Islamic Finance Qualification

EQF Level 4

The Certificate Qualification in Islamic Finance is a ground-breaking qualification that covers Islamic Finance from both a technical and a sharia's perspective, providing the first international benchmark in the area of Islamic Finance. 

The Certificate provides candidates with an understanding of the influence of Sharia in a business context and prepare candidates to hold key positions in the Islamic Finance and takaful (Islamic Insurance) industries. The qualification is appropriate for existing and new employees and those seeking a career in Islamic Finance. Since its launch, the exam has been taken in over 40 countries worlwide. The course features on the FSP Recommended List of Examinations. The FSP is an employer-led body with a remit to provide advice and guidance to employers in the financial services sector in suitabel qualifications for their staff. The IFQ was initiated by the Central Bank of Lebanon and was jointly created by l'Ecole Superieure des Affaires and the CISI. These bodies convened the Advisory Council for Islamic Finance, a group of experts, to develop the qualification. 

Element 1- The Basis of Islamic Banking and Finance
Element 2 - An Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance
Element 3 - Islamic Law of Contacts
Element 4 - Financial Techniques Applied by Islamic Banks
Element 5 - Islamic Assets and Fund Management
Element 6 - Sukuk Market
Element 7 - Islamic Insurance - Takaful
Element 8 - Financial Statements for Islamic Banks
Element 9 - Islamic Corporate Governance

Awarding Body:

Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments

Study Hours:

130 hours


2-hour exams, 100 MCQs, Pass Mark: 70%

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