Course Objectives

Singapore Islamic Scholars & Religious Teachers Association (PERGAS) and IIUM CRESCENT, in collaboration with the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS), offers opportunities for pursuing a masters degree in the areas of Qur’anic and hadith studies, usul al-din, da‘wah, comparative religion and Islamic jurisprudence to those interested to undertake the degree by coursework and research mode.

This offering is tailor-made to suit the needs of Muslim executives and working adults in Singapore who are not able to take up on-campus study at IIUM Campus in Kuala Lumpur.

 

Trimester 1        
January – April

Trimester 2
May – August

Trimester 3
September – December

  1. Academic requirement
    • A relevant bachelor’s degree from universities recognized by the IIUM Senate with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 or an equivalent grade.*
  2. Language requirement
    • Band 7.0 on IIUM’s Arabic Placement Test. **
      (This requirement may be waived if the candidate is a native speaker of Arabic or has undergone the undergraduate and master’s degree programmes which use Arabic as the medium of instruction).

*Candidates with lower scores/grades may be considered with sufficient working experience.
** Candidates who do not possess the minimum language requirement may take up language proficiency courses to fulfill the admission requirement.

Date & Time:

  • Friday : 6.30pm – 10.30pm
  • Saturday : 2.30pm – 10.00pm

Venue: Pergas, Wisma Indah

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

Master of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage in Qur’an and Sunnah

This programme is designed to cater for candidates who intend to acquire advanced specialized knowledge in the fields of Qur’an and Sunnah studies. Students are required to take 4 courses for the coursework component.

A dissertation is required as partial fulfillment for graduation. The length expected is about 25,000 words. Another requirement is to publish at least one article in a peer-reviewed journal prior to submission of the dissertation.

Master of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage in Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion

This programme offers courses to produce graduates imbued with Islamic ethical and moral values to promote understanding among the various communities, maintain social harmony, and apply moderation in contemporary religious discourses. It meets the needs of global importance such as providing proper understanding of the worldview of Islam and those of other religions which can aid in the endeavours to promote global peace and harmony.

Students are required to take 4 courses for the coursework component. A dissertation is required as partial fulfillment for graduation. The length expected is about 25,000 words. Another requirement is to publish at least one article in a peer-reviewed journal prior to submission of the dissertation.

Master of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage in Islamic Jurisprudence

This Master’s programme is designed to cater for candidates who intend to acquire advanced specialized knowledge in Islamic jurisprudence.

Students are required to take 4 courses for the coursework component. To develop research ability in the students, they are exposed in the department courses to critical treatment of juridical legacy in the field.

A dissertation is required as partial fulfillment for graduation. The length expected is about 25,000 words. Another requirement is to publish at least one article in a peer-reviewed journal prior to submission of the dissertation.

Application Period Intake
September to November January

1) Application
All sections of the application form must be completed where applicable. Do remember to check that all the information entered is correct before submission. Supporting documents will have to be submitted together with the application form. Processing of your application may be delayed if any of the supporting documents are missing
Do not submit original certificates and documents with your application. We will not be responsible for damage or loss of original certificates or documents.

2) Application Fee
Cash $150 or crossed cheque directed to ‘PERGAS’
* Registration fee is not refundable

3) Application Documents
The application documents must be arranged and submitted in the following order:

1. Hardcopy of the Application Form, signed at the Declaration Section and affixed a Passport-sized photograph on the Application Form
2. Photocopy of your National Registration Identity Card (NRIC)(front and back). If you do not have an NRIC, please provide a copy of your passport information page(s)(containing the passport number, name, etc.)
3. Completed Photo Form
4. Photocopy of Certificates (Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma etc.)
5. Photocopy of Transcripts (Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma etc.)
6. TOEFL / IELTS Score
7. Other relevant Professional Certificates or examination results of relevant individual modules read, etc

Please note that:
A transcript of detailed academic results is required from each university or college attended. The transcript results should show marks (wherever possible) and grades obtained in each module. If a complete transcript is not available, please include a complete photocopied set of examination results for every semester.

Please send your application to:
Pergas
Wisma Indah, 448 Changi Rd 03-01
Singapore 419975

Processing fee (not refundable) $150 Upon application
Registration fee $1000 Upon acceptance
Recurrent fee $200 per year
Tuition fee $2533.50 Trimester 1
$2533.50 Trimester 2
$2533.50 Trimester 3
$2533.50 Trimester 4
$2533 Trimester 5
$2533 Trimester 6

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS

The requirements are:

  1. Pass in all 4 courses and the CGPA score after completion of all the courses is at least 3.00.
  2. Obtaining at least a pass grade for a dissertation written in Arabic that contains a worthy contribution to existing knowledge. The length of the thesis should be about 25,000 words.
  3. Publication of at least one article in a peer-reviewed journal DURING the period of study.
  4. Obtaining one of the following prior to graduation:
    • Band 3 of IIUM’s English Placement Test (EPT).
    • Score of 30 on TOEFL (Internet-based); or
    • Band 3 on IELTS.

 

DURATION OF STUDY

NORMAL DURATION
2 years (6 trimesters)

 

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION IN TAUGHT COURSES

MIRKH in Qur’an and Sunnah Arabic
MIRKH in Fiqh and Usul al Fiqh Arabic
MIRKH in Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion Arabic & English

 

Programme Description (Mixed mode)

Students are required to complete 12 credit hours of coursework, 28 credit hours of dissertation and must publish at least one article in a peer-reviewed journal during the period of study.

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