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INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA

COURSE OUTLINE

39.5
Credit Value / Hours
3
Pre-requisites (if any)
UNGS 2030 & UNGS 2040
Co-requisites (if any)
None
Course Objectives

Others

Practical

Tutorial

Lecture

Kulliyyah
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Department
Department of Fundamental & Inter-Disciplinary Studies
Programme
All undergraduate programmes except BIRK & BHsc
Name of Course / Mode
Ethics and Fiqh for everyday life
Course Code
UNGS 2050
Name (s) of Academic staff / Instructor(s)
To be determined
Rationale for the inclusion of the course / module in the programme
The contemporary articulation of Ethics and Fiqh from the vision and mission of the
International Islamic University are guided
Semester and Year Offered
Every semester
Status
University requirement
Level
Undergraduate
Proposed Start Date
Semester 2, 2015/2016
Batch of Student to be Affected
Second year students and above
Total Student Learning Time (SLT)
Face to Face
Total Guided and
Independent Learning

89

128.5

LO
Method
%
1&2
Mid-term Examination
1,2,3 Book/Article Review/Project & Seminar
1,2,3 End of Semester Examination

20
40
40

The objectives of
this course are to:
1.
Describe
the
interrelation between Islamic ethics and Fiqh in everyday life. (C3)
2.
Respond to contemporary moral challenges from the standpoint
of Islam.(P3, CTPS3)
3. Demonstrate the relationship between ethics, Fiqh, and Maqid alSharah. (A3)
Total

100

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Describe the interrelation between Islamic ethics and Fiqh in
everyday life. (C3)
2.
Respond to contemporary moral challenges from the standpoint
of Islam.(P3, CTPS3)
3. Demonstrate the relationship between ethics, Fiqh, and Maqid alSharah. (A3)
Transferable Skills:
Skills and how they are developed and assessed, project and practical experience and
internship
Skills
Development
Assessment
Academic
Lectures
Written Assessment
Analytical
Projects
Report
Teaching-Learning and assessment strategy
Lectures and Projects
Course Synopsis
This course consists of two interrelated parts: a) Islamic ethics, b) Fiqh
for everyday life. The first part focuses on major Islamic ethical
concepts, core moral values, family ethics, inter-personal and
professional ethics, ethics in the domain of politics and ethnic relations.
The second part deals with general view of Islamic Fiqh, its schools, alAkm al-Khamsah and Maqid al-Sharah. This course discusses the
application of ethics and Fiqh on contemporary issues; i.e. bio-ethics,
environment, ICT and finance.
Mode of Delivery
Lecture, Presentation & Seminar.
Assessment Methods and Type/Course Assessement
State weightage of each type of assessment.
Mapping of course / module to the Programme Learning Outcomes
Programme Outcomes
Learning Outcome of the course
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1
2

02

03

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06

07

08

09

10

Content outline of the course / module and the SLT per topic
Weeks
Topics
Learning Hours
Task/Reading

The Concepts of Ethics and Fiqh

1
The meaning and importance of ethics and Fiqh.
The interrelationship between ethics and Fiqh.
5

- Haneef (2005), 31 47.


ETHICS

Core Moral Values in Islam

Amnah (trust) and Adl (justice)


ah (obedience) and db al-Ikhtilf (Ethics of Disagreement)

6.5
- Ghazali (1993), 1 24 & 54 - 69.
- Al-Tabari (2010), Vol. 3: 918
- Al-Alwani (1993), 10 14; 25 30; 35 50.
Family Ethics in Islam
3

Social interaction and marriage


Rights and responsibilities of husbands, wives and children.
7

- Abd al Ati (1984), 19 30.


- Ahmad (1995), 7 - 42.

Inter-personal and Professional ethics


4

Inter-personal ethics
Professional ethics, i.e. legal and business ethics
8

- Haque et al (2010), 123-132


- Haneef (2005), 83-104.
Ethics in Politics and Ethnic relations
5

Ethical values in politics


Ethical values in ethnic relations
8

- Osman (1997), 663-695.


- Baharudin (2007), 30 35.
FIQH

General view of Fiqh

6
Definition of Fiqh
Differences between Fiqh and Sharah
8

- Nyazee (2000), 18-28.


Schools of Fiqh
7

Ijtihd
The emergence and development of Fiqh
Eight schools of Fiqh
12

- Haque et al (2010), 15-22.


- Philip (1990), 70 85.
- Kamali (2006), 155 - 172.

Al-Akm al-Khamsah

8
Definition of the five rulings and Hanafis position
Legal and ethical implications
16
- Nyazee (2000), 57-72.
Maqid al-Sharah

9
arriyyt (the Necessities)
Al-Kulliyyt al-Khams (The five
Objectives of the Shariah)
jiyyt (the Needs)
Tasniyyt (the Complementaries)
The rules of conflict and priority based on Maqsid al-Sharah

- Haneef (2005), 113 118.

- Nyazee (2000), 195-212


CONTEMPORARY APPLICATIONS

Bio-medical Issues
10

Contraception
Sterilization
Artificial Insemination
Surrogacy
Adoption

- Haque et al (2010), 189 - 208.

7.5

11
Abortion
Plastic Surgery
Organ Transplantation
Euthanasia
LGBT
11

- Haque et al (2010), 210-218.


- Kabir (2012), 229-248.
- Yacoub (2001), Chap. 6.
Environmental ethics and ethical issues in ICT
12

Pollution and Global warming, Conservation and Preservation of the Eco-system


Cybercrime i.e. defamation, plagiarism
6

- Haque et al (2010), 133-156


- Haneef (2005), 174-182.
- Zuhayli (2002), 580 585.

Ethical Issues in Finance


13
Credit and Debit Cards
Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) and Get-rich Quick Scheme
5.5
- Haque et al (2010), 183-186.
- Zaharudin (2007 January 24).

14
Seminar
8
Main references supporting the course
The reference lists shall be presented in accordance with APA bibliographic practices and in alphabetical
order.

Required
Abd al Ati, H. (2009). The family structure in Islam. Petaling Jaya:
Islamic Book Trust.
Ahmad, K. (1995). Family life in Islam. Delhi: Markazi Maktaba Islami.
Al-Alwani, T.J. (1993). The ethics of disagreement in Islam. Herndon:
International Institute of Islamic Thought.
Baharudin, S. A. (2007). Ethnic relation module. Shah Alam: Pusat
Penerbitan Universiti.
Al-Ghazali, M. (1991). Muslim behaviour. (S. Badrul Hasan, Trans.). New
Delhi: Kitab Bhavan.
Al-Qaraaw, Y. (2001). The lawful and the prohibited in Islam. Kuala
Lumpur: Islamic Book Trust.
Haneef, S. S. S. (2005). Ethics and Fiqh for daily life. Kuala Lumpur:
Research Centre IIUM.
Haque, M. et al. (2010). Ethics and Fiqh for Everyday Life. Kuala
Lumpur: IIUM Press.
Kabir. (2012). The Islamic worldview, ethics and civilization. Kuala
Lumpur: IIUM Press.
Nyazee, I. A. K. (2000). Islamic jurisprudence. Islamabad: IIIT & Islamic
Research Institute.
Osman, F. (1997). Concepts of the Qurn: A topical reading. Kuala
Lumpur: Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia.
Rosly, S. A. (2004). Critical issues on Islamic banking and financial
markets. Indiana: Authorhouse.
Yacoub, A. A. A. (2001). The Fiqh of medicine. London: Ta-Ha
Publishers.

Zaharudin Abdul Rahman. (2007, January 24). Multi Level Marketing:


Shariah View. Posted to http://www.zaharuddin.net

Additional references supporting the course


Recommended
Abd al Ati, H. (1993). Islam in focus. Kuwait: International Islamic Book
Center.
Ahmad, K. (Ed.). (2002). Islam: Its meaning and message. Kuala
Lumpur: Islamic Book Trust.
Ali, S. (1975). Administrative ethics in a Muslim state. Lahore:
Publishers United.
Al-Tabari. (2010). Tafsir al-Tabari. Cairo: Dar al-Hadith Publication
Ansari, A. H. (1989). Islamic Ethics: Concept and Prospect. The
American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 6 (1), 81-91.
Ansari, M. F. (2001). The Quranic foundations and structure of Muslim
society. Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Book Trust.
Ghazali, A. (Ed.). (1993). Islam and justice. Kuala Lumpur: Institute of
Islamic Understanding.
Hasan, A. (1988). The early development of Islamic jurisprudence.
Islamabad: Islamic Research Institute.
Izutsu, T. (2004). Ethico-religious concepts in al-Quran. Kuala Lumpur:
Islamic Book Trust.
Mushtaq, A. (1995). Business ethics in Islam. Islamabad: IIIT & Institute
of Islamic Economics.
Musleh-ud-din, M. (1989). Morality: Its concept and role in Islamic
order. Lahore: Islamic Publications.
Philips, A. A. B. (1990). The evolution of Fiqh. Riyadh: Tawheed
Publications.
Qutb, S. (2000). Social justice in Islam. (J. B. Hardie, Trans.). Kuala
Lumpur: Islamic Books Trust.

Prepared by:
__________________
Assist. Prof. Dr. Abdul Latif Abdul Razak
Course Coordinator
Ethics and Fiqh for Everyday Life
Checked by:
_______________________
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Salam @ Zulkifli Muhamad Shukri

Head,
Department of Fundamental and Inter-Disciplinary Studies
Approved by:
____________________
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim M. Zein
Dean, KIRKHS

MQF Doma
Kulliyyah Programme Outcome

At the end of the course, students are able to obtain the


following:
1. Knowledge: The ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding
of the fundamentals of Islam.
2. Practical Skills: The ability to apply and demonstrate the
fundamentals of Islam from their studies into their lives
spiritually, intellectually, socially and professionally.
3. Social Skills and Responsibilities: The ability to acquire and use
the fundamentals of Islam to solve problems related to
behavioural, cognitive and moral and spiritual issues.
4. Values, Attitudes and Professionalism: The ability to appraise and
examine appropriately issues surrounding the Ummah and
formulate solutions for them.
5. Communication, Leadership and Team Skills: The ability to
employ the knowledge and skills they learned from the course
into their social responsibilities in the context of ibadah.
6. Problem Solving and Scientific Skills: The ability to practice the
fundamentals of Islam into their intellectual, personal, social and
professional lives.
7. Information Management and Lifelong Learning Skills: The ability
to represent the wasatiyyah or rightly balanced moderation of
Islam as the proper mode of Islamic discourse, inter religious
dialogue and live harmoniously in plural societies.
8. Managerial and Entrepreneurial Skills: The ability to present the
correct Islamic position or perspectives on contemporary issues
in a multi religious and multi-racial and multi-cultural context.
9. Relevantization: The ability to provide solutional approaches to
problems related to various disciplines.

10.
Integration: The ability to integrate the fundamentals of
Islam in various disciplines.