This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.
|Managing faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered by||Centre for Islam and the Modern World|
Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology
Islamic studies is offered by Monash University in association with the Centre for Interreligious DialogueCentre for Interreligious Dialogue (http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/centres/inter-religious_dialogue) at the Australian Catholic University (ACU). Students can take up to 50 per cent of their major in Islamic studies as complementary units at ACU.
The major aims to provide thorough and well-researched undergraduate training in all aspects of Islamic studies. It covers Arabic language, Qur'an and Hadith studies, Islamic history, contemporary thought, and comparative studies.
Students studying a sequence in Islamic studies must complete the following two units (12 points):
* These units are taught at the Australian Catholic University.
Students studying a minorminor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html) or majormajor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html) in Islamic studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:
* Additional units will be available in future years.
** These units are taught at the Australian Catholic University.