Programme : LLM Shariah/ MS Shariah
Programme Details of LLM Shariah/ MS Shariah
Programme Name: 
LLM Shariah/ MS Shariah
Introduction: 
LLM Shari'ah/MS Shari'ah program is equal to M.Phil. The Department of Shari'ah and Law,Faculty of Arabic & Islamic Studies is going to offer LLM Shari'ah/MS Shari'ah program. This is the most important & significant program being offered by the Department. This program is reputed one of the best program in public sector universities of Pakistan. The graduates with LLM Shari'ah/MS Shari'ah degree from AIOU will be serving on important academic, professional & administrative post in the colleges & Universities of Pakistan as well as foreign countries. This program requires 2 to 5 year's time for completion. The Department has the opportunity to hire the expertise of supervisors from almost all-Pakistani Public sector universities. After the completion of course works each student will be required to complete a research thesis under a qualified Ph.D supervisor appointed by the Board of Advance Studies & Research. LLM Shari'ah/MS Shari'ah degree will be awarded after the evaluation of the thesis by the experts and successfully defense of viva voce. This program has been designed to carried out research in different fields of Shari'ah. This program will provide to the scholars opportunity of exercising independent critical judgement through the research skills for the service of Islamic & Muslim communities.
Admission Requirement: 
1.Eligibility for LLM SHARIAH: 1.Bachelor Degree+LLB with MA Islamic Studies at least in 2nd Division or equivalent. OR Bachelor Degree+LLB with PGD IN Islamic Law. OR B.A.LLB (hons) SHARIAH and Law in 2nd Division. OR BA.LLB SHARIAH at least in 2nd Division or equivalent. OR Bachelor Degree+LLB with Shahadat ul Alamia (sixteen years education) ( )at least in 2nd division from the recognized by HEC. And having Matric, FA from SSC and HSSC Board and BA from any recognized University by HEC or equivalent. 2. Preference will be given to: i)Bachelor Degree+LLB with MA Islamic Studies with specialization in Islamic Law and Jurisprudence at least in second division Or equivalent. ii)Bachelor Degree+LLB with MA Islamic Studies with thesis topic related to Islamic Law and Jurisprudence Or equivalent. 3. Written Test and interview will be conducted by the Department concerned. 2.Eligibility for MS SHARIAH: 1.At least MA Islamic Studies in 2nd Division Or equivalent 2.Preference will be given to: i)MA Islamic Studies with specialization in Islamic Law and Jurisprudence in second division Or equivalent. ii)MA Islamic Studies with thesis topic related to Islamic Law and Jurisprudence Or equivalent. iii)Shahadat ul Almia (sixteen years education) ( )from the recognized by HEC. And having Matric, FA from SSC and HSSC Board and BA from any recognized University by HEC Or equivalent. 3.Written Test and interview will be conducted by the Department concerned.
Selection Process: 
The Admission in LLM SHARIAH/MS SHARI'AH will be offered from Autumn, 2014 semester . The admission will be announced in national newspapers each year on 1st August & 15th August. Prospectus could be obtained from Main Campus of AIOU, H-8 Islamabad or from all regional campuses. The applications will be received in the department of Shari'ah and Law, Faculty of Arabic & Islamic Studies Room No. 05, Block No. 12, AIOU H-8,Islamabad. All applications will be evaluated on the basis of Board of Advance Studies & Research (BASR) criteria. Eligible candidates will be called for written test and interview. The admission will be confirmed after the depositing of admission fee.
Duration: 
Two Years
Medium of Instruction: 
1-Urdu 2-English 3-Arabic
Teaching Methodology: 
1-Face to Face Teaching in shape of worshop 2-Assignments through distance learning system 3-Final Examination
AIOU Credits Required: 
1-Course work 8 Full Credit courses equal to 24 intern.Credit Hourse. 2-Thesis 8 Full Credit courses equal to 24 intern.Credit Hourse.
Course Required: 
will be decided.

Collaborations: 
With the Teachers and departments of Shari'ah of Almost all public Sector Universities of Pakistan.
Workshop: 
one week workshop for each course
Thesis: 
12 credits
Practical:
N/A
Viva:
Open defece/Viva Voce as per AIOU Rules
   

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