- Code MEAS8126
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
- Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies, International Relations, Applied Economics, Middle East Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Building on the course Introduction to Islamic Banking, this course considers a range of issues in contemporary Islamic banking that may include: modern financial innovations in the West and their impact on Islamic financial systems; the economics of non-positive interest rates; financing of higher education in Islamic countries; and income-contingent loans and Islamic banking. The course takes a qualitative approach to understanding these issues and does not require prior knowledge of quantitative techniques.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand a range of key issues in contemporary Islamic banking;
- Analyse and evaluate one or more selected key issues in contemporary Islamic banking;
- Make recommendations regarding the issue or issues; and,
- Communicate those recommendations in writing.
Indicative AssessmentProject proposal 500 words, 10%
Project, 6000 words, 90%
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 3 hours of contact over 12 weeks at supervisory meetings; and,
b) 127 hours of independent student research, reading and writing .
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Prescribed TextsSet readings will be listed in the course outline
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