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Diploma in Islamic Studies with Education

Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration3 Years & 4 Months - 10 semester
Part Time/Full TimePart Time/Distance Learning (ODL)
Campus35 learning centres nationwide: Central Region: Petaling Jaya, Sri Rampai, Bangi, Kuala Selangor, Shah Alam, Banting Eastern Region: Kota Bharu, Kuala Terengganu, Kuantan, Temerloh, Kuala Lipis Northern Region: Alor Setar, Sungai Petani, Seberang
FacultyCluster of Education and Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyHumanities
Course Description

Islamic studies plays a main and vital role in molding dedicated, honest and dynamic Muslim. This is due to the fact that Islamic studies influences well-balanced life of a society in order to ensure peace and harmony in Malaysia.

The Diploma in Islamic Studies with education (DIS) is designed to fulfill individuals’ need who is interested to pursue careers in academic line.

Nowadays, many individuals are interested to learn and to be involved in academic world – either those service in public and private sectors.

The programme aims to develop foundation of Islamic knowledge and specific skills to students through various courses which offer wide and complex scope. Students will be exposed to philosophy and theoretical part of the Islamic knowledge and contemporary issues in education. The useful key concepts, beliefs and practices would rather groomed them as a professional Muslim Educator.

Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

i. Pass SPM/SPMV with minimum credit in 3 subjects and pass one of the Arabic subject or one of the Islamic Studies subject; or

ii. Pass O-Level with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects and pass one of the Arabic subject or one of the Islamic Studies subject; or

iii. Pass the certificate in Islamic Studies or related field (MQF Level 3) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; or

iv. Pass STPM or equivalent with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in 1 subject; AND

v. Pass one of the Arabic subject or one of the Islamic Studies subject at SPM level (or equivalent) or STPM; or

vi. Pass STAM (Maqbul level); or

vii. Other recognised equivalent qualifications.

APEL entry

• Malaysian; and

• Candidate must be 20 years old and above in the year of application being made; and

• Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and

• Pass APEL Assessment for a Diploma (conducted by OUM).

English language competency requirements for international students: Minimum IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

Intake Months

January, May, September

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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