Master of Islamic Studies

Master of Islamic Studies (R/221/7/0172 (A11246) 07/20)

Programme Synopsis

The Master of Islamic Studies (MIS) degree is designed to meet the needs of those interested in pursuing their studies at higher level in this area. It is also aimed at developing specialisations in various areas of Islamic studies, such as Usuluddin (Theology), Shariah (Islamic Law and Jurisprudence), Dakwah (Preaching of Islam), and Islamic History.

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Normal Entry

Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Islamic Studies/ Syariah/ Usuluddin, or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor’s Degree in Islamic Studies/ Syariah/ Usuluddin with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.


APEL Entry (Only for Malaysians)

The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM
  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
  Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM2,412 RM2,412
Sem 2 RM2,814 RM2,412
Sem 3 RM2,412 RM3,618
Total RM16,080
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.


♦ Processing fee:

  • RM50 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International Students)

♦ Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects

♦ Financial options:

  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or

♦ Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Kaedah Pengajian Syariah 3
Kaedah Pengajian Usuluddin 3
Educational Research Methodology 4
Isu Kontemporari dalam Pengajian Tafsir 3
Isu Kontemporari dalam Pengajian Hadith 3
Maqasid al-Syariah 3
Sejarah Keilmuan dan Intelektual Islam 3
Mahkamah Syariah dan Undang-Undang Islam di Malaysia 3
Metodologi Dakwah di Malaysia 3
Transaksi dalam Ekonomi Islam di Malaysia 3
Isu-isu Semasa Akidah dan Pemikiran Islam 3
Kertas Projek 6

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