Master of Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Heritage

  • Language: Arabic
  • Trimester | 2 academic years
  • Coursework and dissertation based

Programme Objective

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.

Programme Structure

  • Trimester 1 (Jan – Apr) | Trimester 2 (May – Aug) | Trimester 3 (Sep – Dec)
  • 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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Duration

2 Academic Years
6 Trimester

Language

Arabic

Timetable

Friday 6.30pm-10.30pm &
Saturday 2.30pm-10.00pm

Venue

Wisma Indah

There are 3 programmes offered:

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.

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.

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

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Programme Details

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Assessment

1) Pass in all 4 courses and the CGPA score after completion of all the courses is at least 3.00.

2) Obtain 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) Obtain one of the following prior to graduation:

    • Band 3 of IIUM’s English Placement Test (EPT)
    • Score of 30 on TOEFL (Internet-based)
    • Band 3 on IELTS

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