[ms] The Level of Student Knowledge and Perception of Hadith Studies at Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin

Nur Syahadah Mohamed, Mohd Akil Muhamed Ali


The purpose of this article is to examine student perception and knowledge of hadith studies, their perception of study methods and observe problems faced by students in hadith studies. The importance of this research is to reveal the form of implementing hadith studies and the methods used in learning. This research is done at the Faculty of Contemporary Islam (FKI), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA,) Kuala Terengganu, involving 123 diploma students from different departments. Research uses a quantitative method in the form of questionnaire. Data is descriptively analysed to identify the system of hadith studies among UniSZA students. The Alpha Cronbach reliability value for the whole of questionnaire items is high at 0.802. Research results find that the level of student comprehension and knowledge of hadith studies is 4.23 and the mean of student perception of lecturer’s methodology in hadith studies is 4.09. Research results also show that lecturers use a variety of teaching methods such as lecture, tutorial, class discussion and teaching aids. In order to ensure that students are able to master hadith knowledge as best as possible, this reserach also submits some suggestions which may be utilised for the benefit of certain parties.


Student knowledge; student perception; hadith studies; Islamic studies in Terengganu

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