Faculty of Islamic Studies

Bachelor of Islamic Studies with Honours (Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah Studies)


The Bachelor of Islamic Studies (Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah) programme is offered to encourage the scholarly study in the areas of Quran, tafsir and hadith. The programme provides opportunities for full-time and part-time students around the world to explore a meaningful learning experience and embark on research that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and understanding. The four years bachelor programme offers two learning modules which are Tafsir (exegesis) and Hadith (Tradition) modules. You will gain knowledge, experience and transferable skills that will allow you to pursue a wide range of career options and paths.

Programme Requirements

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) APEL.A Certification Level 6 of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF);


Obtained at least a Band 2.0 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) for exams beginning in session 1 of 2021 OR a Band 2 for exams up to the year of 2020, depending on the validity period at the time of application;


Pass the exam or interview that the faculty has set up.

MUET Band 2.0

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I Want to Apply

Applications for full time study programmes (STPM, Matriculation, STAM and Diploma/ Equivalent) must be submitted via Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education online application. Applications for studies in all the programmes offered are published in local newspapers between the month of January to April every year.

Application form for Malaysian students: http://upu.mohe.gov.my

Non-citizen and international student candidates who are interested in enrolling for the full time study programmes must submit their applications via UKM online application opened in February to May every year.

Application form for non-citizen and international students: Click here

How Much It Will Cost Me

















Please contact Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center at:

Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center (UKMSHAPE)
Level 2, Bangunan Wawasan
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89215331/ 5642/ 5329/ 5898/ 3995/ 4661/ 5642/ 5791
Fax: +603 89251391
Email: marketingpkp@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/ukmshape

What You Will Learn
  • Methodology of Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah 
  • Introduction to Qiraat and Memorization of Quran 
  • Ulum al-Qur’an (The Science Of Quran) 
  • Memorization of the Quran 1 
  • Ulum al-Hadith (The Science of Hadith) 
  • Rasm, Dabt and Fawasil Al-Quran
  • Memorization of the Quran 2 
  • Study of the Types of Qira’at 
  • Manahij al-Mufassirin (Methodology of Exegetes) 
  • Manahij al-Muhaddithin (Methodology of hadith scholar)
  • Quranic Verses and Juristic Interpretations 
  • Hadith Texts and Juristic Interpretations 
  • Takhrij Hadith 
  • Shama’il Muhammadiyyah 
  • Orientalists and the Science of Revelation 
  • Al-Quran and Science* 
  • Textual Analysis of Quranic Exegesis 
  • Methodology of Qurra’* 
  • Quranic Exegesis Comparative Studies 
  • Quranic Narratives 
  • Miracle of the Quran* 
  • Qira’at Shadhdhah* 
  • Textual Analysis of Hadith Collection from Sahih Bukhari and Muslim 
  • Textual Analysis of Hadith Collection from Sunan Arba’ah 
  • Textual Analysis of Hadith Fitan wal Malahim 
  • Study of Weak and Forged Narrations 
  • Study of the traditionists (Rijal Al-Hadith) 
  • Study of the Reason of revelation/narration (Sabab Nuzul/Wurud al-Hadith). 
  • Study of the transmission of hadith (Dirasat Al-Asanid)* 
  • Final year undergraduate research/project 
  • Internship 
  • Methods of Interaction with the Collection of Hadith from Kutub al-Sittah 
  • Teaching And Learning In Islamic Education For Disabilities 
  • Innovation in Quranic Teaching 
  • Studies of Tafsir And Hadith In Malay Archipelago* 
  • Aesthetics in The Quran* 
  • Deviation in Quranic Exegesis* 
  • Deviation in Hadith* 
  • Study of Mukhtalif Hadith* 
Life at Faculty

Each faculty hosts a wide variety of activities, ranging from indoor to outdoor sports, to leadership, volunteering, and other activities. Students are given the opportunity to participate in team debate competitions, mentor-mentee programmes, and work on entrepreneurial programmes. The faculty also provides you with a sense of belonging, not only to other faculty members, but also to the larger community at UKM and beyond.

In the Faculty of Islamic Studies, there is an opportunity to be involved in volunteering programmes, helping the homeless, and family day activities. Participation in mobility exchange programmes is also important as it allows each student to shape their experience while studying at UKM and other higher education institutions. Through dedicated Student Support Offices, our faculty provide pastoral and developmental support throughout the degree period. The staff will assist students and refer them to central support services such as the Counselling Service, Disability Support, and the University Student Union.

Faculty Information

Campus: Bangi, Selangor
Faculty: Faculty of Islamic Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Islamic Studies with Honours (Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah Studies)
Duration: 4 Years 

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

Tel: +603 89215350/ 3524
Fax: +603 89253902
Email: mto@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/fpi

Contact Us

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

Tel: +603 89118173/ 8027/ 8456
Fax: +603 89118471
Email: admission_ppa@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/akademik

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