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Bachelor of Islamic Finance (Honours)

This programme is expected to produce students who are competent and possess good knowledge in Islamic finance. Islamic finance jobs are demanding in the market. According to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the trend of globalization of Islamic finance industry has encouraged the foreign financial institutions make Malaysia as a preferred destination to do the Islamic finance transaction. By seeing the challenges that have resulted from liberalization and globalization process, it is important to recognize the Islamic finance industry as the financial intermediary and primary source of financing for the domestic economy.

Under this program, students will be exposed to a wide range of courses that are available under Islamic finance fields. That includes the study of banking management, basic finance, fundamental of Islamic financial management, accounting, economics, marketing, management, business mathematics and statistics, communication, information technology and legal regulations. Students who graduate from this bachelor’s degree programme can pursue their studies in Islamic finance in any public and private institutions locally, or abroad.

The Bachelor of Islamic Finance (Honours) is accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM). The graduates will be awarded with Intermediate Qualification of Islamic Finance (IQIF) by IBFIM once completed the studies.


Programme Information

  • Bachelor of Islamic Finance (Honours)

  • MQA/PA9342

  • Fulltime

  • 3 ½ years


Programme Outline

Year 1
  • English for Specific Purpose 1
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Hubungan Etnik / Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • Aqidah Islam
  • Qawaid Fiqhiyyah
  • Principles in Management
  • Islamic Economics
  • English for Specific Purpose 2
  • Writing Skill
  • Akhlak Islamiah
  • Usul Fiqh
  • Mathematics for Business
  • Islamic Bank Management
  • Professional Ethics
Year 2
  • English For Specific Purpose 3
  • Dasar Awam Kerajaan Malaysia
  • Fiqh Muamalat
  • Sejarah Pensyariatan Islam
  • Waqf Wa Bait Al-Mal
  • Risk Management
  • Elective 1
  • Bakti Siswa
  • Statistics
  • Principles of Islamic Finance
  • Takaful
  • Money and Capital Market
  • Elective 2
  • Elective 3
Year 3
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Current Issues in Islamic Finance
  • Accounting for Islamic Financial Transaction
  • Islamic Financial Planning and Wealth Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Elective 4
  • Islamic Legal Framework for Islamic Finance
  • Corporate and Shariah Governance in Islamic Finance
  • Financial Technology
  • Research Project
  • Elective 5
Year 4
  • Industrial Training
Elective Subjects
  • Islamic Trade Finance
  • Zakat, Wasiat and Faraid
  • Fund Management
  • Islamic Treasury Products
  • Econometrics
  • Retakaful
  • Underwriting and Claims in Takaful
  • Marketing in Takaful

Entry Requirements

  • + Additional Requirements (all of the below)

  • A pass in Mathematics at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level.
  • A pass in History at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level.
  • Local Students : Malaysian University English Test (MUET).
  • Option 1: Entry with Matriculation / Foundation

  • A recognised Certificate in Matriculation or Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0.
  • Option 2: Entry with Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)

  • A pass in Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) with TWO full passes or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0.
  • Option 3: Entry with Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)

  • A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid.
  • Option 4: Entry with Diploma in Muamalat and Islamic Finance or its equivalent

  • A Diploma in Muamalat and Islamic Finance or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4.0.
  • Option 5: Entry with other Diploma

  • Any other Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4.0.

Career Pathway

Bachelor of Islamic Finance (Honours) develops both practical knowledge and skills that are necessary for your development in the workplace. It will prepare you for employment in a professional area either locally or within the international arena.

Graduates from Bachelor of Islamic Finance (Honours) can continue to master level in same courses or any other courses related to this field at any potential colleges / universities either in Malaysia or any other places around the world.

Graduates also capable to hold any job positions in any industry / organizations, whether they will be in public or private sectors. Graduates will be able to take various job opportunities in a relatively short time after successfully completing this course. Among the managerial job position shield by our graduates include Islamic banker, Islamic financial planner, Takaful consultant, finance executive and academician.