SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme students to study Islamic law and its application in a broad range of legal areas, including Islamic jurisprudence; Islamic family law; law of Islamic finance and human rights, as well as its relationship to society in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Course Modules

Critical jurisprudence in Islamic law and society; human rights and Islamic law; Islamic law; law and society in the Middle East and North Africa; law of Islamic finance; economic approaches to law; foundations of comparative law; religion and comparative constitutionalism; sociological approach to law; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, preferably in a related discipline.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)