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Producing scholars of Islam renowned for exploring contemporary issues within the framework of Islamic worldview and values

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MA in Islamic Civilisation and Contemporary Issues

This Master of Arts (MA) by Research is a 2-year research programme designed to develop graduates who can understand Islamic values and perspectives, and the diverse areas of Islamic knowledge. They should be able to analyse contemporary issues in the global context. The research will focus on a broad range of disciplines, including anthropology, cultural studies, history, philosophy, political science and classical studies. Students are encouraged to develop their own area of interest in Islamic studies and to engage in a broader range of subjects.

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PhD in Islamic Civilisation and Contemporary Issues

This Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a 3-year research programme designed to develop graduates who can understand Islamic values and perspectives, and the diverse areas of Islamic knowledge. They should be able to analyse contemporary issues in the global context. The research will focus on a broad range of disciplines, including anthropology, cultural studies, history, philosophy, political science and classical studies. Students are encouraged to develop their own area of interest in Islamic studies and to engage in a broader range of subjects.

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Islamic Civilisation and the Modern World

This undergraduate module is a Compulsory Breadth (graduation requirement) within the GenNEXT curricular system at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. This module aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the history of Islam as a major religion, community (ummah) and civilisation and its impact on the modern world. Through its exposition of Islam’s tawhidic epistemology and Islam’s theoretical and practical teachings, spiritual and moral-ethical value system, the module aims to strengthen students’ sense of responsibility and identity formation, and show how to live an integrated, balanced, moderate and progressive life in the modern world. The module also explores the role of the al-Qur’an and Sunnah in providing guidelines for holistic and balanced societal development. Further, it seeks to develop awareness and appreciation among students of the many contributions Islam has made to world civilisation and the modern world for the betterment of all human beings.

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November 7, 2017 No Comments

SOASCIS Graduate Seminar Series

11/11/2017 Maturidi Heresiology and the Defining Parameters of Sunnism: A Synopsis Presenter: DR. Gibril Fouad Haddad ABSTRACT The doctrinal creed of the largest denomination of Muslims who came to be known as ‘The Adherents to the Sunna and the Congregation’ found staunch defenders in the school of Abū Manṣūr al-Māturīdī (d. 333/945) who codified the theology of […]

December 29, 2016 No Comments

SOASCIS Graduate Seminar Series

GRADUATE SEMINAR SERIES | SEMESTER 2, 2016/2017 21/1/2017 The Search for Real Scientific Progress – How and Where Religion can help Presenter: Prof Datuk Dr Osman Bakar 4/2/2017 Essentials of Public Speaking with Special Reference to a Plural Society Presenter: AP Dr Jabal M. Buaben 18/2/2017 Qur’anic Epistemology – An Exploration Presenter: AP Dr Mulyadhi […]

December 29, 2016 No Comments

AP Dr Shaikh Abdul Mabud

Dr Shaikh Abdul Mabud is Associate Professor at SOASCIS, UBD. Prior to joining UBD he was Deputy Director General (1983-1999) and then Director General (1999-2015) of the Islamic Academy in Cambridge, United Kingdom working in the area of Islamic education, science and religion for over 30 years. In his early academic career he taught Physics […]