Taught course

Islamic Finance

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Business
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Equivalent of a UK 2:2 degree in any subject which has enabled the applicant to develop analytical and quantitative skills. If you are concerned that your qualifications do not meet our normal expectation you may apply, but you should include a short personal statement concerning your general interest in your own education, work experience and prior relevant learning. Places are limited and early application is advised even for well-qualified candidates.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

We are offering this master's degree in collaboration with Al-Maktoum College, in Dundee. At the University of Dundee, we have a strong history and expertise in teaching traditional finance and economics. This degree takes our expertise and combines it with the expertise in Islamic banking/finance and wider Islamic studies on offer at Al-Maktoum. Few degrees of this kind exist in the UK.

You will develop your understanding of the application of Islamic commercial law in relation to Islamic financial institutions and financial products, as well as the emergence and working mechanisms of Islamic capital markets.
You will cover the operations of Islamic banks and Islamic financial markets, alongside the nature of risk and its management in Islamic financial institutions
You will challenge the contemporary issues and debates in Islamic finance and gain an understanding of the internationalisation strategies and strategic decisions in business.
Course structure
We offer you the opportunity to study our MSc Islamic Finance, or MSc Islamic Finance combined with another business topic. Our degrees are flexible, and this gives you the chance to focus on a specific area that interests you. It also shows future employers where your specific interests and skills are. There are three Islamic Finance degree options for you to choose from, we refer to these as specialist pathways. The option you choose to study is what will be printed on your graduating certificate.
All the MSc Islamic Finance degrees are made up of core modules (ones you must study) and a range of optional modules. In total, you will study nine modules across an MSc degree.
  • Islamic Finance MSc
  • Islamic Banking and Finance MSc
  • Islamic Banking, Finance and International Business MSc

Fees and funding

Scholarships available

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Prof Bill Russell
Email
business@dundee.ac.uk