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PD-ARTS Islamic Studies

Informal specialisationYear: 2019

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Please note that PD-ARTS Postgraduate Diploma in Arts will no longer be accepting new applications as of the 1st January 2015, the program from 2015 will be offered as GDA-ARTS Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced). Please refer to the correct handbook entry for program information for commencing students from 2015.

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Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts 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;
  • key issues that arise in interdisciplinary contexts of research in Islamic studies.
Last updated: 3 April 2019