Master in Islamic Banking is a distinct professional discipline, which harnesses a range of specialisations such as Shariah, ethics and governance; risk management; Islamic banking operation; Islamic bank management; credit operation; consumer and business financing and research methodology. This programme is intended to produce highly skilled graduates who have an expertise in Islamic banking, fulfilling the market needs and contributes to the social and national development.
A Bachelor’s Degree (MQF, Level 6) in a Muamalat and lslamic Finance and related field with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50 – 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications;
Candidates with the above degree, with a CGPA of between 2.00 – 4.00 its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to the Higher Education Provider (HEP) rigorous internal assessment (may include tests, interview or portfolio);
Candidates with the above degree with CGPA above 2.00 but below 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to a minimum of 1 year of working experience in relevant field.
Any other academic qualifications equivalent as approved by the Senate; lf candidates without Muamalat and Islamic Finance and related degree are admitted, prerequisite modules must be taken to adequately prepare them for their advanced studies.
For international students, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 or lnternational English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 or its equivalent.
University’s Senate reserves the right to reject any application.
Program Structure (Coursework)
|Mode of Study||Full-time / Part-time|
|Duration of Study||Minimum 1 year (3 semesters) and maximum 3 year (9 semester) for Full-time OR minimum 1 years 8 month (5 semesters) and maximum 5 year (15 semester) for Part-time|
|Graduation’s Total Credit Hours||42|
Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)The objectives of the programme are to prepare individuals to
|PEO1||Produce graduates who are highly knowledgeable and practically competent in Islamic banking discipline in line with the industry requirement and practices.|
|PEO2||Produce qualified individuals who are effective in communication and demonstrate good leadership and teamwork quality in an organisation.|
|PEO3||Uphold codes of ethic in fulfilling professional and social responsibilities in Islamic banking practices.|
|PEO4||Produce graduates who are capable to solve problems innovatively, creatively and ethically through logical and sustainable approach.|
|PEO5||Facilitate their skills development by encouraging them to engage in information management and lifelong learning for successful career advancement.|
|PEO6||Develop innovative managerial and entrepreneurial skills.|
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)At the end of this programme, students should be able to
|PLO1||Demonstrate mastery of knowledge on concepts and theories related to Islamic banking.|
|PLO2||Demonstrate comprehensive practical and technical expertise in Islamic banking.|
|PLO3||Understand the responsibility of an Islamic banker in the context of contemporary social, cultural and global issues.|
|PLO4||Demonstrate and apply the Shariah and ethical professional code of conduct in the Islamic banking practices.|
|PLO5||Develop and expose the leadership, teamwork and communication skills in the professional field.|
|PLO6||Apply the theoretical, methods and techniques in resolving problems in implementing and practicing Islamic banking.|
|PLO7||Able to engage in lifelong learning and keep up to date with emerging technology advancements for career development.|
|PLO8||Demonstrate entrepreneurship skills and ability to identify business opportunities in the highly competitive markets.|
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