Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

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Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
Islamic Science University of Malaysia - جامعة العلوم الاسلامية الماليزية
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Motto Berilmu, Berdisiplin Dan Bertakwa
Motto in English
Knowledgeable, Disciplined and Devout
Established 1998
Type Public
Chancellor Duli Yang Maha Mulia Tunku Ampuan Besar Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Aishah Rohani binti Almarhum Tengku Besar Mahmud
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dato’ Dr. Musa Ahmad
  • Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Besar Seri Menanti, Tunku Ali Redhauddin ibni Tuanku Muhriz
Location Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Campus Main campus in Nilai
branch campus in Pandan Indah, Kuala Lumpur
Website www.usim.edu.my
USIM Campus, Bandar Baru Nilai, Negeri Sembilan

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) is a public university in Malaysia with a main campus in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. Formerly known as Kolej Universiti Islam Malaysia (KUIM) which was established in 1998, USIM has eight faculties with 25 undergraduate programmes in economy, law, syariah, language, da'wah, management, Quran and Sunnah, Fiqh, counselling, communication, medicine, science and information technology, dentistry and accounting.


KUIM was made a public university on 13 March 1998. The university started operation in January 2000 at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi. The first enrolment for KUIM began on 18 June 2000 in a temporary location at Institut Professional Baitulmal (IPB), Kuala Lumpur. In January 2002, KUIM moved again to another temporary campus in Tower A and B, Persiaran MPAJ, Pandan Indah at Kuala Lumpur. On 15 July 2005, KUIM moved to its permanent campus at Nilai, while the medical faculty remained at Kuala Lumpur. KUIM was officially upgraded to university status on 1 February 2007.


The objectives of USIM are to uphold Islamic studies, bring Islamic studies into the national main education stream, and emphasise the use of information technology in education and research systems. Focus is also put in mastering Arabic and English language as well as the national language.

Ways to Excellence[edit]


"Berilmu, Berdisiplin Dan Bertakwa" (Knowledgeable, Disciplined and Devout)


The integration of naqli and aqli knowledge with good character development will be the main platform for educating an excellent generation and a knowledgeable society.


Integrates Naqli (revealed) and Aqli (human) knowledge to transform and create value for country, ummah and humanity


USIM aims at becoming a global reference center for Islamic science with Al-Abrar (noble) leaders capable of creating knowledge and innovations to transform the country, the ummah and humanity.


USIM tagline

Pioneering Islamic Science, Spearheading Knowledge | Mempelopori Sains Islam, Memimpin Keilmuan

Education Sectors[edit]


  1. Faculty of Quranic and Sunnah Studies (FPQS)
  2. Faculty of Science & Technology (FST)
  3. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FPSK)
  4. Faculty of Dentistry (FPg)
  5. Faculty of Syariah and Law (FSU)
  6. Faculty of Economic and Muamalat (FEM)
  7. Faculty of Leadership and Management (FKP)
  8. Faculty of Major Language Studies (FPBU)

Centres of excellence (CoE)[edit]

  1. The World Fatwa Management and Research Institute (INFAD)
  2. Islamic Finance And Wealth Management Institute (IFWMI)
  3. Halal Research and Management Institute (IHRAM)
  4. Asian Center Research In Drug Abuse (ACREDA)
  5. Islamic Science Institute (ISI)

Academic Centres[edit]

  1. Division of Academic Management
  2. Centre for Graduate Studies
  3. Tamhidi Centre
  4. PERMATA Insan Centre
  5. Centre of Core Studies
  6. Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre (PiPP)
  7. Global Open Access Learning Centre (GOAL Centre)
  8. Centre of Soft Skills Development
  9. Centre of Student Entrepreneurship Development

Graduate Programme[edit]

At present, CGS offers programmes in the form of research and thesis writing and coursework in full-time and part-time basis.


1. Faculty of Leadership and Management

   Master of Da’wah and Islamic Leadership
   Master of Counseling (Family Counseling)
   Master of Counseling (Substance Abuse)
   Master of Communication (Media Management)

2. Faculty of Economics and Muamalat

   Master of Muamalat Administration (Halal Product)
   Master of Muamalat Administration

3. Faculty of Major Languages

   Master of Arabic Communication


1. Faculty of Syariah and Law

   Master of Syariah
   Master of Comparative Law
   Master of Laws
   Doctor of Philosophy in Syariah and Judiciary

2. Faculty of Quranic and Sunnah Studies

   Master of Quranic and Sunnah Studies
   Doctor of Philosophy in Quranic and Sunnah Studies

3. Faculty of Leadership and Management

   Master of Da’wah and Islamic Management
   Doctor of Philosophy in Da’wah and Islamic Management
   Doctor of Philosophy (Counselling)
   Doctor of Philosophy (Communication)
   Doctor of Philosophy (Human Resource Management)

4. Faculty of Economics and Muamalat

   Master of Economics and Muamalat Administration
   Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and Muamalat Administration

5. Faculty of Science and Technology

   Master of Science
   Doctor of Philosophy in Science and Technology

6. Faculty of Major Languages

   Doctor of Philosophy (Education)
   Doctor of Philosophy (English Study)
   Doctor of Philosophy (Arabic Study)

Undergraduate Programme[edit]

At present USIM offers 25 undergraduate programmes through 8 faculties:

1. Faculty of Leadership and Management (FKP)

   Bachelor of Da'wah and Islamic Management with Honours (QI07)
   Bachelor of Counseling with Honours (QA19)
   Bachelor of Communication with Honours (QA02)
   Bachelor of Akidah and Religion Studies with Honours (QI13)

2. Faculty of Quranic and Sunnah Studies (FPQS)

   Bachelor of Quranic and Sunnah Studies with Honours (QI05)
   Bachelor of Quranic Studies with Multimedia with Honours (QI10)
   Bachelor of Sunnah Studies with Information Management with Honours (QI11)

3. Faculty of Syariah and Law (FSU)

   Bachelor of Syariah and Law with Honours (QL04)
   Bachelor of Fiqh and Fatwa with Honours (QI08)

4. Faculty of Economics and Muamalat (FEM)

   Bachelor of Muamalat Administrations with Honours (QP21)
   Bachelor of Accounting with Honours (QE02)
   Bachelor of Marketing (Financial Services) with Honours (QE06)
   Bachelor of Corporate Administration with Relations with Honours (QP49)

5. Faculty of Science and Technology (FST)

   Bachelor of Science with Honours (Food Biotechnology) (QG07)
   Bachelor of Science with Honours (Actuarial Science and Risk Management) (QS10)
   Bachelor of Computer Science with Honours (Information Security and Assurance) (QC13)
   Bachelor of Science with Honours (Financial Mathematics) (QS43)
   Bachelor of Science with Honours (Applied Physics) (QG00)
   Bachelor of Science with Honours (Industrial Chemistry Technology) (QS21)
   Bachelor of Science in Architecture with Honours (QH00)
   Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Electrical Engineering) (QK86)

6. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FPSK)

   Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) (QM00)

7. Faculty of Major Languages Studies (FPBU)

   Bachelor of Arabic and Communication with Honours (QB05)
   Bachelor of Education (Islamic Education) with Honours (QT35)

8. Faculty of Dentistry (FPg)

   Bachelor of Dental Surgery (QD00)

Tamhidi (Matriculation) Programme[edit]

USIM offers five Tamhidi programmes that are very closely related to the Bachelor’s Degree programmes namely:

  1. Tamhidi of Medicine
  2. Tamhidi of Science and Technology
  3. Tamhidi of Syariah and Law
  4. Tamhidi of Accounting and Muamalat
  5. Tamhidi of Dentistry

Research scope[edit]

  • Arabic Education
  • Teaching Arabic as a Second Language (TASL)
  • Language and Arabic Literature
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) and Education
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • ESL, Language and Literature
  • Education, Politics, Editing and Writing
  • Comparative Law
  • Syariah and Law
  • Syariah and Judiciary
  • Fiqh and Usul Fiqh
  • Tarikh Tashri’ and Usul Fiqh
  • Constitutional Law
  • Commercial Law and E-Commerce
  • Syariah
  • Quranic Exegesis (Tafsir)
  • Ulum Al-Quran
  • Ulum Hadith
  • Contemporary Quranic Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Islamic Management
  • Islamic Thought
  • Islamic History
  • Dakwah and Philosophy
  • Dakwah and Leadership
  • Tasawwuf
  • Sufism and Theology
  • Theology
  • Theology and Philosophy
  • Aqidah, Islamic Philosophy and Logic
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Negotiation and Human Communication
  • Mass Communication
  • Corporate Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Information Management
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Social Economics
  • Insurance
  • Finance (Investments and International Finance)
  • Applied Econometrics (Modeling Commodity Markets)
  • K-Economy and Applied Economics
  • Business and Management
  • Islamic Insurance (Takaful)
  • Marketing
  • Food Science
  • Labour and Industrial Economics
  • Genetics of Plant Disease
  • Genetics (Breeding and Biotechnology)
  • Breeding for Disease Resistance
  • Plant Biotechnology



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Coordinates: 2°50′37″N 101°46′37″E / 2.84361°N 101.77694°E / 2.84361; 101.77694