A Master in Islamic Finance is a course based on the relevance of the industrial practice of Islamic finance. The many areas of specialization are availed to all postgraduate students taking the course to further their studies. The program is designed to equip all students with quality training and skills in the field of Islamic finance. Students taking the master in Islamic Finance have an opportunity to explore the wide aspect of conventional Islamic management of finances.
A Master in Islamic Finance is a postgraduate course aimed at guiding students who wish to understand the complex Islamic Finance as well as management of the moral, legal and the regulatory systems. Students learn the best approaches to the solutions of the many challenges in the sector. The various skills acquired through the coursework are conceptually the best training skills for anyone pursuing a career move in the industry. The program equips the students with the most current issues affecting the Islamic finance sector. The course acknowledges the need to develop general and specific skills in the industry. This goes on to influence the career choices in future for the students.
This programme is specifically designed to produce professionals equipped with expertise in both the conventional finance and Shariah for a career in the banking services or investment as well as any Islamic financial institutions. It is also for those executives and managers desiring specialisation in Islamic banking and finance in order to assist personal development and career advancements in the banking and finance industry. [+]
This programme is specifically designed to provide:In-depth knowledge and a wide range of skills in Islamic Finance, banking and investment, that allow students to be capable of meeting the growing needs of the industry. Support in the vision and ambition of the Malaysian government to make Malaysia a centre of innovation and excellence in the Islamic financial world. Duration:Full-time (12-18 months)Part-time (24+ months) Dual Degree Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.750 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.75 and above CGPA 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have ten years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend ... [-]
The Masters in Islamic Finance Practice (MIFP) programme is a postgraduate course aimed at producing industry practitioners with global insight, holistic knowledge and cutting-edge expertise in Islamic Finance. [+]
The Masters in Islamic Finance Practice (MIFP) programme is a postgraduate course aimed at producing industry practitioners with global insight, holistic knowledge and cutting-edge expertise in Islamic Finance. It is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and is designed by renowned international thought leaders, academicians, and experts from both conventional and Shariah financial fields, ensuring that scholars graduate with a working knowledge of both disciplines.
The course modules cover a wide range of critical topics ranging from wealth management, banking and investment to financial services, ethics and governance. The programme will provide students with a comprehensive and practical understanding of Islamic economics, finance, and Shariah as well as the environment in which Islamic Finance players operate within.... [-]
The MIFM Program embraces both Islamic and conventional finance. Islamic finance benefits from the insights and the excellent technical instruments developed by conventional finance; conventional finance enjoys a broader scope by recognizing and including the ethical underpinning of the Islamic finance industry. This view thus expands the potential of the field of finance and offers a clear strategic edge to firms that can modify their mindsets. In particular, MIFM offers this key benefit to its students. [+]
The MIFM is the first degree in Islamic financial management at KSA.
It focuses on financial management and answers real needs apparent in the industry.
It is the outcome of an innovative collaboration between Effat University and the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA), a Middle East business school renowned for the training it offers in the principles of Islamic finance (The Bankers, 2007), and the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), a business school ranked among the top 10 by the Wall Street International Ranking and internationally famous for the quality of its financial management programs.
Effat University partnered with Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) to secure its Shari’a Review services for its Masters Program in Islamic Finance. SRB is the Middle East based Supervisory orientated consulting firm with a scholarly presence in more than 7 countries from MENA and Asian region. SRB reviewed and meticulously studied the referential authenticity of the sources used to make up the program and validated the program's recognition in light of Shari’a standards issued by Accounting & Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutes (AAOIFI).... [-]