Master of Fiqh & Usul-al-Fiqh


  • A related Bachelor’s Degree at MNQF Level 7
    OR
  • A related Graduate Diploma at MNQF Level 8
    OR
  • 25 years old, completion of a related Level 5 qualification, and 7 years of relevant experience (of which 3.5 years of experience is obtained after completion of a Level 5 qualification), and completion of an MQA approved Pre-Master’s Program.
    OR
  • 25 years old, completion of a related Level 6 qualification, and 6 years of relevant experience (of which 3 years of experience is obtained after completion of a Level 6 qualification), and completion of an MQA approved Pre-Master’s Program.
  • 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
    IUM core module, research methodology module, and 8 specialization modules
    Total Course Fee: MVR 36,995
  • Mode 2: Coursework and Research 
    IUM core module, research methodology module, 5 specialization modules and a dissertation
    Total Course Fee: MVR 40,880
  • Mode 3: Research (Not offered in July 2019)
    Total Course Fee: MVR 38,330
  • IUM core module, research methodology module and a thesis

(Students are required to take any ONE)

  • Tawhid, Humanity and Civilization
  • Innovative Thinking in Islamic Perspective
  • Research Methodology in Islamic Sciences
  • Fundamental Studies of the Theory of Permissibility
  • Studies in Comparative Figh
  • Fundamental Studies of Reasoning and Analogy
  • Juristic Studies in International Relations
  • Issues of Codification in Islamic Jurisprudence
  • Juristic Study of Judiciary
  • Theory of Objectives of Shari’ah
  • Studies of Islamic Law of Transactions
  • Theory of Islamic Law of Evidence
  • Studies of Islamic Family Law
  • Dissertation
  • Thesis