Bachelor of Islamic Studies (Hons) KPT/JPS(PA 3685)02/20

The Islamic Studies is a part of a moderate arts programme offered at undergraduate level at this University. Islamic Studies attempts to revise the whole range of Islamic civilization and culture. Its main interests include, beside the religion of Islam, topics such as the socio-economic structure, military, administration, development of various sciences and thought, cultural life, cosmology, mysticism, literature and fine arts, and many other aspects of Islamic civilization. It provides students a prospect to revise the expansion of Islamic history, civilization and culture from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will gain insight about the understanding of key areas associated with Islamic Studies such as the foundation texts, early and modern history, philosophical and political thought, Muslim societies in majority and minority contexts, unity and diversity, as well as ethnicity and identity. The University offers a extensive range of disciplines with flexible study patterns that meet the academic needs and interests of the students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The programme aims is to focus on Muslim cultures and societies both past and present and Recognizing the diversity of approaches within Islam and its global reach, the program aims at providing students with guidance in the textual traditions and social life of Muslims across different times and places. This programme offers an academic approach that integrates proportional and theoretical methods that have developed in the modern academic study of Islam. Students may also gain information about the linguistic variance and cultural convergence in the Islamic world throughout history. The primary aims of the programme are as follows:-

  • To prepare students with ample Islamic knowledge so that they are able to practice them in every day life.
  • To present the correct image and illustration of Islam for the betterment of the Muslim Ummah and the world community at large.
  • To provide students with Islamic, social, technical and academic information required to participate efficiently in the community.
  • To focus study on various branches of Islamic awareness in order to pave the way to deal with applications of Islamic information for the solution of current issues.
  • To study the entire range of Islamic civilization and culture to include, beside the religion of Islam, the socio-economic structure, military, administration, development of different sciences and ideas, cultural life, cosmology, mysticism, literature and fine arts, and many other features of Islamic civilization.
  • There are immense profession fields for the students in Islamic Studies. Graduates are eligible for positions in general and religious administrations in public or private religious institutions. Specialist expertise in various forms of Islamic religion and Muslim cultures, combined with knowledge of comparative and social scientific approaches to culture and religion are of growing importance in today’s world. Students with the specialist skills have an advantage in many workplaces. Along with the scope for further research and teaching, graduates of this programme may enter in the jobs related to-

  • banking
  • business
  • charities
  • diplomacy
  • insurance
  • international aid
  • journalism
  • media
  • public service
  • teaching
  • tourism
  • Minimum Duration : 36 Months.
    Maximum Duration : 66 Months.

    Sl.No. MQA Subject Code Subject Name Credits
    1 BIS 1113 Islamic History: Biography (Sirah) of the Prophet Muhammad 3
    2 BIS 1123 Tawheed 3
    3 BIS 1133 Fiqh in Historical Perspective 3
    4 BIS 1143 Uloom al-Quraan 3
    Elective (Choose any one module from the following):
    5 MPU 3113 Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization 3
    6 MPU 3163 Malay Communication 3 3
    Elective (Choose any one module from the following):
    7 MPU 3123 Ethnic Relations 3
    8 MPU 3173 Malaysian Studies 3 3
    9 BIS 1213 Islamic Medieval History 3
    10 BIS 1223 Aqidah, Worldview and Civilizational Issues 3
    11 MPU 3232 Leadership Skills and Human Relations 2
    12 BIS 1243 English 3
    13 BIS 1253 Computer Studies 3
    14 BIS 1313 Fiqh ul Ibadaat 3
    15 BIS 1323 Hadeeth Terminology 3
    16 BIS 1333 The Study of Religions 3
    17 BIS 2413 Arabic and Qur'an Reading 3
    18 BIS 2423 Ethical Principles in Monetary Transactions 3
    19 BIS 2433 Introduction to Islamic Principles of Economics 3
    20 BIS 2443 Principles of Islamic Transactions 3
    21 BIS 2453 Islamic Worldview and Faith Essential 3
    22 MPU 3342 Malaysian Government and Public Policy 2
    23 BIS 2513 Arabic and Tajweed 3
    24 BIS 2523 Tafseer Methodology (Surat Yasin) 3
    25 BIS 2533 Fiqh al Munakahat (Law of Marriage) 3
    26 BIS 2543 Mantiq (Logic) and Critical Reasoning 3
    27 MPU 3452 Community Service 2
    28 BIS 2613 Arabic Grammar 3
    29 BIS 2623 Qawaid Fiqhiyah and Maqasid 3
    30 BIS 2633 Fiqh al Mawarith (Inheritance) 3
    31 BIS 3713 Islamic Research Methodology 3
    32 BIS 3723 Islamic Counselling 3
    33 BIS 3733 Islam In The Modern World 3
    34 BIS 3743 Islamic Management 3
    35 BIS 3753 Modern Standard Arabic 3
    36 BIS 3763 Introduction to Islamic Theology 3
    37 BIS 3813 Islamic Psychology 3
    38 BIS 3823 Comparative Religion 3
    39 BIS 3833 Contemporary Da’wah Movements 3
    Elective (Choose any one module from the following):
    40 BISE 3843 Islam in the Modern World 3
    41 BISE 3853 Human Rights in Islam 3
    42 BISE 3863 Islam : Women Rights, Culture and Civilization Perspectives 3
    43 BIS 3919 Preparation of Thesis as Monograph 3

    Intake :

    1. January
    2. May
    3. September

    Entry Requirements :

    1. Pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with at least Grade C (NGMP 2.0) in one of the subjects of Islamic Studies or Arabic and one other subject; or
    2. Pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) or equivalent with the Maqbul Rank; or
    3. Pass in A-Level with at least in 2 subjects including one Islamic Studies subject and one other subject; or
    4. Pass in Matriculation / Foundation / Foundation of any universities / colleges / institutions can offer foundation programs in related fields with a CGPA of 2.0; or
    5. Diploma in Islamic Studies (Level 4, Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF)) or in a related field with a CGPA of 2.0; or
    6. Other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Government of Malaysia.

    Duration : 36 Months.

    University : Lincoln University College

    Level : Bachelor