Master of Shariah

by | Feb 19, 2019

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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 Research


Students may also choose to undertake research in the one of the following areas of specialization:

  • Fiqh and Usul Fiqh
  • Shariah Law and Comparative Law
  • Islamic Economy and Comparative Economy
  • Islamic Management and Islamic Finance
  • Siasah Syar’iyyah and Islamic Governance

Faculty Core Courses

  • Methodology Of Shariah Studies
  • Research Methodology

Department of Fiqh and Usul

  • Objectives Of Shariah
  • Syafie Madhhab and Disagreements of Fiqh in Malaysia
  • Contemporary Islamic Jurisprudence

Department of Shariah and Law

  • Contemporary Islamic Law
  • Contemporary Islamic Criminal Law
  • Issues in Islamic Family Law

Department of Shariah and Economics

  • Advanced Islamic Economic Studies
  • Contemporary Issues in  Islamic Economics Transactions
  • Contemporary Ijtihad in Islamic Economics

Department of Shariah and Management

  • Advanced Islamic Financial System
  • Islamic Business Development
  • Advanced Islamic Management System

Department of Siasah Syar’iyyah

  • Advanced Siasah Syar‘iyyah
  • Islamic Contemporary Administration Management
  • Effective Governance in Islam

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