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Saidatolakma Binti Mohd Yunus

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY ( ISLAMIC BANKING & FINANCE) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul Al-Fiqh) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Saidatolakma Binti Mohd Yunus (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

Asst Prof Dr Saidatolakma Mohd Yunus graduated with Bachelor of Fiqh and Usul al Fiqh, Master of Fiqh and Usul al Fiqh (2010), and Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic banking and Finance (2015) from International Islamic University Malaysia.  She joined the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge as a lecturer in 2015 and the Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh in 2018 specialising in Islamic Banking and finance, Islamic banking products, purification of non-halal income, social finance, as well as Fiqh muamalat. She has conducted several Shariah trainings in some financial institutions in Kuala Lumpur under IIUM Academy Program and also IIUM. She has written several articles published in both local and international journals and has also presented papers at conferences in the area of Islamic banking and finance.

Area of Specialisation

  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Islamic Finance ~ Islamic Banking

Professional Membership

  • 2017: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Associate member), asas
  • 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Shariah Advisor), IIFIN

Teaching Responsibilities

ADILLAT AL-AHKAM: EVIDENCES OF LEGAL RULES 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
AL-FIQH AL-ISLAMI: ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
AL-TADRIB AL-'AMALI: PRACTICAL TRAINING 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
ETHICS & FIQH FOR EVERYDAY LIFE 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2021/2022 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2021/2022 2020/2021
ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE 2022/2023 2017/2018
MANAHIJ AL-BAHTH: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
PRINCIPLES OF ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015

Research Projects

2018 - 2021 The Local Fiqh Framework in Malaysia: Identifying its Characteristics in Islamic Family Law
2018 - 2022 Forty Hadith Collection Series on Contemporary Fundamental Issues of Malaysia
2016 - 2017 Sisters in Islam and its Impact on Muslim's Understanding on Women's Rights in Malaysia: A Solution Model from Islamic Perspective
2015 - 2017 A Comprehensive Guideline on Corporate Governance Issues in Purification of Non-Halal Income in Malaysian Islamic Banks
2012 - Contemporary Fiqh Research Unit (CFRU)
2022 - Present Shari'ah Issues in the Treatment of Qard (Qard Facility) for Solvency of Takaful Fund in a Takaful Undertaking
2019 - Present Shariah Non Compliant Events in Malaysian Islamic Banks: The Determinants and Treatments
2019 - Present E-Wallet in Malaysia: Shariah and Legal Analysis
2019 - Present Shariah Parameters for Accepting Deposits and Financing
2019 - Present Maqasid al-Shari'ah Framework for Activating Temporary Waqf as Contemporary Social Micro-financing Mechanisms in Malaysia.
2018 - Present The Influences of Islamic Civilization on Malay Muslim Women and Their Contributions in Malay Archipelago.
2018 - Present Shariah Non-compliant Events in Islamic Banks: Formulating a Mitigation Mechanism for the Application of Hybrid Products in Malaysia



2023 Qardhul Hasan as a proposed tool for social financing through temporary cash waqf and zakah: a maqasid approach. International Journal of Fiqh and Usul ai-Fiqh Studies, () pp.
2022 E-wallet in Malaysia: a proposed structure of contracts according to the juristic adaptation (takyif fiqhi). Malaysian Journal for Islamic Studies, 6 (2) pp. 15-37
2021 Involvement of women in economy: an explication from the Islamic perspective. REVISTA GEINTEC-GESTAO INOVACAO E TECNOLOGIAS, 11 (2) pp. 970-976
2020 Local family fiqh in Malaysia: an analysis of `urfi methodological framework. Journal of Islam in Asia, 17 (3) pp. 118-133
2019 Modern applications of profit-sale (bay murabahah) from a maqasid Shari' ah perspective. Al-Shajarah, 24 (1) pp. 49-66
2019 Modern applications of profit-sale (Bayʿ murābaḥah) from a Maqāsid Sharīʿah perspective. Al-Shajarah, 24 (1) pp. 1-16
2018 Muslim conception of dying and death: an ethico-legal analysis in the context of medical definition of death. Shariah Law Journal Reports, 2 (April to June) pp. i-xvi
2018 Muslim feminists’ reading of the Qur’an: a juristic analysis on family law issues. MAZAHIB: Jurnal Pemikiran Hukum Islam, 17 (1) pp. 1-22
2018 The concept of Islamic banking from the Islamic worldview. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 8 (11) pp. 539-550
2018 The status of women and their rights based on the understanding of sisters in Islam; an analysis from an Islamic perspective. Al-Shajarah, 23 (2) pp. 447-467
2017 Juristic methods of purifying haram incomes: An analysis in the context of Islamic banks in Malaysia abstract. Al-Shajarah, 22 (2) pp.
2017 Proposals by Sisters in Islam (SIS) pertaining to Ṭalāq issues: an analysis from an Islamic perspective = Cadangan oleh Sisters in Islam (SIS) mengenai isu-isu Ṭalāq; satu analisis dari perspektif Islam. Journal of Islam in Asia, 14 (2) pp. 327-344
2017 Purification of non-halal income in Malaysian Islamic banks: an overview = Penyucian pendapatan tidak-Halal di bank-bank Islam Malaysia: satu tinjauan. Journal of Islam in Asia, 14 (2) pp. 305-326
2017 Towards banking jurisprudence: Understanding Islamic banking products in Malaysia. Towards Banking Jurisprudence: Understanding Islamic Banking Products in Malaysia, 7 (8) pp. 215-228
2014 Application of the build, operate, transfer (BOT) contract as a means of financing development of Waqf Land: Malaysian experience. Arab Law Quarterly, 28 (2) pp. 136-157
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 E-Wallet In Malaysia: A Proposed Structure Of Contracts According To The Juristic Adaptation (Takyif Fiqhi). In: The 12-th Foundation of Islamic Finance Conference (FIFC) 2022,
2022 Issues in the application of e-wallet in Malaysia: a juristic analytical study. In: The 10th Islamic Banking, Accounting and Finance International Conference (iBAF 2022),
2021 Activating temporary waqf and its mechanisms in social financing in alleviating the effects of Covid-19: applicable prospects in Malaysia. In: The International Congress on Islamic Economics,
2020 Entrusting government in resolving Covid 19: economic impacts through government support scheme. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020,
2020 Local family fiqh in Malaysia: an analysis of `urfi methodological framework. In: THE 2nd National Seminar on Contemporary Fiqh 2020 Family Fiqh in Malaysia: Towards Promoting Insan Sejahtera,
2017 Unlawful incomes by Islamic banks in Malaysia: an analysis of juristic methods of purification. In: International Conference of Empowering Islamic Civilization (ICIC 2017),
2017 Women’s rights according to Sisters in Islam (SIS)’S understanding: an analysis from an Islamic perspective. In: Proceeding of International Conference of Empowering Islamic Civilization (ICIC 2017),

2021 Isu-isu semasa fiqh tempatan dalam kekeluargaan. Kolej Universiti Islam Perlis (KUIPs), ISBN: 978-967-2463-07-8
2019 Forty hadith on riba. Dar al Wahi Publication, ISBN: 978-967-0729-32-9
2017 The application of Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) contract in Majlis Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan Malaysia. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-554-1
Book Section

2012 The application of build, operate, transfer (BOT) contract as a mode of financing in developing waqf land: Malaysian experience. In: ICE Publishing, Thomas Telford, ISBN: 978-0-7277-5783-8, pp. 49-64