The MA Islamic Philosophy is a specialized program through which students deeply understand the course units and after successful completion of the program they receive MA in Islamic Philosophy.
Program’s General Objectives:
Instructing researcher in philosophical subjects
Note: the meaning of disseminator taken here is someone who delivers the message of religion
Instructing talented students for advancing to doctorallevel.
Educational Goals and Policies:
Encouraging students for research (through allocating 30% of the credit times to research work)
Developing students’ analytical understanding of Islamic Philosophy
Developing the students’ skills in authoring, teaching and translating philosophy related materials.
Developing students’ skills in using technical philosophical texts
Allocating a minimum of 50% of credits to seminary courses in ordertostrengthening students’ seminary characters
Internalizing moral and spiritual characters in students
Having attention to the students’ regional needs
The applicants’ graduate degree should be Islamic Philosophy. Note:Applicants with non-relevant background should pass the prerequisites.
The MA Islamic Theology program consists of 64 credits, studied over 5 semesters. Students can take up 12 credits per semesters.
Theoretical and practical credits are 16 and 32 hours respectively.
Students should present a dissertation at the end of the program which accounts for 4 credits.
Course Unit Structure:
a.Prerequisite course Units:
Principles of Islamic Law
Arabic Literature (1)
Geography of Islam World
History of Islam
Commentary of the Quran
Analyzing the West Social Views
Educational and Cultural Management
Dissemination Methods in Today’s World
Islamic Education and Moral Training
Comparative Theology (1)
Comparative Theology (2)
Modern Theological Issues and Philosophy of Religion (1)
2 theological credits should be presented based on regional needs
Modern Theological Issues and Philosophy of Religion (2)
Modern Theological Issues and Philosophy of Religion (3)
Comparative Study of Self
Intellectual Thinking according to the Quran and Traditions
Students should take up and pass 10 of the credit units marked with ‘’*’’
If deemed necessary, the faculties can make some elective course units compulsory for some students
The faculties can present and run 6 credits as prerequisite for language.
Regional needs are considered when developing the syllabus and are based on the followings:
oSocio-political issues, Quran and Traditions, and Philosophical issues.
b.Specialized Course Units:
Islamic Philosophy (1)
Focusing on Nahayt Al-Hikmah
Islamic Philosophy (2)
Islamic Philosophy (3)
Masha Wisdom (1)
Focusing on the text of Isharat
Masha Wisdom (2)
Comparative Philosophy (1)
Comparative Philosophy (2)
Contemporary West Philosophy
Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism
Comparison and contrast
Advance Foreign Language
Note: 2 credits for general foreign language should be passed.