Islamic finance course

Certified Islamic Finance Expert (CIFE)

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Islamic finance is the fastest expanding industry, with a growth rate of above 20%. The Islamic finance market requires 80,000 qualified experts to fulfil these demands. Considering the required professional skills that employers are seeking today, AIMS designed the Certified Islamic Finance Expert (or CIFE). This Islamic finance course keeps a good balance between theoretical studies and practical experience. It is a globally recognized and career oriented Islamic finance certification offered by AIMS since year 2008. CIFE comprises five Islamic finance courses online, which are offered through an interactive and self paced learning system.

CIFE is AAOIFI shariah compliant & developed by renowned shariah scholars. You learn to implement latest market trends.

CIFE Objective

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand Islamic economics and fundamentals of shariah-based financial system.
  • Develop full understanding of Islamic modes of finance, product accounting and AAOFI shariah standards.
  • Learn to develop Islamic finance products and manage Islamic banking services.
  • Develop expertise in Islamic commercial and investment banking operations.
  • Design and manage takaful (Islamic Insurance) products and services.

Islamic Finance Certification – At a Glance

Study ModeOnline and Self paced learning.
Estimated Duration2-3 months.
Registration Validity6 Months.
Study Resources

Interactive online lectures.

5 comprehensive study manual.

24/7 Academic support by Shairah scholars.

Islamic Finance e-Library.

Ten Online Assignments.

Number of Islamic finance coursesFive (5) [Download CIFE Course Outline]
Study Requirements10-12 hours per week.
Certificates You ReceiveCertified Islamic Finance Expert (CIFE),
Certified Islamic Banker (CIB), and,
Certified Takaful Professional (CTP).


CIFE is awarded by AIMS - a UKRLP registered and CPD accredited institute. CPD accreditation assures that AIMS' practical and methodical approach is focused to improve professional development. CIFE Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 225 hours and it is designed as per Ofqual Level-4 standards of Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

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Key Features of CIFE

Globally Recognized

AIMS' Islamic finance certification is a well reputed UK qualification, and recognized among employers all over the world. It develops all the skills needed to manage Islamic financial products and services.

Job Oriented

Our CIFE graduates have a track record of presenting higher skills, and securing better positions. The Islamic finance course is suitable for professionals seeking a career growth and individuals searching Islamic finance job.

Self-Scheduled Learning

You study Islamic finance courses online at your own pace, scheduled around work and family. Each course encompasses a specific body of knowledge and practice that prepares you for rewarding positions.

Leads to Higher Qualifications

Certified Islamic Finance Expert (CIFE) comprises five Islamic banking and finance courses. CIFE studies are also equivalent to 15 credit hours of graduate studies. These credits may be transferred to Diploma in Islamic Finance and Master in Islamic Finance.

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Our Students' Say!

I am a commerce graduate and I was seeking a career oriented Islamic finance certification. I thoroughly researched and then I chose AIMS’ Certified Islamic Finance Expert, because it is the best Islamic finance certification available. It is well-recognized and develop skills required to join the Islamic finance profession. The Islamic finance courses online offered by AIMS are easy to understand. I found CIFE an excellent qualification, and I will recommend it to anyone seeking to develop knowledge and skills in Islamic finance.

Junaid A. Abbasi, Credit Manager

Chanton Group, United Kingdom.


    Islamic finance courses online in CIFE are delivered through an interactive learning system. Lectures, study manuals, library, assignments and faculty support is available all the time.

  • Step-1: Register Online

    Visit our website and complete the online enrollment form. Within 48 hours, you will receive login details and access to the study material.

  • Step-2: Study Online

    You study at your own pace, and submit online assignments as per your convenient day and time. CIFE students are required to complete 10 assignments.

  • Step-3: Pass and Graduate

    Once you finish the lectures and assignments, simply email an exam request, which is taken online. Pass score is 65%.

Who Should Attend?

This Islamic finance course is ideal for those seeking career and growth as:

  • Islamic Banker
  • Islamic Finance Expert
  • Takaful Professional
  • Shariah Auditor
  • Accounting Professional
  • College Lecturer

CIFE Salary Outlook

CIFE may increase earning potential by opening the door to new management opportunities. A survey of 12,000+ professionals in 25+ countries showed the following estimated results:

Trainee/Credit Analyst:$40,000
Junior Officer:$60,000
Financial Analyst:$125,000

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