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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Islamic Finance

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Course Duration3.5 Yrs
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Fees (International Student)Refer to Univ.
CampusPetaling Jaya Campus
FacultyFaculty of Business, Finance and Information Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Stream RequirementsArt Stream
Mode of StudyMixed
Course Description

According to World Bank, Islamic finance has emerged as an effective tool for financing development worldwide, including non-Muslim countries, Islamic finance is a fast growing segment of the financial industry in many parts of the world. It has registered double-digit growth rates in the past decade despite challenging circumstances globally. Its reach and influence has expanded beyond the traditional Islamic markets with increasingly strong footholds in banking, takaful and the capital market.

Since 2008, Islamic banking has been growing at an estimated annual rate of 10-15% in non-Muslim countries such as the USA, Britain and France, as an ethical and sustainable alternative to the conventional, profit-driven banking system. Year after year, there has been continuous expansion of total Islamic finance assets as well as a sophistication of products, together with an ever-growing number of countries, companies and institutions participating in the industry.

MAHSA Bachelor of Science Islamic Finance is a 3.5 year programme and is designed in consultation with the university partners. It aims to produce graduates in the field of Islamic Finance who are not only knowledgeable and skillful but also as individuals who would demonstrate high level of integrity coupled with sound social and personal disposition that will be an asset to the organization that they work with. Apart from that, these graduates will display leadership characteristics with aim of achieving the principles of Magasid al-Shariah.

1Principles of AccountingIFAC 1113
 MicroeconomicsIFEC 1123
 Business MathematicsIFBM 1133
 Business StatisticsIFBS 1143
 Syariah IslamiyyahISF 1313
 Principles of Fiqh Mua'malatISF 1323
 Principles of Finance 
 MacroeconomicsIFEC 1223
 Islamic FinanceISF 1233
 Islamic EconomicsISF 1243
 Human Resource ManagementIFHR 1333
 Tarikh TashriISF 1253
2Usul Company Law 
 Money and BankingIFMB 2133
 Basic Arabic for Muamalat 1LANG 100
 Fundamentals of Islamic ManagementIFMG 2213
 Islamic Financial Service Legal FrameworkISF 2223
 Principles and Practices of TakafulISF 2223
 Accounting for Islamic Financial TransactionsIFAC 2243
 Basic Arabic for Muamalat 2LANG 101
 Professional CommunicationANG 1002
 Qawa'id FiqhiyyahISF 2313
 Entrepreneurship from Islamic PerspectiveISF 2323
 Application of Fiqh Mu'amalat in Islamic FinanceISF 2333
 Islamic TheologyIFBM 2134
3Marketing ManagementMKT 2013
 Islamic Money and Payment SystemISF 3113
 Banking and Finance Information SystemISF 3123
 Auditing and Governance for Islamic Financial InstitutionsIFAC 3143
 Investment AnalysisIFFN 3213
 Islamic Risk ManagementISF 3253
 Islamic Capital MarketISF 2253
 Islamic Wealth ManagementISF 3313
 Waqf ManagementISF 3323
 Elective 1 
 Elective 2 
4Practical TrainingIFPT 4116


Youth Development 
Community ProjectMPU 3412


Malaysia StudiesMPU 3173
Bahasa Melayu KomunikasiMPU 3213


Tamadun Islam & Tamadun AsiaMPU 3123
Hubungan EtnikMPU 3113
Entry Requirements

Matriculation/Foundation recognised certificate with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0



STPMPass STPM with minimum Grade C (CGPA2.00) in any 2 subjects, pass in Maths at SPM, and pass in Arabic Language at SPM (can be excluded if the result of Arabic language is equal/higher at STPM/STAM/Matriculation/Diploma or Equivalent.
(Candidate without pass Arabic language at SPM/STPM/STAM/ Matriculation/Diploma or equivalent are required to undergo Arabic language enhancement course before beginning the programme.)
STAMPass with minimum Grade Jayyid and a pass in Maths. Pass in Arabic Language at SPM (excluded if Arabic Language is equal/higher at STPM/STAM/Matriculation/Diploma or equivalent).
(Candidate without pass Arabic language at SPM/STPM/STAM/ Matriculation/Diploma or equivalent are required to undergo Arabic language enhancement course before beginning the programme.)
Career Prospects
  • Banker
  • Islamic Financial Analyst
  • Islamic Personal Financial Advisor
  • Shariah Auditor
  • Loan Officer
  • Investor Relations Associate
  • Islamic Financial Planner
  • Islamic Estate Planner
  • Islamic Unit Trust Planner
  • Takaful Planner
  • Shariah Advisor Consultant

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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