M.A. Islamic Law

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP18550 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP13230 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
SOAS, University of London | London, United Kingdom
All SOAS courses are designed not only to introduce students to the general fields of law, but also to provide an understanding of how generic legal structures and processes may operate in non-Western social and cultural settings

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The MA in Islamic Law allows students to study Islamic law and its application in a broad range of legal areas, including Islamic jurisprudence, Islamic family law, Law of Islamic finance and human rights, as well as its relationship to society in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

All SOAS modules are designed not only to introduce students to the general fields of law, but also to provide an understanding of how generic legal structures and processes may operate in non-Western social and cultural settings. All teachers on modules offered at SOAS are experts in their designated field. Many have years of experience advising governments, international organisations or non-governmental organisation, and many also have been or continue to be legal practitioners in their specialised fields.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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  • There is no deadline for this start date.
Tuition fee
  • GBP 18550 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 13230 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Part Time 2 Years
  • EU: £6,615
  • Overseas: £9,275
Part Time 3 Years
  • EU: £4,410
  • Overseas: £6,183
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Full Module Units (1.0)
  • Human Rights and Islamic Law
  • Islamic Law
  • Law of Islamic Finance
Half Module Units (0.5)
  • Foundations of Comparative Law
  • Gender, Law and Society in the Middle East and North Africa
Dissertation (1.0)
  • Dissertation in Law

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

Upper second class honours preferably in a related discipline.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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