Program Description

  • Course Name: Islamic Banking & Finance
  • Degree Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Study Mode: Full Time
  • Credit Hours: 120
  • Years: 4
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Accreditation Status: Accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education
  • Study Plan: Please check the Link to view the comprehensive plan of the program

The Jumeira University Bachelor of Business Administration in Islamic Banking & Finance is an opportunity for students with interested in this sector to attain their degree at one of the region’s hubs for Islamic-based learning. Students of this program will have access to the latest practical applications of Islamic principles and methods in Shariah-based banking, finance, governance, and accounting.

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

Career Prospects

Islamic banking sector is one of the fastest growing industries in the UAE and across the globe with a market value of over $1.1 trillion for Sharia-compliant banking financial services, investment management, and Islamic investment funds.

Jumeira University’s Bachelor of Administration in in Islamic Banking & Finance provides graduates with promising career opportunities in Dubai, the world’s capital of Islamic economy, as well as in other major cities around the world where Islamic finance occupying an exponentially increasing space. Graduates will have a wide range of career choices in Islamic banking, Islamic investments, Islamic retail banking, Islamic economy services and Islamic insurance services.

Study Mode, Duration & 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. The BBA in Islamic Banking and Finance Studies study plan is presented below: Link

Tuition, Fees, Scholarship and Financial Support

AED 45,000First Year Tuition
AED 54,000 per yearSecond, Third and Fourth Year Tuition

AED 1,500 (a one-time fee / non-refundable)Admission Fee
AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)Student Services Fee
AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)Learning and Development Fees
AED 1,200 – 1,800 (per semester)Textbooks Fees
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

Jumeira University offers a wide range of scholarship and financial support opportunities to its current and prospective students. For more information, contact the Enrollment Office or visit this Link.

Entry and Language Requirements

Secondary Education:

ο UAE Secondary School Certificate or equivalent

ο Score: At least 70% on Grade 12


ο English: All students must maintain the following requirements:

University Admission:

ο TOEFL: 500

ο IELTS: 5

ο EmSAT: 1100 – 1225

Program Admission:

ο TOEFL: 530

ο IELTS: 5.5

ο EmSAT: 1250 – 1375

How to Apply

Students can apply for the program either through the University’s Enrollment Office on campus or 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.