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Master Of Business Administration (Islamic Finance) (Executive) MBA

Master Of Business Administration (Islamic Finance) (Executive) MBA

Key information
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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Islamic Studies Financial Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

An MBA in Islamic Finance is an ideal way to advance your career in this huge and growing part of the economy. Focusing on good practice in management and commerce, the course aims to prepare you for progress into senior positions in organisations that operate according to Islamic principles.

Course Details

This postgraduate qualification offers a suite of contemporary modules designed to prepare those with previous management or business experience for work in this dynamic sector.

Whatever area of industry or commerce you currently work in, this MBA course will assist you in gaining essential skills to work in Islamic finance. In addition, the programme aims to provide a critical understanding of the problems and challenges facing enterprises and organisations and equip you with the analytical and critical faculties to identify potential innovative solutions. These qualities are highly sought by prestigious international employers.

The two-year part-time course will cover how to evaluate and develop good practice in key areas of business management and in the commercial development of general and Islamic finance products and services. You’ll have the opportunity to acquire the skills needed to work effectively, independently and as part of a team.

Course Highlights:

  • This MBA course offers you the chance to join a well-established postgraduate community engaged in preparing themselves for a career in executive management in the Islamic Finance Sector.
  • Teaching and supervision is delivered by a dedicated team of experienced and well-qualified staff drawn from the Centre of Islamic Finance and the Institute of Management at the University of Bolton.

Career Opportunities

This postgraduate qualification is designed to help you develop the knowledge required to work in the growing and sophisticated Islamic finance sector, including a more in depth look at the industry, products, performance and risk management issues.

You’ll have the opportunity to gain skills in being effective, in working independently and as part of a team, while critically evaluating and developing good practice in key areas of business management and in the planning and management of general, commercial and Islamic finance products and services.

Islamic finance has developed into a solid industry that complements conventional banking. The Islamic market demands a specific expertise that combines solid financial knowledge with that of Islamic finance. A deeper knowledge of Islamic finance can improve the competitiveness of MBA students on the international financial market stage.

What Can I Do With This Qualification?

On completing the programme, you’ll be qualified to pursue a career in a wide range of management roles in the Islamic finance sector or regulatory agencies, and in the public, private and voluntary sectors. A wide range of employers – financial institutions, technology companies, blue-chip companies, and SMEs – recruit MBA Islamic Finance graduates. The universal appeal stems from the MBA's focus on collective business principles.

A MBA in Islamic Finance is also highly respected around the world, so if you're interested in a global business career then it could be beneficial, particularly as qualifications from UK business schools are so well regarded. It can also help you to specialise in your current sector, or a new industry that you want to move into. If you want to continue your study then you could opt for a research degree (MPhil, DBA or PhD).

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Islamic Business Transaction Law
Human Resource Management
International Marketing Management
Financial Management and Decision Making
Research and Study Skills
Research Methods
Dissertation (Islamic Finance)
Islamic Finance and Investment
Strategic Management and Leadership

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Tuition fees for part-time postgraduate courses are set per module and usually charged per module. Please contact the university for more accurate fees at the time of admission.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Tuition fees for part-time postgraduate courses are set per module and usually charged per module. Please contact the university for more accurate fees at the time of admission.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should have both of the following: significant work experience in a business or management capacity; and a UK Honours degree/postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. We’ll consider your application if you don’t possess the above qualifications but have substantial managerial experience.

University information

The University of Bolton dates back to 1825 and has a long and distinguished history of providing a quality education. Situated on a modern friendly campus near the centre of Bolton, the University is home to 11,000 students who have ranked the University as No.1 for student satisfaction in the North West, Complete University Guide 2020. Many of our Postgraduate courses are professionally accredited. Postgraduate study is challenging,...more