Master of Islamic Business Studies
MODE A: COURSEWORK
Master of Islamic Business Studies is a 42-credit-hour programme that comprises the following courses:
Core Courses (18 Credit Hours)
BIEE5013 Islamic Economics
BIFF5063 Islamic Financial Market, Instruments and Institutions
BIMM5013 Management and Organization from Islamic Perspective
BIMM5073 Research Methods for Islamic Business Studies
BISS5033 Deduction Method and Maqasid Shariah for Business
BWSS5023 Islamic Financial Contracts & Maxims
Elective Courses (12 credit hours)
Choose any four (4) courses from the list below:
BIMM5023 Leadership Theories and Leadership in Islam
BIMM5033 Decision Making and Syura in Organization
BIMM5043 Entrepreneurship from Islamic Perspective
BIMM5053 Islamic Principle in Marketing Management
BIMM5063 Human Resource Management From Islamic Perspective
BPMN6023 Strategic Management
BEEB5013 Advanced Microeconomics
BEEB5023 Advanced Macroeconomics
BEEQ5113 Applied Econometrics
BIEE5023 Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Islamic Economics
BIEE5033 Islamic Economics Issues and Analysis
BWFF5013 Corporate Financial Management
BWSB5053 Contemporary Islamic Banking
Research Paper (12 credit hours)
BPMZ69912 Research Paper
MODE B: RESEARCH
Students are required to:
1. Register and pass two (2) pre-requisite courses, i.e. SZRZ6014 Research Methodology and SCLE6014 Academic Writing with at least a B grade before they can pursue their research work.
2. Defend their proposal to a Committee, which comprises a chairperson and at least one examiner appointed by the School, as per requirement below:
a. Students must submit two (2) copies of their research proposals to the School at least 2 weeks prior to the proposal defence session;
b. The examiner(s) should provide written comments and recommend the status of the proposal at the end of the session;
c. Students are required to make amendments based on the comments and suggestions given by the examiner(s); and
d. The research proposal should comprise the following chapters:
• Chapter 1 : Background of the Study, Problem Statement, Research Questions, Research Objectives, Scope of the Study, and Significance of the Study.
• Chapter 2 : Literature Review
• Chapter 3 : Research Methodology
a. Research Framework
b. Hypotheses/ Propositions Development
3. Attend a viva voce session to defend their thesis, per requirement below:
a. Upon approval from their supervisor(s), students should fill “The Intent to Submit Form (ITS)” and submit it to the School together with two (2) copies of the thesis;
b. Students will be informed of the viva voce session by the School;
c. Students have to pay the viva voce fee before the session takes place.
4. Submit a written thesis:
a. Students should make corrections with guidance from the supervisor(s) based on comments and suggestions given by the examiners during the viva voce session.
b. Before binding the final thesis, students should obtain approval (or signature) from the Schoolfor certification of the thesis.
c. The thesis should be prepared in three (3) copies (two in hard cover and one in loose copy), all of which are to be submitted to the School.