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Jamia Al-Hudaa
3 Year Aalimah & 16+ Curriculum

3 Year Aalimah Course
The 3 Year Aalimah syllabus is a course which has been taught and delivered by the Jamia with great success. The course attracts many pupils from far and wide and is perfect for those who want to study Islamic Sciences to an advanced level in the English medium.

This course is for mature students over the age of 16. The course is a condensed and full-time version of the 7 year Aalimah Cirriculum. The candidates are expected to have background knowledge and advance at a swifter pace compared to those in the 7 year course.
The Jamia also encourages pupils to complete a 4th year which is optional.


Overview of Subjects

Quranic Studies

In this subject students learn how to recite the Holy Quran fluently and beautifully. The rules of Tajweed cover topics such as; correct pronunciation of the Arabic letters, Sifaat (attributes of letters), Madd (elongation), Waqf (rules of stopping) and styles of recitation. The students learn how to develop their voice control, confidence and style of recitation.

This subject also helps students develop their memorisation skills whilst memorising certain chapters of the Holy Quran. Overall, a minimum of 3 Juz (parts out of a total of 30) over the period of the course is an expectation from candidates.
This subject also covers translation of the Quranic text along with basic interpretation at intermediate levels. On higher levels, students are expected to study the interpretation of various scholars and appreciate the depth of interpretations.

Cross-curricular links for this subject –
  • Performing arts
  • Arabic Language - Reading skills
  • Self-confidence
  • Memorisation Skills
  • Speech development
  • Spiritual & Moral Development (SMSC)


Hadith Studies

In this subject students study the Hadith (Prophetic Narrations) from a beginner’s level to an advance cross-curricular level. The subject helps students towards achieving objectives such as; Hadith reading, translation, comprehension and legal and moral extractions.
This subject also helps students develop their memorisation skills whilst memorising a selection of Prophetic Narrations which focus on developing the manners, attitudes and social along with personal development.
On an intermediate level students will begin to understand the legal aspects of Islamic law which are derived from narrations. In addition, students will be expected to develop themselves as role model citizens in light of the merciful and benevolent teachings of Islam. Rights of neighbours, relatives, non-relatives, members of other beliefs and religions and humanity as a whole will be a recurrent theme throughout.

On an advance level, students will be expected to be able to extract points of Islamic law and ethics themselves based on traditional methodology and study. The Usool Al-Hadith (principals of Prophetic narrations) will enrich students to understand the various nature and status of narrations in order to comprehend and appreciate differences amongst the Islamic Jurists.
The spiritual and moral development of every candidate is at the core of this subject as the objective is to find inner peace and outer peace through the study of narrations.

Cross-curricular links for this subject –
  • Arabic Language and literature
  • Citizenship – Rights of everyone
  • Spiritual & Moral Development (SMSC)
  • Self-development/Citizenship – health & hygiene
  • Memorisation Skills
  • Speech development
  • Reading & speaking skills
  • Essay planning & writing skills
  • Fiqh (Islamic rulings)


Fiqh Studies

In this subject students study Fiqh (understand of Islamic rulings) from a beginner’s level to an advance cross-curricular level. The subject covers an expansive range of topics but mainly focuses on rulings related to; ritual bathing and purification, transactions, prayer, pilgrimage, fasting, marriage, divorce and rights of people.

This subject also helps students develop their logical reasoning along with helping to understand the background of Islamic rulings.

On an intermediate level students will begin to understand the legal aspects of Islamic law which are derived from texts. In addition, students will be expected to develop themselves as role model citizens in light of the merciful and benevolent teachings of Islam. Rights of neighbours, relatives, non-relatives, members of other beliefs and religions and humanity as a whole will be a recurrent theme throughout.

On an advance level, students will be expected to be able to extract points of Islamic law and ethics themselves based on traditional methodology and study. The Usool Al-Fiqh (principals of understanding) will enrich students to understand the various nature and status of evidences in order to comprehend respect and appreciate differences amongst the Islamic Jurists.

Cross-curricular links for this subject –
  • Arabic Language and literature
  • Citizenship – Rights of everyone
  • Citizenship – Respect for the law and upholding the law
  • Spiritual & Moral Development (SMSC)
  • Self-development/Citizenship – health & hygiene
  • Reading & speaking skills
  • Logical reasoning and understanding
  • Essay planning & writing skills
  • Quranic Tafseer (Interpretation), Hadith & Usool


History

In this subject students study Tareekh (history) which is spread out over various modules. Students are expected to study the Noble Seerah (Life of the Prophet of Islam), the righteous caliphs, Abbasid and Umayyad eras to finally conclude with Muslims in Europe. Students will be expected to understand and realise the contribution of the Islamic civilisation in today’s world along with being inspired to be role models for a brighter future.

The objectives in general for this course are that students learn the values and conduct that was displayed by influential Islamic personalities. Therefore, moral and spiritual development as well as rights of others is at the core of this subject.

Cross-curricular links for this subject –
  • Citizenship – Rights of everyone
  • Citizenship – Respect for the law and upholding the law
  • Spiritual & Moral Development (SMSC)
  • Reading & speaking skills
  • Essay planning & writing skills
  • Quranic Tafseer (Interpretation) & Hadith


Arabic Language and Grammar

In this subject students study Arabic Language as a GCSE subject along with the classical Arabic Grammar. Students are expected to develop their reading, writing and speaking skills as they gain an appreciation of the depth of Arabic. The Grammar studies should enable to realise that the rich structure of the language and the formula like composition of every sentence.

The objectives in general for this course are that students are equipped to study and understand correctly diverse levels of literature and texts in the course. The following areas are covered in order to achieve this; morphology, syntax, Modern Arabic and topic related vocabulary.

Cross-curricular links for this subject –
  • Citizenship – Range of topics to do with health, hygiene and citizenship.
  • Spiritual & Moral Development (SMSC)
  • Reading, Writing & Speaking Skills
  • Middle Eastern Cultures & Traditions






Sixth Form Courses

Below are the various options that pupils can select alongside the 16+ Aalimah Course.
These options are provided so that the pupils have options and to also provide a broader experience to those studying. The courses ensure a broader sense of progression and achievement for pupils in the 16+ provision.


(Please note that these options are only for this academic year and is currently under revision to further expand the range of options pupils will have. Courses with sufficient pupils enrolling are delivered by the Jamia at an additional cost to the parental contributions.)

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Business and Strategic Management Level 3+

The Business and Administrative Management Qualifications are designed to provide learners with enhanced job prospects in a range of industries. There is a core selection of generic management subjects such as Human Resources, Marketing, Finance and Strategy and a wide selection of optional specialisms such as Ethics, Islamic Finance and European Business.
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Health & Social Care Level 3+

The Health and Social Care Management Qualifications were designed for managers in various types of organisations including hospitals and care homes in both the public and private sector.
Whilst the core competencies were drawn from the British healthcare system it has also been carefully considered that many managers may wish to use these qualifications abroad and so international aspects of healthcare policy and practice have also been included.
The course provider encourages centres to combine the study of qualifications with a work placement relevant to the unit the learners are studying. All assignments must still be assessed in accordance with the guidelines set out in the course providers policies,
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Computing Qualifications Level 4+

These computing qualifications cover a broad range of computing specialisms and were developed to provide a foundation of skills and knowledge for those working in a variety of roles such as Programming, Information Systems Management, Web Development, Software Engineering and more.
The course provider encourages centres to combine the study of qualifications with a work placement relevant to the unit the learners are studying. All assignments must still be assessed in accordance with the guidelines set out in the course providers policies.
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