Unique 2 Week Certified Programme

30 Jul – 9 Aug 2018


About the Course:
A distinctive 8-day certified programme, covering the core subjects of the first year of an Islamic Sciences (Sharī’a) degree. Students will gain a solid foundation in ‘Aqīda, ‘Ulūm al-Qurān, Usūl al-Fiqh, Fiqh and Ulum al Hadīth.

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.

Date, Time & Venue:
30th July – 9th August
Mon – Thurs
8 Days
10am – 5pm
London E1

(includes hand-outs and certification for course completion)

Early Bird: £209 (ends 16th July)
Standard: £249
Day Rate: £35




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.
Mon 30 Jul 2018

Ulum al Hadith | 2 Days – 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.
Tue 31 Jul – Wed 1 Aug 2018

Ulum al Quran | 1 Day – Sh Akram Nadwi
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.
Thu 2 Aug 2018

WK 2

Usul Al Fiqh | 2 Days – 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.
Mon 6 – Tue 7 Aug 2018

Fiqh of Taharah & Salah | 2 Days – Ust Usaama al-Azami
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.
Wed 8 – Thu 9 Aug 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 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.

Ustadh Usaama al-Azami
A Lecturer in Islamic studies at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education, and at the Al-Salam Institute lead by Shaykh Mohammad Akram Nadwi. He completed his BA at Oxford University, and his MA at Princeton University. Over the years he has been able to study with and/or obtain ijazas from a number of scholars. He is currently a doctoral candidate at Princeton University working on modern Islamic political thought.


Who Should Attend This Programme?

The course units in this programme are designed for:

– College/University students and researchers
– Islamic studies students and teachers
– 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 | £209
(ends Mon 16 July 2018)

Full Course Standard | £249

Day Rate | £35

Fee includes:
Course notes
Interactive sessions with the course instructors
Certificates of completion


“Alhamdolillah was absolutely fantastic… A lot of information and knowledge passed in a clear and concise manner, no questions left unanswered.”
Shoaib, Design & Configuration Manager

“I found the contemporary issues discussed very helpful. I also found the Usul al Fiqh course very helpful.”
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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.