Programme Offered

Candidate may choose any area / specialization as follows:

  • Al Qur’an and Al Sunnah Studies
  • Arabic Studies and Islamic Civilization
  • Dakwah and Leadership Studies
  • Shariah
  • Theology and Philosophy

Mode of Study: Programe Doctor of Philosophy, Mode of study Research (only)
Master of Islamic Studies, Mode: Coursework, Mixed Mode (Coursework & Research) and Research
Registration Status: Full Time

ISLAMIC STUDIES PROGRAMME

Faculty of Islamic Studies

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

The Doctor of Philosophy of Islamic Studies in Faculty of Islamic Studies UKM offers five (5) specializations namely: Shariah, Usuluddin and Philosophy, Arabic Studies and Islamic Civilization, Da’wah and Leadership Studies, and Quran and Sunnah Studies. The specializations are five (5) core areas that form the basis of contemporary Islamic issues. All programmes offered have been recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Modes of study offered are in Research.

LIFE AT FACULTY

Faculty of Islamic Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is the first faculty welcoming all UKM students to the main campus. The building is located near the main entrance of UKM Bangi, strategically build-up opposite UKM’s mosque with greenery nature, creating a calm and fresh ambiance to the student. The faculty also provides facilities such as Datin Andek Masnah Resource and Documentation Room, Karel Room / Graduate Discussion Room, Association Room, Computer Lab, Audio Visual Laboratory and so on to support graduate needs. Students will also be closely guided by experienced supervisors to plan and determine the direction of research as well as the impact of publications throughout their studies. Furthermore, the Secretariat of Postgraduate Studies also organises academic programmes and visits for the student from time to time.

The Faculty of Islamic Studies is well known for its research opportunities and access to renowned scholars. On a beautiful campus, students will be able to work closely with lecturers and researchers who are always ready to guide them and establish meaningful relationships with their peers.

Programme Requirements

A person who intends to apply for a doctoral programme should have the following qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree from a University or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/ or have accreditation recognized by a foreign Accreditation Body, or an institution with accreditation as prescribed by a programme;
  1. other qualifications equivalent to a masters degree or other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or
  1. a student currently pursuing full time master’s programme under sub regulation 6 (a) at the University and recommended by the Faculty’s/ Institute’s Graduate Studies Committee for status conversion to a doctoral programme with approval from the Dean/ Director; or
  1. Bachelor Degree with distinction from the University or any institution of higher learning subject to what is prescribed by the Faculty/ Institute and approval by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/ or with accreditation recognised by a foreign Accreditation Board
  1. any other qualification recognised by the Senate obtained through the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL); or
  1. fulfils other requirements prescribed by the programme (if applicable); and
  1. fulfils requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

A person who intends to apply for a doctoral programme should have the following qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree from a University or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/ or have accreditation recognized by a foreign Accreditation Body, or an institution with accreditation as prescribed by a programme;
  1. other qualifications equivalent to a masters degree or other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or
  1. a student currently pursuing full time master’s programme under sub regulation 6 (a) at the University and recommended by the Faculty’s/ Institute’s Graduate Studies Committee for status conversion to a doctoral programme with approval from the Dean/ Director; or
  1. Bachelor Degree with distinction from the University or any institution of higher learning subject to what is prescribed by the Faculty/ Institute and approval by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/ or with accreditation recognised by a foreign Accreditation Board
  1. any other qualification recognised by the Senate obtained through the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL); or
  1. fulfils other requirements prescribed by the programme (if applicable); and
  1. fulfils requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

1. An international candidate is required to fulfill the English Language proficiency requirements as follows:

a) Obtained TOEFL (550), IELTS(6) or MUET (4) results which fulfil the score or minimum band requirements prescribed by the programme; or

b) For certain programmes, a candidate is required to sit for an English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to achieve the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM) in a maximum period of two (2) semesters before he is allowed to register for the study programme. The candidate shall register as a Non Graduating Student.

2. The Faculty/Institute may grant exemption to the requirements specified in subregulation (1) for the international candidate who:

a) will be writing his/her thesis/dissertation in the Malay/ Arabic languages;

b) has the academic qualifications obtained from any local universities recognised by the Senate; or

c) is originally from a country where English is the official language or he/she has the academic qualifications obtained from any higher learning institution which uses English as the medium of instruction.

The candidate may be exempted from the requirements stated in subregulation (2), but the candidate shall sit for the English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to obtain the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM).

How Much It Will Cost Me

Full Research & Mixed Mode Programs (Full Time – min 6 sem; Part Time – min 8 sem)

  Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Full time

1,1017451,7353,4902,48015,890

Part Time

8855251,5352,9452,06017,365

Full Research & Mixed Mode Programs (Full Time – min 6 sem; Part Time – min 8 sem)

Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Full Time

1,710

885

3,900

6,465

4,755

30,240

Part Time

1,585

585

3,100

5,270

3,685

31,065

The fees is not include Personal Bond and Visa Reference (VDR)
** All fees are subject to change

Why This Programme?
  • Discover your full potential as an independent researcher by working closely with our experienced faculty members who will supervise you throughout your study.
  • Participate in various projects ranging from laboratory-based or field research (hospitals or community) to inculcate genuine interest in your specialised research area.
  • Our graduates are equipped with research knowledge and skills to support their career development/improvement in every area of academic or fundamental/applied pharmaceutical sciences which requires professional research and development scientists. 
  • Opportunity to join the postgraduate society to take advantage of increased networking, career development, and learning opportunities.
How To Apply
  1. Candidates have to apply online via: http://www.ukm.my/join/
  2. Intake for coursework and mixed mode are open twice a year, which is every October until November (for the next February intake) and every April until May (for the September intake).
  3. Application for research mode programmes can be made any time throughout the year.
  4. The duration for Masters programme requires 2 to 4 semester of study on fulltime basis and 4 to 8 semesters on a parttime basis and for Doctor of Philosophy programme is 6 to 12 semesters on fulltime basis and 8 to 14 semesters on a part-time basis.
Faculty Information

Campus: Bangi, Selangor
Faculty: Faculty of Islamic Studies
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Duration:

  1. Research & Mixed Mode Programme – Full Time (Min 6 Semester) / Part Time (Min 8 Semester)

Contact
Faculty of Islamic Studies
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor
Malaysia

Tel: +603-8921 5527/ 3519
Fax: +603-89253902
Email: syazriza@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/fpi

Contact Us

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor
Malaysia

Tel: +603 89118468 / 8389
Fax: +603 89118471 
Email: admission_ppa@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/akademik

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FeesOne YearTwo Years (Indonesian Only)
Processing Fee1,000.001,140.00
Student Pass60.00120.00
Visa Fee (according to country – not exceeding RM 50)50.00 (max)30.00
Ikad50.00100.00
eVAL150.00150.00
Service Tax (6%)78.6077.40
EMGS Insurance400.00400.00
Total:1788.60Total: 2017.40

All in Ringgit Malaysia (RM)

Personal Bond
RM 2000
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