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Master of Islamic Studies

Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Exam BodyInternal postgraduate degree
Course Duration2 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimePart-Time, Distance Learning ODL
FacultyCluster Education & Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyHumanities
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The Master of Islamic Studies (MIS) degree is designed to meet the needs of those interested in pursuing their studies at higher level in this area. It is also aimed at developing specialisations in various areas of Islamic studies, such as Usuluddin (Theology), Shariah (Islamic Law and Jurisprudence), Dakwah (Preaching of Islam), and Sirah (Islamic History).

Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Kaedah Pengajian Syariah 3
Kaedah Pengajian Usuluddin 3
Educational Research Methodology 4
Isu Kontemporari dalam Pengajian Tafsir 3
Isu Kontemporari dalam Pengajian Hadith 3
Maqasid al-Syariah 3
Sejarah Keilmuan dan Intelektual Islam 3
Mahkamah Syariah dan Undang-Undang Islam di Malaysia 3
Metodologi Dakwah di Malaysia 3
Transaksi dalam Ekonomi Islam di Malaysia 3
Isu-isu Semasa Akidah dan Pemikiran Islam 3
Kertas Projek 6
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Islamic Studies/ Syariah/ Usuluddin, or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor’s Degree in Islamic Studies/ Syariah/ Usuluddin with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.


APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

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

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