The department of Quran & Tafseer is offering MPhil Islamic studies with specialization in Quran & Tafseer. This programme is newly started in Autumn 2013. The MPhil Islamic studies with specialization in Quran & Tafseer students are required to complete specific course work & research work under the supervision of a highly qualified supervisor. This programme required 2 to 5 years time for completion. The department has the opportunity to hire the expertise of supervisors from almost all-Pakistani public sector universities. The students are completing course work with qualified tutors. This programme is designed to carry out research in different fields of Quranic Studies so that new dimension of understanding of Islam can be discovered with the guidance of Quran. This programme provides to the scholars an opportunity of exercising independent critical judgment through the research skills for the service of Islamic & Muslim communities.
Master's degree in Islamic Studies, with at least second division from any recognized university in MA & BA both. Candidates having first division in M.A Islamic Studies & 3rd Division in B.A are also eligible to apply) however, preference will be given to those candidates who have passed all degrees with first division.
The graduates of a HEC approved Wafaq with the degree of Al Shahdat Al-Almia can also apply for admission but they must have B.A from any recognized university & Intermediate and SSC from any recognized Secondary and Intermediate Board.
Selection of the candidates will be made strictly on the basis of merit/criteria laid down by the Department/ University.
Medium of Instruction
The University allots Study Centre and Tutors for the Students to get guideline accordingly. A student has to secure passing marks in Assignments as well as in final exams to successfully complete concerned Educational Programme.
AIOU Credits Required
1. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & SCHOLARLY WRITING-4735
2. SOURCES OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES-4736
3. ISLAM AND ORIENTALISM-5790
4. IJTIHAD PRINCIPALS & METHODS-5791
1. ISRAELIYAT & TAFSEER-4737
2. METHODS OF MUFASSEREE-4738
3. ULOOM-UL-QURAN & TAFSEER-4739
4. STUDY OF SELECTED QURANIC SUBJECT-4740
Elective / Major Courses:
One Week Workshop per 3 Credit Hours