24 months
212 EUR/credit 4240 EUR/year
25 EUR/credit 500 EUR/year
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The Comparative Laws programme at International Islamic University of Malaysia of the Kulliyyah of Laws is designed and embellished to address various burning issues pertaining to Islamic law, International laws, the influence of English Common Law and European Civil Law which are now widespread. No doubt, these areas are indispensable for Muslims in the era of globalization and digitalization.


 A legal professional is expected to be competitive with their respective systems around the world. The Kulliyyah preserves emphasis on comparative studies of the major legal system of the world. Pursuing an Comparative Laws  at AIKOL equips students with the knowledge and skills needed in an increasingly competitive job market.  

Key facts:

Comparative Laws programme at International Islamic University of Malaysia offers three modes of study: by coursework, by coursework and dissertation, and by research. The courses of MCL run for a full year containing two semesters, with an annual intake, starting in September and February. Courses are run in the form of lectures and seminars. Our small size classes stimulate the students to get involve in class discussions. The staff are committed to attend to the needs of the student.

Programme Structure

Research areas include:

  • Law Research Methodology
  • Comparative Law
  • Islamic Banking, Finance and Takaful
  • Islamic Criminal Law
  • Islamic Law of Evidence and Procedure (Arabic)
  • Islamic Family Law
  • Islamic International Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least three (3) principal passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level (A) Level Examination (UK Educational System) obtained in one sitting OR
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum of six (6) subjects obtained in one sitting OR
  • Any other qualifications that are recognized by the Senate of the University as equivalent to the above.

Applicants must also have the following subjects taken at the above mentioned examinations (A level, IB or any other equivalent certificates):

  • Mathematics (for applicants to all undergraduate programmes offered except for Bachelor of Arabic).
  • Two other subjects in the intended field of study.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 212 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • 1000 RM International
  • 120 RM National

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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