Master In Aqidah

Vision :

Towards achieving Shari’ah education that will equip the students with the right values of Islamic Ethics and Akhlaq that will furnish them with strong fundamental knowledge of Islamic legal system.

Mission :

  • Prepare the students to learn the fundamental of Islamic legal system and the foundation of Islamic Jurisprudence to realize the virtues of Islamic personality, uplifting the awareness of oneself, and commit to the law of Shari’ah.
  • Develop the students’ awareness and commitment through learning the basic values of the Shari’ah legal system.
  • Equip the students with behavioral and practical skills that are needed to get connected with the society thus enables them to disseminate the virtues of Islam and the Shari’ah.
  • Train the students on how to use computer and information technology so that they will be equipped with current knowledge and ways to retrieve information.
  • Guide the learners and get them to use the lessons in order to help and support them in their work area after graduation.

Objective :

The aims of the programme are to prepare graduates with:

  1. Demonstrate in-depth mastery of knowledge in the field of Aqidah including the ability to analyse thoughts and ideas from classical (turath).
  2. In-depth mastery of knowledge in a sub-area of Aqidah and are capable of analyzing and synthesizing different opinions among the scholars.
  3. The ability to apply principles, theories and methods of the sub-area of Aqidah in relevant contemporary settings
  4. The ability to carry out comparative studies involving Islamic thought, religions and humanities

Learning Outcomes :

At the end of the programme, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate in-depth mastery of knowledge in Aqidah including competence to deal with related classical sources (turath) in the field
  2. Promote and defend the Aqidah of Ahlu a-Sunnah wa al-Jama`ah in facing divergent theological schools and contemporary intellectual trends in society.
  3. Apply relevant guidance and methods in Aqidah in dealing with currents issues
  4. Benefit from modern disciplines such as comparative religion and for enhancing the Islamic theological discourse

Entry Requirements :

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree (Honours) with good grades from MEDIU, or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by the university OR any other certificate that is recognized as equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree (Honours) or other relevant professional qualification and experience that are recognized by the University.
  • A relevant General Bachelor’s degree (without Honours) with at least one year working experience, and, if deemed necessary, an applicant may be interviewed and/or required to sit for an entrance test in order to determine determine the applicants eligibility for admission to a specific programme.
  • The department of faculty may, with the approval of the University Academic Council (UAC), require the applicant to satisfy additional conditions for admission to a specific programme.

Language :

Arabic Language:

Applicants interested to enroll in programmes where the medium of instruction is in Arabic must pass the MEDIU’s Arabic Placement Test (MAPT) before being admitted to the program.

 

Accreditation Ref. No.

This program is accredited and certified by Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Accreditation reference numbers are shown below:

  1. Research

Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)

On Campus On Line
N/221/7/0124 R/221/7/0003

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

On Campus On Line
MQA/PA4801 MQA/FA0126

 

02. Courses and Thesis || Courses and Project Paper

 

Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)

On Campus On Line
R/221/7/0027/B
R/221/7/0027/C
R/221/7/0091/B
R/221/7/0091/C

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

On Campus On Line
MQA/FA0770 A9616

Program Structure

The applicant could enroll for this program under one of the following three structures. Please click below on structure A, B or C for tuition fees and more details:

A: Research

The applicant is required to study a subject named Research Methodology, then the applicant can start the research under the supervision of an academic member of the Postgraduate Studies Department.

Study Duration:

Workload Minimum Duration Maximum Duration
Full Time 4 Semesters (2 Academic Years) 6 Semesters (3 Academic Years)
Part Time 6 Semesters (3 Academic Years) 10 Semesters (5 Academic Years)
  • Learning Mode Workload Local Student Foreign Student
  • For international students studying On Campus (OC) mode, Visa Fees and University Bond fees are excluded. 
  • Visa Fees & University Bond fees costs around RM5,120, it depends on the students nationality.
  • All fees are subjected to change at the University’s discretion.

 

B: Courses and Thesis

The applicant studies a total of 10 subjects and prepares a thesis using any of the following study workloads available at the faculty:

Study Duration:

Workload Minimum Duration Maximum Duration
Full Time 3 Semesters (1.5 Academic Years) 6 Semesters (3 Academic Years)
Part Time 4 Semesters (2 Academic Years) 10 Semesters (5 Academic Years)

Credit hours required from the applicant is 42 hours – distributed over courses and thesis. Course details are provided as follows:

Course Details:


  • No. Year Semester Subject Subject Code Category Credit Hours
    1 First First Research Methodology GMET5053 University 3
    2 First First Tawhid Rububiyyah wa Uluhiyyah GAQD5143 Core 3
    3 First First Tawhid Asma’ wa Sifat GAQD5153 Core 3
    4 First First Comparative Religons GUSU5093 Core 3
    5 First First A Critique of Western Philosophy GAQD5183 Core 3
    6 First Second Remaining Pillars of al-Iman GAQD5163 Core 3
    7 First Second Studies in the Names of Allah and Their Rules GAQD5173 Core 3
    8 First Second The Syiah, Batiniyyah and Khawarij sects GUSU5113 Core 3
    9 First Second Modern School of Thought GUSU5073 Core 3
    10 First Second Direction in the Modern Thought GUSU5083 Core 3
    11 Second First Thesis GMTH5026 Core 6
    12 Second Second Thesis GMTH5036 Core 6

    For international students studying On Campus (OC) mode, Visa Fees and University Bond fees are excluded. 

    Learning Mode Workload Local Student Foreign Student
  • Visa Fees & University Bond fees costs around RM5,120, it depends on the students nationality.
  • All fees are subjected to change at the University’s discretion.

C: Courses and Project Paper

The applicant studies a total of 14 subjects and prepares a project paper using any of the following study workloads available at the faculty:

Study Duration:

Workload Minimum Duration Maximum Duration
Full Time 3 Semesters (1.5 Academic Years) 8 Semesters (4 Academic Years)
Part Time 6 Semesters (3 Academic Years) 12 Semesters (6 Academic Years)

Credit hours required from the applicant is 45 hours – distributed over courses and project paper. Course details are provided as follows:

:Course Details

No. Year Semester Subject Subject Code Category Credit Hours
1 First First Research Methodology GMET5053 University 3
2 First First The Call to Tawhid GDWH5063 Core 3
3 First First The Fundamental Principles of Da’wah GDWH5073 Core 3
4 First First The History of Da‘wah and the Preachers GDWH5083 Core 3
5 First Second Means and Methods of Da‘wah GDWH5093 Core 3
6 First Second Methodologies of Da‘wah GDWH5103 Core 3
7 First Second Religions and Schools of Thought GUSU5053 Core 3
8 First Second Muslim Sects GUSU5063 Core 3
9 Second First Studies in the Sciences of Sunnah GUHD5183 Core 3
10 Second First Contemporary Issues in Da‘wah GDWH5113 Core 3
11 Second First Analytic Understanding of Islamic Da‘wah GDWH5123 Core 3
12 Second Second Contemporary Schools of Thought and Movements GAQD5123 Core 3
13 Second Second Scientific Miraculousness GAQD5133 Core 3
14 Second Second Hisbah GDWH5133 Core 3
15 Second Second Project Paper / Case Study GMPP5013 Core 3
Tuition fees in Malaysian Ringgit

 

Learning Mode Workload Local Student Foreign Student
  • For international students studying On Campus (OC) mode, Visa Fees and University Bond fees are excluded. 
  • Visa Fees & University Bond fees costs around RM5,120, it depends on the students nationality.
  • All fees are subjected to change at the University’s discretion.

 

 

 

 

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