Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies
Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies
Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies GradCertContempIslStud

Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies GradDipContempIslStud

Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies MContempIslStud

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies (1317IS)

Online - United Theological College

Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies (1617IS)

Online - United Theological College

Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies (1717IS)

Online - United Theological College

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies

Full-time: 2 years (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies

Applicants for the Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies must meet the following requirements.

*          A completed Bachelors Degree (or AQF equivalent). 
English Language Proficiency
Standard English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements.

Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies

Applicants for the Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies must meet the following requirements.

*          A completed Bachelors Degree (or AQF equivalent)


English Language Proficiency
Standard English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements. This will apply to both domestic and international applicants. Offer may be conditional on ELP but applicants will be required to provide evidence of meeting these requirements before the start of studies.

Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies must meet the following requirements.

*          A completed Bachelor Degree (or AQF equivalent) in any discipline from a University or other tertiary education provider.
OR
*         Work expereince, within the same industry as the course profile, of no less than three years.

English Language Proficiency
Standard English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements. This will apply to both domestic and international applicants. Offer may be conditional on ELP but applicants will be required to provide evidence of meeting these requirements before the start of studies.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies

Students who have successfully completed either the Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies or the Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies will be awarded credit for subjects successfully completed within those programs towards the Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies.

Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies

Students who have successfully completed Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies will be awarded credit for subjects successfully completed within that program towards the Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies.

Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies

N/A

Articulation

The Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Contemporary Islamic Studies

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 128 points.

Graduate Diploma of Contemporary Islamic Studies

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Islamic Studies

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

All subjects have a value of 8 points unless otherwise stated.


GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC STUDIES
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 32 points comprising 1 core subject and 3 restricted electives, as detailed below: All subjects have a value of 8 points unless otherwise stated.

Core Subject
ISL404 Islamic Worldview

Restricted Electives (choose 3 subjects)
ISL414 Islamic Law and Practice in the Contemporary World
ISL452 Islam through Western Eyes
ISL453 Muslims in the West: Identity and Culture
ISL454 Women in Islam and Islamic Cultures
ISL456 Muslims in Australia: Past and Present
ISL457 Radicalism, Terrorism and Extremism
ISL458 Islam: Peace, Dialogue and Pluralism
ISL459 Islam in Politics and Society
ISL484 Modern History of Islamic Societies

GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC STUDIES
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 64 points comprising 2 core subjects and 6 restricted electives, as detailed below:

Core Subjects
ISL404 Islamic Worldview
ISL452 Islam Through Western Eyes

Restricted Electives (choose 6 subjects)
ISL414 Islamic Law and Practice in the Contemporary World
ISL453 Muslims in the West: Identity and Culture
ISL454 Women in Islam and Islamic Cultures
ISL456 Muslims in Australia: Past and Present
ISL457 Radicalism, Terrorism and Extremism
ISL458 Islam: Peace, Dialogue and Pluralism
ISL459 Islam in Politics and Society
ISL484 Modern History of Islamic Societies

MASTER OF CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC STUDIES
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 128 points as follows:

2 x 400 Level core subjects (16 points)
6 x 400 Level restricted electives (48 points)
1 x 500 Level core subject (16 points)
3 x 500 Level restricted electives (48 points)

400 Level Core Subjects
ISL404 Islamic Worldview
ISL452 Islam Through Western Eyes

400 Level Restricted Electives (choose 6 subjects)
ISL414 Islamic Law and Practice in the Contemporary World
ISL453 Muslims in the West: Identity and Culture
ISL454 Women in Islam and Islamic Cultures
ISL456 Muslims in Australia: Past and Present
ISL457 Radicalism, Terrorism and Extremism
ISL458 Islam: Peace, Dialogue and Pluralism
ISL459 Islam in Politics and Society
ISL484 Modern History of Islamic Societies

500 Level Core Subjects (choose 1 subject)
ISL599 Guided Research (16 points)
OR
ISL596 Islamic Studies Project (16 points)

500 Level Restricted Electives (choose 3 subjects)
ISL550 Islam and Science: Contemporary Ethical Issues (16 points)
ISL555 Contemporary Islamic Movements (16 points)
ISL556 Islamic Economy, Banking and Finance (16 points)
ISL571 Spirit of Islam: Mysticism, Art and Architecture (16 points)

Enrolment Pattern

Due to the flexible nature of the course, students will work out their enrolment pattern in consultation with the Course Coordinator.

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

ISL404 Islamic Worldview
ISL414 Islamic Law and Practice in the Contemporary World
ISL452 Islam Through Western Eyes
ISL453 Muslims in the West: Identity and Culture
ISL454 Women in Islam and Islamic Cultures
ISL456 Muslims in Australia: Past and Present
ISL457 Radicalism, Terrorism and Extremism
ISL458 Islam: Peace, Dialogue and Pluralism
ISL459 Islam in Politics and Society
ISL484 Modern History of Islamic Societies
ISL550 Islam and Science: Contemporary Ethical Issues
ISL555 Contemporary Islamic Movements
ISL571 Spirit of Islam: Mysticism, Art and Architecture

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Contact

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Current students

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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