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FAQs Certificates in Islamic finance

Frequently asked questions on the CIMA certificates in Islamic finance:

Are there any discounts available when enrolling onto the certificates in Islamic finance?

Unfortunately, CIMA do not offer any discounts for these certificates.

Can I pay for the certificates in instalments?

Unfortunately, CIMA cannot offer payment by instalment for the individual certificates. 

How do I enrol onto the certificates in Islamic finance?

If you would like to enrol onto any of the certificates in Islamic finance, simply call us on +44(0)20 8849 2251 or you can enrol online via Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your registration. Please ensure you select the right certificate which you would like to enrol onto when completing the registration.

How long does it take to complete each certificate in Islamic finance?

The certificate qualifications allow you to study at your own pace, however CIMA estimate the time to complete each certificate can be around 1-2 months, depending on the time committed to studying and successfully completing the exams. You will have 1 year access to the online learning resource, with unlimited exam attempts, during that time.

What are my job prospects in Islamic finance after completing the certificates in Islamic finance?

CIMA Islamic finance qualifications cannot guarantee any successful student a job in the particular area of study, but they do indicate to potential employers that you have the relevant knowledge, skills and expertise to be considered for a specific job.

The CIMA qualifications in Islamic finance were designed to give students at various levels the relevant knowledge, skills and expertise.

Each Certificate module helps you develop the knowledge and understanding needed of you to work in each of the key areas of Islamic finance. The certificate level is ideal for those who wish to specialise in a particular field of Islamic finance.

Completing the Diploma in Islamic finance (CDIF) tells potential employers that you have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all aspects of Islamic finance and can see how they are interlinked.

When can I enrol onto the certificates in Islamic finance?

You can enrol anytime by registering for the certificate(s). You can study anytime at your own pace and sit the exams at a time that suits your circumstances.