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Faculty of Islamic Sciences

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Dean Message

All Praise be to Allah, the most gracious most merciful, He Who taught (the use of) the pen, taught man that which he knew not, and peace and blessing be upon the great messenger Muhammad (PBUH) and his companions.We, at Islamic faculty are in a state of elation, that eventually after having waited for so long we can provide you with an Institution of Higher learning that provides education in Islamic and Quranic Studies .We have begun work on building a world class Islamic programs that will become the gateway to religious knowledge for thousands of young men and women around the world. Faculty of Islamic Studies a wide range of Islamic programs. As a private institution we cater to a broad range of public, offering them first class education in an Islamic environment. For this purpose we engage professors to teach various courses in Islamic sciences. We have the best academics in Islamic Studies delivering knowledge to our best.With our four year program throughout the bachelor degree and other various Master and PhD programs within the faculty of Islamic science we hope to deliver the students and the researchers with the enough knowledge to start delivering serve the Muslim Uma and humanity.

We hope to graduate in our faculty a value generations who have a deep understanding, sound thinking, centrist approach, scientists and workers, elaborately for his work, the commander of his nation toward the farmer and the advancement and progress in all areas. Islamic sciences is the light of God removes the darkness of night Abhiyan, which hangs over the world and raise the banner of Islam that calls for morals and straight behavior and values.

Administrative Structure of the Faculty

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Vision

The School of Islamic Sciences to be a center of excellence in the areas of legal education and scientific research in response to the needs of society in accordance with programs that promote a university post in achieving its mission.

 

Mission

Faculty of Islamic Sciences is seeking to create a scientific environment according to total quality standards in the areas of education and research, and rehabilitation of distinguished specialists in the field of legitimate scientific and intellectual capacity, allowing them to actively participate in community service and outstanding performance in the areas of legal theory and practice.

Objectives

Because of Muslims society need to develop their knowledge in the education, Issuing Fatwas, judgment and guide sector, we try to achieve the following objectives:

  1. Expand the shar’iyyah science and the awareness of its importance to Muslim societies as well as delivering the knowledge easily by using a high techniques in order to serve the domestic , the international society, and to providing a huge youth power carrying the immortal massage of our prophet Mohammed (peace upon him).
  2. Saving the Islamic heritage, Quran, and Sunna as well as solidification the truthful concept of Islam and rooting the ideals of Islam with respect to the need of the society in the faculty programs either in application or theoretical part.
  3. Carefulness for the different Islamic science in the fields of rooting, extrapolating, inference, scientific research and Prepare scholars who able to carry out the leadership, responsibility, Fatwa, judgment, Da’awa, and teaching students by following the best approaches.
  4. Encourage the students to get the Competency and prepare them to be proficient scholars, researchers and help them to be a specific thinkers in Islamic shar’iyyah ,in addition to support them to get high ability of practicing their scientific research in the societies based on the high performance concept in teaching, training, developing the technical skills required in the fields of knowledge and connect it to its application with respect to the shar’iyyah and current issues.

Departments and Programs Offered By Faculty

There are Four Major departments within the faculty of Islamic sciences:

  1. Department of Al-Qur`an and Tafsir Sciences.
  2. Department al-Fiqh and Its Principles.
  3. Department al-Hadith and Its Sciences.
  4. Department of Da`wah & Usuluddin.

Programs offered:

  1. Bachelor of Islamic Sciences (Hons) In Fiqh & Usul Fiqh
  2. Bachelor of Islamic Sciences (Hons) In Al-Hadith
  3. Bachelor of Islamic Sciences (Hons) In the Science of Al-Quran
  4. Bachelor of Islamic Sciences (Hons) in Da’wah and Usuluddin
  1. Master In Fiqh .
  2. Master In Fiqh Al-Sunnah .
  3. Master In Usul Al-Fiqh .
  4. Master In Tafsir and Ulum Al-Quran .
  5. Master In ‘Ulum Al-Hadith .
  6. Master In Aqidah .
  7. Master In Qada’ and Siyasah Shar’iyyah .
  8. Master In Qira’aat .
  9. Master In Da’wah.
  1. PhD In Fiqh .
  2. PhD In Fiqh Al-Sunnah .
  3. PhD In Usul Al-Fiqh .
  4. PhD In Tafsir and Ulum Al-Quran .
  5. PhD In ‘Ulum Al-Hadith .
  6. PhD In Aqidah .
  7. PhD In Qada’ and Siyasah Shar’iyyah .
  8. PhD In Qira’aat .
  9. PhD In Da’wah.

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement for Bachelor Programs

  1. The applicant should have passed the foundation course offered by the University with a CGPA of at least 2.0;
    OR
  2. Passed Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) with at least two principal passes;
    OR
  3. Attained a diploma accredited by MQA, Malaysian government or the University Senate with a grade of ‘good’ or better;
    OR
  4. Passed Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM);
    OR
  5. Attained Sijil Rendah Pelajaran (SRP) or Penilian Menengah Rendah (PMR) along with work experience of not less than five years and passed a minimum of five subjects of the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM). The student should be a minimum of 21 years of age This is considered a requirement for exceptional cases;
    OR
  6. Alternatively, the applicant will have acquired any degree recognized by the University as equivalent to one of the previously mentioned qualifications.

Entry Requirement for Postgraduate Programs

  1. A relevant Bachelor degree (for Master program Applicants), or Master degree (for PhD program Applicants) in related field of study with good grades from MEDIU, or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the university; or

Any other certificate that is recognised as equivalent to the required degree or other relevant professional qualification and experience that are recognised by the University.

  1. A relevant General Bachelor degree (without honours- for Master program Applicants) with at least one year working experience, and
  2. If deemed necessary, an applicant may be interviewed and/or required to sit for an entrance test in order to determine his eligibility for admission to a specific programme.
  3. The department of faculty may, with the approval of the University Academic Council (UAC), require the applicant to satisfy additional conditions for admission to a specific program.

Fees for All Programs

Tuition Fees are vary at the Faculty of Islamic Sciences, depending on stage of study (bachelor’s or master’s or doctoral), and also depending on the academic structure (A, B, C) for Master’s and doctoral degrees, although it differ on whether the study on-campus or Online learning, and to identify the study Tuition Fees please feel free to review the following page: www.mediu.edu.my/admissions/fees.html

Plan Support and Guidance Faculty

  1. Each department in the college is appointing academic advisor to for every group of new students determined by the department in accordance with the number of accepted students for the program and number of members of each department.
  1. Each department of the faculty has to declare all students to the new units and administrations involved in department and faculty.
  1. Each department of the faculty has to explain to the new students how to deal with the administrative affairs at the university.

Teaching Mode

  1. Online Teaching Mode (Online Learning)
  2. Traditional Teaching Mode (On-campus- Shah Alam Centre)
The teaching mode in the Online Teaching Mode (Online Learning) is no different from the Traditional Teaching Mode pursued by the university in terms of content and substance in terms of the existence of the curriculum, and records, and educational activities, and midterm exams and the final, and other basic things upon which the educational process. However, the difference comes in a variation of the point of the methods and tools used in each of the Online Teaching Mode and Traditional Teaching Mode.

Study Plan

The study plan in the faculty of Islamic science is categorized according to the following plan:

Master Full-time Part-time
Duration Minimum Duration Maximum duration Minimum Duration Maximum duration
No. of Years 1 3 2 5

 

Ph. D Full-time Part-time
Duration Minimum Duration Maximum duration Minimum Duration Maximum duration
No. of Years 2 5 3 7

Activities Carried Out By Faculty

The Faculty of Islamic Sciences in cooperation with the Deanship of Scientific Research organizes monthly scientific seminars, aimed to participation and publishing scientific papers. Moreover, The Faculty of Islamic Sciences also organize conferences and workshops as well as in depth lectures from time to time by a prestigious educational means.

Digital Library

There are overall about 35752 titles of EBooks available for download as reference and about 5214 Mediu digital library. Table below shows the Reference materials supporting the programme at the faculty of Islamic science:

Field ofStudies Number of Reference(Main & Additional)
E-Book(PDF&txt)
Qur’an 2991
Qiraat 153
Hadith 2895
Da’wah 640
Fiqh 5280
Usul Fiqh 385
Fiqh Sunnah 21
Arabic 724
**Others (Islamic Science -Various Field) 3354
Total 16443
*There are overall about 35752 titles of Ebooks available for download as reference 35752

For more info regarding Mediu digital library, please visit the following link:

www.mediu.edu.my/university-management/library.html

Telephones Directory Faculty Members

Staff Name Designation Email Department Telephone Ext
Asst. Prof. Dr. Anisur Rahman LECTURER anisur.rahman@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 220
Asst. Prof. Dr. Umar Aliyu Abu Bakar HOD.FIQH umar.aliyu@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 219
Doucoure Abdou Samadou LECTURER doucoure.abdou@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 218
Asst.Prof.Dr.Amaluddin La Mani LECTURER amaluddin.lamani@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 214
Asst.Prof.Dr.Yasser Mohamed LECTURER yasser.tarshany@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 215
Hussein Ali Omar Al-Zomi HOD. TAFSIR hussein.ali@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 205
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hashem M. Yousif Al-Refaee LECTURER hashem.yousif@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 795
Asst. Prof. Dr. Usman Jakfar Dean usman.jakfar@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 222
Asst. Prof. Dr. Waleed Hasan Mustafa HOD. HADITH waleed.hasan@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 208
Asst. Prof. Dr. Sekou Toure LECTURER sekou.toure@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 210
Hamid Mohammad Aali LECTURER hamid.mohammad@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 781
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ibrahim N Tadahoud LECTURER ibrahim.tadahoud@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 750
Dr. Khaled Hamdi Abdelkarim Kassem LECTURER Khaled.Hamdi@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 217
Asst. Prof. Dr. Elsiddeg Ahmed Elgezoly LECTURER elsiddeg.ahmed@mediu.edu.my FACULTY OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES 006055113939 257

 

The Achievements of Faculty

With the help of Allah S.W. and the efforts of the faculty members and the support from the university administration we got the full Accreditation of the Master Degree program in (Curri culum and Instruction) (Online Learning Mode) from the MQA, Ministry of higher Education, Malaysia.

Academic Calendar

ACADEMIC CALENDAR : SESSION 2014/2015SEMESTER FEBRUARY 2014
No. Activity Duration From To
1. Subject Registration(for All MEDIU students) 14 days 20.01.2014
Monday
02.02.2014
Sunday
2. Orientation Week(for new students) 7 days 27.01.2014
Monday
02.02.2014
Sunday
PERIOD OF SEMESTER FEBRUARY 2014 17 weeks 03.02.2014
Monday
03.06.2014
Tuesday
1. Lectures 7 weeks 03.02.2014
Monday
23.03.2014
Sunday
2. Mid Semester Break 1 week 24.03.2014
Monday
30.03.2014
Sunday
3. Mid Semester Examination 1 week 31.03.2014
Monday
06.04.2014
Sunday
4. Lectures 7 weeks 07.04.2014
Monday
21.05.2014
Wednesday
5. Revision Period 4 days 22.05.2014
Thursday
25.05.2014
Sunday
6. Final Exam Period 1 week 26.05.2014
Monday
03.06.2014
Tuesday
7. Semester Break 13 weeks 04.06.2014
Wednesday
01.09.2014
Monday

HOLIDAY:

New Year’s Day 31 January 2014 Wednesday
The Rasulullah S.A.W. Birthday 14 January 2014 Tuesday
Thaipusam Day 17 January 2014 Friday
Chinese New Year 31 January 2014 Friday
Labour Day 01 May 2014 Thursday
Wesak Day 13 May 2014 Tuesday
Agong’s Birthday 07 June 2014 Saturday

 

IMPORTANT DATELINES FOR STUDENTS ACADEMIC APPLICATIONS IN SEMESTER FEBRUARY 2014
No. Activity Duration From To
1. Drop of Subjects 14 days 03.02.2014
Monday
16.02.2014
Sunday
2. Late Registration 14 days 03.02.2014
Monday
16.02.2014
Sunday
3. Application to Defer Study 14 days 03.02.2014
Monday
16.02.2014
Sunday
4. Application to Postpone Mid Semester Exam(Special Mid-Term Exam) 16 days 24.03.2014
Monday
08.04.2014
Tuesday
5. Application to Postpone the Final Exam(Special Final Exam) 16 days 19.05.2014
Monday
03.06.2014
Tuesday
6. Application to Recheck Final Exam Result 15 days 09.06.2014
Monday
23.06.2014
Monday

SPECIAL DATELINES:

Students who wish to apply for credit transfer and change mode of study or programs or faculty or workload in Semester February 2014 must submit the applications within the following datelines:

No. Activity Duration From To
1. Application to Transfer Credit Open All Year
2. Application to Change Mode of Study*&Application to ChangeProgramme / Faculty / Workload 27 days before the new semester February 2014 begin 06.01.2014
Monday
02.02.2014
Sunday

Applicable to those who request to change from on-campus to online

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

  1. All applications must be submitted on the prescribed time and through Electronic Forms.
  2. Any application submitted after the dateline mentioned above or by using non-Electronic Forms will be rejected.
ACADEMIC CALENDAR :

SESSION 2014/2015

SEMESTER SEPTEMBER 2014

 

NO. Activity Duration From TO
1 Subject Registration(for All MEDIU students) 14 days 18.08.2014Monday 31.08.2014Sunday
2 Orientation Week(for new students) 7 days 25.08.2014Monday 31.08.2014Sunday
PERIOD OFSEMESTER SEPTEMBER 2014 17 weeks 01.09.2014Monday 28.12.2014Sunday
1 Lectures 7 weeks 01.09.2014Monday 19.10.2014Sunday
2 Mid Semester Examination 1 week 20.10.2014Monday 26.10.2014Sunday
3 Mid Semester Break 1 week 27.10.2014Monday 02.11.2014Sunday
4 Lectures 7 weeks 03.11.2014Monday 17.12.2014Wednesday
5 Revision Period 4 days 18.12.2014Thursday 21.12.2014Sunday
6 Final Exam Period 1 week 22.12.2014Monday 28.12.2014Sunday
7 Semester Break 5 weeks 29.12.2014Monday 01.02.2015Sunday

HOLIDAY:

Malaysia Day 16 September 2014 Tuesday
‘Idul Adha Day 05 & 06 October 2014 Sunday/Monday
Deepavali Day 23 October 2014 Thursday
Awal Muharram Day 25 December 2014 Saturday
Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday 11 December 2014 Thursday
Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday 25 December 2014 Thursday y

 

IMPORTANT DATELINES FOR STUDENTS

ACADEMIC APPLICATIONS IN SEMESTER SEPTEMBER 2014

No. Activity Duration From To
1. Add and Drop of Subjects 14 days 01.09.2014
Monday
14.09.2014
Sunday
2. Late Registration 14 days 01.09.2014
Monday
14.09.2014
Sunday
3. Application to Defer Study 14 days 01.09.2014
Monday
14.09.2014
Sunday
4. Application to Postpone Mid Semester Exam(Special Mid-Term Exam) 16 days 13.10.2014
Monday
28.10.2014
Tuesday
5. Application to Postpone the Final Exam(Special Final Exam) 16 days 15.12.2014
Monday
30.12.2015
Tuesday
6. Application to Recheck Final Exam Result 15 days 05.01.2015
Monday
11.01.2015
Monday

SPECIAL DATELINES:

Students who wish to apply for credit transfer and change mode of study or programs or faculty or workload in Semester September 2014 must submit the applications within the following datelines:

No. Activity Duration From To
1. Application to Transfer Credit Open All Year
2. Application to Change Mode of Study*&Application to ChangeProgramme / Faculty / Workload 31 days before the new semester September 2014 begin 01.08.2014
Friday
31.08.2014
Sunday

*Applicable to those who request to change from on-campus to online

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

  1. All applications must be submitted on the prescribed time and through Electronic Forms.
  2. Any application submitted after the dateline mentioned above or by using non-Electronic Forms will be rejected.

Advertisements and News

Advertisements and news related to faculty events and activities can be found in faculty of Islamic science’s page at:

www.mediu.edu.my/academics/faculty-of-islamic-sciences.html

Rules and Regulations

Definitions

Article 1:

“Definitions “means the terms used in this policy and the explained meanings below:

The Management of the Faculty, Institute, or Academic Centre

Article 2:

The responsibility of managing the faculty, institute, or academic centre is assigned to:

  1. Council of the faculty, institute, or academic centre.
  2. Dean of a faculty, institute, or director of an academic centre.

Councils of the Faculties, Institutes, or Academic Centers

Article 3:

The council of the faculty, institute, or academic center consists of:

  1. The dean or the director of the center as Chairman of the council.
  2. Deputy or deputies, and one of them shall be appointed to be the council’s secretary.
  3. Heads of the departments.
  4. A maximum of three faculty members from the faculty, institute, or academic centre as members appointed by the dean of the faculty or institute or the director of the academic centre.

Article 4:

The council of the faculty, the institute, or the academic centre is specialized to discuss the matters relating to the faculty, institute, or academic centre, in particular:

  1. Recommend the appointment of faculty members, lecturers, and tutors.
  2. Recommend the study plans or amend them in coordination with the departments.
  3. Recommend the curricula, master texts, and references for the departments of the faculties, institutes, or academic centres.
  4. Encourage the development of scientific research and coordinate that among the departments of the faculty, institute, or centre and work to have that research published.
  5. Recommend the exam dates and stipulate the regulations related to administering them.
  6. Recommend the internal policy of the faculty, institute, or centre.
  7. Recommend the training plans necessary for the faculty, institute, or centre.
  8. Recommend the out-of-class activities for the faculty, institute, or centre.
  9. Decide on student matters that are included in its functions and assign other matters to other councils in the University.
  10. Review, study and propose opinions regarding what is assigned to it by other councils in the University, the Rector, or the Deputy Rector in the same division of the faculty, institute, or centre.

Article 5:
First: The council of the faculty, institute, or centre meets at least once a month by invitation from the Chairman. The council’s decisions are issued based on a majority vote of members present, in the case of a tie the Chairman’s side will be taken.

Second: The council of the faculty, institute, or centre may formulate permanent or temporary committees from amongst its members or others.

Deans, Directors, and Deputies

Article 6:

A dean is appointed for each faculty or institute and a director for each academic centre chosen from amongst the faculty members that are exceptionally qualified academically and administratively. The appointment will be based on the nomination of the Deputy Rector that the faculty, institute or centre is under and a decision from the Rector. The appointment will be for two years only with an option to renew.

Article 7:

The dean or the director is responsible of the academic, administrative, financial, scientific research affairs and the postgraduate studies of the faculty, institute, or centre according to the University’s regulations and policies, in particular:

  1. Provide suggestions regarding the educational and scientific plans, scientific research and postgraduate studies of the faculty.
  2. Supervision of all faculty staff.
  3. Provide suggestions regarding completing the need of the faculty for academic, laboratory and administrative employees and upgrading the level of the employees.
  4. Provide suggestions regarding completing the need of the faculty for facilities, equipment, machinery, tools and others.
  5. Seek to preserve the internal system of the faculty, distribute responsibilities, supervise the work flow and examinations, and notify the University’s management about related issues.
  6. Provide the Deputy Rector that the faculty, institute or centre is under with a report at the end of each academic year about the learning affairs and other activities in the faculty, institute, or centre.

Article 8:

First: Each faculty, institute, or centre may have one or more deputy from amongst the faculty members that are exceptionally qualified academically and administratively. The deputy is appointed by the Rector based upon a suggestion from the dean of the faculty and the recommendation of the Deputy Rector, which the faculty, institute or centre is under, for not more than two year with an option to renew.

Second:

Article 9:

The deans of supporting deaneries are appointed from the faculty members that are exceptionally qualified academically and administratively by a decision from the Rector and based upon the nomination of the Deputy Rector which the deanship is under for not more than two years with an option to renew.

Article 10:

First: the faculty members that are exceptionally qualified academically and administratively may be appointed as deputies to the deans of the supporting deaneries.

Second: the appointment occurs with a decision from the Rector based on a suggestion from the dean and the recommendation of the Deputy Rector which the deanery is under for not more than two years with an option to renew.

Departments of the Faculties, Institutes, and Academic Centres

Article 11:

The departments of the faculties, institutes, or academic centres are established with a decision from the Senate based on a suggestion from the council of the faculty, institute, or academic centre and the recommendation of the Deputy Rector which the faculty, institute or centre is under and with the support of the Rector.

Each department of the faculties, institutes, and centres has its own council consisting of faculty members in the department. Each department has authorities in the scientific, administrative, and financial affairs within the limits of the University’s regulations and policies.

Article 12:

The council of the department meets at least once a month by invitation from the Chairman. The council’s decisions are issued based on a majority vote of the members present, in the case of a tie the Chairman’s side will be taken.

Article 13:

The department’s council has the following authorities:

  1. Recommend the study plans, curricula, master texts, and references and submit them to the council of the faculty, institute, or centre.
  2. Recommend the appointment of faculty members, lecturers, and tutors and their promotions and submit that to the council of the faculty, institute, or centre.
  3. Study the scientific research projects, distribute the lectures, tutorials, and training activities to faculty members and tutors and organize and coordinate the department’s activities.
  4. Decide regarding students matters in the same specialization.
  5. Create permanent or temporary committees from amongst its members.

Article 14:

Each department is responsible for teaching the subjects in its specialization after they are approved by the Senate.

Article 15:

First: the head of the department is appointed from amongst the faculty members that are exceptionally qualified academically and administratively by a decision from the Rector based on the nomination of the dean of faculty, institute, or centre and the recommendation of the Deputy Rector which the faculty, institute or centre is under.

Second: the appointment should not be more than two years with an option to renew.

Third: the head of department is responsible for the scientific, administrative, and financial matters, scientific research affairs, and postgraduate studies in the limitations of regulations and policies, in particular:

  1. Provide suggestions regarding the educational and scientific plans, scientific research and postgraduate studies.
  2. Provide suggestions regarding completing the need of the department for academic, laboratory and administrative employees and upgrading the level of the employees.
  3. Provide suggestions regarding completing the need of the faculty for facilities, equipment, machinery, tools and others.
  4. Monitor the work flow in the department and supervise the application of syllabus of the academic subjects taught in the department, and he has to notify the dean about all related issues.
  5. Supervise all department staff.
  6. Provide the dean that the faculty or institute or the director of the centre with a report at the end of each academic year about the learning affairs and other activities in the department.

Article 16:

Each department has a trustee elected at the beginning of each academic year from amongst the members of the department through the department’s council. He assists the head of the department to manage the department council’s affairs.

Article 17:

Each department has a secretary elected at the beginning of each academic year from amongst the lecturers and tutors of the department through the department’s council. He assists the head of the department and the trustee to manage the department’s affairs.

Article 18:

When it is necessary, the council of the faculty, institute, or centre may form committees based on the internal policy of the faculty, institute, or centre, considering the following:

  1. Each committee has its Chairman from amongst its members designated by the council of the faculty, institute, centre, or department.
  2. The designation of the members of the Committee by a decision from the council of the faculty, institute, centre, or department.
  3. The council meets at least once a month by invitation from the Chairman. The council’s decisions are issued based on a majority vote of the members present, in the case of a tie the Chairmans side will be taken. The committee submits its recommendations to the council of the faculty, institute, centre or department to decide accordingly.

Departments’ Affairs

Article 19:

If the positions of the faculty members in the department are vacant, the administrative and academic management of the department is assigned to a head of department by a decision from the Rector.

Article 20:

When calculating the representation percentage in the departments council, the Rector, Deputy Rectors, and dean of the faculty will not considered in the number of department members.

Article 21:

The dean of the faculty, institute, or centre may attend the meetings of the departments council and he may call for a meeting, in this case he will be the chairman of the meeting.

Article 22:

The University Senate sets the rules that govern the department’s affairs.

The System of Work of the Councils of the Faculties, Institutes, or Academic Centres

Article 23:

The chairman of the council determines the matters to be discussed by the council, he calls the council for meetings, and he may call specialists to attend the meetings; however, they are not allowed to vote.

 

Article 24:

The invitation to attend the meeting is in written form, by mail or by email including the meeting agenda, members must be notified at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Article 25:

The session will not be considered legal unless it is attended by the majority of the members. If the majority is not achieved the first time, the Chairman may call for a meeting a second time. In this case, the meeting will be held legally regardless of the number of attendees.

Article 26:

Council members must vote, ˜yes or ˜no, and decisions are made based on the majority of attending members. In the case of equal votes, the Chairman’s side will be prevail.

Article 27:

Council Chairmen must be notified about the decisions that should be presented to the council within not more than two weeks from the issuance date. The Chairman has to submit the decision to the council within not more than one month from the date of their delivery in the council. The council may return the decision to its originated source with clarifying the reasons. If the originated council insists on the decisions, they should be submitted within one month from the date of their return.

The System of Work of the Councils of the Faculties, Institutes, or Academic Centres

Article 23:

The chairman of the council determines the matters to be discussed by the council, he calls the council for meetings, and he may call specialists to attend the meetings; however, they are not allowed to vote.

Article 24:

The invitation to attend the meeting is in written form, by mail or by email including the meeting agenda, members must be notified at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Article 25:

The session will not be considered legal unless it is attended by the majority of the members. If the majority is not achieved the first time, the Chairman may call for a meeting a second time. In this case, the meeting will be held legally regardless of the number of attendees.

Article 26:

Council members must vote, ˜yes or ˜no, and decisions are made based on the majority of attending members. In the case of equal votes, the Chairman’s side will be prevail.

Article 27:

Council Chairmen must be notified about the decisions that should be presented to the council within not more than two weeks from the issuance date. The Chairman has to submit the decision to the council within not more than one month from the date of their delivery in the council. The council may return the decision to its originated source with clarifying the reasons. If the originated council insists on the decisions, they should be submitted within one month from the date of their return.

External Examiners Regulation

Article 28:

Each faculty is required to have an external examiner at the full professor rank.

Article 29:

Duties of External Examiner are as follows:

  1. Evaluate the examination questions and marking schemes for the relevant degree programme to ensure that academic excellence is maintained;
  2. Review, evaluate and advise on the relevant degree programme to ensure that it is in line with the needs of the industrial and business world and the nations goals;
  3. Prepare a report which will be submitted to the University Senate regarding the running, quality and steps to be taken to enhance the relevant degree programme;
  4. Offer opinions, views/advice through mail, telephone or any other methods, when and if required by MEDIU;
  5. Visit MEDIU at least once during his/her term of appointment, and during such visit to give lectures, seminars or workshops, as may be required by the Faculty.

Article 30:

Duration of Appointment
1. The duration of each appointment shall be for period not exceeding three years.
2. Either party may terminate this appointment by a written notice of one month served to the other party.
3. External Examiner may be re-appointed by Senate at the end of an appointment.

Article 31:

Entitlements
An external examiner shall be entitled to the following:

  1. An honorarium of US $3,000 per year of service, which shall be paid to the external examiner at the end of every year of service. (External examiners are under obligation to pay taxes, which may be imposed by the Malaysian Government.
  2. For the visit to MEDIU, the external examiner shall be provided:
  1. A return economy flight ticket between MEDIU and the external examiners home country, by the most direct route;
  2. Reimbursement of expenses for transportation between the external examiners house and the airport in the external examiners home country;
  3. Transportation between the airport in Kuala Lumpur and MEDIU;
  4. Accommodation for the duration of the visit; and
  5. A daily allowance of US $300.00.

Article 32:

Duration of Visits.
An external examiner shall be required to visit MEDIU at least once during his term of appointment as external examiner. Any visit shall not exceed 14 days.

 

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