Islamic finance may be viewed as a form of ethical investing, or ethical lending, except that no loans are possible unless they are interest-free. Among the ethical restrictions is the prohibition on alcohol and gambling and the consumption of pork.

Islamic funds would never knowingly invest in companies involved in gambling, alcoholic beverages, or porcine food products.

Many countries have recently seen a rise in demand for Islamic banking services, causing the sector to experience international expansion.

This Course ensures you are up-to-date with the latest changes and equipped for success in this rapidly developing field.

You will cover essentials , such as the differences between Islamic and traditional banks, as well as how bank accounts work under Sharia principles. On top of this, the syllabus explores the key activities of Islamic banks and trends in Islamic portfolio management.

LMQ Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance (120 credits) is designed to provide deeper understanding of both Islamic banking and Islamic insurance (takaful) and is intended for graduates and professionals. On successful completion of these qualifications, national recognition by employers enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study in the vocational area.