ʿĀlim & ʿĀlimah Course (16+)

Introduction

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.

Online option now available for brothers only. More info in the ‘Requirements’ section.

Dates and Timings

Course start date: Monday 14th September 2020

Timings for classes:

Morning: 9:30am – 12:30pm (Women only)

Evening: 7pm – 10pm (Men and Women)

Days: Monday – Friday


Open Day: Sunday 6th September 2020 (Online only)

Join for free via the following link: https://akacademy-org.zoom.us/j/91489498053
Passcode: openday20

Presentations will take place at 2pm and 6pm followed by questions for those looking to find out more.

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.

Requirements

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.

An online option is now available for first year brothers only. This option is for those who are unable to attend the Academy in person. Limited spaces available.

Fees

The course fee per annum is £1,250 which can be paid outright at the beginning of the year or as ten monthly instalments of £125 per month. 

New applications will be considered for September 2020