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Islamic Studies

MajorYear: 2017

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Overview

The Islamic Studies program offers students an opportunity to study the development of Islamic history, civilisation and culture from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will gain insight into and understanding of key areas associated with Islamic Studies such as the foundation texts, early and modern history, philosophical and political thought. Muslim societies in majority and minority contexts, unity and diversity, as well as ethnicity and identity. Subjects in Islamic Studies are taught in English.

Intended learning outcomes

Students that complete this major will:

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of the religion, culture and civilization of Islam and Muslim societies and develop a capacity to combine knowledge of Islamic studies and one or more discipline.

  • Gain knowledge of the social and cultural diversity in Muslim societies and develop the skills to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Gain the ability to set goals and manage time and priorities and work effectively both independently and in groups.
Last updated: 27 March 2017