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Knowledge is strength, helping leaders to innovate and blaze new trails in enterprise and socioeconomic development. INCEIF can help you harness this power responsibly with the Executive Masters in Islamic Finance programme. Designed for working professionals by renowned scholars from both conventional and Shariah finance. This inclusive and multidisciplinary programme takes you beyond Islamic finance, imparting knowledge and instilling values, as you prepare to take the reigns and become a formidable catalyst of postive change.

Successful completion of the eMIF will ensure you gain working knowledge of Data Analytics, Business Strategy and Policy and Social Finance, while acquiring the ability to analyse and develop solutions to modern business challenges, analyse organisational situations and market fluctuations, and assess international socioeconomic conditions.

You will come to understand how Islamic financial instruments such as Zakat, Sadaqah, Waqf and Takaful can be combined with technological advancements to boost development and alleviate hardship, in accordance with Maqasid Shariah and UN Sustainable Development Goals, and learn to conduct business with integrity and in compliance with good governance practices.

eMIF Application Deadline
eMIF Application Deadline

MQA/FA/3816 • R/343/7/0112
(Validity 28 March 2019 - 27 March 2024)




29 MAY 2022


14 AUGUST 2022


6 JANUARY 2023

Please ensure that your application is submitted before the application deadline as displayed. Applications received after this date may not be reviewed for admission.

International Applicants

We encourage you to apply early to ensure you have plenty of time to prepare the necessary travel, study and immigration documents.

Programme Brochure

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The core subjects of EMIF go beyond the finance spectrum.

You will also learn Data Analytics to improve your analytical skills through advanced quantitative and qualitative modelling techniques where you get to analyse and develop solutions to contemporary business challenges. Through Business Strategy and Policy, you will be equipped with the practical concepts and tools for analysing organisational strength and weaknesses as well as market opportunities and threats. In Social Finance, you will critically examine the socio-economic challenges facing communities and nations globally, and assess how Islamic finance instruments – such as Zakat, Sadaqah, Waqf and Takaful -, uses modern technology of fintech and blockchain to alleviate hardship and develop communities, in line with the Maqasid al Shariah (The objectives of Islamic law) and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

In general, the main objectives are to prepare graduates to:

  • apply the principles and concepts of Shariah, Economics and Finance to address challenges in Islamic finance.
  • apply financial and quantitative tools and techniques in problem solving and decision making.
  • conduct themselves professionally and in compliance with good ethics and governance practices.
  • acquire new knowledge and able to identify contemporary issues in Islamic finance through independent learning and research.


INCEIF MLMS is a flexible Virtual Learning Environment designed to enhance your learning experience by providing access to online course materials. Its built-in features engage learners and promote collaborative learning. It is easy and intuitive to use, both for delivering courses and for learning. In other words, INCEIF MLMS is a central point to:

  • access a variety of resources and information; including your personalised timetable, and coursework deadlines.
  • carry out various online activities including interactive assignments and quizzes
  • review, reflect and discuss content with your lecturers and peers
  • submit your course work

Through INCEIF MLMS, the learning materials essential to your course - from slides and webinar recordings to lecture notes - are now at your fingertips whenever you need them.

  • Bank Negara Malaysia
  • Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA)
  • International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance
  • Securities Commission Malaysia (SC)
  • Shariah Advisory Council
  • Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals
  • Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC)
  • Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia