The Essentials Islamic Syllabus is a one-year foundational course covering the core aspects of Islam. The course is based on a Traditional understanding of religion with a contemporary academic approach facilitating for students from all walks of life.  Taught by traditionally trained and authorised teachers in a friendly neutral environment open to all regardless of age, gender and background.  The syllabus is designed to equip students with the basic necessary knowledge that is required for them to practice their faith correctly.

  • Subjects/Curriculum

    • Tenets Of Faith - Learning the nature of Faith in the three dimensions of belief; Divinity, Prophecy and Eschatology.  Making one firm and certain in his understanding of the attributes of God, nature of Prophecy and belief in the Unseen.

    • Purity and Prayer - Study of the legal rulings pertaining to purification, prayer and fasting in accordance with Islamic law. Detailed insight into the theory and practice of perfecting fasting and prayer.

    • Prophetic Biography - An in depth study of the life & times of the Final Messenger of God (peace & blessings be upon him). Exploring in chronological order starting from birth, followed by the ‘Makkan period’ and finally the ‘Madinan’ period. Discussing some of the key lessons to be learnt from both periods which one can take and implement in their lives.

    • Spirituality - Exploring the science of spiritual purification and how it relates to the inner characteristics of humans. Creating awareness of the various ailments that affect the spiritual heart. Outlining Prophetic guidance on nurturing one’s soul and refraining from disobedience in one’s daily life and worship.

    • Money Matters - A unique module covering the basic principles of Islamic Finance. A study of various types of rules pertaining to Zakah, Sadaqah, Udhiyah (Qurbani) and several types of contemporary financial issues.

  • Teachers

    • Shaykh Burhaan Khandia
    • Shaykh Idris Watts
    • Shaykh Abdul Rahim Riasat
    • Ustadh Uthman Abdallo

  • Academic Year

    • The academic year 2017-18 will start on 24th September 2017. The year will compromise of 34 weeks providing 102 hours of Learning. Online content with class recordings will be available to all students

  • Resources

    • Full Course Notes & Online Voice Recordings

  • Cost

    • £220 (£2.16 per hr) Early Bird Price (Ends 10th September 2017), thereafter £250

  • Registration

    • Open To Men & Women & Children (14+)

    • Pre-Registration Mandatory | Limited Spaces - Register Early to avoid dissapointment

    • To Register Click Here

  • Open Day

    • Oppertunity to learn more about the course

    • Meet the teachers

    • View Course Material

    • Saturday 9th September 2017 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    • Duchess Community Centre, Shoreham Street, Sheffield, S1 4SR

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