The Islamic Studies syllabus enables learners to gain a better understanding of the religious writings, history and current affairs of Islam. As a result, they are able to think and argue intelligently about the subject.
The syllabus is broad and ranges from the beginnings of Islam to the variety of beliefs and practices of Islam and the basis of Islamic law. Learners develop knowledge about aspects of the rich Islamic heritage and reflect on the role played by Islam today.
This syllabus replaces and from 2021 onwards. The last examination series for Cambridge International AS Level Islamic Studies (8053) and Cambridge International A Level Islamic Studies (9013) will be November 2020.