Islamic Studies, with all its various branches, forms a cornerstone in building the Muslim character throughout history, as Islam represents the identity and belonging. Universities and scientific institutions, which are concerned with these studies, have several purposes and objectives of these studies, depending on the need and development, which affects the nation and society.

 

Detailed Study Plan


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  • To liberate the community from restrictions of the age of stagnancy and disagreement. And to deal with widespread misconceptions and ideas by means of enlightenment and education.
  • To strengthen the moderate Islamic thought and take part in the process of reformation and renovation.
  • To disseminate the culture of freedom, tolerance and dialogue as well as connection with research centers especially in the Islamic field and generally in the humane studies.
  • To disseminate the culture that liberates woman and strengthens her right to freedom and equality in the light of objective comprehension of the Qur’anic texts, the reports and actions of prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and the position of Muslim women in the age of the prophet.
  • To develop the skills of language, eloquence, rationality and critical thinking instead of culture of memorization, repetition and negative consent.

Upon graduation, an UOB graduate should demonstrate an ability to:

  1. Acquire the necessary knowledge in the field of Islamic Studies.
  2. Gain the skills of language and eloquence that permit learner to deal with religious texts.
  3. Emancipate the community from inherited constrains, social pressure and religious conventions.
  4. Communicate the moderate Islam that is far away from extremism.
  5. Take part in religious reformation and development of society.
  6. Think critically and analytically.
  7. Develop one’s professionalism and techniques.
  8. Deal with resources of the Islamic heritage including its different schools.
  9. Communicate with activists in the religious field and specialists in the Islamic studies.
  1. A minimum grade of 70% in the General Secondary School Certificate (Tawjihia) or its equivalent. No more than two years shall have passed since the applicant obtained his/her high General Secondary School Certificate. The Following General Secondary School specializations are accepted: ( Science, Commerce, Literature, Unified Tracks, Technical, Technical Stream – Advanced, Commerce Stream – Advanced, Relegion Tracks ).
  2. The applicant shall attend an aptitude test and a personal interview.
  3. Language competency is required according to the language of instruction of the specific program of study.
  4. The applicant shall be medically fit for the academic program he/she wishes to enroll in.