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JKN Institute has 2 decades of experience in teaching classical Islamic Texts to adults from all backgrounds ranging from the most basic texts in Arabic up to some of the most advanced.

JKN Institute is one of the first Institutes in the UK that developed a curriculum for adults with families, those in full- time employment and with other commitments. JKN Institute has been continually modifying its course design over the years to suit the needs of its students and to prepare them for wider society. This brochure details just the evening courses which are delivered in English/Arabic. We have a two year Islamic Foundations Programme for beginners (Basic Level Islamic Studies), which leads onto the 2 year Intermediate Classical Arabic Studies, where students learn solely from books in Arabic. Students who achieve a good pass at this level Course in English/Arabic, which is over 5 years.

Monday and Friday (7:15pm – 9.30pm) Wednesday (7:15pm – 8.30pm)

The Islamic Foundations Programme is a two year Programme for those who are of the basics of Islam. The two year course is designed to teach the essentials of Creator and wider society.

The two years are modular and students can pick and choose their preferred modules .

This is an excellent opportunity for students to familiarise themselves will Islamic learning, to join a community of students and Muslim scholars and to spiritually boost Iman and character.

Year 1 – This year has been designed for beginners who are new to learning. This year has been designed for those students who wish to progress to

Year 2   The next level of learning.

The course modules run Monday and Friday 7:15pm – 9.30pm.

The Arabic Language modules run Wednesday 7:15pm – 8.30pm.

Islamic Foundation Programme

Module Unit Year

 

Hadith Studies

Unit 1: Basic Hadith Study

Unit 2: Basic Supplications from Hadith

 

Year 1 & 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hanafi Fiqh

 

Unit 1: Creed

Unit 2: Fiqh of Purification Unit 3: Fiqh of Prayer

Unit 4: Death and Burial Unit 5: Fiqh of Fasting Unit 6: Fiqh of Zakat Unit 7: Hajj and Umrah

Unit 8: The Halal and Haraam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1 & 2

 

 

Islamic Foundations

Unit 1: Etiquettes of Students Unit 2: Tafsir of the Holy Qur’an Unit 3: Sirah of the Prophet (saw) Unit 4: Stories of the Prophets

 

 

 

Year 1

 

 

 

 

Arabic

Language

Unit 1: Basic Arabic Grammar (Level 1) Year 1

 

Unit 2: Basic Arabic Grammar (Level 2) Unit 3: Arabic Syntax (Level 2)

Unit 4: Arabic Morphology (Level 2) Unit 5: Application of Tarkeeb

Unit 6: Writing Arabic

 

 

 

 

Year 2

 

 

 

 

Tajwid

Unit 1: Theory (1)

Unit 2: Practice

Unit 3: Hifz

 

 

Year 1

Unit 4: Theory (2)

Unit 5: Practice

Unit 6: Hifz

 

 

Year 2

Monday, Wednesday and Friday (6:00pm – 9.30pm)

The Classical Arabic Studies is a two year course for those who are more serious about learning. These two years focus on building competencies in the Arabic language so that students are confident to read Arabic fluently without diacritics (Tashkı̄l), are able to translate the Holy Qur’ān, Arabic text from books of Fiqh and Hadı̄th and are able to write Arabic.

The two years consist of compulsory modules.

This is an excellent opportunity for students to familiarise themselves with Arabic as a language and become familiar with Islamic texts in preparation to begin studying the specialised Islamic sciences from the original Arabic texts.

Year 1 – This year has been designed for students to gain familiarity with Arabic texts. All modules are taught in Arabic.

Year 2 – This year has been designed for those students who wish to progress to

The course modules run Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6:00pm – 9.30pm.

Module Unit Arabic Text

 

Quranic Studies (Translation)

Unit 1: First 5 Juz (Year 1)

Unit 2: Second 10 Juz (Year 2)

Unit 3: Third 15 Juz (Year 2)

 

 

 

 

 

Hadith Studies

Unit 1: Application of Grammar and Translation of Hadith (Year 1)

Unit 2: Reading and Translating Chapters on Different Topics related to Hadith (Year 2)

Unit 3: Reading and Translating Chapters on Different Topics related to Hadith (without Tashkeel) (Year 2)

 

 

Zad al-Talibin Riyad al-Salihin Mishkat al-Masabih

 

 

 

 

Substantive Law of

Worship

Unit 1: Translating and Reading Basic Fiqh (in Arabic) – Chapters on Worship (Purity, Prayer, Funeral, Fasting, Zakat, Hajj)

(Year 1)

Al-Fiqh al-Muyassar ‘ala Mazhab al-Imam al- Aa’zam Abi Hanifa al- Nu’man

 

Unit 3: Fiqh of Prayer Unit 4: Fiqh of Fasting Unit 5: Fiqh of Hajj

 

 

Mukhtasar al-Quduri

Year 2

 

 

 

 

Arabic

Language

Unit 1: Arabic Morphology (Level 3)

Unit 2: Arabic Syntax (Level 3) Unit 3: Application of Tarkeeb

Unit 4: Writing Arabic

 

 

Qassas al-Nabiyin

Unit 5: Arabic Morphology (Level 4)

Unit 6: Arabic Syntax (Level 4) Unit 7: Application of Tarkeeb

 

 

Sharh Miati ‘Amil

 

 

 

 

Tajwid

Unit 1: Theory (1)

Unit 2: Practice

Unit 3: Hifz

 

 

Year 1

Unit 4: Theory (2)

Unit 5: Practice

Unit 6: Hifz

 

 

Year 2

Monday, Wednesday and Friday (6:00pm – 10.30pm)

The first two years of the Alimiyyah Programme (Foundation) have been developed to provide students with the fundamentals of the majority of the sciences they require to be able to tackle advanced and academically demanding classical texts. These two years focus mainly on the competencies of the students to be able to translate and understand Arabic text from challenging books and to gain a holistic understanding of theology, hadith, Islamic law, Arabic language, logic and grasp an ability to research, critically analyse text and to write academically.

Students will also study Islamic research techniques in Al-Buhuth al-Islamiyyah Level 1.

The two years consist of compulsory modules.

This is an excellent opportunity for students to familiarise themselves with Arabic as a language and become familiar with Islamic texts in preparation to begin studying the Islamic sciences from the original Arabic texts.

The course modules run Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6:00pm – 10.30pm.

Module Unit Arabic Text

 

 

 

Theology

Unit 1: Introduction and History of Islamic Theology (I’lm al-Kalam)

Unit 2: Fundamental Principles of Islamic

Creed

Unit 3: Mustalāhāt and Philosophical Concepts in Theology

 

 

 

Aqeedat al-Tahawiyya

 

 

 

Quranic

Studies

 

Unit 1: Ulum al-Quran

 

Unit 2: Tafsir wal-Mufassireen Unit 3: Tafsir Study

 

Al-Tibyan fi Ulum al- Quran

Tafsir Jalalayn Tafsir Tabari Tafsir ibn Kathir Tafsir Qurtubi

 

 

 

Hadith Studies

 

Unit 1: Introduction to Usul al Hadith

 

Unit 2: Hadith Mustalā hāt according to Jumhur

 

 

Mabadi Usul al-Hadith ala’ Mazhahib al-Arbaa’ Nuzhat al-Nazar fi Tawdih Nukhbat al- Fikar

Unit 3: Hadith Study on Selected Chapters of

Hadith

Mishkat al-Misabih

 

Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)

Unit 1: Historical Development of the Sunni

Schools and Usul al-Fiqh

Unit 2: Mustalāhāt in Usul al- School

 

 

Usul al-Shashi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Substantive Law (Furu’ of Hanafi Fiqh)

 

Unit 1: Fiqh of Sales and Transactions Unit 2: Fiqh of Zakah

Unit 3: Fiqh of Marriage Unit 4: Fiqh of Divorce

Unit 5: Fiqh of Offences and Crimes

 

Unit 6: Fiqh of Inheritance

 

Unit 7: Fiqh of Prohibition and Permissibility Unit 8: Miscellaneous Topics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mukhtasar al-Quduri Al-Hidaya �i Sharh Bidayat al-Mubtadi

Module Unit Arabic Text

 

 

Unit 1: Principles of Arabic Syntax and Arabic

Morphology

Arabic

Language

 

Unit 2: Application

 

Hidayat al-Nahw

 

Unit 3: Writing Arabic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arabic and

Western Logic

 

 

 

Unit 1: Introduction and History of Arabic Logic

 

 

Unit 2: Introduction and History of Western Logic

 

Unit 3: Categorical Syllogisms

 

 

Unit 4: Propositional Logic

 

 

Unit 5: Predicate Logic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mirqat

 

 

Unit 1: Researching Effectively

Islamic Research Level 1

 

Foundational Research Modules

 

Unit 2: Reading and Thinking Critically & Analytically

 

Unit 3: Writing Academically

 

 

 

Al-Buhuth al- Islamiyyah Level 1

Unit 4: Presenting Research with Coherence &

Impact

Monday, Wednesday and Friday (6:00pm – 10.30pm)

The last three years of the Alimiyyah Programme (Advanced) have been developed to provide students the fundamentals they require to be able to undertake independent research and academic writing, to teach at advanced level, and to specialise in an area of interest. The course ensures a good advanced grounding in Islamic knowledge, and an understanding of the historical and contemporary contexts to the sciences and the society they apply this knowledge to. Students are developed to be thinkers who have a good analytical and holistic understanding of the society they serve.

Students will also study Islamic research techniques in Al-Buhuth al-Islamiyyah Level 2 and Level 3

The modules are based around three main themes:

  1. Advanced Knowledge of Islamic Sciences
  2. A satisfactory understanding of the important contemporary western sciences including the Trivium (grammar, logic and rhetoric).
  3. A good grasp and knowledge of the socio-political aspects of western society.

The course modules run Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6:00pm- 10:30pm

Module Unit Arabic Text

 

 

 

 

 

Theology

 

Unit 1: Muslim Sects – A Historical and Theological Approach

Unit 2: Advanced Mustalā hāt and Concepts in Islamic Philosophical Theology

Unit 3: Contemporary Philosophical Theology

 

Unit 5: Other World Religions

Unit 6: Atheism

 

 

 

 

 

Sharh al-A’qaid al-

 

 

Quranic

Studies

Unit 1: Usul wa Qawaid al-Tafsir Unit 2: Advanced U’lum al-Qur’an Unit 3: Study of Tafsir

Unit 4: Quranic Oriental Studies

 

Al-                                       –

Quran Manahil al-I’

Ulum al-Qur’an

 

Unit 1: History of Hadith & Advanced Mustalā hāt & Oriental Studies

Unit 2: Science of I’lal, al-Jarh wa al-Ta’dil & al-Asma’a al-Rijal

 

Unit 3: Takhrij al-Hadith

Al-I’lal al-Saghir l’il Tirmidhi Bustan al-

Muhaddithin

Unit 4: Khasiat of Sihah Sitta and the Muwattayn
Hadith Studies

 

 

 

Unit 5: Hadith Study – Selected Chapters

 

Sahih Bukhari Sahih Muslim (& Muqaddama) Sunan Abi Dawud Al-Jami’ Tirmidhi Sunan al-Nisa’I Sunan Ibn Majah

Module Unit Arabic Text

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)

Unit 1: Historical Development of the Mustalā hāt (al-Tarikh al-Tashri’), Usul, Differences amongst the Sunni Schools & Oriental Studies

 

Unit 2: Hermeneutics (1):

Al-Adillatu al-Shar’iah

 

Unit 3: Hermeneutics (2):

Al-Ahkam al-Shar’iah

 

Unit 4: Hermeneutics (3):

al-Qawa’id al-Usuliyat al-Tashri’iyyah,

 

Unit 5: Hermeneutics (4):

al-Ta’arud, al-Tarjih and al-Takhrij

 

Unit 6: Hermeneutics (5): Taqlid and Ijtihad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Khulasat Usul al-Fiqh ‘ala al-Mazahib al- Arba’a

 

 

 

 

Comparative Study of Sunni Substantive Law (Furu’)

 

Unit 1: Fiqh of Sales and Transactions Unit 2: Fiqh of Zakah

Unit 3: Fiqh of Marriage Unit 4: Fiqh of Divorce

Unit 5: Fiqh of Offences and Crimes Unit 6: Fiqh of Inheritance

Unit 7: Fiqh of Prohibition and Permissibility Unit 8: Miscellaneous Topics

 

 

 

Al-Bidayat al-Mubtadi Kitab Al-Ikhtiyar li Ta’lil al-Mukhtar Sharh al-Wiqayah Radd al-Muhtar ‘ala al- Dur al-Mukhtar

 

 

 

 

 

Contemporary Fiqh and Fatawa

 

Unit 1: Islamic Medical Ethics and Law Unit 2: Islamic Finance and Economics

Unit 3: Determining Prayer and Fasting times Unit 4: Fiqh for Muslim Minorities

Unit 5: Menstruation Unit 6: Zakat Calculation

Unit 7: UK Family Law and divorce

Module Unit Arabic Text

 

 

Arabic

Language

Unit 1: History of Arabic Language Unit 2: Advanced Arabic Grammar Unit 3: Arabic Rhetoric (Balagha) Unit 4: Western Rhetoric

Unit 5: Arabic Poetry

 

 

Sharh Ibn ‘Aqil ‘ala

Al�iyya Ibn Malik

 

Al-Mabadi fi ‘Ilm al-

Balagha

 

 

 

 

History

Unit 1: Research Methodology of Islamic History,

Ilm wa Manhaj al-Tarikh

Unit 2: Sirah of the Prophet (saw) Unit 3: History of the Four Caliphs Unit 4: Islamic History and Politics

Unit 5: European History (Religion & Politics)

Unit 6: Muslim History in Britain

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arabic and Western Philosophy

Unit 1: Epistemology

Unit 2: Metaphysics

Unit 3: Philosophy of Language Unit 4: Philosophy of Religion Unit 5: Philosophy of Science Unit 6: Philosophy of Mind Unit 7: Political Philosophy

Unit 8: Philosophy of Education

Unit 9: Ethics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Islam and

Society

Unit 1: Workings of Statutory and Civil Services Unit 2: Politics and Media

Unit 3: Workings of British and European Law Unit 4: Interfaith Work

Unit 5: Islam and Sociology Unit 6: Islam and Psychology Unit 7: Islam and Science

Unit 8: Islamic Counselling and Advice

Unit 9: Dawah Training

 
Module Unit Arabic Text
  Unit 1: Hifz and Tajweed  
  Unit 2: Delivering Juma Khutba
  Unit 3: Imaamat

Skills and

Competencies

Unit 4: Performing Nikah

Unit 5: Performing Collective Dua

  Unit 6: Funeral Prayers & Ghusl of the Deceased
  Unit 7: Teaching Skills
  Unit 8: Public Speaking
 

 

Unit 1: Islamic Emotional Literacy – Islamic

Etiquettes

 
  Unit 2: Time Management

Leadership

Training

& Self

Reformation

Unit 3: Motivating Skills

Unit 4: Communicating Effectively and Public

Speaking

  Unit 5: Strategic Thinking
  Unit 6: Leading People
  Unit 7: Management

 

Islamic Research Level 2

 

Advanced Research Modules

Unit 1: Researching Effectively

Unit 2: Reading and Thinking Critically & Analytically

Unit 3: Writing Academically

Unit 4: Presenting Research with Coherence &

Impact

 

 

 

Al-Buhuth al- Islamiyya Level 2

 

Islamic Research Level 3

 

Advanced Arabic Research Modules

Unit 1: Researching Effectively

Unit 2: Reading and Thinking Critically & Analytically

Unit 3: Writing Academically

Unit 4: Presenting Research with Coherence &

Impact

 

 

 

Al-Buhuth al- Islamiyya Level 3

Dissertation Unit 1: Dissertation (5,000 words)  

Monday to Friday (5:00pm – 8:30pm)

This is a seven year intensive course designed for 11Yrs+. Students will have the opportunity to study classical Islamic textbooks in Arabic. Some of the sciences taught during the course will be Arabic Grammar & Literature, Fiqh, Usūl al-Fiqh, Hadı̄th, Usūl al-Hadı̄th, Tafsı̄r, Qur’ān translation, Balāghah, Aqā’id and the six major Books of Ahādı̄th.