ICM280-The Financial Analysis of Islamic Financial Institutions

Module Provider: ICMA Centre
Number of credits: 10 [5 ECTS credits]
Terms in which taught: Spring term module
Pre-requisites: ICM257 The Principles of Islamic Commercial Jurisprudence and the Nominate Contracts
Non-modular pre-requisites:
Modules excluded:
Module version for: 2017/8

Module Convenor: Dr Mohd Pisal Zainal

Email: m.p.zainal@reading.edu.my

Summary module description:

This module is delivered at University of Reading Malaysia only. 

Provides students with the knowledge required to analyse financial information on Islamic banks and insurance undertakings

Assessable learning outcomes:
Students will develop the skills enabling them to make judgements regarding the financial position and performance of Islamic banks and insurance companies.

Additional outcomes:

Outline content:
1. The financial statements of Islamic banks and insurance undertakings
2. The differences between these and those of conventional banks and insurers
3. Financial reporting issues and standards
4. Evaluating profitability and solvency
5. Valuation techniques for Islamic banks

Brief description of teaching and learning methods:
Full-time: 2-hour lectures plus seminars for discussion

Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Lectures 22
Guided independent study 78
Total hours by term 100.00
Total hours for module 100.00

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage
Written exam 70
Written assignment including essay 30

Other information on summative assessment:

Formative assessment methods:

Penalties for late submission:
Penalties for late submission on this module are in accordance with the University policy. Please refer to page 5 of the Postgraduate Guide to Assessment for further information: http://www.reading.ac.uk/internal/exams/student/exa-guidePG.aspx

Length of examination:

Two hours. 

Requirements for a pass:
50% weighted average mark

Reassessment arrangements:
By written examination only, as part of the overall arrangements for the MSc programme

Last updated: 10 May 2017

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