Master in Islamic Finance

Be an Islamic Finance Expert

Intake starts in February, May and October


Full-time, 1 year/2 years
Part-time, 2 years/4 years

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


February, May and October
Available to International and Domestic students.
(N/0413/7/0005) 08/28 (MQA/PA 16723) 06/28


Is Master in Islamic Finance for You?

The Masters in Islamic Finance course has been designed to prepare students who wish to pursue higher learning in Islamic Finance and other related specialised areas that align with the current needs of the Islamic Finance Profession. Besides learning the core knowledge and technical skills in Islamic Finance, the programme emphasises other soft skills such as the ability to work in a team, acquire information, analyse data, and be effective in communication and problem-solving skills. One unique feature of the Islamic Finance Industry is the growth of Islamic Finance start-ups, especially in Islamic Fintech, explored through this programme.

This programme aims to produce Islamic Finance professionals with fundamental and technical knowledge of Islamic Finance, managerial and leadership skills for Islamic Financial Institutions and develop innovative professionals with an attitude of life-long learning and continuous growth. The programme aims to produce professionals that cater for the competency needs of both financial and non-financial Islamic institutions across financial services and other sectors of local and international markets.

Career Impact

Career Prospect

  • Senior Executive Finance
  • Senior Islamic Financial Consultant
  • Islamic Fintech specialist

Career Organisation

Students will find employment in organisations such as:

  • Banks/Financial services
  • Consulting firms
  • Business intelligence research centres

Course Structure

Course Description

UoC's Master in Islamic Finance aims to produce professionals catering to the competency needs of financial and non-financial Islamic institutions and aims to produce high-potential talents to acquire pertinent knowledge and skills in Islamic Finance through an interdisciplinary approach. This programme also aims to develop and enhance theories and practices of Islamic Finance within the sphere of Maqasid Al-Shariah and to meet the global demand for experts and professionals in Islamic Finance.

Semester 1

  • Research Methodology
  • Islamic Financial System
  • Islamic Financial Contracts
  • Islamic Corporate Governance

Semester 2

  • Managing Islamic Financial Institutions
  • Islamic Social Finance
  • Islamic Capital Market
  • Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions

Semester 3

  • Islamic Investment Management
  • Research Project Paper (Research Project)

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Students are taught by experienced lecturers and researchers employed by UoC.


On Campus Learning

Classes are held at Cyberjaya Campus with our state of the art facilities.
Virtual Tour of University Cyberjaya Campus

Solve World Challenges

This Master in Islamic Science has been introduced as Islamic finance has become a mainstream segment of the financial sector, and growing numbers of countries are introducing new educational initiatives to prepare the next generation of Islamic finance professionals. Growth in Islamic finance education has aligned with solid growth for the overall Islamic finance industry in recent years.

Most Islamic finance qualifications cover the subject of Islamic banking, leaving other aspects of the industry, such as Shariah standards, takaful and Islamic accounting, with little focus.

Entry Requirement



Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor's Degree Level

A Bachelor’s degree in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor's Degree Level

A Bachelor’s degree in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting a CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment.

Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor's Degree Level

A Bachelor’s degree in non-related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and with relevant working experience, subject to a rigorous internal assessment.

Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor's Degree Level

A Bachelor's degree in non-related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and without relevant working experience, subject to passing pre-requisite courses; or other equivalent/related qualifications to a Bachelor’s degree as recognized by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University.

For International Students Only

Minimum IELTS score of 6.0; or MUET Band 4; or equivalent to CEFR (Mid B2)

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
Create Account
Create an account in Student System
Complete your documentations
Choose your programme
Upload your documents
Submit your application

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