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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Banking Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This degree is taught in collaboration with the University of Dundee. They have a strong history and expertise of teaching traditional finance and economics and draw upon the expertise in Islamic 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.

Topics you'll cover include the operations of Islamic banks and Islamic financial markets, alongside the nature of risk and its management in Islamic financial institutions.

You will explore contemporary issues and debates in Islamic finance and gain an understanding of the internationalisation strategies and strategic decisions in business.

You will also have the chance to choose optional modules which are more specifically linked to the banking sector.

Islamic Finance degrees

This is one of our MSc Islamic Finance degrees. You can also choose from:

  • MSc Islamic Finance
  • MSc Islamic Banking, Finance and International Business

Modules

The module provides students with an advanced understanding of the theoretical aspects of the Islamic banking and insurance systems leading to a nuanced understanding of the contemporary application of Islamic banking and insurance. Students will critically examine the institutional frameworks, governance systems and regulation of Islamic banking and insurance and allow them to evaluate the main controversies and challenges facing Islamic banking and insurance.
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Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

8,350

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,900

Entry requirements

Generally a good (at least a second class Honours degree or equivalent) first 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.