Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Islamic Finance and Accounting

This programme provides an opportunity to study the success of Islamic finance, particularly in the current economic climate, to evaluate its principles and understand its unique approach to finance for today�s businesses and society.

Entry requirements

At least 2.2 UK Hons degree or equivalent in the area of accounting. A 2.1 or above 1st degree in business with evidence of successful attainment of accounting modules. Provide evidence of satisfactory English language skills for candidates where English is not their 1st language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above (which should include a minimum score of 5.5 for the writing and listening modules).

Course modules

This programme provides students with a solid foundation in Islamic finance and prepares them for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) diploma in Islamic finance. The 1st part covers the core discipline of accounting and finance. The 2nd part focuses on Islamic finance. Compulsory modules: financial reporting and analysis; management control and audit; advanced corporate finance; research methods; Islamic banking and takaful: products and services; Islamic capital markets and investments; Islamic commercial law (Shari'ah); accounting for Islamic financial institutions; investment game; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
+44(0)1782 294400