MA Islamic Studies
|Entry Requirements||Applicants should hold a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree in Islamic Studies or related fields.|
|Duration||1 year full time or 2 years part time.|
|Fees 2016/17||UK/EU: £5,700|
|Financial Assistance||Scholarship and study grants are available subject to conditions.
Please contact the College for more details.
|Validating Institution||Middlesex University|
|Application Procedure||Application for this course is through UK Pass or Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org|
The MA / PG Dip in Islamic Studies course at the Islamic College is aimed at deepening the students’ over all understanding of Islam within historical and modern contexts while providing an opportunity to study Quran, Hadith and other Islamic texts extensively.
The program is structured to benefit students who aspire to continue their studies to a PhD degree and to become future lecturers in the field as well as to those who may seek employment in various fields requiring expertise in Islam.
Alternatively the course would suit those students whose first degree is not in Islamic Studies and are seeking to broaden their understanding of Islam.
The course aims to provide:
- An in-depth knowledge of specialist area within Islamic Studies.
- Use of appropriate methodological approach to the study of Islam.
- Sophisticated comprehension of challenging issues in Islamic Studies.
- Critical thinking, analytical and practical skills in constructing well-reasoned arguments.
- Constructive intellectual class interaction on issues related to Islam and Muslim societies.
- Proficiency in conducting research work and independent study.
- Capability to pursue further postgraduate studies.
- Specialised knowledge and skills that could be used in different career pursuits.
MA-PG Modules for Full-time and Part-time Students
|Module Name||Module Code||Credits||Module Type|
|Sources of Islamic Knowledge [Qur’an & Hadith]||MIN 401||30||Core|
|Islamic Theology||MIN 402||30||Core|
|Methods and Perspectives in Islamic Studies||MIN 403||30||Core|
|Islamic Mysticism||MIN 405||15||Designated|
|Islamic Philosophy||MIN 406||15||Designated|
|Authority in Shi’a Islam||MIN 407||15||Designated|
|Classical Islamic History||MIN 408||15||Designated|
|Islam and Modern Politics||MIN 409||15||Designated|
|Islam and Modernity||MIN 410||15||Designated|
|Islamic Family Law||MIN 415||30||Designated|
|Human Rights and Islam||MIN 419||15||Designated|
|Islamic Finance and Banking||MIN420||30||Designated|
Please note that not all the designated modules are offered each year.
All Islamic College Students are encouraged to be active and independent learners and to acquire all the necessary skills through a variety of methods of learning such as lectures, seminars (led by staff and students), presentations, tutorials, private study, individual research, and so forth.
Each module within a course has different assessment weighting.