Islamic Banking 2022-23
Bangor Business School
Module - Semester 2
Owain ap Gwilym
Theoretical foundations of Islamic Banking; Development of the Islamic banking model; Islamic banking products and services; Case studies around the world; Challenges facing the Islamic financial development.
-threshold 50% Much of the relevant information and skills mostly accurately deployed. Adequate grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practical elements. Fair integration of theory/practice/information in the pursuit of the assessed work's objectives. Some evidence of the use of creative and reflective skills.
-good 60% Very good performance. Most of the relevant information accurately deployed. Good grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practical elements. Good integration of theory/practice/information in pursuit of the assessed work's objectives. Evidence of the use of creative and reflective skills.
-excellent 70% An outstanding performance, exceptionally able. The relevant information accurately deployed. Excellent grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practice elements. Good integration of theory/practice/information in pursuit of the assessed work's objectives. Strong evidence of the use of creative and reflective skills.
- Draw comparisons between the conventional and Islamic banking business models.
- Explain the implications of the application of Islamic principles in banking and financial intermediation.
- Identify the challenges currently facing the Islamic banking sector, and the prospects and opportunities for future growth and development.
- Understand the implications of the traditional Islamic financial instruments for the practical commercial operations of banks and financial institutions.
Assignment on topical issues in Islamic banking, drawing from case studies and academic literature.
2 hour closed book Exam, centrally timetabled.