Master of Science ( Islamic Banking and Finance )/ M.Sc. IBF

The IIUM INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIiBF) provides internationally recognized programmes catering for your various needs. A centre of excellence within the world renowned International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), the IIiBF built on a prominent faculty drawn from a pool of leading industry practitioners as well as experts from three different faculties of IIUM, namely the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS), Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) and the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS). Our programmes are imbued with high ethical values, rigorous scholarship and practical relevance. In tandem with their research activities, our faculty members act as consultants and shariah advisors to financial institutions, industry and governments worldwide – hence, keeping our programmes abreast with real world financial and economic developments and issues.

Programme Objectives

  1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
  2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
  3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

Research Areas*

  1. Islamic Commercial Law.
  2. Islamic Investment Banking.
  3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
  4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
  5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
  6. Islamic Social Finance.
  7. Islamic Management.
  8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
  9. Waqf & Zakat.
  10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.
* Subject to availability of supervisors


Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
  • Programme Description

    PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
    The Master of Sciene in Islamic Banking and Finance programme comprises 42 credits hours.


    CORE COURSES

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 6110 Islamic Financial System
    IBF 6111 Islamic Economics
    IBF 6120 Transactions in Islamic Banking and Finance
    IBF 6135 Financial Management Analysis
    IBF 6140 Islamic Banking Products and Operations
    IBF 6310 Islamic Capital Market
    IBF 6910 Research Methodology

     

    ELECTIVE COURSES

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 6311 Risk Management of Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6312 Takaful and Re-Takaful
    IBF 6112 Introduction to the Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
    IBF 6145 Ethics and Governance of Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6250 Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6314 Legal Issues and Framework of Islamic Banking and Finance
    IBF 6315 Islamic Wealth Management

     

    PRE-REQUISITE COURSES

    Apart from the abovementioned core courses and elective courses, candidates may need to register for pre-requisite courses depending on their qualifications. The pre-requisite courses for the programme are:

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 5901 Business Mathematics and Statistics
    IBF 5902 Principles of Accounting and Finance
    IBF 5904 Money and Banking
    IBF 5905 Principles of Economics
    IBF 5906 Islamic Commercial Law 1

     

    RESEARCH PAPER/DISSERTATION

    After completing all the courses, students will proceed with research paper/dissertation before they can graduate. The research paper/dissertation proposal will be developed in their IBF6910 Research Methodology. Once they have presented their research paper/dissertation proposal and the proposal is subsequently approved by the Postgraduate Committee, they may proceed with their research under the supervision of the assigned supervisor(s).

     

    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.

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    Programme Co-ordinator (MSc. IBF)

    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

    zariahas@iium.edu.my

    Assistant Director (MSc. IBF)

    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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    Programme Co-ordinator (MSc. IBF)

    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

    zariahas@iium.edu.my

    Assistant Director (MSc. IBF)

    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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    Programme Co-ordinator (MSc. IBF)

    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

    zariahas@iium.edu.my

    Assistant Director (MSc. IBF)

    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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

    • The Test of Foriegn 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.
     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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

    • The Test of Foriegn 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.
     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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

    • The Test of Foriegn 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.
     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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    The IIUM INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIiBF) provides internationally recognized programmes catering for your various needs. A centre of excellence within the world renowned International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), the IIiBF built on a prominent faculty drawn from a pool of leading industry practitioners as well as experts from three different faculties of IIUM, namely the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS), Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) and the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS). Our programmes are imbued with high ethical values, rigorous scholarship and practical relevance. In tandem with their research activities, our faculty members act as consultants and shariah advisors to financial institutions, industry and governments worldwide – hence, keeping our programmes abreast with real world financial and economic developments and issues.

    Programme Objectives

    1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
    2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
    3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Research Areas*

    1. Islamic Commercial Law.
    2. Islamic Investment Banking.
    3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
    4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
    5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
    6. Islamic Social Finance.
    7. Islamic Management.
    8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
    9. Waqf & Zakat.
    10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.
    * Subject to availability of supervisors


    Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
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    Programme Objectives

    1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
    2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the
      sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
    3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Research Areas*

    1. Islamic Commercial Law.
    2. Islamic Investment Banking.
    3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
    4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
    5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
    6. Islamic Social Finance.
    7. Islamic Management.
    8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
    9. Waqf & Zakat.
    10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.

    * Subject to availability of supervisors

    Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
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    The IIUM INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIiBF) provides internationally recognized programmes catering for your various needs. A centre of excellence within the world renowned International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), the IIiBF built on a prominent faculty drawn from a pool of leading industry practitioners as well as experts from three different faculties of IIUM, namely the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS), Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) and the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS). Our programmes are imbued with high ethical values, rigorous scholarship and practical relevance. In tandem with their research activities, our faculty members act as consultants and shariah advisors to financial institutions, industry and governments worldwide – hence, keeping our programmes abreast with real world financial and economic developments and issues.

    Programme Objectives

    1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
    2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the
      sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
    3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Research Areas*

    1. Islamic Commercial Law.
    2. Islamic Investment Banking.
    3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
    4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
    5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
    6. Islamic Social Finance.
    7. Islamic Management.
    8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
    9. Waqf & Zakat.
    10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.

    * Subject to availability of supervisors

    Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
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    The IIUM INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIiBF) provides internationally recognized programmes catering for your various needs. A centre of excellence within the world renowned International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), the IIiBF built on a prominent faculty drawn from a pool of leading industry practitioners as well as experts from three different faculties of IIUM, namely the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS), Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) and the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS). Our programmes are imbued with high ethical values, rigorous scholarship and practical relevance. In tandem with their research activities, our faculty members act as consultants and shariah advisors to financial institutions, industry and governments worldwide – hence, keeping our programmes abreast with real world financial and economic developments and issues.

    Programme Objectives

    1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
    2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
    3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Research Areas*

    1. Islamic Commercial Law.
    2. Islamic Investment Banking.
    3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
    4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
    5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
    6. Islamic Social Finance.
    7. Islamic Management.
    8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
    9. Waqf & Zakat.
    10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.
    * Subject to availability of supervisors


    Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
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    The IIUM INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIiBF) provides internationally recognized programmes catering for your various needs. A centre of excellence within the world renowned International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), the IIiBF built on a prominent faculty drawn from a pool of leading industry practitioners as well as experts from three different faculties of IIUM, namely the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS), Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) and the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS). Our programmes are imbued with high ethical values, rigorous scholarship and practical relevance. In tandem with their research activities, our faculty members act as consultants and shariah advisors to financial institutions, industry and governments worldwide – hence, keeping our programmes abreast with real world financial and economic developments and issues.

    Programme Objectives

    1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
    2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the
      sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
    3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Research Areas*

    1. Islamic Commercial Law.
    2. Islamic Investment Banking.
    3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
    4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
    5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
    6. Islamic Social Finance.
    7. Islamic Management.
    8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
    9. Waqf & Zakat.
    10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.

    * Subject to availability of supervisors

    Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
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    The IIUM INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIiBF) provides internationally recognized programmes catering for your various needs. A centre of excellence within the world renowned International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), the IIiBF built on a prominent faculty drawn from a pool of leading industry practitioners as well as experts from three different faculties of IIUM, namely the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS), Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) and the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS). Our programmes are imbued with high ethical values, rigorous scholarship and practical relevance. In tandem with their research activities, our faculty members act as consultants and shariah advisors to financial institutions, industry and governments worldwide – hence, keeping our programmes abreast with real world financial and economic developments and issues.

    Programme Objectives

    1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
    2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the
      sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
    3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Research Areas*

    1. Islamic Commercial Law.
    2. Islamic Investment Banking.
    3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
    4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
    5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
    6. Islamic Social Finance.
    7. Islamic Management.
    8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
    9. Waqf & Zakat.
    10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.

    * Subject to availability of supervisors

    Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
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    The IIUM INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIiBF) provides internationally recognized programmes catering for your various needs. A centre of excellence within the world renowned International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), the IIiBF built on a prominent faculty drawn from a pool of leading industry practitioners as well as experts from three different faculties of IIUM, namely the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS), Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) and the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS). Our programmes are imbued with high ethical values, rigorous scholarship and practical relevance. In tandem with their research activities, our faculty members act as consultants and shariah advisors to financial institutions, industry and governments worldwide – hence, keeping our programmes abreast with real world financial and economic developments and issues.

    Programme Objectives

    1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
    2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the
      sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
    3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Research Areas*

    1. Islamic Commercial Law.
    2. Islamic Investment Banking.
    3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
    4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
    5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
    6. Islamic Social Finance.
    7. Islamic Management.
    8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
    9. Waqf & Zakat.
    10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.

    * Subject to availability of supervisors

    Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
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    The IIUM INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIiBF) provides internationally recognized programmes catering for your various needs. A centre of excellence within the world renowned International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), the IIiBF built on a prominent faculty drawn from a pool of leading industry practitioners as well as experts from three different faculties of IIUM, namely the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS), Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) and the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS). Our programmes are imbued with high ethical values, rigorous scholarship and practical relevance. In tandem with their research activities, our faculty members act as consultants and shariah advisors to financial institutions, industry and governments worldwide – hence, keeping our programmes abreast with real world financial and economic developments and issues.

    Programme Objectives

    1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
    2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the
      sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
    3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Research Areas*

    1. Islamic Commercial Law.
    2. Islamic Investment Banking.
    3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
    4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
    5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
    6. Islamic Social Finance.
    7. Islamic Management.
    8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
    9. Waqf & Zakat.
    10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.

    * Subject to availability of supervisors

    Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
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    Programme Overview: 

    The IIUM INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIiBF) provides internationally recognized programmes catering for your various needs. A centre of excellence within the world renowned International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), the IIiBF built on a prominent faculty drawn from a pool of leading industry practitioners as well as experts from three different faculties of IIUM, namely the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS), Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) and the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS). Our programmes are imbued with high ethical values, rigorous scholarship and practical relevance. In tandem with their research activities, our faculty members act as consultants and shariah advisors to financial institutions, industry and governments worldwide – hence, keeping our programmes abreast with real world financial and economic developments and issues.

    Programme Objectives

    1. To produce high potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Banking and Finance through interdisciplinary approach
    2. To develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Banking and Finance within the
      sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah
    3. To meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Banking and Finance

    Research Areas*

    1. Islamic Commercial Law.
    2. Islamic Investment Banking.
    3. Regulatory and Governance in Islamic Finance.
    4. Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments.
    5. Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful.
    6. Islamic Social Finance.
    7. Islamic Management.
    8. Accounting and Auditing for Islamic Financial Institutions.
    9. Waqf & Zakat.
    10. Philosophical Foundation of Islamic Banking & Finance.

    * Subject to availability of supervisors

    Mode Of Programme

  • Option 1: 36 credit hours of coursework + 6 credit hours of research paper = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 5 elective courses + 6 credit hours of research paper)
  • Option 2: 30 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation = 42 credit hours
    (7 core courses + 3 elective courses + 12 credit hours of dissertation)
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    PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
    The Master of Sciene in Islamic Banking and Finance programme comprises 42 credits hours.


    CORE COURSES

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 6110 Islamic Financial System
    IBF 6111 Islamic Economics
    IBF 6120 Transactions in Islamic Banking and Finance
    IBF 6135 Financial Management Analysis
    IBF 6140 Islamic Banking Products and Operations
    IBF 6310 Islamic Capital Market
    IBF 6910 Research Methodology

     

    ELECTIVE COURSES

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 6311 Risk Management of Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6312 Takaful and Re-Takaful
    IBF 6112 Introduction to the Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
    IBF 6145 Ethics and Governance of Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6250 Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6314 Legal Issues and Framework of Islamic Banking and Finance
    IBF 6315 Islamic Wealth Management

     

    PRE-REQUISITE COURSES

    Apart from the abovementioned core courses and elective courses, candidates may need to register for pre-requisite courses depending on their qualifications. The pre-requisite courses for the programme are:

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 5901 Business Mathematics and Statistics
    IBF 5902 Principles of Accounting and Finance
    IBF 5904 Money and Banking
    IBF 5905 Principles of Economics
    IBF 5906 Islamic Commercial Law 1

     

    RESEARCH PAPER/DISSERTATION

    After completing all the courses, students will proceed with research paper/dissertation before they can graduate. The research paper/dissertation proposal will be developed in their IBF6910 Research Methodology. Once they have presented their research paper/dissertation proposal and the proposal is subsequently approved by the Postgraduate Committee, they may proceed with their research under the supervision of the assigned supervisor(s).

     

    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.

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    • The IIUM-administered English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score 6.0.
     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

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    • The IIUM-administered English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score 6.0.
     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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    • The IIUM-administered English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score 6.0.
     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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    Programme Area: 
    Economics and Management Sciences
    Programme Level: 
    Post-graduate
    Programme Type: 
    Masters Degree
    Program Requirements: 

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

    • The Test of Foriegn 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.
     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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    Economics and Management Sciences
    Programme Level: 
    Post-graduate
    Programme Type: 
    Masters Degree
    Program Requirements: 

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

    • The Test of Foriegn 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.
     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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    Programme Co-ordinator (MSc. IBF)

    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

    zariahas@iium.edu.my

    Assistant Director (MSc. IBF)

    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

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    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

    zariahas@iium.edu.my

    Assistant Director (MSc. IBF)

    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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    Programme Co-ordinator (MSc. IBF)

    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

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    Assistant Director (MSc. IBF)

    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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    Programme Co-ordinator (MSc. IBF)

    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

    zariahas@iium.edu.my

    Assistant Director (MSc. IBF)

    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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    Programme Co-ordinator (MSc. IBF)

    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

    zariahas@iium.edu.my

    Assistant Director (MSc. IBF)

    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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    Programme Co-ordinator (MSc. IBF)

    Madam Zariah Abu Samah

    +603 6196 4193

    zariahas@iium.edu.my

    Assistant Director (MSc. IBF)

    Ahmad Zulhilmi Ahmad Nizam

    +603 6196 4197

    ahmadzulhilmi@iium.edu.my

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    PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
    The Master of Sciene in Islamic Banking and Finance programme comprises 42 credits hours.


    CORE COURSES

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 6110 Islamic Financial System
    IBF 6111 Islamic Economics
    IBF 6120 Transactions in Islamic Banking and Finance
    IBF 6135 Financial Management Analysis
    IBF 6140 Islamic Banking Products and Operations
    IBF 6310 Islamic Capital Market
    IBF 6910 Research Methodology

     

    ELECTIVE COURSES

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 6311 Risk Management of Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6312 Takaful and Re-Takaful
    IBF 6112 Introduction to the Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
    IBF 6145 Ethics and Governance of Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6250 Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6314 Legal Issues and Framework of Islamic Banking and Finance
    IBF 6315 Islamic Wealth Management

     

    PRE-REQUISITE COURSES

    Apart from the abovementioned core courses and elective courses, candidates may need to register for pre-requisite courses depending on their qualifications. The pre-requisite courses for the programme are:

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 5901 Business Mathematics and Statistics
    IBF 5902 Principles of Accounting and Finance
    IBF 5904 Money and Banking
    IBF 5905 Principles of Economics
    IBF 5906 Islamic Commercial Law 1

     

    RESEARCH PAPER/DISSERTATION

    After completing all the courses, students will proceed with research paper/dissertation before they can graduate. The research paper/dissertation proposal will be developed in their IBF6910 Research Methodology. Once they have presented their research paper/dissertation proposal and the proposal is subsequently approved by the Postgraduate Committee, they may proceed with their research under the supervision of the assigned supervisor(s).

     

    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.

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    PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
    The Master of Sciene in Islamic Banking and Finance programme comprises 42 credits hours.


    CORE COURSES

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 6110 Islamic Financial System
    IBF 6111 Islamic Economics
    IBF 6120 Transactions in Islamic Banking and Finance
    IBF 6135 Financial Management Analysis
    IBF 6140 Islamic Banking Products and Operations
    IBF 6310 Islamic Capital Market
    IBF 6910 Research Methodology

     

    ELECTIVE COURSES

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 6311 Risk Management of Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6312 Takaful and Re-Takaful
    IBF 6112 Introduction to the Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
    IBF 6145 Ethics and Governance of Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6250 Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions
    IBF 6314 Legal Issues and Framework of Islamic Banking and Finance
    IBF 6315 Islamic Wealth Management

     

    PRE-REQUISITE COURSES

    Apart from the abovementioned core courses and elective courses, candidates may need to register for pre-requisite courses depending on their qualifications. The pre-requisite courses for the programme are:

    Course Code Course Title
    IBF 5901 Business Mathematics and Statistics
    IBF 5902 Principles of Accounting and Finance
    IBF 5904 Money and Banking
    IBF 5905 Principles of Economics
    IBF 5906 Islamic Commercial Law 1

     

    RESEARCH PAPER/DISSERTATION

    After completing all the courses, students will proceed with research paper/dissertation before they can graduate. The research paper/dissertation proposal will be developed in their IBF6910 Research Methodology. Once they have presented their research paper/dissertation proposal and the proposal is subsequently approved by the Postgraduate Committee, they may proceed with their research under the supervision of the assigned supervisor(s).

     

    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.

    Entry Requirements

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

    • The Test of Foriegn 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.
     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION

    Malaysian    

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th June of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th November of the year

     

    International

    September Intake (First Semester) - 30th April of the year

    February Intake (Second Semester) - 30th September of the year

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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