The MSc in Islamic Finance & Accounting offers an advanced programme of study in Islamic finance and accounting while extending critical understanding and application of the complementary and conventional subject areas of financial management. The aim of the programme is to prepare individuals who are seeking a career in finance/business where Islamic finance and accounting knowledge and skills will provide a competitive advantage.
Islamic Finance is a global industry with an annual growth rate of 15 to 20 percent per annum. More than 600 financial institutions across 75 countries now offer Islamic financial products and services. Graduates of the MSc in Islamic Finance & Accounting Award may aspire to rewarding careers in this rapidly expanding sector.
The duration of the program is 2 years and the lectures are conducted in the evenings and weekends to enable the participation of working professionals/executives. Course delivery is facilitated by a mix of lectures, tutorials, group discussions, and short research projects. The teaching and learning activities are further augmented by video presentations and case studies.
The program consists of nine taught modules and a research component delivered over three terms (blocks). Each module is taught by subject experts drawn from the academia as well as the industry.
|Block 1||Financial reporting and Analysis||Management Control and Internal Audit||Advanced Corporate Finance||Business Research Methods|
|Block 2||Islamic Banking & Takaful: Products & Services||Islamic Capital Markets & Instruments||Islamic Commercial Law(Shari’ah)||Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions|
|Block 3||Dissertation||Investment Game|
The qualifications required for admission are an honors degree with a second class lower division pass or higher in any discipline or equivalent professional qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates with 2 years of work experience. In the absence of formal qualifications, work experience and potential to benefit from the Masters Programme will be taken into consideration in assessing the suitability of an applicant.
Islamic Finance industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world providing career opportunities in the areas of risk management, Shari’ah governance, liquidity management, Islamic finance product development and Takaful (Islamic Insurance). Asia and the Middle East are among the regions where Islamic banking and finance is making a significant impact on business and commerce.
We have flexible payment options to suit your finances.You can choose to make the full payment upfront, semester payments in two to three instalments or the monthly instalments.