Bachelor of Science (Islamic Finance) (Honours)

Bachelor of Science (Islamic Finance) (Honours)

Undergraduate

1. Program/MQR No.

Bachelor of Science (Islamic Finance) (Honours)
-MQA/FA1383

2.

Brief introduction

The Bachelor of Science (Islamic Finance) programme aims, in line with the vision and mission of IIUM, to impart knowledge and develop the skills required to produce ethical professionals in the fast growing field of Finance, as well as imbue in the graduates Islamic values and ethics that bring out in them pristine character and attitude. Moreover, the BScIF programme aims to produce finance graduates who can eventually take up leadership roles in major organizations in industry and commerce, in academia and in the public sector, with the view of achieving the Maqasid Al-Syariah. The BScIF programme objectives are thus as follows:

•    To produce well-rounded professionals in Finance who are imbued with Islamic values and ethics.
•    To ensure students develop a good grounding in quantitative skills, accounting, economics and finance.   Islamic perspectives are integrated in all subjects.
•    To develop the students with good communication and soft skills, so that they become effective communicators, able to work in teams and be a leader.
•    To sharpen the students’ analytical and critical thinking abilities.
•    To instill in students the desire for life-long learning, so that they can keep they update with current knowledge using contemporary technology and resources.

3.

Program Outcome

 

 

At the end of the programme, students are able to:

 

 

1

Demonstrate familiarity with established theories and practices in finance with a keen awareness of current developments.

Knowledge

2

Apply practical and analytical skills relevant to finance.

Practical Skills

3

Exhibit socially responsible behaviour for the progress of the nation and ummah.

Social Skills and Responsibilities

4

Demonstrate commitment to ethics, cooperation, professionalism and Islamic values.

Ethics, Professionalism and Humanities

5

Communicate effectively, work in teams and display leadership skills.

 

Communication, Leadership, and Team Skills

6

Analyze issues and demonstrate skills in planning, executing and evaluating strategies and action plans.

Scientific Methods, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

7

Use information management skills and apply effective strategies for lifelong self-improvement.

Lifelong Learning and Information Management

8

Apply entrepreneurial and managerial skills.

Entrepreneurship and Managerial Skills


4.

Career Opportunities

Students graduating with Bachelor of Science (Islamic Finance) can develop their career in Islamic Finance sector that includes Islamic Banking, Islamic Capital Markets, Takaful, Islamic Wealth Management, Waqf and Zakat. They can also take up leadership roles in major organization in industry and commerce, in academic as well as the public sector.

5.

Program Structure

                                                                                                                                CREDIT HOURS
(A)    University Required Courses                                                                                 20
                                    
          (i)      Philosophy, Values and History                          4
          (ii)     Soft Skills                                                          10
          (iii)    Malaysian Studies                                               4
          (iv)    Community Engagement                                    2

(B)    Kulliyyah Required Courses                                                                                   38
(C)    Department Required Courses                                                                              57
(D)    Department Elective Courses                                                                                12
(E)    Practical Training                                                                                                     6

Total Requirements for Graduation                                                                              133*
*(For non-Mlaysian students, the total crdit hours for graduation requirement is 131)   

6.

Duration of Study

The course takes four years of full-time study to complete.

Minimum

Normal

Maximum

* Majority of our students complete in normal period

6

8

12

    

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