Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Judicial Sciences and Legislative Policy


  • Master’s Degree at MNQF Level 9 in Shari’ah or Shari’ah and Law or
  • Islamic Studies orJudicial 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 orJudicial Sciences or Fiqh or Usul‐al‐Fiqh or Usul‐al‐Din.
  • 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 99,025
  • Mode 2: Research
    IUM core module, research methodology module and a thesis
    Total Course Fee: MVR 98,865
  • Judiciary
  • Legal education
  • Policy work
  • Legal Profession
  • Government
  • International Arena

(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
  • Fundamentals of Comparative Jurisprudence
  • Special Objectives of Punishments in Islamic Law
  • Studies in the Theory and Applications of Islamic Legislative Policy
  • Theory of Prosecution and Evidence in Islamic Law
  • Enforcement of Judicial Pronouncement in Non‐Criminal Offences
  • Advanced Study on Maldivian Judicial System
  • Jurisprudential Governing Aspects of Islamic Judiciary
  • Theory of Arbitration in Shari’ah
  • Historical Study on Islamic Judiciary
  • Comparative Studies in Shari’ah and Law
  • Dissertation
  • Thesis