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Aug 19 - Islamic Governance & Leadership is a Course

Aug 19 - Islamic Governance & Leadership

Ended Dec 21, 2019
4 credits

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Full course description


To introduce the principles of Islamic Governance and the role leadership in engendering effective organisation.


Professor Amin Abdul Aziz

Research Specialisation:

Islamic Governance, Political Islam, Islamic Law (Criminal, Contract), Qur’anic Studies, and Islamic Medical Ethics

Teaching Interest:
Islamic Governance and Political Islam


Online forums will be used to support the scaffolding of knowledge, understanding and abilities. The teaching style will include video conferencing, discussion forums and activity based learning techniques. The focus of the teaching style will be determined through learning diagnostics, undertaken by students, which will identify learning styles needs. A cooperative learning framework is used as a means of supporting equity for both teaching and learning styles.

Video Overview

What you get

  •  The Madinian Polity and institutional formation 

  • The Theology of Governance and leadership 

  • International Governance & Juristic Opinion 

  • Value-Driven Governance for leadership 

  • Islamic Governance & the cultural preference 

  • The Maqāsid of the Shari’ah 

  • Roles, Responsibilities & Obligations 

  • Authority & Legitimacy for leaderships 

  • Muslims in Non-Islamic Societies and integration 

  • The Non-Muslim Minority and their integration into Madinian society 

  • The Virtuous City and the implications to Islamic governance