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Diploma Program


Diploma in Islamic Studies (DPI) is offered as a part-time study for the post-secondary level which includes various specializations in religious disciplines. In addition to the study of the core disciplines of Islam in their own specialization such as al-Quran, al-Hadith and al-Syariah and Aqeedah, DPI also emphasizes of contextualization and application of these disciplines.


DPI aims to provide opportunities for graduates of Andalus, Cordova, Al-Zuhri and other educational institutions Pre-diploma programs to further their Islamic studies to a higher level (part time). 

With this, they have the opportunity to deepen their thinking and understanding of Islam in alignment to current needs and challenges. This program is conducted in Malay.

Learning Outcome


Mastering the core disciplines, understanding the concept of integration in disciplines and being able to relate (worldly and hereafter) to daily life.

Understanding of Maqasid Syariah, has a clear Islamic world view and able to apply in accordance to the current context.

Believing, Giving and Piety

Has praiseworthy morals and is able to put something in its place (insan adabi).

Adhering to the Quran and Sunnah in daily life and having a deep belief in Islam.

Admission Crtiteria:

  • This program is open to all aged 17 years and above.

  • Participants have completed and graduated from a formal Islamic studies at secondary level at religious institutions. 


Audit Interview:

  • Not less than 17 years. 

The Board of Directories reserves the right to perform audit interview with suitable candidates and the decision is final

Tuition Fees :

  • Registration $62.00

  • Monthly $89.80

  • Fees do not include books and supplementary notes.

Attendance Requirement:

  • Students must have at least 80% attendance for each module.

  • Students with less than 80% attendance for each module are not eligible to sit for examination 

  • Students with 60% or less attendance for each module are required to repeat the module and pay new fees.

  • Students are not allowed to claim fees for modules that they have not attended.

  • Students who wish to postpone their studies are required to write in with reasons to the Education department and request for the GIRO deduction to be suspended. Andalus will not be held responsible if students do not notify on the above

Program Duration and Time

The program practices a 2-semester system for a period of 12 months. Each semester will take 6 months and divided into 2 terms with 10 weeks of study in each term, followed by 2 weeks of examination and 1 week of school break after the end of the term. This program is conducted in a modular manner for 4 years.

Lessons will be held once a week for 2 hours 45 minutes.

Semester 1 (6 Months)

Terml 1 : Jan - Mar (13 Weeks)

  • Study Week: Jan - Mar (13 weeks)

  • Exam Week: Mar (2 weeks)

  • School Break: Apr (1 minggu)

Term 2 : Apr -Jun (13 Weeks)

  • Study Week: Apr - Jun (13 weeks)

  • Exam Week: Jun (2 weeks)

  • School Break: Jun (1 week)

Semester 2 (6 Months)

Term 3 : Jul - Sep (13 Weeks)

  • Study Week: Jul - Sep (13 weeks)

  • Exam Week: Sep (2 weeks)

  • School Break: Sep (1 week)

Program Syllabus

Term 4 : Oct - Dec (13 Weeks)

  • Study Week: Oct - Dec (13 weeks)

  • Exam Week: Dec (2 weeks)

  • School Break : Dec (1 week)

  • Islamic Worldview

  • Tafsir

  • Ulum Quran

  • Mustolah

  • Hadith

  • Aqidah

  • Usul Fiqh

  • Qawaidh Fiqh

  • Maqasid Syariah

  • Fiqh Munakahat

  • Fiqh Muamalat

  • History of Islamic Civilization

  • History of Islamic Education

  • Research Methodology

Further Education

Participants who successfully complete their diploma will have the opportunity to further their studies to advanced diploma or degree program offered by Al-Zuhri in collaboration with Ibn Kholdun University. For more information on the Al-Zuhri, please visit www.zuhri.com.sg


Assessments are conducted on an ongoing basis at the end of each term. The purpose of continuous assessment is to enable students and lecturers to assess the abilities and achievements of a student from time to time so that students and lecturers can take appropriate action. 

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