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Master of Philosophy Generic

Islamic Civilisation

Who should enrol?  

The Master of Philosophy is designed for those who wish to carry out original research in various areas of Islamic civilisation. Students who are enrolled in these programmes will develop advanced research skills and experience which will allow them to improve and make appropriate changes to current professional and Islamic civilisation fields.

Programme duration:

Students can complete their study in a minimum of three (3) semesters to six (6) semesters. The Master of Philosophy is awarded after the successful completion of 37 credits of thesis, three (3) credits of a compulsory university course and one (1) compulsory Language Academy course.

Programme Structure:

Components Credit Hours
Thesis 37
ONE Compulsory University Course 3

ONE Compulsory Islamic Civilisation Academy Course

*HW – compulsory attendance



Research areas:

Interested applicants may choose to conduct their research in the following areas:

Islamic thought Hadith muamalat
Islamic culture Islamic psychotherapy
Islamic education Halal issues
Teaching and learning strategies for Islamic education Human development
Halal science Family education
Hadith Da’wah
Women & family Gender studies


Facts and Figures


31 Academic staff
16 Academic staff with PhD
150 International postgraduate students
201 Postgraduate students
973 Undergraduate students

Innovative Teaching and Learning

FSSH KL has four language laboratories and one state-of-the-art multimedia laboratory to facilitate teaching and learning on online platform.


English Language and Islamic Civilisation

Strong collaboration between English language and Islamic civilisation lecturers in providing quality education to students.

Cross-cultural experience

Summer School courses to international students are offered all year round.  Come and join us for an adventurous and exciting cross-cultural learning experience.