This subject introduces students to Islamic law and the related issues in the contemporary world. It covers the development of principles, methods, and schools of law, and discusses Islamic law in the modern period. The implementation of Islamic law in the contemporary context, reform, renewal and change in Islamic law are also addressed. The related challenges in the modern period and the debates on re-interpretation of Islamic law will be explored, together with the accommodation of Islamic law in Muslim societies, and reflections of these issues for Muslim minorities in the west.
Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ISL414 in Session 2 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.