Doctor of Philosophy

Faculty of Syariah and Law offers the Doctor of Philosophy in Syariah and Judiciary programme. This program is conducted by research only. Candidate who fulfilled the general and special requirement for the admission will be admitted to this program. Candidate will conduct an original research under the supervision of an appointed faculty academic member(s). Approval on the area and title of the research will be given after the candidate has successfully defended his proposal before a special committee formed by the faculty. At the end of the programme, candidates are required to submit a thesis not exceeding 100,000 words which meets the standard of a PhD degree and successfully go through a viva-voce. Areas of research include, but not limited to, the following:

Administration of Islamic Law

Contemporary Issues in Syariah and Judiciary

Islamic Criminal Law

Islamic Law of Evidence

Theories in Islamic Law

Islamic International Law

Human Rights

Islamic Banking and Takaful

Islamic Capital Market

 Faculty of Syariah and Law
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Bandar Baru Nilai, 71800, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

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