Taught course

Islamic Law

Institution
Islamic College for Advanced Studies · Islamic College for Advanced Studies
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a first or good second class honours degree in Islamic Studies or related fields. Non-formal qualifications may also be considered. Applicants with no relevant background may be advised to take some foundation modules in Islamic Studies and especially in Arabic language. Applicants whose first language is not English should provide at least IETLS results of 6.5 or equivalent.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MA program in Islamic Law offers comprehensive coverage of subjects in Islamic Law as well as comparative studies. It is designed to provide students who are looking for a postgraduate degree in Islamic law to develop thorough knowledge and which offers various choices from a wide range of modules intended to widen knowledge of major areas in Islamic law, and to deepen understanding of particular topics, methods, and concepts.

The program intends to develop:

■An in-depth knowledge of specialist areas of Islamic Law
■The application of proper methodological style to the study of Islam and Islamic Law
■Developing and improving critical thinking, analytical and practical abilities in assembling well-reasoned arguments
■Productive intellectual interaction during lectures on subjects related to Islam and Muslim cultures and in particular in relation to the contemporary era
■Skill in conducting research work and independent learning
■Competence to continue with additional postgraduate studies
■Dedicated knowledge and expertise that could be used in different professions

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
18 months
distance learning
18 months

PGCert

full time
6 months
part time
12 months
distance learning
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

Phone
0208 451 9993 ext. 207 or 02084381207