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New Moral Economy courses

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Al-Maktoum College is pleased to announce the launch of three new courses in Moral Economy and Finance. Starting in October 2020, the SCQF level 11 programmes will offer training in Islamic Banking and Finance, Sustainable Development, Moral Economy and Entrepreneurship. Students can apply for one of the following:

The courses, SCQF credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), are beneficial for those seeking to work and advance their professional careers in NGOs, the charity sector, banking and finance industry or are looking to start their own business based on the value principles of moral economy. An undergraduate degree or significant work experience will be required for entry.

Mentoring is an integral part of the Executive Diploma. At the beginning of the programme, students will meet their mentor, who will provide one-to-one guidance for the duration of the programme.

The Diploma explores the interaction of ethics and values in sustainable development and provide an in-depth analysis of the core issues and debates surrounding sustainable development in the contemporary global and professional contexts.

The Professional Diploma provides an opportunity for an in-depth exploration of alternative  banking and financial tools and mechanisms as applied in the Islamic financial industry.

Professional Diploma and Executive Diploma graduates will typically be able to seek employment opportunities in the finance and banking sectors including Islamic insurance, financial regulation, and the investment arena, as well as becoming entrepreneurs.

The Diploma opens up opportunities for careers that demand postgraduate skills in sustainable development such as in research, management, policy analysis and consultancy, sustainable development programme planning, international development, and which require multi-disciplinary understanding to address challenges in their workplace and in the world.

The programmes are available on a full-time comprising two semesters or on a part-time basis (one-year) and block delivery may also be available.

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