This subject addresses the methodology related to the principles of Islamic jurisprudence (usul al-fiqh). The development of Islamic law in the early history of Islam, the emergence of ijtihad (Islamic legal interpretation) together with the revealed and non-revealed sources of law and methodology of usul al-fiqh will also be addressed. In addition, the four primary sources of law as well as other supplementary sources of law used in the practice of ijtihad (independent legal deduction) will also be discussed.
Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation
Master of Islamic Studies (Articulate Set)
A foundational understanding of Islamic juriprudence.
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ISL411 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.