Faculty of Islamic Studies

Bachelor of Islamic Studies with Honours (Dakwah and Leadership Studies)

The Bachelor of Islamic Studies (Dakwah and Leadership Studies) programme is designed to give students the opportunity to dominate and improve their knowledge of dakwah and leadership, as well as to produce skilled and professional preachers in all fields facing today’s challenges. This programme aligns with the university’s vision of creating a dynamic, knowledgeable, and virtuous society. This programme includes three modules namely, Islamic Management, Islamic Counselling, and Islamic Communication. Students are admitted through three different channels – mainstream, distance learning, and the UKM International Programme (UKMi).

The goal of this programme is to produce individuals who can practise and dominate the basic teachings of Islamic principles, as well as possess in-depth Islamic knowledge in their respective fields of specialisation. The programme also aims to produce individuals who are able to conduct research in the field of Islamic study as well as knowledgeable in the fields of administration, management, and entrepreneurship.

The programme also aims to produce individuals with the ability to design and conduct research in the field of Islamic study, as well as the ability to function well and effectively in leadership, both individually and as part of a team, as well as knowledge of administration, management, and entrepreneurship. Graduates of this programme can pursue careers in education, management, administration, diplomacy, media, and entrepreneurship, among other fields.

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:

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

What You Will Learn
  • Human Beings in the Quran 
  • Fiqh al-Dakwah of the Prophets 
  • Secularism and Orientalism 
  • Religion and the Beliefs of the Community
  • Jihad According to the Qur’an and the Sunnah 
  • Dakwah and Socio-cutural Change 
  • Members of the Sunni and the Bid’ah 
  • Current Dakwah Movement 
  • Muslim Personnels 
  • Comparative Psychology 
  • Motivation and Human Development 
  • Public Analysis of the Dakwah 
  • Development of the al-Sama’
  • Dakwah Public Speaking 
  • Dakwah Methodology to the non-Muslims 
  • Textual Study on Dakwah & Leadership 
  • Theories and Application of Islamic Counseling 
  • Dakwah Methodology to the Muslims 
  • Dakwah Organizational Management 
  • Dakwah Leadership 
  • Al-Ikhtilaf and Wasatiyyah Dakwah 
  • Christian Missionary Movement 
  • Management of the Muslim Family and Women 
  • Philanthropy in Dakwah 
  • Islamic Administrative System 
  • Multi-ethnic Dakwah 
  • Dakwah Methodology to the Muslims 
  • Research in Islamic Counseling 
  • Group Counseling 
  • Counselor Ethics 
  • Islamic Family Counseling 
  • Psychology of the Muslim Society 
  • Psychology of the Disabled 
  • Guidance Principles fot the Converts 
  • Communication in Dakwah 
  • Communication Ethics in Islam 
  • Islamic Journalism 
  • Information Technology in Dakwah 
  • Dakwah and the New Media 
  • Islamic Creative Writing 
  • Theory and Application of Islamic Art 
  • Publication of Print Media Dakwah
  • Theory and Application of Islamic Leadership
  • Multi Ethnic Preaching
  • Islamic Work Ethics and Services
  • Management of New Brother Dakwah
  • Islamic Strategy Management
  • Principles of New Brother Guidance
  • Psychology of the Elderly
  • Introduction to Guidance Practicum
  • Islamic Psychotherapy Counseling
  • Print Media Dakwah Publication
  • Dakwah Short Film Production
  • Multimedia Dakwah Publication
  • Da’wah animation
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 (Dakwah and Leadership Studies)
Duration: 4 Years 

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

Tel: +603 89215350/ 3524
Fax: +603 89253902

Contact Us

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

Tel: +603 89118173/ 8027/ 8456
Fax: +603 89118471

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