Earning a Bachelor of Science may take about four years, but the benefits of gaining improved skills can last a lifetime. Many schools also offer online or part-time schooling options, so that earning a BSc can be convenient for students regardless of their busy life.
An extreme lack of resources coupled with a poor economic situation has made The Gambia a poor choice for those seeking a degree in higher education. Though the number of educated Gambians is on the rise, it is still far lower than the international average.
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The Islamic Online University presents the world’s first tuition-free Bachelor’s Degree program in Islamic Banking and Economics. [+]
The Islamic Online University presents the world’s first tuition-free Bachelor’s Degree program in Islamic Banking and Economics. This degree opens the door to a possible career in an exciting, expanding and beneficial field, and is a stepping stone for further studies. “Allah has permitted trade and has forbidden interest.” (Qur’an, 2:275) In today’s world flooded with interest-based transactions, unlawful bank contracts, and investments the need for Islamic banking is increasing. Many countries have recently seen a rise in demand for Islamic banking services. Analysts expect that at the current rate of expansion, in the next 8 to 10 years the Islamic banking network in the UAE will overtake the conventional banking system. Job opportunities within the Islamic banking field are also on the rise. According to a study by A.T. Kearney, one of the world’s largest management consulting firms, “up to 30,000 new Islamic banking jobs will be required in the Gulf States within the next decade.” While the Middle East still offers growth opportunities there is big potential for growth in countries such as Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, and countries from North Africa and Central Asia which have a substantial Muslim population.... [-]
Helping others is very much encouraged in Islam and the work of therapist or counsellor is very beneficial to the whole society. [+]
Helping others is very much encouraged in Islam and the work of therapist or counsellor is very beneficial to the whole society.
“…and he who relieved a Muslim from hardship Allah would relieve him from the hardships to which he would be put on the Day of Resurrection…” (Sahih Muslim, 32/6250)
In order for the therapist or counsellor to be successful with Muslim clients, it is crucial that he has an authentic knowledge and understanding of Islamic teachings, because this is what he will further pass on to the client in order to modify his way of thinking and help him out of difficult situation. IOU’s BSc in Psychology is a wonderful combination of Islamic teachings and contemporary therapies that will make a student one day a very effective therapist. In sha Allah.... [-]