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Master in Islamic Governance (By Research)

Master in Islamic Governance (By Research)

The Master in Islamic Governance (By Research) is an interdisciplinary Graduate Degree programme focusing on Islamic forms, systems and doctrines of governance, as well as issues pertaining to its research and methods, with the objective of developing profound understanding of governance from an Islamic perspective, its administration and management.

Entry Requirements
At least a Second Class Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or qualification from an institution recognised by Senate, and a research proposal deemed acceptable by the programme.

The Master in Islamic Governance is an inter-disciplinary graduate programme focusing on Islamic forms, systems and doctrines of governance, as well as issues pertaining to its research and methods, with the objective of developing profound understanding of governance from an Islamic perspective, its administration and management.

The programme also takes the form of applied research, and does not exclude the application of knowledge in areas outside of Islamic Governance. The programme thus encourages cross-disciplinary research and joint supervision of students.

The objective of the programme is to produce graduates of the highest calibre gained through a thorough understanding of the principles, concepts, and research methods of Islamic Governance.

The programme intake is in January and August.

  • Submit a thesis on an agreed topic under supervision, in which the thesis shall not normally exceed 60,000 words
  • Undertake and successfully complete with a Pass, the following compulsory modules worth 12 modular credits:
    • KP-5118 Research Methodology;
    • LA-1403 Arabic 1;
    • KP-5117 The Madinian Polity: Visions of Islamic Governance.

Full Time : A minimum of 24 months, and not exceeding 36 months [2-3 years].

Part Time : A minimum 48 months, and not exceeding 60 months [4-5 years].

Intake : January and August.

*Entry requirements are subject to change from time to time, following approval from the relevant University committees. Changes will be notified accordingly.

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