Durham University

Durham University

Islamic Finance

This course involves quantitative methods in the analysis of Islamic and conventional finance by making reference to their technical particularities.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a strong background in a related discipline and knowledge and familiarity in quantitative economics and finance. Equivalent of a UK upper second class honours degree.

Course modules

You will study: Islamic banking and finance; Islamic law and financial transactions; Islamic political economy; advanced financial theory; econometric methods; Islamic capital markets; risk management issues in Islamic finance; behavioural finance and economics; derivative markets; financial management; international finance; multinational finance; portfolio management; dissertation/business project; international study tour; international conferences; guest speakers.

Assessment methods

The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,450 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 21,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,450 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Durham DH1 3LG North East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Officer
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)191 334 5295