Phd in Islamic Banking And Finance
Ph. D in Islamic Banking and Finance (PIBF) is aimed at producing scholars, researchers and personnel who are well-versatile in the principles and concepts of Islamic banking and finance through providing comprehensive education and rigorous training for practitioners in the banking and finance industry and other academic and research institutions to be conversant with all aspects of the operations of Islamic banking. The programme is available on part time and full time basis.
- To produce scholars and researchers of international standing in Islamic banking and finance.
- To further develop and enhance the theory and practice of Islamic banking and finance.
- To meet the demand for experts in Islamic banking and finance industry in Nigeria and worldwide.
A candidate is expected to pass all the eight courses of 3 credit hours each, for a total of 24 credit hours plus a Thesis that is equivalent to 20 credit hours. The first four courses below (PIBF 9301-9304) require presentation of seminar papers, as part of their continuous assessment, while the last two (PIBF 9307 & 9308) are about development and presentation of high quality Seminar papers in the area of research chosen by a student.
|Course Code||Course Title|
|PIBF 9301||Islamic Banking Products and Services1|
|PIBF 9302||Legal Issues and Framework of Islamic Banking and Finance 1|
|PIBF 9303||IT and Islamic World view 1|
|PIBF 9304||Risk Management of Islamic Financial Institutions 2|
|PIBF 9305||Statistics for Islamic banking and Finance 2|
|PIBF 9306||Research Methodology 1|
|PIBF 9307||Seminar 1 (Area of research) 2|
|PIBF9308||Seminar 2 (Area of research) 2|
NB: Courses with “1” are for First Semester, while those with “2” are for Second Semester.
Areas of Specialization:
Candidates might wish to specialize in any ONE of the following areas, as they proceed to Thesis write up:
|Fiqh Mu'amalat in Islamic Banking and Finance|
|Islamic Banking and Finance Law|
|Performance and Efficiency of Islamic Banks and Takaful|
|Economics Policy and Analysis of Islamic Banking and Finance|
|Accounting for Islamic Banking and Finance|
|Takaful and Re-Takaful|
|Islamic Financial and Property Management|
|Islamic Capital and Financial Market|
|Islamic Micro-Credit and Micro-Financing|
|Corporate and Shari'ah Governance for Islamic Banking and Finance|
|Non-Banking Islamic Alternatives: Waqf, Bayt al-Mal and Zakat|
|Risk Management of Islamic Financial Institutions|
|IT and Islamic Banking and Finance|
|Islamic Banking Products and Services|
|Islamic Financial Management Analysis|
Duration of Study
Full-Time – (Minimum: 3 years or 6 semesters, Maximum: 5 years or 10 semesters)
Part-Time – (Minimum: 5 years or 10 semesters, Maximum: 7 years or 14 semesters)
- A good M. Sc Degree in Islamic Banking and Finance (CGPA: 3.5 or above) obtained from Bayero University or any other recognized institution in the world.
- A good M. Phil in Islamic Banking and Finance (CGPA: 3.5 or above) obtained from any recognized institution in the world.
- Any other qualification deemed equivalent to the above