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WHY MSc IN ISLAMIC FINANCE?

When harnessed by the brightest minds, knowledge fuels innovation and progress.

With the MSc programme, you can use the knowledge gained to advance your career while also placing yourself among top innovators, fostering progressive developments in the industry, and around the world. Designed by renowned academicians and industry leaders from both conventional and Islamic finance, this programme allows you to balance your personal and professional commitments, while taking your career to new levels.

The MSc imparts thorough knowledge in the key areas of Islamic finance, Islamic economics and Shariah from both theoretical and applied aspects. Successful completion of the programme ensures that you would have acquired a comprehensive understanding of the economic, financial and legal environment in which providers of Islamic financial services operate. In addition, the programme sought to mould leaders equipped with expertise in both conventional and Islamic finance.

The Difference Between MIFP & MSc In Islamic Finance

Masters in Islamic Finance Practice (MIFP)
Master of Science in Islamic Finance (MSc)
MIFP is a professional degreeMSc in Islamic Finance is an academic degree
The programme has strong theoretical underpinnings; its primary purpose is to offer knowledge for application in professional practice.The programme consists of advanced studies in an academic discipline, rather than specific applications of knowledge to professional practices.
  • It prepares a student for a life of practice in the student’s particular profession.
  • It provides students with the fundamental knowledge as well as competencies on which they can build upon to advance their careers upon graduation.
  • It equips students with managerial and decision-making skills.
  • It may serve as preparation for advanced studies at the doctoral level.
  • It focuses on the principles of the field of Islamic finance.
  • It is designed to provide students with in-depth exposure to Islamic finance.
  • It equips students with analytical methods which can serve as a research tool.
  • It provides an introduction to research and advanced study at the doctoral level.
MSc APPLICATION DEADLINE

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International Applicants

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Programme Brochure

MSc in Islamic Finance is an academic degree.The programme consists of advanced studies in an academic discipline, rather than specific applications of knowledge to professional practices.It is designed to provide graduates with in-depth exposure to Islamic finance. Provides an introduction to research and advanced study at the doctoral level.

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  • 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