Contemporary Islamic Studies (PhD)

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About Courses

The programme is aimed at producing scholars who are expert and competent in Contemporary Islamic Studies. It is designed to integrate Islamic juristic and theoretical knowledge with contemporary disciplines of studies. 

Mode of Program

Full Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time : 6-10 Semesters 

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 *Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.


Research Area

Areas of research available include contracts and transactions (muamalat), Islamic economics, Islamic banking and finance, Shari’ah and law, Islamic law and judicial system, halal science and management, Islamic civilization, Islamic thought, comparative religion, Islamic education and management, and Islamic administration and management.


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