ADMISSION OPEN for Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking

Publish Date : 6th March, 2021

Admission open for Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking Fall 2021(Online).


Class will commence on October, 2021
Deadline for admission October 20, 2021

 

About PGD in Islamic Banking:

The Islamic financial services industry has witnessed prolific growth as a viable sub-sector in the global financial arena thanks to its asset-backed, resilience and inclusiveness features over the last five decades. Today, Islamic banking, the dominating segment of the Islamic financial services industry has emerged as a strong financial service industry not only in the Muslim majority Middle Eastern, Southeast and South Asian countries but also in Muslim minority large economies such as the UK, Germany, France, Ireland, the USA, Russia, China, Hongkong, Singapore, Thailand and Philippines. In tandem of the global progress, Bangladesh as one of South Asia’s booming economies has also experienced robust growth in Islamic banking due to policy supports of the Central Bank and rising public demand.

The Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking (PGDIB) is first of its kind in Bangladesh with the intent to disseminate proper knowledge and expertise on Islamic banking and finance among the fresh graduates to prepare them to enter in the rising local and global Islamic banking industry. In addition, it aims to update the knowledge of Islamic finance professionals who are seeking to sharpen their understating on principles, instruments, operating procedures and legal, regulatory and Shariah framework of Islamic banking and finance. The Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking (PGDIB) would also offer a great opportunity for graduates of Islamic religious institutions to develop as Shariah Auditor/Advisor who can work in Islamic banking and Sukuk Issuing non-banking firms. This diploma is going to offer a compact study material to get acquainted with the ideal Islamic banking and finance products including sukuk and operating procedures to meet the aspiration of rising local and foreign interest and concerns in the field of Islamic Banking and Finance.

Objectives of the Program:

The post-graduate diploma in Islamic Banking (PGDIB) designed by IBER of UIU with the objective of equipping graduates with Islamic banking and finance concepts to meet the local and global human resource needs and to develop well-equipped professionals with proper knowledge of Islamic financial products and services. PGDIB would be the ideal diploma program offered in Bangladesh for those who want a better understanding of the Islamic financial system, values, ethics and functional frameworks applied in banking and finance. The PGDIB would also form the foundation of participants who seek to pursue higher studies in Islamic Finance such as MS/PhD programs.

Why should we study PGD in Islamic Banking?

Islamic Banking and Finance is the new buzzword in the finance world.  It is one of the fastest growing viable sub-sectors in the global financial architecture with a strong demand in both Muslim and non-Muslim countries. The aim of the Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking (PGDIB) is to impart concise knowledge of Islamic Banking and Finance to individuals related or unrelated to the banking or financial industry with its true meaning and concepts. Islamic Banking is seen as an alternative to conventional banking and a rising sector that brings new opportunities to the local and global finance and banking industry.

Program Structure:

Course Titles Credit Hour
Trimester: 1 (about 12 weeks)
PGDIB 101: Islamic Financial Systems 3-Credit
PGDIB 102: Shariah Framework for Islamic Banking 3-Credit
PGDIB 103: Islamic Financial Products and Sukuk 3-Credit
Total 9-Credit
Trimester: 2 (about 12 weeks)
PGDIB 201: Islamic Bank Fund Management 3-Credit
PGDIB 202: Risk Management in Islamic Banking 3-Credit
PGDIB 203: Islamic FinTech 3-Credit
Total 9-Credit
Total Credit 18-Credit

 

Career Prospects/Potentials:

PGDIB offered by IBER is primarily intended to benefit those who wish to pursue a career in Islamic banking and to assist those who are already active in the sector in their ongoing and professional development. The course provides a strong starting point for unique career in the Islamic Banking industry. To be more specific, professionals in Islamic Banking & Islamic Financial Institution, consultants for Islamic Banking & other related parties will be benefited from this program.

Reasons for selecting PGDIB at UIU:

  • First time any university is offering this Diploma in Bangladesh.
  • Graduates from any discipline can pursue this program.
  • Opportunity for graduates of Islamic religious institutions to develop as Shariah Auditor/Advisor4
  • Curricula are developed by experienced faculty members and professionals.
  • Courses are taught by academician and professionals in Islamic Banking.
  • Convenient program duration 24 weeks.
  • Friday & Saturday classes.
  • Online classes.
  • Flexible payment mode.
  • 25% waiver on tuition fees for each student of 1st batch

Teaching Methodology:

Teaching methodology will include a combination of lectures, exercises, case studies, in-class assignments, projects, student presentations, group work and guest speakers. Classes will be taken by our experienced faculty members, senior bankers and professionals having long time experiences in Islamic Banking.

Admission Requirements:

Minimum bachelor’s degree from any recognized university /college. However, bankers of both public

and private banks will be given preference.

Degree Requirements:

Students must complete all the required courses of the program designed by the university with a minimum of 2.5 CGPA.

 

Offering Trimester:

Spring, Summer and Fall.

 

Teaching Resources:

University professors and experienced corporate professionals.

 

Fee structure of the program:

 

Admission Fee                 :                Taka 10,000.00

Tuition Fees                       :               Taka 36,000.00 (@2,000.00 Taka Per Credit)

Admission Form               :               Taka 500.00

Total                                      :               Taka 46,500.00


Mode of Payment:

Installment 1: Tk. 15,000.00 (at the time of admission) + Admission form Tk. 500 (Bkash)
Installment 2: Tk. 15,500.00 (before the final exam of Term-I)
Installment 3: Tk. 15,500.00 (before the final exam of Term-II)

 

 

Discount of Fee

Discounts are available for meritorious and corporate learners.

 

Admission Form:

https://forms.gle/JTif9XyCZ5evhETbA

 

Contact Details:

Md. Anisur Rahman

Executive, Institute of Business and Economic Research-IBER

IBER Office, Room-313, Level-3

Mobile: 01770152783; 01793-368702 (WhatsApp)

Email: iber@uiu.ac.bd

United International University