Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
Finance is constantly developing and changing, greatly influenced by external factors in a global market place. This module will allow students to analyse contemporary issues in Islamic finance to underpin informed discussion and debate.
The focus will be on current, up-to-date issues that impact on contemporary practices within Islamic finance which students will have the opportunity to critically evaluate.
By the end of the module students will be able to express qualified opinions on many contemporary issues, in addition to evaluating the implications for further academic research and industry practice.
Specific topics will reflect a range of contemporary issues, but are likely to include: globalisation and its impact upon Islamic finance, taxation, regulation and Islamic finance and the future for Islamic finance in Western capitalist society
By the end of this module, students should be able to:
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