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Remote Supervision Programme

IIUM Academy is now offering Remote Supervision programmes in partnership with OxEd. Oxademy Education (OxEd) is an education technology provider and a fully accredited higher education entity in the UK. OxEd is a pioneer in adaptive, skills based personalised learning that fits individual learning styles and preferences. 

The Remote Supervision programmes are offered in partnership with OxEd on their award-wining, cutting edge platform called Learning Engagement and Assessment Platform (LEAP). LEAP which is developed by OxEd is an innovative, secure, online learning system. LEAP provides a customised learning path for every learner and uses various methods to engage and train. In addition, LEAP automatically monitors learners progress and assists them through human lead audio/video communication. It is web-based and accessible via the latest Chrome and Firefox browsers.

As part of the remote supervision, learners will have the course director, course administrator and fellow students available via interactive forums, audio/video calls, email and phone so that support is available and learners benefit from all important social learning.

List of programmes:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Halal Industry)       
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Islamic Banking and Finance)       
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Arabic Studies          
  • Master of Halal Industry Management

For further inquries, contact us via email at admissions@oxademy.ac.uk or academy@iium.edu.my or call us at +603 6421 5000 / +603 6421 5874 /  +603 6421 3081 /+44 1865 594721 or WhatsApp us at +6011 6353 3055 / +44 7508 090275


Details

Doctor of Philosophy (Islamic Banking and Finance) is awarded to graduates for a meaningful completion of doctoral research that advances the theory and principles of Islamic Banking and Finance from inter-disciplinary perspectives. Upon completion of a multi-disciplinary doctoral programme, the graduate is expected to undertake independent research and contribute to quality publications in their field of expertise.


Programme Objectives:

  1. To attract and train high potential talent in Islamic Banking and Finance
  2. To further develop and enhance the theory and practice of Islamic Banking and Finance
  3. To meet the global demand for expertise in Islamic Banking and Finance industry

Research Areas:

  1. Fiqh Muamalat in Islamic Banking and Finance
  2. Islamic Banking and Finance Law
  3. Performance and Efficiency of Islamic Banks and Takaful
  4. Economics Policy and Analysis of Islamic Banking and Finance
  5. Regulatory and Governance
  6. Takaful and Re-Takaful
  7. Investment Banking
  8. Islamic Wealth Management
  9. Islamic Capital Market
  10. Islamic Micro-Credit and Micro-Financing
  11. Corporate and Shari'ah Governance for Islamic Banking and Finance
  12. Waqf
  13. Risk Management

Compulsory special requirement courses:

  1. Research Methodology
  2. Contemporary Issues in Islamic Finance

Curriculum Structure:

The curriculum structure of the programme is as follows:

No.Items
1Compulsory Courses (2 courses)
2Elective Course (1 course)
3Research Proposal 
4Thesis

The length of the thesis shall not exceed 100,000 words. This total number of words is applicable to the main text only. Words in footnotes, exhibits, figures, tables, graphs, appendices, bibliographies, etc are not counted.

Course CodeCourse TitleRemarks
IBF 8711
Research Methodology
Compulsory
IBF 8712
Contemporary Issues in Islamic Finance
Compulsory
IBF 8713
Qualitative Methods*
Elective
IBF 8714
Quantitative Methods*
Elective

Research Proposal
Compulsory

Thesis 
Compulsory

The student shall choose either one according to the nature of research, he/she intends to work on, whether the research is qualitative or quantitative.


Entry Requirements:

  1. A relevant bachelor's degree from accredited institutions of higher learning;
  2. A CGPA of 2.75 and above or its equivalent in the bachelor degree
  3. A relevant Master's degree from accredited institutions of higher learning;
  4. A CGPA of 3.00 and above or its equivalent in the masters degree.

The aim of this PhD is to offer graduates of different disciplines an opportunity to acquire knowledge and practice in the broad field of research and innovation in the halal industry. The objectives of the course is to cater for a higher level of demand in terms of comprehensive knowledge in the halal industry and to provide an opportunity for national and international graduates to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy (Halal Industry).


Required academic courses for graduation:

  1. Research Methodology
  2. Seminar
  3. Research
  4. Values, Technology and Society*
  5. Advances Study on Legal and Administrative Control*
  6. Halal Industry and Advanced Technique Analysis*
  7. Fiqh 1 for Halal Industry Products and Services*
  8. Fiqh 2 for Halal Industry Products and Services*

* Course to be completed if they have not taken at Master level.


Entry Requirements:

  1. A relevant bachelor's degree from accredited institutions of higher learning;
  2. A CGPA of 2.75 and above or its equivalent in the bachelor degree
  3. A relevant Master's degree from accredited institutions of higher learning;
  4. A CGPA of 3.00 and above or its equivalent in the master's degree.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Arabic Studies is a full time and a part-time course that requires 3 to 5 years (full time) and 5 to 8 years (part time) to complete. Each candidates will be trained in research methods, Islamisation of knowledge and a specialised area in history to prepare them for the challenging task of producing original research in the form of a thesis. The expected length of the thesis is 80,000 - 100,000 words and must be written in Arabic. Areas in which the candidates can specialise include theoretical and applied linguistics, syntax, morphology, semantics, lexicography and translation studies. The PhD comprises of two compulsory modules. These modules are supplemented at the end of the PhD by a Research Proposal and an individual Thesis which enable students to apply the insights of the taught modules.

  • Research Methodology (Arabic)
  • Islamisation of Knowledge (Arabic)
  • Research Proposal
  • Thesis

Curriculum Structure:

The curriculum structure of the programme is as follows:

No.Item
1Compulsory Courses (2 courses)                                                   
2Research Proposal
3Thesis

The length of the thesis shall not exceed 100,000 words. This total number of words is applicable to the main text only. Words in footnotes, exhibits, figures, tables, graphs, appendices, bibliographies, etc are not counted.

Course CodeCourse Title
RKHS8000A
Research Methodology (Arabic)                                    
ARAB8511A
Islamization of Knowledge (Arabic)

Research Proposal

Thesis

Entry Requirements:

  1. A relevant bachelor's degree from accredited institutions of higher learning;
  2. A CGPA of 2.75 and above or its equivalent in the bachelor degree
  3. A relevant Master's degree from accredited institutions of higher learning;
  4. A CGPA of 3.00 and above or its equivalent in the master's degree.
  5. Has a publication in a related field. 

Programme Objective

  1. To provide a highly qualified human resource with comprehensive knowledge in the field of halal industry to meet the high demands of the market for such experts.
  2. To strengthen the theoretical and technical methodologies in the broad field of halal industry practices.
  3. To enhance the educational standards of halal education and research and project IIUM as a reference centre for halal research and innovations on the world stage.

Programme Duration

Minimum one year (two semesters) and maximum three years (six semesters) for international students.


Teaching & Learning Mode

Students will be enrolled on a remote candidature basis, which requires minimal residence in Malaysia. In this mode, students are required to report to IIUM Campus for only three weeks in each academic year. (This requirement is waived as long as the COVID-19 travel restrictions are in place).

The courses of the programmes carry no credit hours since the main requirement for obtaining the degree is the fulfilment of the thesis requirement.

In terms of course delivery, teaching will be delivered online with a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous components.

For thesis preparation, a supervisor will be assigned by INHART to each student and students will meet their supervisors through video conferencing to plan and discuss their research and thesis writing.


Entry Requirement

  1. A relevant Bachelor's degree (honours) from IIUM or any other accredited institution of higher learning;
  2. A Bachelor's grade of CGPA 2.75 and above or its equivalent;  
  3. A suitable research proposal relevant to the halal industry.
  4. An English proficiency score of Band 6 on IELTS or 79 points on TOEFL IBT.  (However, applicants who have neither may sit for IIUM's English Placement Test and obtain Band 6 in lieu of the required IELTS or TOEFL score).

Course Provided

University Required Course

Course CodeCourse Title
RKGS 7000

Values, Technology and Society

INHART Required Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
HART 7101Research Methodogy in Halal Research
HART 7197

Seminar

INHART Audit Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
HART 7102Advanced Study on Legal and Administrative Control
HART 7201Halal Industry and Advanced Techniques and Analyses
HART 7202Fiqh 1 for Halal Industry Products and Services

Graduation Requirement

  • Fulfil the language entry requirements
  • Pass the proposal defense
  • Meet the minimum criteria of publication based on Publication Equivalence (PE) of 0.6
  • Pass the thesis
Types of PublicationsPE Value
Indexed Journal1
Non-indexed Journal0.7
Indexed Conference Proceeding0.6
Poster and Non-Indexed Conference Proceeding0.3
Why Choose Learning with IIUM on LEAP

Accessible - 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection

Flexible - take control of where, when, how and the rate at which you study

Professional - industry leading course directors and tutors

Quality - study the same course used by on-campus offering

Network - with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge

Save money - no additional travel or accommodation costs

For more information on LEAP, please contact admissions@oxademy.ac.uk.
As part of the remote supervision programmes offering, IIUM-OxEd is offering free six months access to Qurra. Qurra is the first comprehensive cloud-based research management platform. It allows learners to do qualitative analysis, store all references in one place, plan research, code, monitor and export activity, share progress, write notes, create contacts and track interactions, build to-do lists with reminders, collate and print all highlights and notes from multiple assets.

All learners will get two free trainings "Managing your PhD", and "Qualitative Analysis using Qurra" as part of their course offering.



For more information on Qurra, please contact admissions@oxademy.ac.uk.
Thank you for your interest in enrolling for this programme. To apply for admission, please find the link below to the online application form.

Note: Only application with complete information shall be processed. Any incomplete submission may lead to rejection of the application.

Contact us for more information at admissions@oxademy.ac.uk.