6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (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 goals associated with this unit are to:
- describe the need, structure and operations of Islamic banking and finance
- explain the concept of shariah, its sources and applicability to Islamic banking and finance
- identify the types of Islamic banking facilities
- apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with Islamic banking and finance
- demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by BFW1310.
Within semester assessment: 30% + Examination: 70%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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