Alimiyyah Programme

Madina Gateway Academy

The FIrst Islamic College of Peterborough

Alimiyyah Programme

Madina Gateway Academy is presenting a 3 - 5 year Alimiyyah programme

(Dars  I Nizami). The aim of the Alimiyyah curriculum is to produce Ulama (Scholars) and leaders who are competent in the Islamic Sciences such as Tafsir and Hadith.

Possessing the professional skills necessary to serve, guiding and lead the Muslim community with excellence.

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Payment (One off payment of £600 per annum  or £50 per month) must be made to complete your registration for the course. We do not wish to restrict the seekers of knowledge - those that are unable to afford the course fee PLEASE contact us. 

Days / Times: Monday - Friday | 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Venue: Madina Gateway Academy | 316 Clarence Road | PE1 2LQ

Tutor: Mufti Abdul Qadeer (Head Imam at Masjid Ghousia)



Understanding Qur'anic tafsir in attempt to provide elucidation, explanation, interpretation, context or commentary for clear understanding and principle of God's Law.

Qur'an (Tafsir & Usul al Tafsir)

Arabic (Grammer & Literature)


Understanding classical Qur'anic Arabic and grammar

Learning Arabic grammar (context-dependent), vocabulary, literature, and expression.

Balagha (Rhetoric)


Hadith (Hadith & Usul al Hadith)


Understanding the importance of Hadith in Islam.

Intensive study of the major collections of hadith

Understanding and interpretations of the hadiths in terms of their linguistic, theological, spiritual, and juristic implications

Kalaam (Theology & Doctrine)


Understanding Islamic doctrine ('aqa'id)

Understanding and defending Islamic beliefs, known as the Principles of Religion, against external and internal criticisms and intellectual attacks.

Islamic Philosophy


Legal Studies (Fiqh & Usul al Fiqh)

Mantiq (Logic)


Understanding the evolution of fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence)

Understanding of the divine Islamic law as revealed in the Quran and the Sunnah

Principles of Islamic jurisprudence, (the roots of fiqh), the methods of legal interpretation and analysis.


Contemporary Issues


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