Eligibility Criteria for Admission into the PhD program
- MA in Islamic Studies, completed in English; or
- Master’s degree in other fields of study, such as law, religious studies, or Theology.
- MA in any discipline of humanities, social sciences, pure or applied sciences.
However, the holders of these degrees must have sound Islamic knowledge. The candidates who do not have strong Islamic background are required to send their transcripts to the university. Such applicants, however, might be Required to study complementary subjects (to be determined by the Higher Degrees Committee on a case-by-case basis) as part of conditional acceptance. The period of complementary studies will not be included in the doctoral degree duration.
Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English (academic and scientific English), in addition to an intermediate comprehension of Arabic. In some special Cases, thesis may be allowed to be conducted in Arabic if it is approved by the Respective authority of the university.