Master of Islamic Science

PROGRAM DETAILS

Programme Code: T301
Medium of instructions: English, Arabic and Malay
Duration of Studies:
- Full Time: 2-8 semesters
- Part Time: 4-12 semesters
Programme Option: By Research

<p><strong><u>BACKGROUND OF THE PROGRAMME</u></strong></p><p>Master of &nbsp;Islamic Science is offered by research mode only. Islamic Science is an interdisciplinary field of knowledge defines the nature of inquiry within the Islamic ethical framework and imparts a characteristic of the Islamic spiritual to the study of nature. In short, two things that make the science in Islam became Islamic: the spiritual element rooted in a transcendental realm and the Islamic ethical framework.</p><p>It aims to produce Islamic scholars who can bring a betterment of life for the Ummah throughout a sustainable development and a visionary leadership guided by the Islamic spirituality. In addition, the program is eager to produce Muslim who are committed to take lead in the modern world and rediscover the glorious past of Islamic science through the Islamic worldview.</p><p>Areas of research include, but not limited to, are as following:</p><table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:604px"><tbody><tr><td style="height:26px; width:274px"><p><strong>AREA</strong></p></td><td style="height:26px; width:330px"><p><strong>SUBFIELD</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="7" style="width:274px"><p>Religion</p></td><td style="width:330px"><p>Science And Technology</p></td></tr><tr><td style="width:330px"><p>Economy</p></td></tr><tr><td style="width:330px"><p>Politic and Management</p></td></tr><tr><td style="width:330px"><p>Heritage and Civilization</p></td></tr><tr><td style="width:330px"><p>Education</p></td></tr><tr><td style="width:330px"><p>Social Sciences</p></td></tr><tr><td style="width:330px"><p>Health Sciences</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong><u>OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME</u></strong></p><p>The course is designed to produce muslim scholars who can integrate Islamic knowledge (Naqli) and science (Aqli) implemented within research and innovation, critical thinking and solving problem for the well-being of Ummah and Creation.</p>

Admission to Master’s Degree by Research

  1. A relevant bachelor’s degree with honours with a minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 or equivalent from the University or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or
  2. Other qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with honours AND relevant professional work experience; or
  3. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50/4.00 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75/4.00, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  4. In case the CGPA does not meet the requirement of 2.50/4.00, the selection will subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
  5. The number of credit hours for the relevant bachelor’s degree and advanced diploma shall be as follows: (a) bachelor’s degree ≥ 120 credit hours (b) advanced diploma ≥ 90 credit hours

Note: 1-year work experience is equivalent to 0.05 CGPA

(1)  An applicant shall show evidence of proficiency in the English language based on the following criteria: 

  1. TOEFL minimum score of 180 (computer-based) or 64 (internet-based); or
  2. IELTS minimum score of Band 5; or
  3. MUET minimum score of Band 3; or
  4. graduated from institutions that use English as the main medium of instruction, AND will be required to seat for University English Proficiency Test (UEPT) with minimum score of Band 3; or
  5. graduated in the field of Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL), English Language Studies (ELS) and equivalent from a university recognised by the Senate; or
  6. a native speaker of English.

(2)  Research-mode applicant who intends to write his/her thesis in Arabic will be required to fulfil the criteria as follows:

  1. TOEFL minimum score of 150 (computer-based) or 52 (internet-based); or
  2. IELTS minimum score of Band 4; or
  3. MUET minimum score of Band 2; or
  4. UEPT minimum score of Band 2.

(3)  An applicant who does not fulfil any of the criteria under (1) & (2) will be allowed to register conditionally and is required to fulfil any of the criteria under (1) or (2), within 12 months (for Master’s students) and 24 months (for Ph.D. students).

ProgrammeModeTotal Fees
            

Local Full Time

            
            

Local Part Time

            
            

International

            
            

Master of Islamic Science

            
            

Research

            
            

9,288.00 MYR

            
            

9,702.00 MYR

            
            

13,140.00 MYR

            

The fees that stated are subject to change from time to time without any prior notice by the University. Student are advised to check the CGS Website for any changes before the of each semester registration. All fees must be paid upon registration.

The university has the right to withdraw this offer or to terminate you from your study if you are found to suffer from or to be a carrier of contagious/infectious diseases, or to suffer from a medical condition requiring continuous medical care that will adversely affect your study at USIM.

(1) Communicable Disease

Type of Disease / Problem Example

Example

1

  • Contagious
  • Difficult and require prolonged treatment
  • Expensive treatment
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C

2

  • Infectious
  • Treatable within certain period of time.
  • Tuberculosis

3

  • Infectious
  • Treatable within short period of time.
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid
  • Syphilis (VDRL)

4

  • Communicable Disease defined as epidemic by MOH
  • Japanese encephalitis,
  • SARS
  • Avian flu


(2)   Chronic Non-communicable Disease 

Type of Disease / Problem Example

Example

1

  • Condition that can endanger to himself or others.

  • Recurring repeatedly and affecting his study

  • Epilepsy

  • Schizophrenia

2

  • Expected to be prolonged.

  • Obvious and serious symptoms.

  • Prolong treatment schedule.

  • Dialysis

  • Cancer

3

  • Addiction or drug abuse as stated in AUKU or Malaysian Law.

  • Drugs.

  • Drugs

4

  • Continuous medication.

  • No serious symptoms.

  • Treatment does not affect study

  • Hypertension

  • Diabetes Melitus

 

Applicants can apply via online at https://ipps2.usim.edu.my/ and fill the prescribed forms. Forms and supporting authenticated documents must then be submitted through online or mailed to the office.

For information related to visa and student pass, please refer to http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my

Contact Us

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