Unique 8-Month Certified Programme
Mar – Oct 2018
London E1

A distinctive 8-month certified programme, covering the core subjects of the first year of an Islamic Sciences (Sharia) degree. Students will gain a solid foundation in Aqida, Ulum al-Quran, Usul al-Fiqh, Fiqh, 40 Hadith, Ulum al-Hadith, Tazkiya and Living with the Quran.

This unique course aims to provide students with the knowledge and tools needed to competently understand and practice their faith with a deeper understanding of Islamic sciences in our contemporary context. The programme is delivered by leading British scholars and experts in a highly engaging manner.


Usul Al Fiqh | Weekend                           – Sh Shafiur Rahman
Principles of Jurisprudence
Definitions. Sources of Islamic Law; Quran, Sunnah, Consensus and Analogy (Qiyas and Ijma). Defining and interpreting legal evidences. Objectives of Islamic Law. Public Interest.
Sat 3 – Sun 4 Mar 2018

Aqida At-Tahawiyya  | 1 Day                – Sh Shafiur Rahman
Articles of Faith
Details of what Muslims must know believe and inwardly comprehend with reference to Allah, His Names and Attributes, angels, revealed books, prophets, day of judgement and divine decree.
Sat 17 Mar 2018

Ulum al Quran | 1 Day                            – Sh Abid Khan
Sciences of the Quran
Quran definition, its names, history of revelation, collection and composition, various types of verses and terminology. Sciences of Tafsir and types of knowledge connected to the Quran.
Sat 21 Apr 2018

Ulum al Hadith | Weekend                    – Sh Abdul Hakim Vazquez
Sciences of Hadith
Hadith Terminology. Status of Sunnah. Types of Hadith and Hadith Narrators. What makes Hadith sound or weak? How Hadith is transmitted. Major collections of hadith.
Sat 5 – Sun 6 May 2018

Fiqh of Taharah & Salah | Weekend   – Sh Haytham Tamim
Law of Ritual Purification & Prayer (Based on the Hanafi School)
Comprehensive teaching of purification (wudu, ghusl, tayammum etc.) and rules related to the different types of ritual prayers.
Sat 23 – Sun 24 Jun 2018

40 Hadith | Weekend                                – Sh Akram Nadwi
Imam Nawawi’s Collection
Taught by Shaykh Akram Nadwi with Ijaza
Widely acclaimed as the most comprehensive, and holistic compilation of hadith that succinctly convey the essence of Islam.
Sat 21 – Sun 22 Jul 2018

Tazkiyah | 1 Day                                           – Sh Salman Younas
Purification of the Self
Purification of the Heart and Soul. Identifying and treating diseases of the heart in accordance to authentic Islamic guidance from the Quran and Sunnah.
Sat 8 Sept 2018

Living with the Quran | 1 Day                  – Sh Fadel Soliman
How to develop a profound relationship with the Quran. Tilawah (recitation) of and Tadabbur (reflection) on the Quran. Quran as a guide and unifier. Quranic Priorities
Sat 6 Oct 2018

Times: 10am-5pm
Location: London E1



Shaykh Dr Muhammad Akram Nadwi
World-renowned scholar specialising in advanced Hadith sciences. A graduate of and former teacher at Nadwat al-Ulama, India and former research fellow Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. He holds a PhD in Arabic literature. Sh Akram has published widely, including the monumental 53 volume Biographical Dictionary of Women Hadith Narrators in Arabic. He is a patron of Jibreel Institute.

Shaykh Haytham Tamim
His extensive expertise spans over 30 years across the main Islamic juridical schools of thought. He has studied with some of the leading expert scholars and holds some of the highest Ijazahs (certificates) in Quran, Hadith and Fiqh. Sh Haytham is a member of a number of Fatwa and Islamic Finance Sharia boards.

Imam Fadel Soliman
A member of the supreme council of Islamic affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt. He Received his Ijaza in warsh narration in 2007 and his Master’s degree in Sharia in 2008. Besides being an electronics engineer, he is an international speaker, orator, film maker and presenter of Islam.

Shaykh Shafiur Rahman
Studied Arabic and Sharia sciences in the UK, Ma’had al-Fath in Damascus and at Al-Azhar University, Egypt. He was awarded the shahada al-‘alimiyya (Licence in Islamic Scholarship) at ASI under the supervision of Sh Akram Nadwi. Teacher at Al-Salam Institute and director/teacher at Jibreel Institute.

Shaykh Dr Abdul Hakim Vazquez
Studied with ‘ulama from various parts of the Muslim world, has a PhD in history of Islamic law and obtained his Alimiyya under Shaykh Akram al-Nadwi. He has taught at SOAS, ASI, Qatar University and is currently a senior lecturer at Ebrahim College.

Shaykh Abid Khan
Studied Islamic sciences for over 10 years under many notable scholars from Makkah, Madinah and the UK. He has ijazah in Hadith and Quran recitation from a number of scholars. He was awarded the shahada al-‘alimiyya (Licence in Islamic Scholarship) at ASI under the supervision of Sh Akram Nadwi.

Shaykh Salman Younas
Graduated from Stony Brook University with a degree in Political Science and Religious Studies. After studying the Islamic sciences with local scholars in New York, he moved to Amman, Jordan to pursue further studies.


Who Should Attend This Programme?

The course units in this programme are designed for:

– College/University students and researchers
– Islamic studies students and teachers
– Busy Professionals
– Anyone wishing to develop their knowledge of the Islamic Sciences

What Will You Gain?

– A sound foundational knowledge of the key traditional Islamic sciences
– A clear and profound understanding of the sources and essentials of Islamic faith, practice and – ethics.
– How to understand and apply Islamic sciences in our context today and answers to contemporary – issues and challenges.
– Motivation and knowledge for further self-development and learning


Full Course Early Bird: £395
(ends Sunday 18 February 2018)

Full Course Standard: £455

1 Day: £40 | Weekend: £75

Fee includes:

Course notes
Interactive sessions with the course instructors
Certificates of completion





For further information:
020 7650 3039

Sponsored by Islamic Relief

Jibreel Institute is the Arabic Language and Islamic Studies provider for adults at the East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre, offering a curriculum of quality classical and contemporary scholarship with balance and creativity made accessible and affordable.