About Islamic studies
Islamic studies is dedicated to the rigorous pursuit of objective academic research on Islam, and contemporary issues of concern specifically to Australia and the Asia-Pacific, and Muslim people’s engagement with other civilisations and intercultural dialogue.
Why choose Islamic studies?
There’s a rising need to understand Islam from an Australian and international context. You’ll gain an insight into the history of a 1400-year-old religion and culture. You’ll be equipped with an advanced understanding of the historical, theological, legal and spiritual teachings of Islam and understand them within an Australian context.
This area of study is offered in the following courses or can be taken where you have 4 free electives. To see if you can take this area of study within a double degree select from the course offering below.
As a Monash student you have the option to make your course an international one. One option is studying at a Monash campus abroad, and you'll have Malaysia, India, China or Prato (Italy) to choose from.