Islamic Studies for Beginners

Open to all - Separate Seating for Sisters - Ages 15+ 27 seats now available.


23rd Sept 2018
9.15am - 1.30pm


The Alstom Building

Our Islamic Studies For Beginners course is an introductory educational programme for aspiring students embarking on their journey to acquire sacred knowledge.

Carefully designed by subject experts, this 30 week foundation programme brings traditional Islamic knowledge into the contemporary context. It is suitable as a stand-alone course for absolute beginners who want to learn the basics of their faith, whilst also serving as a pathway to more advanced Alimiyya level studies for aspiring students of knowledge.

Units covered on this foundational year one course:

Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge

Learn the mannerisms required on the sanctified journey of sacred knowldege.

I Believe: Testimony of Faith

It is through studying core Islamic doctrines that a person can strengthen their faith.

Prophet's ﷺ Life: Makkah

Journey through key moments during the Meccan period of the Prophet’s ﷺ life.

Half of Faith: Purification

Learn everything you need to know about ritual purification.

Prophet's ﷺ Life: Medina

Journey through key moments during the Medinan period of the Prophet’s ﷺ life.

Fiqh of Prayer I

Enlighten yourself and learn about the inner and outer rulings of prayer (salah).

Journey to Allah

Analysing important principles that may stem when the wayfarer journeys to Allah.

Connecting to Qur'an

Appreciate and understand the miraculous nature of the noble Qur'an.

Devil's Trap

The more you sin, the further away you become from Allah.

Fiqh of Prayer II

Enlighten yourself and learn about the inner and outer rulings of prayer (salah).

Rise & Fall of Muslim Dynasties

Learn more about the rich heritage and matchless of history of the Islamic World.


Learn more about the fasting, giving alms, and the great pilgrimage.

The Tutors

Master Classes from qualified teachers

Pricing & Enrolment

Tell your friends about us and you’ll be refunded 10% of your course fee each time a friend enrols on one of our courses! Refer five friends to get this course for free!

Booking Form


Early Bird Enrolment

Please note, the cost of £250 covers a three term year, split over 30 weeks.



Will be available after the early bird promotion expires on August 17th.


I have enjoyed my time learning with the ISNAD Institute, as it has allowed me to keep in touch with my Islamic studies at a comfortable pace. The course has inspired me... Iram, Purification of the Heart
Excellent course. Inspiring and motivational. Makes you reflect and helps you make a change. Fatimah, Arabic
It was an awesome experience, I made new frieds and really formed a spiritual attachment with the teachers... Javeria, Islamic Sciences Programme

Why is this course for you?


This course is ideal for those wanting a flexible and relevant part-time programme studying classical Islamic Sciences.

Reviving the Tradition of Learning in Islam

Only by studying the sacred knowledge may we become more conscious of Allah (taqwa), precisely emulate the exemplar of the Prophet ﷺ, and follow in the footsteps of the righteous scholars ('Ulema).

Traditional Tutelage

Study with some of the most renowned and accomplished teachers in the UK.

Pathway to Islamic Scholarship

The aim of this course is to produce future scholars and leaders who will serve the Muslim community with excellence and sincerity.

Location and Venue


The Alstom Building, Leigh Rd, Birmingham, B8 2YH

Islamic Studies In Manchester

This course is also available in Manchester with Guidance Hub.

For more information and to enrol in Manchester, please click here.

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