Entry requirements

Entry to the MSc in Islamic Banking and Finance programme requires a 2(ii) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, e.g. economics, finance, accounting or management from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Future employers confirm that a professional qualification on your CV makes it stand out in a competitive job market.

The professional qualifications from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), are developed by practitioners to equip you with the practical knowledge you need to do your job when you leave university.

Demonstrate to future employers that you can make a difference from day one with a CISI qualification.

Your degree is accredited by the CISI as the syllabus covers a large proportion of the content for the following professional qualifications: Introduction to Investment. For your study resources visit CISI University Hub.

Over the past two or three decades or so, Islamic banking and finance has emerged as another viable way of financial intermediation. It has gained credibility and has spread worldwide and is the preferred way of banking for one fifth of the world’s population.

These taught MSc and MA offer an opportunity to study the structure of the Islamic banking and finance industry, including its theoretical foundations, products, performance, Islamic financial instruments and risk management issues. These and other topics will be studied within the wider context of the banking and finance industry worldwide. There is an MA version of this programme and whilst the MSc is more suitable for candidates with some previous background in mathematics, statistics or econometrics, the MA is more suitable for candidates who prefer a less quantitative approach to their studies.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgraduate@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1248 383717