BA (Hons) in Islamic Banking and Finance

Programme overview

The BA (Hons) in Islamic Banking and Finance programme prepares students for careers in the Islamic Banking and Finance industry. The curriculum structure is designed to provide an opportunity to students to gain appropriate knowledge of Islamic Banking and Finance. The programme improves students’ analytical thinking skills and fosters creativity through which they develop effective strategies for core and contemporary issues related to Islamic Banking and Finance in both local and international contexts. The programme further enhances the student’s ability to apply theoretical knowledge to analyse and evaluate real-life Islamic Banking and Finance problems, and recommend sustainable strategies

Awards: (students must register for a particular award in order to qualify for that award)

  • Diploma in Higher Education
  • BA (Honours)

 Mode of delivery: Full time and Part time

 Programme Structure

Students are required to pass eight modules totalling 120 credits in each year (level). In total students must satisfactorily complete 480 credits (32 modules) with a combination of core and specialisation modules to be eligible for the award of the BA (Honours).

Programme structures may be subject to change and modules may be offered in any of the semesters in an academic year

Modules in First Year (Level 3)

# Module Name Credits
1 Omani Culture & Civilization 15
2 Arabic Language and Society 15
3 English Vocabulary in Use 15
4 Fundamentals of Business Management 15
5 Fundamentals of ICT 15
6 English for General Reading and Writing 15
7 Professional Communication Skills in English 15
8 Business & Entrepreneurship 15
  Total Credit 120

 

Modules in Second Year (Level 4)

#

Module name

Credits

1

Principles of Management

15

2

Principles of Islamic Economics

15

3

Business Mathematics and Statistics

15

4

Principles of Islamic Banking

15

5

Introduction to Financial Accounting

15

6

Integrated Language Skills for Business

15

7

Academic Reading and Writing for Business

15

8

Shariah Law Fiqh & Usul Al Fiqh in Finance

15

 

Total Credits

120

 

Modules in Third Year (Level 5)

#

Module name

Credits

1

English for Professional Development and Communication

15

2

Islamic Financial Markets & Institutions

15

3

Fundamentals of Islamic Finance

15

4

Ethics and Governance in Islamic Financial Institutions

15

5

Foundation to Business Strategy

15

6

Research Methods

15 

7

Islamic Banking Products and Services

15

8

Financial Reporting for Islamic Financial Institutions

15

 

Total Credits

120

 

Modules in Fourth Year (Level 6)

#

Module name

Credits

1

Financial Statement Analysis (Core Module)

15

2

Islamic Equity & Alternative Assets/ Derivatives & Risk Management Practices in Islamic Finance (Optional Module)

 15

3

Derivatives & Risk Management Practices in Islamic Finance (Optional Module)

15

4

Strategic Management (Core Module)

 15

5

Corporate Finance (Core Module)

15

6

Small Business Finance (Core Module)

15

7

Takaful (Core Module)

15

8

Contemporary Issues in Islamic Banking and Finance (Optional Module)

15

9

Wealth Planning and Management in Islamic Finance (Optional Module)

15

10

(Project)- Islamic Banking and Finance (Core Module)

15

Total Credits (8 Modules)

120


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  • Tel: +968 2473 0400
  • Email: info@majancollege.edu.om
  • Mutrah | Way No. 2621 | Building No. 1986
  • P.O Box: 710, P.C: 112 | Ruwi | Sultanate of Oman
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