University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Islamic Banking and Finance

The course provides the knowledge and analytical skill to explore and explain the principles and practices of Islamic banking and finance; a comprehensive understanding of the financial, economic and legal environments in which Islamic banking operates; students are involved in the critical evaluation and understanding of Islamic financial instruments and risk management issues and examine the role of the capital market and its role in providing Islamic finance.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree or an equivalent international qualification may also be acceptable.

Course modules

Modules include: Islamic banking and finance; critical issues in Islamic banking; research methods in acc. and finance; corporate finance; corporate governance; multinational operations in finance and banking; economic development; international financial services regulations; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework-based assignments.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Adam Street) Cardiff CF24 2FN Wales

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