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 Dissertation
Students may also choose to undertake research in the one of the following areas of specialization:
A good Bachelor Degree in Shari‘ah with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 or second class honors from a recognized university. A bachelor in general Islamic studies or any other certificate with an Islamic major that can be considered equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in Shari‘a.
Candidates are required to complete the compulsory coursework prepared by the Faculty, and any electives chosen by the candidate. At the end of the period of study, a dissertation must be submitted. Upon successful defense of the dissertation, the candidate will be awarded a Master degree.
Candidates are required to complete their studies within 8 semesters.
Faculty Core Subjects
Methodology Of Syariah Studies
Advanced Research Methodology
Department of Fiqh and Usul
Objectives Of Shariah
Implication Of Textual Interpretation
Department of Syariah and Law
Reformation In Islamic Law
Syariah Court and Islamic Law in Malaysia
Department of Syariah and Economics
Advanced Islamic Economic Thought
Islamic Economic Transactions In Malaysia
Department of Syariah and Management
Advanced Islamic Management System
Advanced Islamic Financial System
Department of Siasah Shar’iyyah
Advanced Siasah Syar‘iyyah
Comparative Political Science
Elective Courses are dependant on the department joined.