MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ISLAMIC FINANCE
Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 to continue fulfilling QF’s vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is an emerging research university that acts as a catalyst for transformative change in Qatar and the region while having global impact.Located within Education City, HBKU seeks to provide unparalleled opportunities where inquiry and discovery are integral to teaching and learning at all levels utilizing a multidisciplinary approach across all focus areas. HBKU is committed to actively contribute to achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030 by building and cultivating human capacity through an enriching academic experience and an innovative research eco system. Through applying creativity to knowledge, students will have the opportunity to discover innovative solutions that are locally relevant and have a global impact.
ADMISSION & APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants seeking admission to the Master of Science in Islamic Finance program should have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution in Economics, Business, Finance, Accounting, Sharia or related studies. They must also have a strong undergraduate academic record.
Applicants are required to take the IELTS or TOEFL exam in order to demonstrate their proficiency in English. Applicants can be exempt from this requirement if they meet one of the conditions listed below:
The applicant completed their undergraduate studies at an institution in a country where English is the native language
The applicant provides an official letter from the university where they completed their undergraduate studies confirming that they obtained their degree from an institution where the medium of instruction is English (if not otherwise exempt)
The applicants’ first language is English
Applicants can be recent graduates or may have experience working in the financial sector, but they must be highly motivated and interested in the rapidly changing international developments requiring the integration of academic and research activities to adapt to the continuous and innovative nature of the markets, technology and regulations.