The MBA (Islamic Finance) will develop your knowledge and practical training in the fundamentals of business management and the specialised world of Islamic finance. The core modules cover accounting, leadership and marketing, while the Islamic finance modules will introduce you to more specific areas related to this growing sector used by no less than one-fifth of the world’s population. By collaborating with professionals and students from other disciplines, you’ll be surrounded by opportunities to collaborate and grow your own personal network as you progress onto a career in Islamic finance.
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Our MBA (Islamic Finance) covers the most important aspects of business administration, while introducing you to the principles of Islamic finance and exploring your potential for leadership within this industry.
The modules focus on the core of every business including strategic management, human resources, marketing, communications and operations and more. The research modules provide you with the space to conduct your own investigations into an area of business you want to focus on.
For the specialist Islamic finance modules, you’ll explore the underlying principles of sharia-compliant finance and how this influences credit risk, market risk and operational risk.
Our teaching staff and visiting academics, who you’ll meet both informally and formally through lectures and social events, are experts in areas including finance, banking, management and leadership.
Throughout the MBA you’ll collaborate with students from a variety of professions and disciplines. Your training is supplemented by regular informal learning activities including the weekly student-led Business Breakfast; a monthly dinner; networking events; meetings with business leaders; entrepreneurs and consultants and lively charity fundraising events in the City of London.
We’ll provide regular coaching sessions to help improve your career potential, while you can also make use of our Careers and Employability Unit to help you find new roles in preparation for life after the MBA.
You’ll be assessed through individual and group work. This is likely to come in a variety of forms including reports, portfolios, presentations, videos, conferences and competitions, enabling you to develop the skills to master a multitude of situations in the world of Islamic finance and banking.
Core modules: -Accounting and Finance for Managers -Leadership and Strategic Management -People and Organisations: Principles and Practices in Global Contexts -Marketing, Marketing Communications and Operations
Islamic Finance modules: -Islamic Finance -Financial Risk Management for Islamic Banking and Finance
Research-focused modules: -Management Learning and Research -Business Research Project
After the course
Graduates of the MBA may continue in their existing careers or choose to explore new opportunities. Recent graduates of our business related degrees are employed by companies including Oxademy, ALDI, Schwab Versand Hanau, Sapa, UBM plc, Carillion, Hanson Hispania SA, Triometric and BNP Paribas. They work in management roles in the fields of international sales, area management, business development and client services.