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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Dundee City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

At the University of Dundee, we have a strong history and expertise in teaching traditional finance and economics. This degree also draws upon the expertise in Islamic finance and wider Islamic studies on offer at Al-Maktoum. Few degrees of this kind exist in the UK. You will develop your understanding of the application of Islamic commercial law in relation to Islamic financial institutions and financial products, as well as the emergence and working mechanisms of Islamic capital markets.

You will cover the operations of Islamic banks and Islamic financial markets, alongside the nature of risk and its management in Islamic financial institutions You will challenge the contemporary issues and debates in Islamic finance and gain an understanding of the internationalisation strategies and strategic decisions in business. You'll also have the opportunity to take part in a global internship as part of this course. You can choose to study one of the following degrees, with the option being open to change your choice upon arrival at the University.

Careers:

This course will give you the skills and understanding to work in a variety of conventional and Islamic businesses such as banks, insurance companies, financial service companies, and trading brokers. You may also want to apply for roles in the finance arms of industries and commercial firms outside of the finance sector. Islamic finance and banking is a growing area of business across the globe, and not solely linked to Muslim countries. Many Western banks and financial services are opening up to offering Islamic banking and finance products to customers.

Application deadline

01 September 2021, 17 December 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 18,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 105 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    184 83%

    3rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    1st

    40
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    31

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