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Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia ( or USIM) is a public university in Malaysia with a main campus in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. Formerly known as Kolej Universiti Islam Malaysia ( or KUIM) which was established in 1998, USIM has eight faculties with 18 academic programmes in economy, law, syariah, language, da'wah, management, Quran and Sunnah, Fiqh, counseling, communication, medicine, science and information technology, dentistry and accounting. The objectives of USIM are to uphold Islamic studies, bring Islamic studies into the national main education stream, and emphasize the use of information technology in education and research systems. Focus is also put in mastering Arabic and English language as well as the national language.

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History

KUIM was made a public university on 13 March 1998. The university started operation in January 2000 at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi. The first enrolment for KUIM began on 18 June 2000 in a temporary location at Institut Professional Baitulmal (IPB), Kuala Lumpur. In January 2002, KUIM moved again to another temporary campus in Tower A and B, Persiaran MPAJ, Pandan Indah at Kuala Lumpur. On 15 July 2005, KUIM moved to its permanent campus at Nilai, while the medical faculty remained at Kuala Lumpur. KUIM was officially upgraded to university status on 1 February 2007.

Philosophy and mission

The motto of USIM is "Knowledgeable, Disciplined and Devout." Its philosophy is the integration of naqli and akli knowledge with good character development will be the main platform for educating an excellent generation and a knowledgeable society. Its vision is fostering academic excellence and an ummah able to contribute toward human progress, nation building and the advancement of the world. Its mission to be a leading centre of Islamic studies that uses advanced approaches and ICT to explore issues for the well-being and harmony of society and Islam.

Faculties, centres, and Centre of Excellence

The eight faculties of USIM are:

  1. Faculty of Quranic and Sunnah Studies
  2. Faculty of Science & Technology
  3. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
  4. Faculty of Dentistry
  5. Faculty of Syariah and Law
  6. Faculty of Economic and Muamalat
  7. Faculty of Leadership and Management
  8. Faculty of Major Language Studies

The nine centres of USIM are:

  1. Tamhidi Centre (Matriculation)
  2. Centre for Graduate Studies
  3. Centre of Core Studies
  4. Centre Of Student Entrepreneurship Development
  5. Centre Of Soft Skills Development
  6. InnoLearning Centre
  7. Industrial Relation and Commercialization Centre
  8. Research Management Centre
  9. Sports Centre

The five centres of excellence of USIM are:

  1. The World Fatwa Management and Research Institute (INFAD)
  2. Islamic Finance and Wealth Management Institute
  3. Institute of Halal Research and Management (IHRAM)
  4. Asian Center Research In Drug Abuse (ACREDA)
  5. Permata Insan Academy

Research scope

  • Arabic Education
  • Teaching Arabic as a Second Language (TASL)
  • Language and Arabic Literature
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) and Education
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • ESL, Language and Literature
  • Education, Politics, Editing and Writing
  • Comparative Law
  • Syariah and Law
  • Syariah and Judiciary
  • Fiqh and Usul Fiqh
  • Tarikh Tashri and Usul Fiqh
  • Constitutional Law
  • Commercial Law and E-Commerce
  • Syariah
  • Quranic Exegesis (Tafsir)
  • Ulum Al-Quran
  • Ulum Hadith
  • Contemporary Quranic Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Islamic Management
  • Islamic Thought
  • Islamic History
  • Dakwah and Philosophy
  • Dakwah and Leadership
  • Tasawwuf
  • Sufism and Theology
  • Theology
  • Theology and Philosophy
  • Aqidah, Islamic Philosophy and Logic
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Negotiation and Human Communication
  • Mass Communication
  • Corporate Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Information Management
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Social Economics
  • Insurance
  • Finance (Investments and International Finance)
  • Applied Econometrics (Modeling Commodity Markets)
  • K-Economy and Applied Economics
  • Business and Management
  • Islamic Insurance (Takaful)
  • Marketing
  • Food Science
  • Labour and Industrial Economics
  • Genetics of Plant Disease
  • Genetics (Breeding and Biotechnology)
  • Breeding for Disease Resistance
  • Plant Biotechnology

Graduate programmes

Faculty of Quranic and Sunnah Studies

  • Master of Quranic and Sunnah Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Quranic and Sunnah Studies

Faculty of Leadership and Management

  • Master of Da wah and Islamic Leadership
  • Master of Counseling (Family Counseling)
  • Master of Counseling (Substance Abuse)
  • Master of Communication (Media Management)

Faculty of Economics and Muamalat

  • Master of Muamalat Administration (Halal Product)
  • Master of Muamalat Administration

Faculty of Major Languages

  • Master of Arabic Communication

Research and thesis writing

Faculty of Syariah and Law

  • Diploma in Islamic Judicial and Advocatory Practice
  • Master of Syariah
  • Master of Comparative Law
  • Master of Laws
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Syariah and Judiciary

Faculty of Leadership and Management

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Substance Abuse
  • Master of Da wah and Islamic Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Da wah and Islamic Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Counselling)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Communication)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Human Resource Management)

Faculty of Economics and Muamalat

  • Master of Economics and Muamalat Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and Muamalat Administration

Faculty of Science and Technology

  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Science and Technology

Faculty of Major Languages

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (English Study)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Arabic Study)

Undergraduate programmes

  • Bachelor of Quranic Studies with Multimedia with Honours
  • Bachelor of Sunnah Studies and Information Management with Honours
  • Bachelor of Quranic and Sunnah Studies with Honours
  • Bachelor of Syariah and Law with Honours
  • Bachelor of Fiqh and Fatwa with Honours
  • Bachelor of Da'wah and Islamic Management with Honours
  • Bachelor of Muamalat Administration with Honours
  • Bachelor of Marketing (Financial Services) with Honours
  • Bachelor of Accounting with Honours
  • Bachelor of Corporate Administration and Relationship with Honours
  • Bachelor of Counseling with Honours
  • Bachelor of Communication with Honours
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours (Food Biotechnology)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours (Actuarial Science and Risk Management)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science with Honours (Information Security and Assurance)
  • Bachelor of Arabic Language and Communication with Honours
  • Bachelor of Accounting with Honours
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours (Financial Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Education with Honours (Islamic Education)
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours (Applied Physics)
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours (Industrial Chemical Technology)

Tamhidi (Matriculation)

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Science & Technology
  • Syariah & Law
  • Accounting & Muamalat

Advanced Diploma

  • Special Program in Drug Abuse
  • Diploma in Islamic Judicial and Advocatory Practice (DIJAP)

Lifelong Learning

  • Islamic Family Law & Society
  • Mosque Financial Management
  • Talaqqi Al-Quran
  • Arabic Language and Communication

References

External links

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