ISL595 Islamic Studies Honours Project/Dissertation (32)

This is a research subject in which the student writes a dissertation on a topic approved by an appointed supervisor, showing awareness of scholarly debate and involving critical analysis of relevant materials in one specialist Islamic Studies field. The dissertation should demonstrate the student's capacity to assemble material, argue a case at an advanced level, and demonstrate critical thinking and interpretive judgement in developing new understanding in Islamic Studies. The dissertation is written over two sessions and is to be a minimum of 15,000 and a maximum of 20,000 words in length.

Subject Outlines
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No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



Two sessions


Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Enrolment Restrictions

Bachelor of Islamic Studies (Honours)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate an advanced critical understanding of a specialist Islamic Studies field
  • be able to develop an appropriate bibliography
  • be able to plan and execute a substantial scholarly research project with clarity and independence
  • be able to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas in their chosen area of research
  • be able to demonstrate critical thinking and interpretive judgement in developing new understanding in their field of study
  • be able to demonstrate advanced competence in methods of Islamic Studies research.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Having selected the topic, students will be guided by the supervisor.


Current Students

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Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.