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Ph. D In Islamic Banking And Finance/ PIBF - Part Time

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    Part Time
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    6 Years
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Ph.D in Islamic Banking and Finance (PIBF) is awarded to graduates for a meaningful completion of doctoral research that advances the theory and principles of Islamic Banking and Finance from inter-disciplinary perspectives. Upon completion of a multi-disciplinary doctoral programme, the graduate is expected to undertake independent research and contribute to quality publications in their field of expertise.

Ph. D Thesis

Upon registration as doctoral student, the student is expected to prepare and submit thesis proposal for defense with the guidance of the thesis advisory committee within the prescribed period. Upon successful defense, the doctoral student is now a candidate to undertake and complete the research for final submission for viva voce' to be examined by both internal and external examiners.Following the viva voce, one of the following recommendations will be made:

  • Pass
  • Pass with minor revisions to be completed in six (6) months
  • Pass with major revisions to be completed within the minimum period of six (6) to maximum period of twelve (12) months
  • Resubmission with viva to be completed within the minimum period of twelve (12) to maximum period of eighteen (18) months
  • Failure


Detailed entry requirements


  • A relevant Bachelor's degree with good grades from an accredited institutions of higher learning or any other certificates recognised to be equivalent to a Bachelor's degree and with relevant professional ecperience AND:
  • A relevant Master's degree with good grades from an accredited institution of higher learning.

English Language Requirements

In addition to the Institute's requirements, an applicant must produce satisfactory proof of proficiency of English Language by: Thesis written in English language

  • The Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 of: Paper based: 550 or
    computer based: 213 or Internet based: 7
  • The International English Language Testing Services (IELTS) with a score of 6.0 or
  • The IIUM-administered English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score 6.0
Thesis written in Arabic language
  • The IIUM-administered Arabic Placement Test (APT) with a minimum score 3.0

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