Bachelor of Business Administration in Islamic Banking and Finance

1. Program Description

Jumeira university offers an accredited bachelor degree in Islamic Banking and Finance designed to reflect the latest developments and professional trends. The program is designed to provide students with the key knowledge and practical application of Islamic principles and methods of banking, finance, governance and accounting through Sharia.

Students in the program will develop a clear understanding of the structure, functions, processes and management of Islamic financial institutions. The program has solid internships to ensure that our students develop the practical skills required to enter the Islamic banking workforce after graduation.

2. Career Prospects

Islamic banking sector is one of the fastest growing industries not only in the UAE, but across the globe with a market value of over $1.1tn for sharia-compliant banking financial services.

Jumeira University’s BA program in Islamic Banking and Finance provides graduates with promising career opportunities in Dubai, the world’s capital of Islamic Economy. Students have a wide range of career choices in: Islamic banking, Islamic investments, Islamic retail banking, Islamic economy services and Islamic insurance services.

3. Study  Mode, Duration and Study Plan

The program is offered on a full time basis. The total number of required credits for this program is 120 credit hours. Students are expected to complete their degree in 4 years.

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4. Tuition, Fees, Scholarship and Financial Support



First Year Tuition

AED 45,000

Second, Third and Fourth Year Tuition

AED 54,000 per year



Admission Fee

AED 1,500 (a one-time fee / non-refundable)

Student Services Fee

AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)

Learning and Development Fees

AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)

Textbooks Fees

AED 1,200 – 1,800 (per semester)

Tuition is based on 15 credits per semester. Tuition is subject to change.

Tuition is paid for on a semester-by-semester basis. Easy payment plans are available.

Scholarship and Financial Support

At Jumeira University we offer a range of scholarships and financial support opportunities to prospective students. For more information, please contact the Enrollment Office or visit below :


5. Entry and Language Requirements

70% on the 12th Grade (UAE secondary school certificate) or equivalent. For other equivalent qualifications, please visit below :


Language Requirements

Instructional Language is English and students must obtain the following scores (or their equivalent) at the time of admission:

University Admission: TOEFL 500 or IELTS 5 or EmSAT between 1100 and 1225

Program Admission: TOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or EmSAT between 1250 and 1375

6. How to Apply

Students can apply for the program either through the University’s Enrollment Office on campus or apply online using the following Link

Applications are accepted throughout the year. Students are, however, admitted only at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.