M.A. On Campus

Contemporary Islamic Studies (Research)

24 months
1546 EUR/year
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The Contemporary Islamic Studies (Research) programme from the University Teknologi Mara is aimed at producing scholars who are expert and competent in Contemporary Islamic Studies.


The Contemporary Islamic Studies (Research) programme from the University Teknologi Mara is designed to integrate Islamic juristic and theoretical knowledge with contemporary disciplines of studies.

Areas of research available include contracts and transactions, Islamic economics, Islamic banking and finance, Shariah and law, Islamic law and judicial system, Halal science and management, Islamic civilization, Islamic thought, comparative religion, Islamic education and management, and Islamic administration and management.


  • The Master’s  programme is entirely research-based. It provides a comprehensive training in research to produce original work in the form of thesis. 
  • The expected length of the thesis/dissertation should not exceed 60,000 words and it can be written in English or Malay or Arabic.
  • All postgraduates candidates are required to attend courses in research methodology and thesis writing organised by Institute of Graduate Studies (IPsis).

Programme Structure

Research areas include:
  • Muamalat
  • Islamic Thought
  • Shari’ah and Law
  • Islamic Economics
  • Halal Management
  • Islamic Real Estate
  • Islamic Civilization
  • Comparative Religion
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Islamic Law and Judicial System
  • Islamic Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from UiTM in a related and appropriate area of specialization with minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent from other recognized universities approved by UiTM with minimum CGPA of 2.75.
  • A candidate applying for admission into this programme is required to submit a research proposal to the faculty. The acceptance of a candidate shall be at the discretion of the UiTM Senate, whose decision shall be final

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1546 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • International: 3,650 RM per semester

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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