|1||Name of Course||Islamic Constitutional And Administrative Law|
|4||Rational for the Inclusion of the Course in the Programme||To equip the students with the knowledge and skills on Islamic constitutional and administrative theory and practice which is relevant to contemporary legal studies.|
|5||Semester and Year offered||Semester 4 (Year 2)|
|Student Learning Time
|7||Credit Value||2 (92/40=2.3)|
|8||Pre-requisite (if any)||None|
|9||Learning outcomes||Upon successful completion of this course, students should have the ability to:
|10||Transferable skills||Students should be able to develop acquire good written and interpersonal communication, team work and leadership, problem solving and analytical skills.|
|11||Teaching-Learning and Assessment Strategy||Teaching-learning strategy:
The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, involvement in tutorial discussion, exercises, group work, using primary sources and authentic materials, informal activities and relevant textbooks. Practical experience and independent and collaborative teamwork will be fostered throughout the course. Some reference to modern constitutional practices will also be made for comparison. The use of examination, tutorial questions for preparation and discussion and written and oral presentation or reporting will assess the student’s understanding and ability to apply theoretical concepts in context.
|12||Synopsis||This course discusses the relationship between syariah and state and the definition and sources of Islamic constitutional and administrative law. It also explains the Islamic constitutional principles, and examines the attributes and characteristics of Islamic state, the system of khilafator imamahand nation state, the concept of the supremacy of syariah, the principles of cadalah, the practice and importance of syura and also its connection with democracy and theocracy and other modern constitutional theories and practices.
Discussion will also touch on other principles such as human rights, equality and matters related to the constitution and powers of government bodies and principles of administrative law. Early constitutional practices and conventions such as the Constitution(Sohifah) of Madinah will also be examined. Constitutional development will also highlight the contemporary constitutional practices that particularly occur in some Muslim countries. Students will also be required to understand how the principle of siyasahsyar’iyyah plays its role in the development of Islamic constitutional and administrative law.
|13||Mode of Delivery||Lecture, tutorial, class discussion and presentation.|
|14||Assessment Methods and Types||
|15||Mapping of the Course Learning Outcome/Module to the Programme Learning Outcomes||Refer to attachment|
|16||Content Outline and the SLT per Topic
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES, DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT TEMPLATE
|Course Learning Outcomes||Compliance to PO||Teaching & Learning Activities (TLAs)||Assessment Tasks (ATs)|
|1-explain the nature and sources of Islamic constitutional and administrative law (LO1-C2)||3||Classroom lecture and discussion||Written test
|2-describe the fundamental principles and unique approaches found in Islamic constitutional and administrative law (LO6-A2)||3||Lecture, Tutorials and Presentation||Instructor evaluation of the presentation|
|3-comprehend the syariah terms and application of principles related to constitutional and administrative law in modern constitutional parlance and context(LO9-A2)||3||Assignments||Instructor evaluation of the assignment|