Master (ماجستير في الفقه وأصوله)

1. Program Description

The Master in Al-Fiqh Wa Usuluh explores the principles and complexity of the science of Islamic Shari’ah, its applications and association to the contemporary jurisprudential issues.

The program prepares specialized competent individuals in the fields of jurisprudence that are advocate of an authentic and modern perspective to deal with the contemporary jurisprudence issues and developments, in accordance with the tools and the methods of devising Sharia rulings.

2. Career Prospect

Graduates of the program will have the opportunity to work in a broad range of career choices in the field of Syariah Judiciary, Syariah Lawyers, Syariah or Legal Advisors At Banking & Financial Institutions,  Islamic public and private intuitions, Islamic charities and non-governmental organisations or pursue an academic or research career.

3. Study Mode, Duration & study Plan

The program is offered on a part-time basis. The total number of required credits for this program is 33 credit hours.  The program includes 25 credit of taught courses plus and a master thesis of 9 credit. Students are expected to complete their degree within two years and a maximum of 4 years.

The Master of Al-Fiqh Wa Usuluh study plan is presented below (the plan is available in Arabic Language only):

4. Tuition, Fees and Financial Support



  Credit Hours

AED 2,900

  Thesis Extension Fees

AED 3,500



Admission Fee

AED 3,000 (a one-time fee / non-refundable)

Student Services Fee

AED 750 (charged every semester / non-refundable)

Learning and Development Fees

     AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)

Special discounts of 5% is given to selected honors students of Jumeira University students. For more information, please contact the Enrollment Office

5. Entry &   Language Requirements

Obtain a CGPA of 3.0 in a Bachelor degree in Islamic or Shari’ah law.

Arabic  Language Requirements

The instructional language is Arabic, and non-native speakers of Arabic must pass the University Arabic language placement test.

English Language Requirements

Students must obtain the following scores (or their equivalent) at the time of admission: TOEFL 400 or IELTS 4 or EmSAT between 825 and 925

6. How to Apply

Students can apply for the program either through the University’s Enrollment Office on campus or apply online using the following link:

Students must provide the following documentations and satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Submit personal statement with their application.
  2.  Recommendation letters from two academic professors.
  3. Non objection letter from his/her employer if was working.
  4. Be available for personal interview.