly competitive business environment. SPA not only understands these trends but also makes periodic estimates for future developments which provide professionals a dynamic platform to equip themselves for the mounting competition.

Giving a New Perspective

The School of Professional Psychology ensures the development and application of the discipline of clinical psychology to the highest level of professional excellence. A variety of programs have been developed by SPP that provide a continuous and contiguous teaching and training leading to a professional qualification.

The School aims to raise the standard and quality of training of clinical psychologists to the highest level of professionalism with knowledge and expertise required to function in the role of a scientist- practitioner and meet the needs of all factions of society. The School understands that a well-trained clinical psychologist, with knowledge, training, skills and experience can play an integral role in managing human behavior in almost all spheres of life, including education, industry, health and business just to name a few. SPP also provides free of cost clinical counseling service to all the students/staff of UMT.

Explore your Creative Synergies

School of Design and Textiles (SDT) offers a wide range of programs in various disciplines including Textile Technology, Textile Management, Fashion and Design, Graphic Designing and Interior Designing. The faculty members provide an educational experience that is equivalent to that offered by leading international universities. The curriculum for each program has its own distinct features.

However, common threads of design and problem solving have been woven into the fabric of the curricula to ensure that each participant receives the very best education tailored to the needs of the industry and academia. The textile and fashion design programs aim to prepare graduates for regional as well as global practice. The degree programs emphasize learning the effective use of technology, information resources and communication methods, as well as inculcate in them leadership qualities anchored in ethical and moral principles.

Leading the Future of Law

SLP is dedicated to the goal of providing comprehensive and holistic legal education, that focuses not only on teaching students about the content of the law, but also hones their ability to think, question, and challenge difficult legal concepts. SLP is committed to inculcate core values of discipline, punctuality and ethics in its learners, which are quintessential to any law student’s progress.

SLP continuously provides opportunities and encouragement for its students to participate in various curricular and co-curricular activities, such as moot court competitions, debates, guest lectures, conferences, and workshops. Learners are further supported by having access to excellent infrastructure and a well-equipped law library that gives our students the best opportunities in exploring the world of legal knowledge. The School employs a discussion-based teaching methodology for enhancing the communications skills and the critical thinking abilities of its students. SLP’s highly qualified and experienced faculty enables the development of legal professionalism and a sense of social commitment through the teaching-learning process.

Discovering Creative Solutions for a Better Tomorrow

The School of Engineering (SEN) was set up in 2013 with the vision to act as a hub for various engineering disciplines. It provides a common regulatory platform for professional education in the field of engineering aiming to achieve national and international accreditation of degree programs offered under its umbrella.

Its academic departments offer BS, MS, and PhD Programs accredited/recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). SEN offers leading-edge programs to instill design, application and innovation skills in its students by utilizing and involving their curiosity, intelligence and creativity. The mission of the UMT School of Engineering is to give the students a high-quality educational experience, to generate and apply knowledge through research, development and scholarly activity and to serve society, country and the engineering profession.

Fostering Diversity and Inclusion

SGS aims to provide a platform for free inquiry on governance and societal issues by producing research and scholarly work on Government Studies and Public Policy. The School offers programs, tailored for the needs of Pakistan.

SGS envisions for a progressive, socially just and economically viable Pakistan by integrating communities, civil society and government, through teaching and research, in keeping with the aspirations of the people. With an interdisciplinary approach, the teaching and research at the SGS aims to build on multiple knowledge sources, informing varied administrative structures, decision-making hierarchies, policy making function of the government as well as the civil society, in a dynamic national setting.

Building a World of Possibilities

School of Commerce and Accountancy (SCA) is offering the quality education in the field of commerce and accountancy and has offered a pathway for non-accountancy degree holders to enter the accountancy sector through its dedicated programs at graduate and undergraduate levels.

If you are looking for opportunities for personal development, career advancement, or a career in the accountancy sector, there is no skill set more valuable than an accounting qualification. Accounting information is essential for any organization to operate profitably in good times and sustainably in challenging times. At the UMT School of Commerce and Accountancy (SCA), we will take you one step further.

Producing the Next Generation of Health Professionals

SHS offers a wide range of Undergraduate and Graduate programs in health sciences across a wide spectrum of fields. Presently, programs in Physiotherapy, Biomedical Laboratory Sciences, Health Management, Public Health, Imaging and Radiation Sciences, Ultrasonography and Nutrition Sciences are being offered.

At the School of Health Sciences, we are preparing the next generation of exceptional leaders in health care. We are achieving this by embracing a spirit of inquiry and innovation in education and research in all of our academic programs. At SHS, we use an interdisciplinary approach, innovative and technology-driven teaching methodology and world class clinical and lab facilities to provide our students an amazing learning experience.

Building the Cities of Tomorrow

The School of Architecture and Planning was established in February 2015, after gaining a level of recognition and maturity in academic and professional repute of its programs of Bachelor of Architecture commenced from 2012 and BS City and Regional Planning in 2014.

The School envisions to equip students with advanced skills and knowledge in different domains of architecture, urban planning and related specializations and sub-specializations. The curricula prepares students to understand the current global trends in architecture, building construction and planning and management to provide better direction to learners. The School is also in close contact with other institutions of Lahore, particularly with the Departments of Architecture and City and Regional Planning of various universities.

Disseminating Research Knowledge and Innovation

The School of Science offers high-level education and research training on basic and applied sciences in cooperation with faculty, aiming to develop students into researchers, engineers, innovators as well as highly specialized professionals with broad vision, excellent research skills, and ability to adapt them to rapidly changing demands.

The School offers a wide range of pioneering degree programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies. A strong emphasis is placed on applying course work to real-life challenges with an eye on the needs of the high-tech world of the 21st century. Undergraduate degree programs include many electives, letting our students tailor a curriculum to individual interests and talents. This added flexibility affords the opportunity to begin accelerated programs, pursue dual degrees, or begin graduate work.

Innovating the Future of Food Sciences

School of Food and Agricultural Sciences (SFAS) aims to integrate recent advances in food processing and agriculture, in order to produce professionals equipped with academic and research skills that can make significant contributions to the agricultural and food industries of Pakistan.

With an innovative teaching and research facility, SFAS acts as a pivotal bridge between the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR) and the agriculture universities for the uplifting and progress of farming and food industries of Pakistan. SFAS boasts world-class education and research facilities in the field of food science and agricultural technologies, with the capability of addressing the domestic and national issues in the domain of food and agricultural sciences.

Tap into the Power of Creativity

Department of Media and Communication was established in 2005, now known as the ‘School of Media and Communication Studies (SMCS)’. SMCS is a vibrant hub of creative learning, offering professionally oriented courses which have been designed and developed with input from employers and industry specialists.

Our inspirational staff and expert facilities empower students to unlock their creative potential and become 'work ready' in the fast-paced, creative skills economy. The School under its dynamic leadership, introduced innovations in its themes, programs and delivery methods to serve the evolving needs of students in the region and offers specialized courses, including, narrative writing, research, photography, broadcast (Radio and TV), online video production, multimedia storytelling and investigative journalism.

Take off your Journey to New Horizons

Keeping in view the dire need of true aviation professionals for aviation industry particularly in Pakistan, the Institute of Aviation Studies (IAS) was established in University of Management and Technology (UMT) during Spring-2011 and initially offered 4-year BS Aviation Management (AM) program which gave a new dimension to the aviation education to produced specialized human resource.

IAS offers the most fascinating career to students who desire to be a part of the aviation and dream to learn and teach the adventurous way to sky. In the year 2013, it acquired a flight simulator, with a mock-up of aircraft Cessna-172, and Air Traffic Control (ATC) as training devices. UMT is the only university in Pakistan, which is approved by International Air Transport Association (IATA), to join its global training partner network as an IATA Authorized Training Center (ATC).

Bridging the Contemporary and Conventional Gaps

The main aim of the Institute of Islamic Perspectives and Guidance is to bridge the increasingly wide gap between the mainstream modern, secular education and the specialized, traditional Islamic studies and scholarship.

We expect our graduates to be active as role models in their communities, respected both for their knowledge of the Deen and for the flexibility, realism, and independence of mind with which they apply it in modern, practical world.

Breaking Out of the Box

The liberal arts traditionally include all non-vocational, non-applied disciplines including areas such as literature, languages, philosophy, history, cultural studies, mathematics, and theoretical sciences.

The reason is obvious: the contours of knowledge shift in the blink of an eye in a world where social media and the internet play a major role.

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