Bachelor of Islamic Studies (Fiqh and its Fundamentals track)

The Bachelor Program in Islamic Studies aims to develop a distinctive Islamic character with a deep understanding of Islam, based on its principles: (the Holy Quran and the Sunnah), and a personality absorbing the purposes of Islamic Sharia, committed to its proper application and following the example of the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him). Meanwhile, the program aims to prepare highly competent human resources capable for handling the responsibilities of teaching, judiciary, Iftaa, Da’wah, public speaking and scientific research. The program has been designed with integrated courses to achieve this goal.

The program comprises of two paths:

  • Fiqh and Hadith
  • Fiqh and Ossoul
Bachelor of Islamic Studies (Fiqh and its Fundamentals track)

Goals of the program

  • Prepare students to engage in contemporary human civilization and openness to the other and enable them to acquire the means of achieving this.
  • Enable students to acquire the qualifications of scientific research.
  • Prepare students to engage into professional life.
  • Prepare students to spread the message of moderation and flexibility in society.

Bachelor program Learning Outcomes / Fiqh and Ossoul path

After passing this program, students are expected to be able to:

  • Define the concepts, terminologies and investigative knowledge related to the specialization and have sufficient knowledge of accredited resources and references.
  • Invest acquired knowledge, develop and employ research methods and tools to solve problems.
  • Communicate and positively interact with the local and international communities via different means.
  • Adopt the Islamic approach in their behavior and pursue the path of Islam in the tolerance and acceptance of others, while maintaining the religious and national affiliation.
  • Adapt positively to the professional sphere, achieve self-development and contribute to the management of individual and group work.
  • Own a wise, balanced reasoning methodology protecting them from extremism and enabling them to distinguish true religion and refute the suspicions rising around it.
  • Wisely deal with disagreement and take into account flexibility and facilitation in their opinions and judgement.
  • Influence others’ thoughts, through their own visions and substantiated evidence.
  • Rely on Shariah purposes in the understanding of the religious text, and apply them in their private and public lives.
  • Express their opinion concerning society issues supported by evidences and show Sharia verdict therein.

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Unit
Texts from Qur'an And Tajweed (1)
Texts from Hadith and Sunnah
Introduction to Fiqh and Legislation History
Arabic Language (Grammar and Morphology1)
Arabic Language (Literature) 1
English 1
Total Credit Hours

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Unit
Texts from Qur'an And Tajweed (2)
Fiqhul Ibadat (Acts of Worship in Islamic jurisprudence) (1)
Arabic Language (Grammar and Morphology 2)
Arabic Language (Literature 2)
Computer Skills
English 2
Total Credit Hours

Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Unit
Qur'anic Sciences (1)
Hadith Sciences(1)
Islamic Aqidah (Creed)
Arabic Language (Grammar and Morphology 3)
Seerah Nabawiyyah and Al (Biography of the Prophet and the Rightly-Guided Caliphs)
Natural Sciences
Total Credit Hours

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Unit
Research Methods in Shari'a Sciences
Fiqhul Ibadat (Acts of Worship in Islamic jurisprudence)
Islamic Jurisprudence for Financial Transactions (1)
Right Theory in Islamic Jurisprudence
Arabic Language (Grammar And Morphology) (4) OR Islamic Thought and Civilization
Management Systems
Total Credit Hours

Fifth Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Unit
Jarh and Taadeel (Discrediting and Endorsement of Hadith Narration)
Islamic Jurisprudence for Financial Transactions (2)
Ossoul Al Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence Fundamentals) (1)
Introduction to Humanities
Rhetoric Science
Principles of Economics
Total Credit Hours

Sixth Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Unit
Qur'anic Interpretation and Approaches Of Interpreters
Islamic Jurisprudence for Family and Issues (1)
Ossoul Al Fiqh (Fundamentals of Islamic Jurisprudence) (2)
History of Religions OR Approaches of Hadith Classification and Authentication (Takhreej) Methods
Fiqh Al Mawareeth (Inheritance in Islamic Jurisprudence)
Modern Mathematics
Total Credit Hours

Seventh Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Unit
Islamic Jurisprudential and Fundamental Rules and their Applications
Ijtihad, Taqleed and Dawabet Alfatwa (Islamic Diligence, Reference and Cnstraints of Fatwa Generation)
Islamic Jurisprudence for Financial Transactions (3)
Maqasid Al Shari'a (Objectives of Shari'a)
The Emirati Society and National Identity
Fiqh Al Jinayat (Islamic Jurisprudence for Criminal Acts)
Total Credit Hours

Eighth Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Unit
Ayat wa Ahadeeth Al Ahkam (Qur’anic Verses and Hadiths for Rulings)
Islamic Jurisprudence for Family and Issues (2)
The judicial system in the Maliki Denomination
Contemporary Fiqh Issues
Practicum
Research and Innovation Project
Total Credit Hours