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Sofiah Bt. Samsudin

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah Studies) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Master in Fundamental Principle of Religion/Tafseer - Masters Degree, University of Jordan
  • Bachelor of Usuluddin - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)

Sofiah Bt. Samsudin (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


sofiahs@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Sofiah binti Samsudin obtained her BA (Hons) in Usuluddin from the University of Malaya in 1991. Upon completion of her BA, she joined International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) as an Assistant Lecturer. She then completed her MA degree in Ulum al-Quran and Tafsir from the University of Jordan, Amman, and later obtained her Ph.D from University Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2003. She was given the Best Teacher Award in Art and Social Sciences category university level during Quality Day 2009. JAKIM appointed her as a member in the development of Post Marriage Module in 2012 as well as a committee member in Action Plan for the Development of Muslim Woman 2014. Presently, Dr Sofiah is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Qurân and Sunnah Studies, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences.


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Quranic and Hadith Studies - Sciences of Qur'an and Tafsir Ayat al-Ahkam Methodologies of Tafsir Early Development of Childhood in Qur'an Women in the Qur'an Business in the Qur'an Textual Studies of Kutb al-Tafasir


Teaching Responsibilities


'ULUM AL-QUR'AN 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
'ULUM AL-QUR'AN: SCIENCES OF QUR'AN 2012/2013 2008/2009 2017/2018 2014/2015 2013/2014 2018/2019 2011/2012 2009/2010 2015/2016 2010/2011
AL-HIKAM WA AL-AHKAM FI AL-QUR'AN 2019/2020 2021/2022 2020/2021
AL-KHITAB AL-QUR'ANI: QUR'ANIC DISCOURSE 2015/2016 2008/2009 2013/2014 2014/2015
ANALYTICAL STUDIES IN SCIENCES OF THE QUR'AN 2008/2009 2019/2020 2020/2021 2017/2018 2018/2019 2021/2022
AYAT AL-AHKAM (ARABIC) 2005/2006 2006/2007 2007/2008
AYAT AL-AHKAM: LEGISLATIVE VERSES 2015/2016 2018/2019 2008/2009 2014/2015 2009/2010 2017/2018 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
AYAT-UL-AHKAM (ARABIC) 1997/1998
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2020/2021
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2018/2019 2019/2020
INTERNSHIP 2013/2014 2012/2013 2014/2015 2018/2019 2015/2016 2016/2017
MANAHIJ AL-MUFASSIRIN: METHODOLOGY OF EXEGETES 2008/2009
METHODOLOGY OF MUFASSIRIN I (ARABIC) 2004/2005 2005/2006 2002/2003 2003/2004 2006/2007
QUR'ANIC DISCOURSE (ARABIC) 2007/2008
RESEARCH PAPER I 2020/2021 2017/2018 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER II 2019/2020
SCIENCES OF QUR'AN (ARABIC) 2004/2005 1997/1998 2006/2007 2002/2003 2003/2004 1996/1997 2005/2006
SCIENCES OF THE QURAN I (ARABIC) 1995/1996 1996/1997
SCIENCES OF THE QURAN II (ARABIC) 1996/1997
STUDY OF QUR'AN I 2005/2006 1996/1997 2004/2005 2003/2004
STUDY OF QUR'AN II 2006/2007 2002/2003
STUDY OF QUR'AN IV 1997/1998
TADRIB 'ILLMI FI AL-BAHTH: ACADEMIC EXERCISE 2013/2014 2015/2016 2014/2015
TAFSIR TAHLILI: ANALYTICAL EXEGESIS 2011/2012 2015/2016
TEXTUAL STUDIES FROM THE BOOKS OF TAFSIR 2011/2012
THEMATIC TAFSIR OF QURAN 2004/2005


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2021 Re-modelling concept of wellness towards senior citizens in Malaysia and institutional modality of intergenerational relationships, analytical study from Islamic perspective
2017 - 2019 Said Nursi on the Proofs of Tawhid (in the context of the epistle entitled the Supreme Sign)- Said Nursi on the Proofs of the Prophethood of Muhammad (SAW) (Hayrat Foundation, Turkey)
2016 - 2018 A Pilot Study on Cyclic Process Approach for Disposing Islamic Literature Material
2015 - 2019 Novel Islamic Framework for Television Advertising of Halal Products in Muslim Countries
2015 - 2018 The Development of ?Muslim-Friendly? Event Management Standards In Malaysia for the Establishment of Malaysian Shariah Index Compliance
2011 - 2015 Formulation of a Legal Framework for Sustaining Family Institution in Malaysia
2010 - 2012 Business in The Qur'an and Sunnah: Its Importance and Guideline, Special Focus on The Successful Businessmen and Businesswomen among Sahabah and Tabi'in
2009 - 2010 Hajj in surah Al-Baqarah : topical and linguistic approach with special referance to issue of women in Hajj
On-Going
2021 - Present Risalah Nur dalam Fiqh Kontemporari
2019 - Present Mosque in the Post-Materialistic Era- Developing Mosque Study Program: Implementation of Mosque Study Program for Children on Selected Mosques
2019 - Present A NEW STANDARD FOR MOSQUE CURRICULUM IN GOMBAK
2017 - Present Methodology of Mufassir in Interpretation of Legal Maxim in the Quran, Study on Selected Themes


Award & Recognition


10 Oct, 2009 Best Client - Libray International Islamic University University
15 May, 2009 Best Teacher Award Kuliyyah level - International Islamic University University
15 May, 2009 Best Teacher Award University level - International Islamic University University


Publications


Article

2020 Characteristics, importance and objectives of research: an overview of the indispensable of ethical research. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 10 (5) pp. 331-335
2020 Nomadic and sedentary life in the time of prophet Muhammad. Journal of al-Tamaddun, 15 (2) pp. 57-70
2020 People with special needs in Ancient societies: a comparative study between few early philosophers and Islam. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 10 (5) pp. 324-330
2019 Sustaining the Islamic marriage institution in Malaysia: lessons from qur’anic stories. Al-Shajarah, 24 (1) pp. 97-130
2019 دلالات الألفاظ المترادفة المتقاربة المعنى في سورة البقرة: دراسة نموذجيةة. Al-Burhan: Journal of Qur'an and Sunnah Studies, 3 (1) pp. 61-75
2018 Interpretations of Al-Amanah among Muslim scholars and its role in establishing peace in society. Social Change, 48 (3) pp. 437-450
2018 Moral approaches and roles of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) in empowering persons with special need. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 12 (6) pp. 30-35
2018 التجارة وسيلة لوحدة الأمة الإسلامية: دراسة قرآنية تحليلية = Business as a way to strengthen the Unity of Muslim ummah. Al-Burhan: Journal of Qur’an and Sunnah Studies, 2 (1) pp. 83-97
2017 أسماء اللّه الحسنى وصفاتو وأفعالو: دراسة تحليليَّة في سورة النور. Al-Burhan: Journal of Qur'an and Sunnah Studies, 1 (1) pp. 69-88
2015 Concept in formulating the ‘3w Theory’ in multidisciplinary research from the Qur’anic perspective. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 5 (4) pp. 1-3
2015 Herbal medicinal importance of Citrullus Lanatus mentioned in the Ahadith: a precise overview. American Journal of Ethnomedicine, 2 (1) pp. 39-45
2015 Value of Al-amanah in human’ Life. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 5 (4) pp. 1-3
2014 Birds mention in the Holy Qur’an and their role in the natural ecosystem. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 8 (6) pp. 293-306
2014 Environmental ethics from the Qur'nic philosophy. Advances in Environmental Biology, 8 (4) pp. 1160-1168
2014 Environmental ethics from the Qur’nic philosophy . Advances in Environmental Biology, 8 (4) pp. 1160-1168
2014 حقوق الرعاية الدينية تجاه المُسِنِّين في ضوء القرآن الكريم. مجلة الداعي الشهرية الصادرة عن دار العلوم ديوبند, 11 (38) pp. 1-10
2013 Studies on nutritious distinct vegetable plants species mentioned in the Holy Qur’Én and their folk medicinal importance. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 7 (10) pp. 455-466
2012 Jantung hati yang sejahtera. SHAHS Mosque Monthly Bulletin, (3) pp. 8
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Teks al-Qur'an dan tafsirannya, teks Hadis dan huraiannya. In: IIUM Library Ibadah Camp 2020,
2018 Cyclic process approach for disposing Islamic literature material in Malaysia: a study. In: 9th UUM International Legal Conference (ILC 2017),
2018 Fairclough's Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) of television advertising production in selected OIC countries. In: IAFOR International Conference on Global Studies (GLOBAL2018),,
2018 Fairclough's critical discourse analysis of television advertising production in selected OIC countries. In: The IAFOR International Conference on the City The IAFOR International Conference on Global Studies,
2018 Revisiting the fatawa in disposing Islamic literature materials in Malaysia. In: 3rd International Social Science Conference: Islamic Thought & Understanding (ISSCITU 2018),
2018 The development of Muslim-friendly event management standards in Malaysia for establishment of Malaysian Shariah index compliance. In: 3rd International Halal Conference (INHAC 2016),
2017 Marriage empowerment through the Qur’ānic stories of husbands and wives. In: Seminar Wahyu Asas Tamadun Peringkat Antarabangsa Kali Kelima (SWAT 2017),
2017 The Islamic embrace of advertising: a study of TV advertising frameworks of selected OIC countries using the hierarchy of influences model. In: 8th Global Islamic Marketing Conference 2017,
2017 التجارة في القرآن الكريم وعلاقتها بالوسطية = Business in the Qur’an and its relationship with al-wasaṭiyyah. In: 1st International Islamic Social Economic Conference (IISEC 2017),
2017 التمكين الاقتصادي في القرآن الكريم. In: 5th International Conference on Quran as Foundation of the Civilization (SWAT2017),
2016 Advertisements as reflections of ideals:Shari’ah-compliant advertisements for the Muslim target audience. In: International Seminar on Islamic Advertising 2016 (ISIA2016),
2016 The development of "Muslim-friendly” event management standards in Malaysia for establishment of Malaysian Shariah index compliance. In: 3rd International Halal Conference (INHAC 2016),
2016 المرأة والاقتصاد المنزلي. In: Persidangan Muslimah Antarabangsa Kelantan 2016 (MISK 2016),
2015 Islam and advertising: the ideal stakeholder perspective. In: 1st International Conference on Innovative Communication and Sustainable Development in ASEAN,
2013 Ikhtilat dan tabarruj: kajian terhadap prinsip dan disiplin surah al-Nur dan al-Ahzab. In: 3rd International Seminar of Wahyu Asas Tamadun 2013 (SWAT2013): Quran: Melonjak Transformasi Ummah,
2012 Early development of child personality in the Qur’an and Hadeeth. In: Being Me 1st International Woman Only Conference,
2011 Business in the Qur’an and Sunnah: its importance and guidelines. In: The 4th Islamic Economic System Conference (iECONS 2011),
Book

2021 السعي إلى حسن الخاتمة. Mashreq International For Books Sdn. Bhd., ISBN: 978-967-2416-35-7
2017 The Al Baghdadi method an in-depth introduction. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-617-3
2017 The methodology of Muhammad Asad in his tafsir. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-577-0
2017 إسماعيل حقي ال ب وسوي ومنهجه في تفسيره روح البيان. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-954-9
2017 إسماعيل حقي البروسوي ومنهجه في تفسيره روح البيان. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-954-9
2017 اللواط في إندونيسيا: ظاهرته و علاجه في ضوء القرآن الكريم. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-883-2
2017 الوحدة الموضوعية في سورة يس. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-874-0
Book Section

2020 Pesanan nabi Muhammad SAW terhadap umat Islam akhir zaman. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-491-072-3, pp. 57-72
2018 Kahwin muda dalam perspektif al-Quran dan Sunnah. In: Persatuan Ulama Malaysia, ISBN: 978-983-2306-28-3, pp. 99-118
2018 Microbial fuel cells (MFCS) for sustainable energy production: an Islamic approach. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-491-010-5, pp. 137-151
2018 Microbial fuel cells (MFCS) for sustainable energy production: an Islamic approach. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-491-010-5, pp. 137-151
2018 Revisiting the fatawa in disposing Islamic literature materials in Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-010-5, pp. 266-294
2018 Tips pakaian dan fesyen wanita. In: Cahaya Hati Training & Consultancy, ISBN: 978-967-15111-3-8, pp. 139-156
2011 Business as a source of material and moral growth: a reflection from Islamic perspective. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225494, pp. 1-36