Brunei Islamic Laws | PB-2302

Module details: Brunei Islamic Laws

Module Title Brunei Islamic Laws
Module Code PB-2302
Modular Credit 4
Type of Module Major Option for Bachelor of Arts Major in Brunei Studies

Breadth for other Bachelor programmes
Prerequisite None
Anti-requisite None


The aim of this module is to give in-depth understanding to students about the Islamic laws in Brunei. After completing this module it is hoped that the students will acquire sound knowledge about the history, development and application of Islamic laws in Brunei. In addition the students are expected to able to comprehend the challenges faced in the Islamization of laws in Brunei. Download all for WordPress here


Module ContentStudent work loadContact hours for timetabling Assessment
  • Definition and concept of law
  • Historiography of Brunei Islamic Laws
  • Development of Islamic Laws in Brunei
  • Criminal Laws and Property Laws
  • Brunei Syariah Courts
  • Jurisdictions of Islamic Laws of Brunei
  • Challenges in the Islamization of Brunei Laws
8 hours per week
2 hours per week

Examination: 50%

  • Short answer questions: 20%
  • Essay type questions: 30%

Coursework: 50%

  • Fieldwork report: 30%
  • Presentation: 10%
  • Test: 10%


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