Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Islamic Finance

Institution
Birmingham City University · Birmingham City Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Applicants are required to meet one of the following options:

  • An honours degree from a UK University (minimum 2:2) in a Finance related discipline
  • An equivalent graduate level qualification from an overseas university or equivalent institution (minimum 2:2) in a finance related discipline
  • Successful passing a Pre-Master's course approved by Birmingham City University
  • Successful passing a Pre-Master's course at another UK university/institution with a minimum of 55 per cent average

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Islamic Finance meets the current demand for specialist knowledge and skills in a rapidly expanding field.

The course provides you with the opportunity to explore the philosophical foundation of Islamic finance and the legal framework for Islamic financial institutions. It discusses the basic and advanced theories underlying Islamic financial institutions.

This course is critical in establishing the overall parameters of Islamic finance, offers a practical approach to the workings of the current Islamic financial practices in the banking industry in addition to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs). Also, this course encourages you to understand the connection between the theory of Islamic finance and the real world applications of the Islamic banking and Faith based NGOs.

You will communicate complex and abstract ideas in an articulate and confident manner, as well as learning a host of transferrable skills that will stand you in good stead for when it comes to securing employment in Islamic financial institutions, banking and NGOs.

Information for international students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 331 5595