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AFW1310 - Introduction to Islamic banking and finance

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Professor Bala Shanmugam


Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)


Topics covered include: Shariah and rationale for Islamic banking; history of Islamic banking; deposit, financing and other banking facilities; Islamic financial markets; Islamic finance in selected countries; and contemporary issues.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Tutorial questions: 10%
Assignment (2000 words): 20%+ Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week