Doctor of Philosophy in Fiqh and Usul-a-Fiqh


  • Master’s Degree at MNQF Level 9 in Shari’ah or Shari’ah and Law or Islamic Studies or Judicial Sciences or Fiqh or Usul al Fiqh or Usul-al-Din.
    AND
  • Bachelor’s Degree at MNQF Level 7 in Shari’ah or Shari’ah and Law or Islamic Studies or Judicial Sciences or Fiqh or Usul-al-Fiqh or Usul-al-Din.d.
  • Shahadhaa Sanaviyya pass in all Arabic language modules,
    OR
  • MNQF Level 4 or above qualification in Arabic language,
    OR
  • A pass in Arabic Competency Test of IUM or equivalent.
    (If a student has completed his/her pervious qualification(s) in Arabic medium, the student will be given exemption from Arabic language requirement.)
  • Mode 1: Coursework and Research
    IUM core module, research methodology module, 5 specialization modules and a dissertation
    Total Course Fee: MVR 97,205
  • Mode 2: Research
    IUM core module, research methodology module and a thesis
    Total Course Fee: MVR 98,865

(Students are required to take any ONE)

  • Advanced Studies on the Rise and Fall of Civilizations
  • Issues of Integration of Knowledge
  • Advanced Research Methodology in Islamic Sciences
  • The Theory of Ijtihad and Imitation
  • Juristic Studies on Al Hudūd and Al Ta‘zīrāt
  • Contemporary Issues in Islamic Finance and Economy
  • Advanced Studies of Objectives of Shari’ah
  • Contemporary Issues in the Islamic Family Law
  • ‘Ilm Al Furooq
  • Juristic Study of International Relations
  • Studies in the Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
  • Fundamentals of Comparative Jurisprudence
  • Comparative Studies in Shari’ah and Law
  • Dissertation
  • Thesis