This course has been designed to provide you with necessary skills and in-depth knowledge required to work in this growing and sophisticated Islamic banking and finance sector.
• Gain the essential skills required to work in Islamic banking, one of the fastest-growing sectors in the financial world
• Strengthen your knowledge with modules focused on banking, finance and Islamic banking
• Put management theory into real practice with an exciting Business Innovation Project
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/islamic-banking-and-finance
This course is ideal for graduates who want to establish a career in finance or banking while gaining a detailed understanding of the scope and significance of the key principles of Islamic economic laws and financial activities.
You will gain the necessary skills and knowledge required to work in this growing and sophisticated banking and finance sector.
On completion of your programme you will be able to effectively perform relevant banking and finance tasks, including specific requirements of Islamic banking, financial products and services.
You will also learn to be effective, working independently and as part of a team, while critically evaluating and developing good practice in the planning and management of general, commercial and Islamic banking and financial products and services.
The course is delivered in four blocks of three day intensive study periods, followed by independent study and online support through the University’s virtual learning environment, Blackboard. Each module is taken and assessed over a six week block. Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials, using a wide range of learning activities.
• Accounting and Finance
• International Financial Management
• Risk, Regulation and Compliance
• Islamic Financial Market, Instruments and Products
- Business Innovation Project
For the final third of your studies you can choose from 4 differing pathways, all of which are designed to accommodate your career aspirations and enhance your professional practice:
• Live Project
Over the duration of your course a range of assessment techniques will be used.
Types of assessment include:
- Multiple choice tests
- Online tests
- Group reports
- Portfolio work
On completion of the programme you will be well-prepared to find opportunities with banking and finance organisations which are developing their Islamic banking capabilities.
This is a relatively new and emerging banking industry in the West, characterised by the necessity for in-depth knowledge of banking, along with a detailed knowledge of the complexities of banking in the Islamic financial sector.
This course is an ideal choice if you are interested in a career in financial institutions, management consulting, or government bodies. You will have an excellent opportunity to secure a rewarding role in Islamic banking and finance in business or consulting. It also prepares you for academic research in Islamic banking and finance.
On completing the programme you will be qualified to pursue a career with Islamic financial Institutions and regulatory agencies, and also with multinational investment banks as experts in their fields. Modern employers pay a high premium for graduates with expertise in this growing field, and you stand to significantly enhance your earnings in this high-demand sector.
Our graduates have gone on to join leading Islamic banking institutions in both the UK and internationally in regions including the Gulf States. There are also opportunities to join consultancy and service providers, insurance firms, and the academic community.
Potential job roles include:
- Product and Services Development Manager
- Islamic Banking Advisor
- Islamic Banking Finance Manager
- Dealer – Islamic Banking
- Islamic Banking Relationship Manager
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements. Start Dates: September; January; March; June; November; July.