Taught course

Islamic Banking and FInance

Institution
University of Salford · Salford Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements. Where a student has gained a recognised Honours degree but does not meet the normal entry qualification requirement, they may still be considered for entry if they can demonstrate relevant work experience of a minimum two years duration post study and acceptable level of responsibility. In the case of non-graduates please look at APEL. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry

January, November, September, July, June, March

Course content

3 good reasons to study Islamic Banking and Finance at Salford:

  • Gain the essential skills required to work in Islamic banking, one of the fastest-growing sectors in the financial world
  • Strengthen your knowledge with modules focused on banking, finance and Islamic banking
  • Put management theory into real practice with an exciting Business Innovation Project

Course Summary

You will gain the necessary skills and knowledge required to work in this growing and sophisticated banking and finance sector.

On completion of your programme you will be able to effectively perform relevant banking and finance tasks, including specific requirements of Islamic banking, financial products and services.

You will also learn to be effective, working independently and as part of a team, while critically evaluating and developing good practice in the planning and management of general, commercial and Islamic banking and financial products and services.

Suitable For

This course is ideal for graduates who want to establish a career in finance or banking while gaining a detailed understanding of the scope and significance of the key principles of Islamic economic laws and financial activities.

Applicant profile

You may come from the fields of economics, finance, accounting, mathematics or business studies, or have relevant work experience. We are also interested in scholars from wider social sciences who want to build a new set of skills and knowledge in this culturally-diverse sector. We are specifically looking for students who want to develop an understanding and career in this emerging banking sector, the corporate sector or financial industries.

Information for international students

Normally IELTS 6.5 with no individual element below 5.5, or equivalent recognised Secure English Language Test, (SELT).

Fees and funding

Fees 2015-16

Type of Study Fee Full-time £6,995 Part-time £1,295 per 30 credits Full-time International MSc £11,995; PgDip £8,195; PgCert £4,195 Full-time PgDip £4,695 Full-time PgCert £2,495

Fees 2016-17

Type of Study Fee Full-time £7,500 Part-time £1,250 per 30 credits Full-time International £13,300, part-time £2,217 per 30 credits Full-time PgDip £5,000 Full-time PgCert £2,500

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0) 161 295 4646