The Islamic Sciences Diploma Programme is a 30-week programme over three terms, consisting of five hour-long sessions on five subjects. The Programme aims to give students a grounding in obligatory knowledge for every Muslim (Fard Al-Ayn).The tuition for each term is £169; the price on this page is the tuition for the first term. Please see further details below.


Course Description

The Islamic Sciences Diploma Programme is a 30-week programme over three terms, consisting of five hour-long sessions on five subjects. The Programme aims to give students a grounding in obligatory knowledge for every Muslim (Fard Al-Ayn)

Quranic Recitation (Tajwid)
Islamic Creed (Aqidah)
Islamic Law (Fiqh)
Portrait of the Prophet (Shamail)
Spirituality (Tasawwuf)

Quranic Recitation (Tajwid)
Students will study the pronunciation and written forms of the Arabic alphabet before tackling words and verses. Successful completion of all modules will equip students to recite the Noble Quran correctly with the rules of recitation, and to perfect their recitation.

Islamic Creed (Aqidah)
The course will hone a correct understanding of beliefs core to the Islamic faith. The modules will cover key points of Islamic belief in the chapters of Divine Attributes of Allah Ta’ala, Prophethood and matters of the unseen. The course will employ both a narrative and logical approach to address key issues, so that students complete the modules with a deeper understanding of the finer points related to this discipline.

Islamic Law (Fiqh)
Students will study religious duties pertaining to worship in the chapters of purification, prayer and other chapters that are obligatory for every Muslim in the comprehensive science of Islamic Jurisprudence. The course will enable the correct practice of religious obligations.

Portrait of the Prophet (Shamail)
The course will introduce students to the Messenger of Allah ﷺ from a unique perspective. Learning about his noble features, character, eating habits, laughter, manner of walking, clothing and other personal aspects, the course will present the intimate minutiae of the Prophet’s life, going beyond merely studying the events in his life. The course should culminate in a student’s ability to construct a comprehensive picture of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ in their mind’s eye, and have a deeper understanding of the personality that has captivated hearts for centuries.

Spirituality (Tasawwuf)
This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and understanding of the science of Spirituality (Tasawwuf), considered to be the core of the Islamic religion. It will introduce students to topics such as purification of the heart, virtues of repentance, spiritual closeness to Allah Almighty, God-consciousness and more. The course will utilise both a theoretical and practical approach, enabling students to gain a deeper understanding of the key aspects of the science, and assisting in spiritual elevation and refinement of the soul.

Diploma Programme Fees
1st Term: £169
2nd Term: £169
3rd Term: £169

Sunday 9am - 2pm
30 weeks
Venue: Birmingham

Instalment payment plan option also available if required. Email:



Ustadha Safina Fatima has been studying the sacred knowledge under the guidance of influential scholar Shaykha Safia Shahid for many years. She began her studies in Tajwid and Fiqh, covering texts such as Nur Al Idah, Arabic grammar and others. She also attended other notable classes of Shaykha including the Shamail of Imam Al-Tirmidhi. She progressed to the scholarship course in 2013 with Shaykha Safia Shahid, and continues to further her studies in the traditional sciences. Ustadha Safina Fatima has been teaching at the Jamatia Islamic Centre since 2010. In 2017, she began teaching at Women’s Muslim College after its launch covering the Diploma in Islamic Sciences programme.

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