• Program Detail

M.A. in Shariah

To introduce the main themes and topics in the study of Shari‘ah from a bird's eye view, making use of both traditional and modern perspectives while including western scholarship. Important topics covered and offered in this program include history and origins, sources and literature, methodologies and scope, institutions and popular movements, impact of society and politics, as well as modern development. 
At the end of the course, students are expected to explain and apply the knowledge and skills acquired in studies of the Shari‘ah at the advanced stage.This programme is designed in the following two modes: 

  • Coursework and Research
  • Research



Students may also choose to undertake research in the one of the following areas of specialization: 

  • Fiqh and Usul Fiqh
  • Shariah Law and Comparative Law
  • Islamic Economy and Comparative Economy
  • Islamic Management and Islamic Finance
  • Siasah Syar’iyyah and Islamic Governance]