The University of Bolton awards a dual Masters of Management - Islamic Banking with the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The School of Economics and Business Sarajevo, University of Sarajevo (SEBS) has a long and revered academic background, with much experience in international cooperation with other accredited international academic programmes from the European Accreditation Agency EFMD.

By the end of the Masters programme, which is taught in Sarajevo, students will be able to:

  • Describe and evaluate the application of key concepts of Islamic economy, banking and finances;
  • Explain and analyse the impact of Islamic economy, banking and finances on global economic movements worldwide (notably in Muslim countries), Europe (particularly in Great Britain), and the regions of Central and Southeast Europe (specifically Bosnia and Herzegovina),
  • Formulate the strategy of appearance and approach to investors and business entities, which prefer ethical principles in their business dealings;
  • Comment and present basic concepts of Islamic economy, banking and finances, the advantages and shortcomings, incentives and impediments to the development of Islamic banking and finances in Europe, and, in particular, in Great Britain and Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • Report, interpret and analyse the primary and secondary data and information from the field of Islamic banking and finances.
  • Use the competences and skills for their advanced research in the field of Islamic economy, banking and finances, and also for the practical work in any given Islamic institutions at home and abroad.

All modules are worth 30 ECTS. A student must acquire 120 ECTS in order to be awarded the Higher Education Diploma entitled Master of Management – Islamic Banking.

The entire studies include 15 courses of instruction (within which there are two internships, project and a Masters thesis) with the overall load of 120 ECTS. In this structure, the Masters thesis brings 30 ECTS. Instruction is delivered in the English language.

Applicants for this programme will have already completed three or four years of university studies, and have attained the equivalent of 180 ECTS or 240 ECTS, respectively.

For further information and an application form please contact:

School of Economics and Business-Centre for Islamic Economics
Banking and Finance
Skenderija 70, 71 000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

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