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MASTER OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HERITAGE (POLITICAL SCIENCE)

OVERVIEW

The Master of Human Sciences in Political Science emphasizes an infusion of Islamic values in conventional approaches to Political Science. The programme upholds the concept of unity of knowledge as rooted in the cardinal principle of Islam, i.e., Tawhid (divine unity). It also strives for excellence in research and critical approach to problem-solving from an Islamic perspective.

This programme aims at producing graduates who can demonstrate masterful grasp of complex theories, ideas and other scholarly contributions in the area of Political Science and Produce original research that extends the boundary of knowledge in the discipline.


PROGRAMMES OFFERED

1. General Academic Qualifications

a. A relevant Bachelor's degree with good grade from IIUM or any other accredited institutions of higher learning.

b. Any other certificate that is recognized as equivalent to a Bachelor's degree or relevant professional qualifications and experience that are recognized by the Senate of the University.

2. Specific Requirements

a. Obtained a CGPA of 2.75 and above in a related field; or

b. Obtained a CGPA less than 2.75 but possesses relevant working experience in the field applied.

3. Language Requirements

a. Thesis written in Arabic language:

  • Minimum score of 425 TOEFL or Band 3 for IELTS.

b. Thesis written in English language:

  • Minimum score of 550 TOEFL or Band 6 for IELTS.

WORKSHOPS / SEMINARS STRUCTURE

Qualified candidates are required to attend the following workshops / seminars:

Module

Description

Contact Hours

1

Advanced Research Methodology

12

2

Islamic Critical Thinking

12

3

Issues in Islamization of Human Knowledge

12

4

Islam and the West

12

PROGRAMME DURATION

As per IIUM Postgraduate Regulations for full time students, minimum duration of one (1) academic year with extension of maximum four (4) academic years.

MODE OF PROGRAMME

These Master programmes will be offered by research and non-residential mode only. However, four (4) workshops / seminars will be arranged on different issues / topics considering the needs of the candidates to facilitate their study and writing thesis. Workshops / seminars will be conducted at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

To apply for admission into the academic programmes run by the Academy, please click HERE .