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Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Islamic Finance

Sarjana Muda Pentadbiran Perniagaan (Kepujian) Kewangan Islam

With our program we aim to provide an internationally recognised degree in Islamic Finance to produce graduates with functional management skills, strong Islamic finance knowledge, skills and spirit, exemplary leadership skills, high commitment towards pursuit of knowledge and excellence, and are innovative, socially responsible and good team players who are nationalistic and yet global in outlook and behaviour.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO 1:
    To produce graduates who are professional, knowledgeable, competent and innovative in Islamic Finance issues.
  • PEO 2:  
    To produce graduates who possess strong communication and leadership skills to enable them to work well in a team.
  • PEO 3: 
    To produce graduates who appreciate and are committed towards lifelong learning and continuous improvement especially, but not limited to, the fields of Islamic finance
  • PEO 4: 
    To produce graduates who have high integrity, strong ethics, high commitment and social responsibility.
  • PEO 5: 
    To produce graduates who are capable of starting, growing and sustaining the knowledge of Islamic finance.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

  • PLO 1:
    Apply knowledge of Shariah rules and principles in Islamic business, finance and law.
  • PLO 2:
    Apply the knowledge of Islamic economics and finance in related industries.
  • PLO 3:
    Understand Shariah based banking operations and products.
  • PLO 4:
    Understand Islamic capital market and the management of risk in Islamic financial system.
  • PLO 5:
    Apply the principles of Islamic accounting practices and Shariah audit in Islamic financial institutions.
  • PLO 6:
    Understand and implement Islamic ethics and Shariah corporate governance in business transactions.     
  • PLO 7:
    Communicate effectively orally and in writing ideas and knowledge relating to the application and theories of Islamic Finance and Shariah based banking operations and products.
  • PLO 8:
    Demonstrate understanding of the societal, ethical, political, environmental, legal, technological and cultural issues pertaining to principles of Islamic economics and finance to achieve sustainability in practice.

Career Path

Graduates of this degree may find employment as:

  • Finance/Islamic Finance Executive
  • Finance/Islamic Finance Analyst
  • Finance/Islamic Financial Advisor
  • Finance/Islamic Financial Planner
  • Finance/Islamic Wealth Planner
  • Islamic/Sharia’Compliance Banker
  • Islamic/Sharia’ Research Executive
  • Islamic/Sharia’ Risk Executive
  • Islamic/Sharia’ Auditor
  • Takaful and Retakaful Executive
  • Zakat and Waqf Advisor
  • Tutor in Islamic Finance

Graduates will also be able to pursue further studies in finance or Islamic finance or any related fields.

Entry Requirement

  • STPM
    Pass Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) or equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (CGPA 2.00 out of 4.0) in two subjects and a pass in Mathematics at SPM level;OR
  • A Level
    Pass A-Level or equivalent with at least a pass in TWO (2) subjects and a pass in Mathematics at O-level or equivalent;OR
  • STAM
    Pass Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Jayyid and a pass in Mathematics at SPM level; OR
  • Diploma
    Pass in other Diplomas (level 4 the Malaysian qualifications framework (MQF)) from Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) recognized by the Malaysian Government with a 2.50 CGPA out of 4.00 and a pass in Mathematics at SPM level; OR
    Pass Vocational Diploma Malaysia (DVM), minimum 2.50 CGPA and a pass in the Vocational Certificate Malaysia (SVM) with Academic CGPA equal to or more than 2.00; Vocational CGPA equal to or more than 2.67 and competent all vocational modules; and a distinction in Bahasa Melayu SVM Code 1104;
    (Please refer to: JPT/BPP(P) 1000-750 JLD 18(7) Date;25th June 2018) OR
    Diploma in Muamalat Islamic Finance (MKI) or its equivalent with minimum 2.50 CGPA out of 4.00; (Candidates who obtained a CGPA of less than 2.50 but more than 2.00, can be admitted but will be subjected to internal evaluation process);  OR
  • Matriculation / Foundation
    Pass Foundation in Science and Technology/Foundation in Science/Foundation in Business from UniKL with minimum 2.00 CGPA and a pass in Mathematics at SPM level; OR
    Pass Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent from Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) recognized by the Malaysian Government with a minimum 2.00 CGPA and pass in Mathematics at SPM level; OR
  • IB
    Pass International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum of 24 points; OR
  • Others Qualifications
    Pass Australian Grade 12; OR
    Pass at Ontario Grade 12;OR
    Other qualifications recognized by University Kuala Lumpur, Senate.

Candidates from Matriculation/STPM, STAM, Foundation and Diploma can receive exemption from obtaining a pass in Mathematics at SPM level, if the qualification includes Mathematics and the achievement is equivalent/more than the Mathematics subject at SPM level.

Specific Entry Requirements
Specialization in Islamic Economics, Islamic Finance, Islamic Management, and Islamic Accounting do not specify a pass in Arabic language, Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) shall prepare intensive Arabic language programs for students.

For International Students, a min score in IELTS 5.0 or equivalent is required unless; 

  1. The international student is from a country where English is the spoken language; or
  2. The international student academic qualification is from an institution where the entire medium of instruction is in English; or
  3. The international student has studied in Malaysia and plans to continue studying at a higher level, subjected to item (b).

(Please refer to: UniKL/CQA/POL/06 Date;03/01/2018)

Semester 1
  • Writing for Academic Purposes
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Arabic 1
  • Principles of Economics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management

Semester 2
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (TITAS) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2**
  • Isu-isu Kontemporari Muslim di Malaysia/Culture and Lifestyle in Malaysia*
  • Technopreneurship

Semester 3
  • Islamic Economics
  • Arabic 2
  • Business Communication
  • Managerial Finance
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Usul Fiqh and Qawaid Fiqhiyyah *
  • Business Law

Semester 4
  • Islamic Law of Contracts *
  • Elective 1
  • Management Information System
  • Islamic Finance
  • Islamic Banking Operations
  • Co-Curriculum

Semester 5
  • Hubungan Etnik / Pengajian Malaysia 3**
  • Fiqh Muamalat *
  • Innovation Management

Semester 6
  • Strategic Management
  • Elective 2
  • Islamic Financial Products and Services
  • Risk Management in Islamic Financial Institutions
  • Islamic Wealth Planning and Management
  • Business Statistics

Semester 7
  • Business Research Methods
  • Elective 3
  • Corporate Finance
  • Islamic Capital Market
  • Takaful & Retakaful Operations & Products
  • Islamic Accounting Practices

Semester 8
  • Shariah Audit
  • Elective 4

Semester 9


  • Human Resource Management
  • Waqaf
  • Investment Management
  • Financial Modelling
  • International Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Islamic International Trade Financing
  • Introduction To Taxation

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Programme Code:
JPT/BPP(R/343/6/0004)01/21 (MQA/FA0243)

Finance, Banking And Insurance

Study Level:
Bachelor Degree

Jan / July / Sept.

3 years

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