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Advanced Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies

Advanced Arabic Scholarship Residential Diploma

Advanced Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies is the flagship full time programme of Cambridge Islamic College. It is a two year full-time residential intensive programme covering Arabic Language at an advanced level. It is designed for those who wish to combine their professional career paths with Islamic Studies.

Course Director: Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi

First Academic Year Begins: 17 September 2018

Duration: 2 Years

Application Deadline: 31st July 2018

Maximum Number of Students: 30 (preferably 15 male and 15 female)

Primary Selection Criteria: Academic Merit and Intellectual Aptitude

Secondary Selection Criteria: Application Date (priority for earlier applications)

Application Pack Request: Please email degree@cambridgeislamiccollege.org

Please note that this course does not award a university bachelor’s degree. It awards a ‘alimiyyah degree which is independently awarded by Islamic colleges and seminaries in UK and rest of the world.





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The duration of the programme is 2 years consisting of 3 terms each. Each term is 12 weeks in length with a total of 36 weeks per year, plus a welcome week at the beginning of the course. There will be 13 weeks holidays per year.

Year 1 (2018/2019)

Welcome Week – Monday 17 September 2018 to Friday 21 September 2018

Term 1 (12 weeks) – Monday 24 September 2018 to Saturday 15 December 2018

Winter Break (3 weeks) – Sunday 16 December 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019

Assessment Week (1 weeks) – Monday 7 January 2019 to Friday 11 January 2019

Term 2 (12 weeks) – Monday 14 January 2019 to Saturday 6 April 2019

Easter Break (3 weeks) – Sunday 7 April 2019 to Sunday 28 April 2019

Assessment Week (1 weeks) – Monday 29 April 2019 to Friday 3 May 2019

Term 3 (12 weeks) – Monday 6 May 2019 to Saturday 27 July 2019

Assessment Week (1 weeks) – Monday 29 July 2019 to Friday 2 August 2019

Summer Break (7 weeks) – Sunday 3 August 2019 to Sunday 22 September 2019

Year 2 (2019/2020)

Year 2 schedule will be announced during the first academic year. It will be similar to the first year schedule.

Class Format

Classes are held 5 days a week from Monday to Thursday.

Lectures

Lectures are held from Monday to Thursday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the morning and then 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the afternoon. There are 6 lectures of 60 minutes each every day.

The curriculum for Year 1 is as follows. It is divided into 3 terms and each term is divided into 6 classes per day of 60-minutes each. These are held from Monday to Thursday.

First Academic Year

Term 1

Monday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume I, 2 & 3)

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume I, 2 & 3)

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume I, 2 & 3)

Monday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Mabadi Al-Tasreef, and Mabadi Al-Nahw by Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Mabadi Al-Tasreef, and Mabadi Al-Nahw by Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Mabadi Al-Tasreef, and Mabadi Al-Nahw by Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi

Tuesday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume I, 2 & 3)

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume I, 2 & 3)

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume I, 2 & 3)

Tuesday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Qasas Al-Nabiyyeen (Volume I, 2 & 3) by Abu Hasan ‘Ali Nadwi

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) –  Qasas Al-Nabiyyeen (Volume I, 2 & 3) by Abu Hasan ‘Ali Nadwi

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) –  Qasas Al-Nabiyyeen (Volume I, 2 & 3) by Abu Hasan ‘Ali Nadwi

Wednesday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume I, 2 & 3)

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume I, 2 & 3)

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume I, 2 & 3)

Wednesday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Al-aubaun Al-Nawiwiya by Imam Nawawi

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Al-aubaun Al-Nawiwiya by Imam Nawawi

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Al-aubaun Al-Nawiwiya by Imam Nawawi

Thursday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Translation of Sarah Yusuf

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Translation of Sarah Yusuf

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Translation of Sarah Yusuf

Thursday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Al-Tajweed

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Hifz Juz Amma

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Fiqh Al Islam by Muhammad Akram Nadwi vol 1 (in English)

 

Term 2

Monday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume 4, 5 & 6)

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume 4, 5 & 6)

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume 4, 5 & 6)

Monday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Qasas Al-Nabiyyeen (Volume 4 & 5) by Abu Hasan ‘Ali Nadwi

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Qasas Al-Nabiyyeen (Volume 4 & 5) by Abu Hasan ‘Ali Nadwi

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Qasas Al-Nabiyyeen (Volume 4 & 5) by Abu Hasan ‘Ali Nadwi

Tuesday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume 4, 5 & 6)

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume 4, 5 & 6)

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Al ‘Arabiyyah lil-nash’een (Volume 4, 5 & 6)

Tuesday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Kalila wa-Dimna (first part)

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Kalila wa-Dimna (first part)

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Kalila wa-Dimna (first part)

Wednesday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Shadha Al ‘Arf (Advanced Arabic Morphology) by Hamalawy

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Shadha Al ‘Arf (Advanced Arabic Morphology) by Hamalawy

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Shadha Al ‘Arf (Advanced Arabic Morphology) by Hamalawy

Wednesday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Mukhtasar Al-Quduri (first part)

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Mukhtasar Al-Quduri (first part)

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Mukhtasar Al-Quduri (first part)

Thursday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Al-Taabir Al-Insha

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Al-Taabir Al-Insha

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Al-Taabir Al-Insha

Thursday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Al-Ihkam (hadith agreed by Bukhari/Muslim relating to rulings)

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Al-Ihkam (hadith agreed by Bukhari/Muslim relating to rulings)

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Al-Ihkam (hadith agreed by Bukhari/Muslim relating to rulings)

 

Term 3

Monday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Hamasah – the book of Manners of Abu Tammam

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Hamasah – the book of Manners of Abu Tammam

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Hamasah – the book of Manners of Abu Tammam

Monday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Suwar Min Hayaati  As-Sahaba (Inspirational biographies of eminent Companions) by By Dr. ‘Abd al-Rahman Ra’fat Pasha

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Suwar Min Hayaati  As-Sahaba (Inspirational biographies of eminent Companions) by By Dr. ‘Abd al-Rahman Ra’fat Pasha

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Suwar Min Hayaati  As-Sahaba (Inspirational biographies of eminent Companions) by By Dr. ‘Abd al-Rahman Ra’fat Pasha

Tuesday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Sharh of Qatrul-Nada (Advanced Arabic Grammar) by Ibn Hisham

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Sharh of Qatrul-Nada (Advanced Arabic Grammar) by Ibn Hisham

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Sharh of Qatrul-Nada (Advanced Arabic Grammar) by Ibn Hisham

Tuesday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Mansuraat Min Adab Al-Arab

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Mansuraat Min Adab Al-Arab

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Mansuraat Min Adab Al-Arab

Wednesday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Sharh of Qatrul-Nada (Advanced Arabic Grammar) by Ibn Hisham

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Sharh of Qatrul-Nada (Advanced Arabic Grammar) by Ibn Hisham

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Sharh of Qatrul-Nada (Advanced Arabic Grammar) by Ibn Hisham

Wednesday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Mukhtasar Al-Quduri (second part)

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Mukhtasar Al-Quduri (second part)

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Mukhtasar Al-Quduri (second part)

Thursday Morning Session

Period 1 (09:00 AM to 10:00 AM) – Al-Taabir Al-Insha

Period 2 (10:00 AM to 11:00 AM) – Al-Taabir Al-Insha

Period 3 (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Al-Taabir Al-Insha

Thursday Afternoon Session

Period 1 (02:00 PM to 03:00 PM) – Jam’a A; Quara’n Kareem

Period 2 (03:00 PM to 04:00 PM) – Tadween Al-Hadith (Al-Nabawi Al-shareef)

Period 3 (04:00 PM to 05:00 PM) – Taareekh Al-Madh’ahib Al-Fiqhyee

 

 

The curriculum for the year 2 will be published at a later date.

Full-Time 2- Year Diploma Programme

Tuition Fees: £6950 per annum  |  Single Accommodation Costs: £5000-£7000 per annum

Please email degree@cambridgeislamiccollege.org requesting an application pack.