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

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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 Aims

The aim of the Bachelor of Islamic Finance and Banking (BIFB) (Honours) programme is to produce graduates with holistic characteristic to serve the global community under the guidance of Al Quran and Sunnah.

Programme Objectives

Upon completion of the programme, graduates are expected to:

1. To be knowledgeable in elaborating Shariah principles in finance and banking operations.
2. To analyse the difference between Islamic and conventional finance and banking theories and practices.
3. To develop ethical graduates with holistic characteristics who possess good interpersonal and social skills.
4. To equip graduates with problem solving skills to become a dynamic leader in facing challenging and dynamic business environment.

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. Knowledge
   Elaborate Shariah knowledge in the area of Islamic finance and banking

2. Practical skills
    Demonstrate practical skills in analysing financial data using financial tools and techniques in solving financial problems.

3. Social skills and responsibilities
    Demonstrate awareness of the responsibility to promote prosperity of the society through solving financial issues.

4. Values, attitudes and professionalism
   Portray professionalism and ethical code of conduct in accordance with Shariah.

5. Communication, leadership and team skills
    Demonstrate communication, leadership and team skills.

6. Problem solving and scientific skills
   Apply knowledge and critical thinking in solving problems related to assigned tasks.

7. Information management and lifelong learning skills
   Integrate relevant knowledge for career development and lifelong learning.

8. Managerial and entrepreneurial skills
   Apply managerial and entrepreneurial skills in managing resources.


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 PRE-REQUISITE
SADN1013 Islamic and Asian Civilization  3
SADN1033 Malaysian Nationhood Studies 3
SADN1043 Ethnic Relationship 3
SBLEXXXX English Core 9
SADE1013 Foundations of Entrepreneurship 3
VXXXXXX Co-Curriculum 4

Programme Core (71 Credit Hours)
BEEB1013 Principles of Economics 3  None
BKAF1023 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 None
BPMM1013 Introduction to Marketing 3 None
BPMN1013 Introduction to Management 3  None 
BPMN3023 Strategic Management 3 Have taken AND passed 100 credit hours
BPMN3123 Management Ethics  3 None
BPMN3143 Research Methodology 3 SQQS1013 Introduction to Statistics AND have taken and passed 70 credit hours
BWBB1013 Foundations of Banking 3 None
BWBS2083 Managing Islamic Banks 3 BWFF2033 Financial Management AND BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking
BWFF2033 Financial Management 3 BKAF1023 Introduction to Financial Accounting OR BKAL1013 Business Accounting OR BKAR1013 Financial Accounting and Reporting I 
BWFF2043 Advanced Financial Management 3 BWFF2033 Financial Management
BWFS2073 Usul fiqh for Finance and Banking 3  BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking
BWFS2083 Islamic Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions 3 BWFF 2043 Advanced Financial Management AND BWSS 2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking
BWFS3053 Qawaid Fiqh for Finance and Banking 3 BWFS2073 Usul Fiqh for Finance and Banking 
BWFS3093 Seminar in Islamic Finance and Banking 3 Have completed at least 100 credit hours
BWSE1013 Foundations of Islamic Economics 3  None
BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking 3
 None
BWSS2093 Contracts in Islamic Finance and Banking 3 None
GLUL2023 Business Law 3 None
SQQS1013 Introduction to Statistics 3 None
STID1103 Computer Applications in Management 3 None
Practicum (8 Credit Hours)
BWSX4908 Practicum 8 Have taken and passed ALL courses under the programme structure

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  None
BWBS3053 Islamic International Trade and Financing  3 BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking
BWBS3023 Islamic Treasury Management  3 BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking
BWFS2033 Regulations for Islamic Finance and Banking 3  BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking
BWBS2053 Islamic Financing Management 3

BWSS2093

Contract in Islamic Banking and Finance
BWFS3013 Islamic Investment (IFP) 3 BWFF2043 Advanced Financial Management AND BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business In Islamic Banking And Finance
BWFS3023 Islamic Accounting 3

BWSS2093

Contract in Islamic Banking and Finance AND BKAF1023 Introduction to Financial Accounting
BWFS3033 Zakat and Tax Planning (IFP) 3 BWFF2033 Financial management  AND  BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance
BWFS3063 Islamic Financial Planning (IFP) 3 Have completed at least 100 credit hours
BWFS3073 Islamic Estate, Waqf Planning and Retirement (IFP) 3 BWFF2033 Financial Management  AND  BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance
BWSR2013 Risk Management and Takaful Planning (IFP) 3 BWFF2043 Advanced Financial Management AND BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking 

Electives Courses ( 3 Credit Hours)

Choose ONE (1) course from the following to fulfill 3 credit hours:

BPLS3103 Arabic Language for Muamalat 3 BPLS1033 Foundations of Arabic Language for Muamalat
BWBS2013 Islamic Bank Operations  3

BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and

Banking
BWFS3043 Strategic Management for Islamic Financial Institutions 3

BWSS2013 Philosophy of Business in Islamic Finance and Banking

 OR BWSS2093 Contracts in Islamic Finance and Banking
BWSZ4993 Project Paper 3 BPMN3143 Research Methodology AND have completed at least 100 credit hours
SBLE3163 Public Speaking Skills 3

SBLE3123

English Proficiency III
SQSS2013 Applied Statistics 3 SQQS1013 Introduction to Statistics
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.