University of East London

University of East London

Islamic Banking and Finance

The programme is offered as a career development generalist programme within a given sector for those who have a 1st degree (or equivalent) and relevant work experience on which the learning process should build; the programme can be considered as a management conversion programme at masters level; the MBA is based on the recognition that international and global business skills and understanding are required if firms and those working within them are to compete effectively and thus maximise the potential or their resources; to build on this recognition the programme offers an optional extra semesters study in Washington DC, USA at the Kogood School of Business which includes a business related internship; the main emphasis is on leadership through strategic management where students are expected to ground their new knowledge within the base of their previous professional experience; students are expected to reflect on and learn from prior experience and combine this with new knowledge to apply to new situations.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree in economics, finance or accounting or another appropriate discipline (or recognised international equivalent). IELTs 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Writing and Speaking 5.5 Reading and Listening.

Course modules

Modules include: Issues in Islamic banking and finance; research methods in accounting and finance; Islamic banking and financial regulation; management dissertation; optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes: formative assessments are designed to provides informal feedback to students so they can evaluate their conceptual and practical understanding of course material; these take the form of informal presentations, in-class quizzes, critique of seminal academic papers, debate of topical issues and case study analysis; summative assessments which count toward the final module grades include a varied mixture of individual reports, group reports, group presentations, and end-of-module written examinations; assessments take place throughout the year, although they are coordinated to ensure that students are not overloaded with clashing dates for submission of coursework.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Square Stratford Newham E15 1NF South East

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