The Islamic Studies is a part of a moderate arts programme offered at undergraduate level at this University. Islamic Studies attempts to revise the whole range of Islamic civilization and culture. Its main interests include, besides the religion of Islam, topics such as the socio-economic structure, military, administration, development of various sciences and thought, cultural life, cosmology, mysticism, literature and fine arts, and many other aspects of Islamic civilization. It provides students a prospect to revise the expansion of Islamic history, civilization and culture from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will gain insight about the understanding of key areas associated with Islamic Studies such as the foundation texts, early and modern history, philosophical and political thought, Muslim societies in the majority and minority contexts, unity and diversity, as well as ethnicity and identity. The University offers an extensive range of disciplines with flexible study patterns that meet the academic needs and interests of the students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The programme aims is to focus on Muslim cultures and societies both past and present and Recognizing the diversity of approaches within Islam and its global reach, the program aims at providing students with guidance in the textual traditions and social life of Muslims across different times and places. This programme offers an academic approach that integrates proportional and theoretical methods that have developed in the modern academic study of Islam. Students may also gain information about linguistic variance and cultural convergence in the Islamic world throughout history. The primary aims of the programme are as follows:-
- To prepare students with ample Islamic knowledge so that they are able to practice them in everyday life.
- To present the correct image and illustration of Islam for the betterment of the Muslim Ummah and the world community at large.
- To provide students with Islamic, social, technical and academic information required to participate efficiently in the community.
- To focus study on various branches of Islamic awareness in order to pave the way to deal with applications of Islamic information for the solution of current issues.
- To study the entire range of Islamic civilization and culture to include, besides the religion of Islam, the socio-economic structure, military, administration, development of different sciences and ideas, cultural life, cosmology, mysticism, literature and fine arts, and many other features of Islamic civilization.
There are immense profession fields for the students in Islamic Studies. Graduates are eligible for positions in general and religious administrations in public or private religious institutions. Specialist expertise in various forms of Islamic religion and Muslim cultures, combined with knowledge of comparative and social scientific approaches to culture and religion are of growing importance in today’s world. Students with specialist skills have an advantage in many workplaces. Along with the scope for further research and teaching, graduates of this programme may enter in the jobs related to-
- international aid
- public service
Minimum Duration : 36 Months. Maximum Duration : 66 Months.
|Sl.No.||MQA Subject Code||Subject Name||Credits|
|1||BIS 1113||Islamic History: Biography (Sirah) of the Prophet Muhammad||3|
|3||BIS 1133||Fiqh in Historical Perspective||3|
|4||BIS 1143||Uloom al-Quraan||3|
|5||MPU 3113||Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) (Local students)||3|
|6||MPU 3163||Malay Communication 3 (International students)||3|
|7||MPU 3123||Ethnic Relations (Local students)||3|
|8||MPU 3173||Malaysian Studies (International students)||3|
|9||BIS 1213||Islamic Medieval History||3|
|10||BIS 1223||Aqidah, Worldview and Civilizational Issues||3|
|11||MPU 3232||Leadership Skills and Human Relations||2|
|13||BIS 1253||Computer Studies||3|
|14||BIS 1313||Fiqh ul Ibadaat||3|
|15||BIS 1323||Hadeeth Terminology||3|
|16||BIS 1333||The Study of Religions||3|
|17||BIS 2413||Arabic and Qur'an Reading||3|
|18||BIS 2423||Ethical Principles in Monetary Transactions||3|
|19||BIS 2433||Introduction to Islamic Principles of Economics||3|
|20||BIS 2443||Principles of Islamic Transactions||3|
|21||BIS 2453||Islamic Worldview and Faith Essential||3|
|22||MPU 3342||Malaysian Government and Public Policy||2|
|23||BIS 2513||Arabic and Tajweed||3|
|24||BIS 2523||Tafseer Methodology (Surat Yasin)||3|
|25||BIS 2533||Fiqh al Munakahat (Law of Marriage)||3|
|26||BIS 2543||Mantiq (Logic) and Critical Reasoning||3|
|27||MPU 3452||Community Service||2|
|28||BIS 2613||Arabic Grammar||3|
|29||BIS 2623||Qawaid Fiqhiyah and Maqasid||3|
|30||BIS 2633||Fiqh al Mawarith (Inheritance)||3|
|31||BIS 3713||Islamic Research Methodology||3|
|32||BIS 3733||Islam In The Modern World||3|
|33||BIS 3743||Islamic Management||3|
|34||BIS 3753||Modern Standard Arabic||3|
|35||BIS 3763||Introduction to Islamic Theology||3|
|36||BIS 3723||Islamic Counselling||3|
|37||BIS 3813||Islamic Psychology||3|
|38||BIS 3823||Comparative Religion||3|
|39||BIS 3833||The Clash of Civilization||3|
|40||BIS 3843||Contemporary Da’wah Movements||3|
|41||BISE 3853||Islam in the Modern World||3|
|42||BISE 3863||Human Rights in Islam||3|
|43||BISE 3873||Islam: Women Rights, Culture and Civilization Perspectives||3|
|44||BIS 3919||Preparation of Thesis as Monograph||3|
Entry Requirements :
- Passed the Malaysian High School Certificate (STPM) with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in one of Islamic or Arabic Studies subjects and one other subject; or
- Passed the Malaysian Higher Certificate of Religion (STAM) or equivalent to Maqbul rank; or
- Passed A-Level by attending at least a full pass in 2 subjects including one of the subjects of Islamic Studies and one other subject; or
- Passed Matriculation / Foundation / Foundation from any IPTA / IPTS / Institution authorized to offer Foundation programs in the field of obtaining PNGK 2.0; or
- Diploma in Islamic Studies (Level 4, Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MOH)) or in the field of obtaining PNGK 2.0; or
- Other recognized qualifications are equivalent to that by the Government of Malaysia.
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