MA in Islamic History & Culture

Summary of the program


Total Fee


Total Credit

1 Year

Course Duration

Message from Chairman, Islamic History & Culture

The People’s University of Bangladesh is a government- approved university which provides job orient education. Moreover, as a higher seat of learning, the tries to promote and inculcate ethical values and social norms with this end in view it proposes to introduce Islamic History & Culture under the faculty of Art’s of the people’s university of Bangladesh.

Md. Habibur Rahman

Chairman (Acting), Dept. of IHC


The Department of Islamic History and Culture was established at the People’s University of Bangladesh with a view to produce skilled and dynamic graduates of Islamic History and Culture. From the very beginning, the department had efforts to provide profound and advanced knowledge of Islamic History and Culture in the country as well as in the world. So, it offers MA program in Islamic History and Culture.


  • To teach Islamic Culture and Civilization and to offer new specialized areas of studies.
  • To inculcate an interactive teaching learning for a better understanding of Islamic ethics and values embedded in education addressing contemporary issues towards the desired solutions.
  • To provide multi-dimensional knowledge for the better preparation to meet the challenges of modern-day life.
  • To develop an inner sense and understanding of professionalism among the graduates to cultivate and accelerate disciplinary knowledge and skills in the reformation and development of the Country.
  • The Department expects its graduates to be active as role models in their communities, respected both for their knowledge of the religion and for the flexibility, realism, and independence of mind with which they apply it.


The Department of Islamic History and Culture is a spirited Islamic center. It aims to fulfill the cultural, religious, educational, and social needs of the Muslim community. The sole purpose of the Department is to create skilled and competent people with Islamic values for achieving national and international prosperity.


  • To generate and motivate educational environment that supports diversity and inclusion.
  • To develop department consisting of faculty members dedicated to their duties as “teachers and scholars”.
  • To encourage community attachment between students and faculty.
  • To develop Religious and social ethics and leadership skills, teamwork with effective communication & time management in the profession.
  • To develop and use research, knowledge, and skills that advance Islamic History and Culture practice in the context of diverse cultures.

Eligibility for Admission

Students seeking admission must have a BA (Honours)/MA (Preliminary) in Islamic History and Culture from any recognized university either home or abroad.

Degree Requirements

SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1IHC-601Social Economical History of Islam3.00
2IHC-602Administrative System of Bangladesh3.00
3IHC-603History of Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan (19th and 20th century)3.00
4IHC-604Contemporary World and the Middle East3.00
5IHC-605Muslim Administration3.00
6IHC-606History of Modern Europe (1919-1945)3.00
7IHC-607History of Muslim Architecture (India, Pakistan and Bangladesh)3.00
8IHC-608History of Muslim Political Thought and Administration3.00
9IHC-609Modern Egypt and Arab states in north Africa (Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco (19th and 20th century)3.00
10IHC-610Political Organization and Government3.00
11IHC-611Rule of Research Methodology3.00
12IHC-612Islamic Intellectual Histories3.00
13IHC-613World Religion3.00
14IHC-614Rule of Research Methodology3.00


SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
10222 1111Socio- Economic History of Islam3.00
20312 3112Administrative System of Bangladesh3.00
30222 1113History of Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan (19th and 20th Century)3.00
40222 1114History of Middle-East (Since 1919)3.00
50312 3115Political Organization and Government3.00
60221 3116World Religion3.00
70222 1117History of Muslim Administration (Pre- Islamic Arabia- Abbasid Khilafat)3.00
80222 4118Viva Voce1.50


SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
10222 2111Development of Muslim Political Thought and Organization3.00
20222 1112History of Modern Arab States in North Africa (19th and 20th Century)3.00
30222 2123History of Modern Europe (1919-1945)3.00
40314 3124Introduction to Research Methodology3.00
50413 3225Introduction to Public Administration3.00
60222 1126History of Muslim Administration (Sultanate and Mughal Period)3.00
70222 4127Viva Voce1.50


Tuition Fee

1Admission Fee10,000/-
2Fee Per Credits750/-
3Fee Per Semester15,750/-
4Total Course Fee31,500/-

Faculty Members

Md. Habibur Rahman

Chairman (Acting)

Md. Mahdi Hasan