Bangor Business School

Bangor University

Islamic Banking and Finance

The course studies the structure of the Islamic banking and finance industry, including its theoretical foundations, products, performance, Islamic financial instruments and risk management issues.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject, e.g. economics, finance, accounting, management from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution is required. Alternatively a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted. Applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered. If the native language is not English, applicants require IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5); Pearson PTE: a score of 56 (with no element lower than 51); Cambridge English Test advanced: 169 (with no element lower than 162).

Course modules

Modules include: research methods; international financial markets; Islamic finance; Islamic banking; international banking; financial crises and bank regulation; Islamic accounting and financial reporting; corporate risk management; bank financial management; financial institutions strategic management; investment strategy and portfolio management; Islamic insurance.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 30 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
01248 382085