Students that complete this major will:
- Gain an in-depth knowledge of the religion, culture and civilization of Islam and Muslim societies and develop a capacity to combine knowledge of Islamic studies and one or more discipline.
- Gain knowledge of the social and cultural diversity in Muslim societies and develop the skills to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
- Gain the ability to set goals and manage time and priorities and work effectively both independently and in groups.
Offered by the Asia Institute
Islam is one of the fastest-growing religions in the world, embraced by around a fifth of the world's population. Through the Islamic Studies program, you will study the development of Islamic thought and Muslim societies from a broad, multidisciplinary perspective. Islamic Studies addresses the issues relevant to the development of Islam as a religion and civilisation from its origins to the present.
- International relations
- Community development
- Policy Development