Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage in Usul al-Din & Comparative Religion

The undergraduate programme, normally completed in 4 years, provides students with knowledge in Usul al-Din, Islamic Thought and Comparative Religion. It offers courses emphasizing unity among the races, religious harmony, and moderation in contemporary religious discourse. In addition, it meets the needs of global importance by providing proper understanding of the worldview of Islam.

Programme Description

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The core knowledge areas that are necessary for Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion are fundamental knowledge of Islam, languages (Arabic and English), learning other religions from the Islamic stand point, contemporary issues affecting the Muslim society and human sciences relevant to the study of Islam and other religions.
 

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirements are according to the following tracks:

TRACK 1

A pass in the Higher School Certificate (STPM) with a CGPA of 3.00 or at least:

  • A C grade with a 2.0 point in the General Paper
  • A C grade with a 2.0 point in any two relevant subjects

                            AND

A pass in the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) or its equivalent with at least:

  • A credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia
  • A B grade in Pendidikan Islam/Tassawur Islam/Pengajian Qur’an dan Sunnah/Pendidikan Syariah Islamiah
  • A B+ in Bahasa Arab Tinggi or A- in Bahasa Arab Komunikasi
  • A credit in Mathematics
  • A D grade in English language
  • A credit in any two other subjects

 

TRACK 2                      

A Diploma or its equivalent with a CGPA of 3.00, provided that it is approved by the Malaysian Government and endorsed by the University Senate

                            AND

A pass in the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) or its equivalent with at least:

  • A credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia
  • A B grade in Pendidikan Islam/Tassawur Islam/Pengajian Qur’an dan Sunnah/Pendidikan Syariah Islamiah
  • A B+ in Bahasa Arab Tinggi or A- in Bahasa Arab Komunikasi
  • A credit in Mathematics
  • A D grade in English language
  • A credit in any two other subjects

 

TRACK 3

A pass in the relevant Centre for Foundation Studies programme with a minimum CGPA of 2.25.

 

TRACK 4

A pass in the Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least a Jayyid Jiddan grade.

                           AND

A pass in the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) or its equivalent with at least:

  • A credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia
  • A B grade in Pendidikan Islam/Tassawur Islam/Pengajian Qur’an dan Sunnah/Pendidikan Syariah Islamiah
  • A B+ in Bahasa Arab Tinggi or A- in Bahasa Arab Komunikasi
  • A credit in Mathematics
  • A D grade in English language
  • A credit in any two other subjects

 

In all the tracks above, a minimum of Band 2 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) is required.

 

TRACK 5

A pass in overseas qualifications deemed by the Senate to be equivalent to GCSE A Level with good grades.

 

In all the tracks, a minimum Arabic Placement Test (APT) score of 6.0 and a minimum English Placement Test (EPT) score of 6.0 are required.

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