Offered to candidates who do not have a specific degree in Shariah or Usuluddin but are interested to do interdisciplinary research in their area of specialization and Islamic Studies. This programme offers research opportunity at master level for candidate with background from various disciplines either Islamic Studies or not.
This is a pure research programme and there are no course modules for this programme. The medium of dissertation is in Malay or English, but under special circumstances, the Senate may approve the use of a language other than Bahasa Malaysia or English for the dissertation concerned. Some of special areas of research under this program include :-
Students may also choose to undertake research in the one of the following areas of specialization:
The programme aims to produce graduates who are fully equipped with skills of data analysis, ability to conduct research in laboratory, ability to develop professionalism of Muslim Scientist, contribute to society and perform lifelong learning process. Realizing the significance of education in Islam, the Academy of Islamic Studies has continuously aspired to produce graduates that are highly intelligent, equipping them with the knowledge to not only better themselves, but to further improve the Islamic society.
This Master's programme is purely based on individual supervised research. At the end of the candidate's study, a dissertation must be submitted and upon successful defence of the dissertation, the candidate will be awarded a Master degree. All research proposals must be approved and supervised by the Faculty.Candidates are required to complete their studies within 8 semesters