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Master of Arts (Hadith)

Introduction
Graduation Requirement
Course Offering
Synopses of Courses


Introduction

The Master of Arts programme in Hadith aims to serve the needs of graduates who are interested in furthering their studies in Hadith by coursework and dissertation. This programme provides an alternative to the existing programme of Master of Arts (Islamic Studies) via full research which  is also offered. The mixed-mode structure is designed for graduates interested in pursuing a coursework-based M.A. programme that is flexible. The flexibility of the programme lies in the dissertation component that allows candidates to do research on a particular area that is relevant to their experience and interests. Candidates who join this programme have the option of choosing part-time or full-time status to suit their personal and work schedule.


Graduation Requirement

Type of Courses

Required Credit Hours

 Core

20

 Dissertation

24

 Total

44

Course Offering

Kursus / Course

% CW

% EW

Sem I

Sem II

HIT 511/4

Science of Hadith

40

60

-

HIT 512/4

Critical Analysis on Hadith Texts

40

60

-

HIT 513/4

Methodology of Muhaddithin

40

60

-

HIT 521/4

A Study on Sources and Status of Hadith

40

60

-

HIT 522/2

The Narrators of Hadith

40

60

-

HIT500/24

Dissertation

100

-

Legend :
CW  - Course Work
EW  -  Examination Assessment


SINOPSIS KURSUS  / SYNOPSES OF COURSES

HIT 511/4    Sains Al-Hadith / Science Of Hadith

Kursus ini akan memberi pengetahuan kepada para pelajar gambaran lengkap ilmu hadith. Memperkenalkan teknik-teknik pengumpulan hadith, kaedah-kaedah penelitian di samping mengkaji istilah-istilah yang digunapakai dalam membuat penapisan sesebuah hadith yang dinisbahkan kepada Nabi Muhammad S.A.W.  Di samping itu, beberapa hadith akan digunakan sebagai contoh kajian penapisan hadith-hadith Nabi secara terperinci.

This course aims to expose some of the basic and fundamental concepts, terminologies and principles in the field of hadith. It will highlight all basic information that any student of hadith must be equipped with before embarking into this field of knowledge.   

HIT 512/4    Analisis Kritis Matan Hadith / Critical Analysis On Hadith Texts

Kursus ini akan membincangkan kaedah menganalisis sesebuah matan hadith secara kritis. Melalui analisis ini akan dapat dinilai ketulenan sesebuah matan hadith dan ketepatan maksudnya. Kaedah-kaedah yang telah dinyatakan oleh para ulama pengkritik hadith dibincangkan. Dengan kursus ini pelajar akan terdedah kepada kaedah ilmiah mengkritik matan sesebuah hadith dan kaedah ilmiah memahami maksud matan.

This course seeks to improve the knowledge of students regarding the principles and technicalities necessary for a good and precise understanding and commentary of the texts of hadith. It also highlights the importance of comprehending issues of the time and to take them into account while interpreting and commenting on any prophetic hadith. It is hope that at the end of the course students will be able to understand necessary principles and elements to gain a correct understanding and interpretation of hadith.

HIT 513/4    Metodologi Sarjana Hadith / Methodology Of Muhaddithin

Kursus bertujuan untuk memberi pengetahuan kepada para pelajar tentang metodologi para ‘ulama’ hadith dalam proses menilai perawi, sanad dan matan hadith. Ia sangat penting bagi menjamin status sesuatu hadith yang tulen dan tidak tercemar dengan unsur-unsur luar. Di akhir kursus para pelajar akan dapat memahami tentang ketulenan dan kebenaran hadith yang benar-benar berasal dari Rasulullah SAW.

This course is designed to expose students the methodologies used by the scholars of hadith in the process of evaluating the quality of narrators, the chain of transmitters and the texts of hadiths. It is very crucial in order to identify the status of the originality and authenticity of hadiths. At the end of the course, students will be able to discern between the original and authentic hadiths of the prophet from fabricated ones.

HIT 521/4    Kajian Sumber Dan Keaslian Hadith  / A Study On Sources And  Status Of Hadith

Kursus ini akan membincangkan secara mendalam mengenai kaedah Takhrij al-Hadith. Ia sangat penting kepada pelajar untuk memahami dan mencontohi jejak langkah imam-imam hadith dan menerangkan kedudukannya dari sudut diterima atau ditolak. Kursus ini akan membimbing pelajar untuk melakukan kerja ilmiah yang paling utama bagi seseorang pelajar hadith iaitu kaedah mentakhrijkan hadith untuk membezakan hadith yang sahih dan lemah.


This course discusses the method of takhrij al-Hadith  used by the scholars of hadith in identifying the original sources of hadiths. It is vital for the student to understand and follow the footsteps of the highly recognized hadith scholars of the past in evaluating and tracing the sources of widely circulated hadith. Through this course, students will be able to understand the methodologies used to evaluate the status of hadiths and to differentiate the sound hadiths from the weak ones.

HIT 522/4    Tokoh-Tokoh Periwayat Hadith  / The Narrators Of Hadith

Kursus ini membincangkan mengenai para perawi hadith. Mereka adalah teras sanad yang menyambung antara pengkaji hadith dengan sumber matan. Sejarah mereka turut dikaji bagi memastikan kemunasabahan periwayatan. Pada akhir kursus, pelajar akan mengenali perawi-perawi hadith yang bertanggungjawab meriwayatkan hadith-hadith sahih untuk faedah masyarakat Islam.

This course aims to enlighten students on the scholarships of the narrators of hadiths. This is done through evaluating some of the materials contained in the original and most respected encyclopedia of hadith scholars in the past. At the end of the course students will be familiar with the narrators of who were responsible in separating sound hadiths for the benefit of the Muslim community.

HIT500/24    Disertasi  / Dissertation

Pelajar akan diperkenalkan dengan metodologi penyelidikan dalam bidang hadith yang melibatkan pelbagai jenis pengumpulan dan analisa data teknik pembentangan dan penulisan akademik berdasarkan petunjuk al-Qur’an dan Sunnah termasuklah menggunakan pandangan dan pengalaman pengkaji-pengkaji Islam yang lepas.      

Candidates will be introduced to the appropriate research methodology in hadith with various kinds of data collection and analysis and presentation techniques in academic writings based on the guidance of the Qur’an and the Sunnah as well as the wisdom and the experiences of past Muslim researchers.