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Doctor of Philosophy in Islamiyyat


Programme Code
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Mode of Study
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Full & Part Time
MQA Registration Number
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Teaching Mode
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Lecture, Presentation, Research & Thesis
Period of Study (Full Time)
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3 Years
Period of Study (Part Time)
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4 Years
Language of Instruction
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Malay, English & Arabic
Faculty / Study Centretitle bottom left g 4
Faculty of Islamic Civilisation Studies
Programme Background
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This program has designed to produce experts who:

  • Knowledgeable and competent in carrying out investigations in Islamic studies in a scientific, critical, authoritative and practical manner.

  • Strive to convey the results of studies and exhibit competent interpersonal communication skills through investigations, trials and scientific publications.

  • Able to carry out academic and social responsibilities professionally and ethically in solving issues related to Islamic studies.

The areas of this program include all of the disciplines of Islamic Studies such as Sharia, Usuluddin, Tafsir, Hadith, Tahfiz & Qira’at, Da'wah and Arabic Language.

Admission Requirements
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Malaysian Students
  • A master’s degree in the field or related fields accepted by the HEP Senate; or

  • Other qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree recognised by the Government of Malaysia.

Candidates without a related qualification in the field/s or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP.

International Students
  • As the above requirements; and

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 550; or

  • International English Language Testing (IELTS) 5.0

Career Prospect
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  • Eligible to hold the highest professional positions such as chief director, director, deputy director, lecturer, research fellow, dean, deputy dean, professor and associate professor.
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Registration Fee
Full Time Fee
Part Time Fee
: RM 1,000
: RM 12,360
: RM 15,860
Fees for International Studentstitle bottom left g 4
Registration Fee
Full Time Fee
: RM 1,150
: RM 15,390
Programme Structuretitle bottom left g 4
  • Research Methodoloy in Islamic Studies
  • Thesis
Graduation Requirementstitle bottom left g 4
  • 1 paper presentation in seminar & 2 articles published in peer-reviewed Journal.