Master of Science in Finance

Master of Science in Finance

Postgraduate

THE KULLIYYAH OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES seeks to prepare students with the necessary knowledge and Islamic values to face the increasingly challenging world.  It offers students the unique opportunity of integrating conventional knowledge with Islamic knowledge in all fields of related studies. Established in 1983, the Kulliyyah having faculty members of eminence in various specialisations.

English is the medium of instruction for all programmes offered by the Kulliyyah. Currently, there are four departments offering various programmes, namely Department of Economics, Department of Business Administration, Department of Accounting and Department of Finance.

THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE offers the Master of Science (Finance) which was introduced in 2001. This programme aims to provide students with both practical skills and theoretical knowledge that integrate Islamic concepts and values to enable them to become competent practitioners in both Islamic and conventional finance.  The Department’s strengths are in the areas of Islamic banking and finance, applied finance and general finance. 

MODES OF PROGRAMME

 

Option 1:   BY COURSEWORK

                    42 credit hours of coursework

                    (4 core courses + 10 elective courses)

Option 2:   COURSEWORK AND RESEARCH (Mixed Mode)

                    12 credit hours of coursework + 30 credit hours of dissertation

                    (2 core courses + 2 elective courses + 30 credit hours of dissertation)

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE - Option 1: BY COURSEWORK

 

CORE COURSES

 

Course Code

Course Name

FINC 7301

Research and Quantitative Methods

FINC 7302

Financial Markets and Institutions

FINC 7303

Portfolio Management

FINC 7304

Corporate Finance

Elective COURSES

Course Code

Course Name

FINC 7305

Seminar in Finance

FINC 7311

Managerial Finance

FINC 7312

International Finance

FINC 7313

Financial Derivatives

FINC 7314

Financial Statement Analysis

FINC 7315

Company Evaluation

FINC 7316

Islamic Financial Planning

FINC 7321

Issues in Islamic Banking

FINC 7322

Bank Operations and Management

FINC 7323

Corporate Ethics and Governance

FINC 7324

Social Finance

FINC 7325

Quantitative Methods in Finance

ECON 7311

Islamic Capital Markets

ECON 7304

Islamic Economic Thought

ACCT 7304

Islamic Accounting

INFO 7280

FinTech for Islamic Finance

CBIA 7101

Big Data Across Verticals and Domains

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE - Option 2: COURSEWORK AND RESEARCH (Mixed Mode)

Core COURSES

Course Code

Course Name

FINC 7301

Research and Quantitative Methods

FINC 7305

Seminar in Finance

Elective COURSES

Any two (2) other courses listed as part of the programme

Note: to qualify to do the Mixed Mode option, the student must obtain a minimum B grade for all the 4 courses that were taken. Students failing to meet this requirement will have their mode of study changed to Coursework only.

DURATION OF STUDIES

 

Status

Minimum

Normal

Maximum

Full-time

1 ½ academic years

2 academic years

3 academic years

Part-time

2 academic years

4 academic years

5 academic years

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A relevant Bachelor’s degree with good grades from an accredited institution of higher learning or any other certificates recognised to be equivalent to a Bachelor's degree and with relevant professional experience.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the Kulliyyah requirements, an applicant must produce satisfactory proof of proficiency of English Language by:

  • The Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 or
  • The International English Language Testing Services (IELTS) with a score of 6.0 or
  • The IIUM-administered English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score 6.0.
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FEE STRUCTURE
CONTACT

Deputy Dean (Postgraduate)
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
International Islamic University Malaysia
P.O. Box 10, 50728 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel : 603-6421 4775 / 4634 / 4778
Fax : 603-6421 4850
E-mail : kenmspg@iium.edu.my

Website: http://www.iium.edu.my/kenms and http://www.iium.edu.my/cps

*   All information is correct at the time of publication. All requirements are subject to amendment by the Management of International Islamic University Malaysia

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