Master of Islam in the Modern World (Advanced)

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



The Australian National University



Course Detail



Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Islam in the Modern World (Advanced) will take you on a journey through the various dynamics and debates surrounding and influencing contemporary Islam. The degree covers the relationship between Islam and dynamics such as politics, culture, political economy, and international relations. It exposes you to the great debates on Islam, such as its compatibility with democracy, its views towards modern economic and development ideas, and its role as an ideological and political force on the world stage. It provides the option of undertaking a specialisation in Islamic Banking. The degree also gives you expertise on Islam in various parts of the world, with courses focusing on, or using case studies from, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Europe, and elsewhere.


Average Score

GPA 6.0/7.0


An overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0

Background Requirements


The Australian National University

Institute Ranking

#31 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #1 in Australia

Program Ranking

#1 in Australia for Sociology, #9 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020