• Mohd Faiz Mohamed Yusof Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam
  • Nurhanani Romli Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
Keywords: Qualitative Research, Islamic Studies, Atlas.ti


Islamic studies reseach has grown successfully including through the increasing number of research by post-graduate candidates either in master or doctoral degree. Furthermore, research in Islamic studies is not merely related Quran, hadith or aqeedah. It has included research on legal, economic and financial, management, political science, contemporary Islamic thought, halal industry and applied science related to Islamic studies. Based on a sample study of the number of postgraduate thesis Academy of Islamic Studies University Malaya which has been downloaded online. The total number of theses in the field of research in Islamic studies is about 154 in 2016 and about 56 in 2017, the total of both 2016 and 2017 are 210 numbers of thesis. Based on the estimation, most of the Islamic studies postgaraduate research use qualitative methodologies while only a few are using quantitative approaches. In other words, qualitative methodology is the most widely used method till nowaday. However, researchers in Islamic studies only use written statements and analyze them manually and traditionally and also does not utilize Computer Aided Qualitative Data Analysis Software (CAQDAS) such as Altas.ti program to assist in the process of analyzing qualitative data primary documents such as kitab turath or transripts of interviewer document. Hence, this study will discuss about the application of Atlas.ti program for postgraduate studies in area of Islamic Studies especially qualitative methodology. In addition, the Altas.ti program is also appropriate and practical for use in developing research theoretical studies and literature review analysis whether the studies focusing on qualitative or quantitative methodology.

 Keywords: Qualitative Research, Islamic Studies, Atlas.ti

Author Biography

Mohd Faiz Mohamed Yusof, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam

Academy Of Contemporary Islamic Studies

Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam


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How to Cite
Mohamed Yusof, M. F., & Romli, N. (2019). APLIKASI PROGRAM ATLAS.TI DALAM PENYELIDIKAN KUALITATIF PENGAJIAN PASCASISWAZAH BIDANG PENGAJIAN ISLAM: SUATU CADANGAN AWAL. Al-Hikmah, 11(1), 3-21. Retrieved from https://spaj.ukm.my/jalhikmah/index.php/jalhikmah/article/view/332