International Open University Dual Program
يَرْفَعِ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مِنكُمْ وَالَّذِينَ أُوتُوا الْعِلْمَ دَرَجَاتٍ ۚ وَاللَّهُ بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ خَبِيرٌ
“Allah will raise those who have believed among you and those who were given knowledge by degrees. And Allah is acquainted with what you do.” [The Noble Qur’an (58):11]
The International Open University Dual Program was launched to further facilitate the undertaking of the sacred journey of seeking knowledge. IOU students can enroll in two different programs from two different departments simultaneously under the “Dual Program”.
Students have to meet the requirements of both programs in order to be eligible to enroll in the Dual Program. The criterion are as follows:
Various Combinations of the IOU Dual Program
The exhaustive list of the diverse combinations of the various IOU programs from the different departments under the Dual Program is as follows:
The seven departments at the IOU are:
Dual Program Duration
The maximal length of the various combinations of the Dual Program ranges from a period of minimum 3 to maximum 12 years.
Under this program the students can enroll in maximum 12 courses per semester
Studying with the International Open University is affordable and manageable. We are an institute that seeks its reward from Allah, and therefore do not charge tuition fees. With just the modest registration fee per semester, the cost of an International Open University Dual Program is a small fraction of the total cost of a comparable degree from a public university or other online universities.
The registration fee under the Dual Program includes:
Each registration fee ranges from US $120 to US $300 per semester based on the standard of living in the student’s country of residence.
Please see the sliding scale fee structure for more detail Click Here.
All course materials are available online free of charge.
The Dual Program admission process is explained in the Process Section (second tab above).
This program aims to broaden the scope and provide a greater opportunity of seeking knowledge for the IOU students. We hope that this feature will facilitate the extraction of the maximum benefit from the various streams of study. Interested students are strongly advised to ponder and reflect upon it before embarking upon the journey.