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Bachelor Of Islamic Finance And Banking With Honours - BIFB (Hons) With Professional Qualification

Introduction

The programme is able to produce competent and conversant workforce in the area of Islamic banking and finance to meet market demand in both national and international level. Career prospects in this industry include Finance and Islamic Banking institutions which offer and practice Islamic concepts/principles as a way of conducting business. The structure of the programme is specifically designed to include vital aspects of both Islamic and conventional finance and banking coupled with other relevant fields to strengthen the knowledge in meeting growingdemand by the industry.

Programme Goals

Upon completion of the programme, graduates are expected to:

1. Possess a deep knowledge in the concepts and practices in the field of Islamic and conventional finance and banking

2. Use the knowledge, skills and theories learned to be an effective manager or administrator in the Islamic financial services industry.

3. Acquire extensive exposure in relevant issues in the areas of Islamic finance and banking.

4. Adapt knowledge in the field of Islamic banking and finance in the most efficient and effective way to deal with the dynamic and challenging business world.

OPTION TO ENROLL ISLAMIC FINANCIAL PLANNER (IFP)

The students of BIFB have an option to sit for Islamic Financial Planner Exam by paying minimum additional tuition fee.

Career Prospects

This program should be able to produce capable and outstanding graduates who possess the theoretical, conceptual, as well as practical knowledge on all dimensions of the Islamic finance and banking industry. The graduates are expected to hold various managerial positions such as management executives and financial advisor in the industry. They are anticipated to attain the required competency in carrying out their administrative and consultative responsibilities in addition to an outstanding commuication skills to interact at the national and international level. The structure of the programme is specifically designed to include vital aspects in Islamic finance and banking in addition to the understanding of elements in conventional finance and banking coupled with other fields relevant to strengthen the knowledge to meet growing demand by the industry.

Programme Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and explain the concepts and theories related to finance and banking

2. Apply Islamic concepts, tools and techniques in solving Islamic financial problems faced by companies in realizing profits and accountability

3. Integrate and synthesize issues and evaluate potential solution in the broader context of the society.

4. Carrying out ethical responsibility and possess practical and communication skills

5. Work effectively in team and show interpersonal skills

6. Formulate Shariah professional ethical code of conduct in the Islamic financial discipline

7. Update and integrate knowledge on Islamic finance and banking for career development on a continuous basis.

8. Identify current and future challenges in managing innovation and developing entrepreneurial skills in the field of Islamic finance and banking.

9. Portray leadership skills in handling issues related to Islamic finance and banking.

Programme Learning Goals And Objectives

 LG1

 Our graduates will demonstrate that they have salient knowledge and understanding in Islamic Finance and Banking.
 Objective  : Our students will identify and explain the concepts and theories related to Islamic finance and banking.

 LG2    Our graduates will demonstrate that they are effective learners.
 Objective  : Our students will apply Islamic concepts, tools and techniques in solving Islamic financial problems faced by companies in realizing  profits and accountability.
 LG3  

 Our graduates are effective communicators.
 Objectives : Our students will prepare and deliver a professional quality presentation and demonstrate effective written communication skills.

LG4  Our graduates will demonstrate that they work effectively in teams.
 Objective   : Our students will work effectively in teams and show impressive interpersonal skills.

Summary Programme Requirements

SUMMARY PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS OF BACHELOR OF ISLAMIC FINANCE AND BANKING (WITH HONOURS) - BIFB (HONS) WITH PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONPROGRAMME STRUCTURE

  Component Credit Hours
A. University Core 25
B. Programme Core 71
C. Programme Electives          36
D. Free Electives  3
  Total 135

For the award of Bachelor of Islamic Finance and Banking (Honours), a student is required to complete at least 135 credit hours and must get at least 2.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) through the following structure:

University Core (25 Credit Hours)  
CODE  COURSE  CREDIT HOURS
SADN1013 Islamic and Asian Civilization I 3
SADN1033 Malaysian Nationhood Studies 3
SADN1043 Ethnic Relationship 3
SBLE1063 English for Proficiency I 3
SBLE2113 English for  Proficiency II 3
SBLE3123 English for  Proficiency III 3
SADE1013 Foundations of Entrepreneurship 3
VXXXXXX Co-Curriculum 4

Programme Core (71 Credit Hours)
 
BPMN1013 Introduction to Management 3
BPMM1013 Introduction to Marketing 3
BEEB1013 Principles of Economics 3
BWFF2033 Financial Management 3
BPMN3023 Strategic Management 3
SQQS1013 Introduction to Statistics 3
BKAF1023 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
BPMN3123 Management Ethics 3
BPMN3143 Research Methodology 3
GLUL2023 Business Law 3
STID1103 Computer Applications in Management 3
BWSE1013 Foundations of Islamic Economics 3
BWBB1013 Foundations of Banking 3
BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking 3
BWBS2083 Managing Islamic Banks 3
BWFF2043 Advanced Financial Management 3
BWFS2083 Islamic Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions 3
BWSS2093 Contracts in Islamic Finance and Banking 3
BWFS3093 Seminar in Islamic Finance and Banking 3
BWFS2073 Usul fiqh for Finance and Banking 3
BWFS3053 Qawaid Fiqh for Finance and Banking 3

Practicum (8 Credit Hours)
 
BWSX4908 Practicum 8


Programme Electives (36 Credit Hours)

Compulsary Courses (33 Credit Hours)
Students has to TAKE all 
ELEVEN (11) courses 

 
BPLS1033 Foundations of Arabic Language for Muamalat 3
BWFS2033 Regulations for Islamic Finance and Banking 3
BWFS2053 Islamic Financing Management 3
BWSR2013 Risk Management and Takaful Planning (IFP) 3
BWFS3023 Islamic Accounting 3
BWBS3053 Islamic International Trade and Financing 3
BWBS3023 Islamic Treasury Management 3
BWFS3013 Islamic Investment (IFP) 3
BWFS3073 Islamic Estate, Waqf Planning and Retirement (IFP) 3
BWFS3033 Zakat and Tax Planning (IFP) 3
BWFS3063 Islamic Financial Planning (IFP) 3

Choosen Courses ( 3 Credit Hours)
Students can TAKE ONE (1) choosen elective courses 
BWBS2013 Islamic Bank Operations 3
BWFS3043 Strategic Management for Islamic Financial Institutions 3
BWSZ4993 Project Paper 3
SQSS2013 Applied Statistics 3
BPLS3103 Arabic for Muamalat 3
SBLE3163 Public Speaking Skills 3
Free Electives ( 3 Credit Hours)

Student can choose any one of the courses offered by other programs in the same schools or other school courses, taking into account the following :

i.  Must meet the course prerequisites if required prerequisites.

ii. Equivalent courses cannot be used as a free electives.