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MA Islamic Law – DE

The Islamic College (Irshad Trust)

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £6850.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Due to the growing number of Muslims in the UK, as well as the growing interest towards Islamic law and its branches in Western countries in general, and in the UK in particular, the Islamic college in collaboration with Middlesex University is offering this program. The program is structured to meet the needs of those who are looking for employment in the field of law and require expertise in Islamic law and its related branches as well as those who seek to carry on their studies to the PhD level and to become future lecturers or practitioners in the field.

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 the Islamic Law
  • The use of appropriate methodological approach to the study of Islam
  • Critical thinking, analytical and practical skills in constructing well-reasoned arguments
  • Constructive intellectual class interaction on issues related to Islam and Muslim societies and in particular in relation to today’s Islam
  • Fusion of practical application and intellectual rigour
  • An integrated programme that covers various Islamic schools of Thought
  • 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

Due to the growing number of Muslims in the UK, as well as the growing interest towards Islamic law and its branches in Western countries in general, and in the UK in particular, the Islamic college in collaboration with Middlesex University is offering this program. The program is structured to meet the needs of those who are looking for employment in the field of law and require expertise in...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Distance Learning

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£6850.00

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Distance Learning

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£6850.00

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree in Islamic Studies or related fields.

Applicants should hold a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree in Islamic Studies or related fields.

Assessment Methods

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. Students should have completed at least one core module to progress to second semester.

To achieve the MA award in Islamic law the students should complete 180 credits, out of which 60 are for the dissertation. Students are required to complete 120 credits prior to the submission of the dissertation [MA only]

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. Students should have...

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