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Postgraduate study at Bangor University

Islamic Banking and Finance

This course provides rigorous training in the theory and practice of mainstream financial services management and strategy; specialist modules in Islamic banking and finance provide a particular focus on the theoretical foundations, products, performance, financial instruments and risk management issues of what is by now the preferred way of banking for 1/5 of the world's population.

Entry requirements

MBA: A 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject, e.g. economics, finance, accounting, management from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution is required. In general, however, applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered. Whilst work experience is desirable, it is not essential. If the native language is not English, applicants must provide satisfactory evidence that they have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. We require: IELTS 6.0 (with no individual score lower than 5.5) /TOEFL internet based: 75 (with no individual score lower than 16).

Course modules

Core modules: organisations and people; management research; Islamic finance; Islamic banking; international banking; plus 3 from: strategic management; marketing financial services; banking and development; international financial management; bank financial management; financial institutions strategic management.

Assessment methods

Part 2 of the course consists of a supervised dissertation of around 10000 words.

Sponsorship information

The University offers a wide range of scholarships, studentships and bursaries.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MBA Full-time September 2019 1 Years
MBA Full-time January 2020 1 Years

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