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Islamic Studies

Specialisation (formal)Year: 2019

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Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation should:

  • methodological issues in several key areas of Islamic studies;
  • the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of Islamic perspectives on the social sciences such as education, economics, anthropology, politics and sociology;
  • major trends of contemporary Islamic thought and the social, political, and historical context within which this thought is shaped;
  • contemporary attempts at reform;
  • how to design and write a preparatory research dissertation on an Islamic studies topic; and
  • key issues that arise in interdisciplinary contexts of research in Islamic studies.
Last updated: 27 May 2019