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

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

Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Islamic Studies Financial Management

Course type


Course Summary

This course is a chance to advance your career in this huge and growing sector by combining work and study commitments over two years. Focusing on management and commerce, the course aims to help you progress into senior positions in organisation that follow Islamic principles. 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. 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. The University’s excellent libraries, 24/7 IT facilities, WiFi and learning areas are freely available for your use. Key Features: You’ll have the opportunity to gain an advanced knowledge and understanding of strategic management and Islamic Finance issues in a global business environment. The course aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of the methodologies and concepts of Islamic Law and the application of legal principals within Islamic business transactions. Teaching is conducted by a highly-dedicated team with specialist knowledge in Islamic Law and Banking.

Career opportunities: 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.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date



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

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students 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 their application if they 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