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AFW1310

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedSunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Summer semester A 2010 (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.

Objectives

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 AFW1310.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%+ Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week