• Program Detail

M.A. in Islamic Studies

Offered to candidates who do not have a specific degree in Shariah or Usuluddin but are interested to do interdisciplinary research in their area of specialization and Islamic Studies. This programme offers research opportunity at master level for candidate with background from various disciplines either Islamic Studies or not. 

This is a pure research programme and there are no course modules for this programme. The medium of dissertation is in Malay or English, but under special circumstances, the Senate may approve the use of a language other than Bahasa Malaysia or English for the dissertation concerned. Some of special areas of research under this program include :- 

  • Islamic Education
  • Islamic Studies with Science
  • Islam and Social Sciences



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
  • Aqidah and Islamic Thought
  • Al-Qur’an and al-Hadith
  • Islamic History and Islamic Civilization
  • Da’wah and Human Development