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The Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences was established in 1990. It is now the largest faculty in the University, with over 4,000 students and more than 250 full-time academic staff. Its formation represents a drive to integrate Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences disciplines as part of a comprehensive educational reform for the betterment of mankind.  
 

Brief History About Kulliyyah

 
CENTRE FOR FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE (CFK)
  • Established in July 1983
  • Objective of establishment -to provide courses in Revealed Knowledge in line with the Islamization and integration of the University Curriculum.
  • The founding Shaikh al-Kulliyyah for CFK (1983-1990) - Prof. Dr. Mohd. Kamal Hassan
  • Dean of CFK - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hj. Mohd Mokhtar Hj. Shafii
  • Started with 5 academic staff:
  1. Mohd Kamal Hassan
  2. Mohd Mokhtar b. Hj. Shafii
  3. Mohd Nur Manuty
  4. Abdul Rahman Awang
  5. Mat Daud Awang Hamat

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES 

  • Established in January 1990
  • CFK was transformed into the Department of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage and became 4 new departments in December 1996 (12 Departments):
  1. Usul Ad-Din and Comparative Religion
  2. Qur’an and Sunnah Studies
  3. Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
  4. General Studies
  • Department of Human Sciences:
  1. Psychology
  2. Communication
  3. Political Science
  4. History and Civilization
  5. Sociology and Anthropology
  6. Arabic Language and Literature
  7. English Language and Literature
  8. Library and Information Science

2003 - Present  (11 Departments)

IRK Division:

  1. Department of Arabic Language and Literature (DALL)
  2. Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh (RKFQ)
  3. Department of General Studies (RKGS)
  4. Department of Qur’an and Sunnah (RKQS)
  5. Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion (RKUD)

HS Division:

  1. Department of Communication (COMM)
  2. Department of English Language and Literature (DELL)
  3. Department of History and Civilization (HIST)
  4. Department of Political Science (PSCI)
  5. Department of Psychology (PSYC)
  6. Department of Sociology and Anthropology (SOCA)

DEANS OF KIRKHS

  1. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Kamal Hassan (1989 - 1990)
  2. Prof. Dr. Anis Ahmad (1990 - 1994)
  3. Prof. Dr. Mohd Nor Nawawi (1994 - 1995)
  4. Prof. Dr. Sidek Baba (1995 - 1996)
  5. Prof. Dr. Jamal Barzinji (1996 - 1998)
  6. Prof. Dr. Abdullah Hassan (1998 - 1999)
  7. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Aris Othman (1999 - 2002)
  8. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad @ Md. Som Sujimon (July 2002 – March 2005)
  9. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hazizan Md. Noon (April 2005 - May 2009)
  10. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Badri Najib Zubir (June 2009 - June 2012)
  11. Emeritus Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mahmood Zuhdi Abdul Majid (July 2012  - July 2013)
  12. Prof.Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed Zein (July 2013  - July 2016)
  13. Prof.Dr. Rahmah Bt. Ahmad H. Osman (Aug 2016 - Current)