Evening ʿĀlimah Course (16+)

Al Kawthar Academy Presents

An Evening part time ʿĀlim & ʿĀlimah Course for both brothers & sisters.


Al Kawthar Academy presents a part time ʿĀlim & ʿĀlimah course in English and Arabic for both brothers & sisters, taught by qualified ʿUlamā´ and ʿĀlimāt. This part time course, based on a classical curriculum, is designed to help beginners progress from an elementary stage to a very advanced level in Arabic and Islamic Studies. Taught in English with a progressive focus on Arabic, it comprises an in-depth study of many disciplines of Arabic and Islamic studies, including Arabic language and literature, theology, Qur´ān, Ḥadīth and Fiqh.

Course Outline and syllabus

Years 1–2: Arabic language & literature, Fiqh, Ḥadīth

Years 3-5: Qur´ān, Ḥadīth, Principles of Fiqh, Principles of Ḥadīth, Comparative Fiqh, Tafsīr

Years 6 -7: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim, Jāmi’ at-Tirmidhī, Sunan Abū Dāwūd, Sunan ibn Mājah & Sunan an-Nasâ’ī

Taught by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq & other qualified ʿUlamā´ and ʿĀlimāt. Brothers & Sisters can enrol into the higher years of the ʿĀlim and ʿĀlimah course, subject to eligibility criteria.

Dates and Timings

Course start date: To be announced

Timings for classes: 7 – 10pm

Days: Monday – Thursday

Open Day: To be announced

The Open Day is an excellent opportunity for prospective students (Brothers & Sisters) to view course material, the facilities available at the Academy and to meet Al Kawthar staff members and students.

Please note that course availability, dates and timings are subject to change. Please register your interest early to secure a place as limited spaces are available.


Minimum entry age for the course is 16. No detailed knowledge of the Arabic language is necessary. However, students should at least be able to recognise and read the Arabic script of the Qurān, even if it be slowly and without comprehension.


The course fee per annum is £1,100 which can be paid outright at the beginning of the year or as a deposit of £200 on enrolment and then in 9 monthly instalments of £100. Fees need to be paid via standing order.

Course Venue

Sister’s entrance: 62 Gough Rd, Leicester, LE5 4AN

To enrol or for further information on course details please contact us at:

E – info@akacademy.org
T – +44 (0) 116 246 1011
M – +44 (0) 7984321816

New applications will be considered for August 2018

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