units

BFW1310

Faculty of Business and Economics

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Banking and Finance

Offered

Malaysia

  • First semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe the need, structure and operations of Islamic banking and finance
  2. explain the concept of shariah, its sources and applicability to Islamic banking and finance
  3. identify the types of Islamic banking facilities
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with Islamic banking and finance
  5. demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by BFW1310.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%

Workload requirements

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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Chief examiner(s)

Prohibitions

AFW1310