Short Courses

Don't have time to study full or part time? Why not to sign up for our Short Courses!

Different Range of Subjects

Admissions are open throughout the year. If you wish to apply please complete this form or contact the Short Course Department by email: or by phone: 020 8451 9993

Classical Arabic Evening Course

The Islamic College has organized a 12 weeks Classical Arabic Course for those who want to learn the language of the Islamic revelation. Classical Arabic refers to both the language of the Qur’an and of the various works produced during the early Islamic period. This course is designed to prepare students with no previous knowledge of Arabic to read and understand Quranic and classical Islamic texts.

Persian Language

This course offers an excellent opportunity to master a very important language of the Islamic world used by many great Islamic scholars across the ages as well as today. One of the benefits of learning Farsi is the ability to access a huge body of Islamic literature and sources of Islamic knowledge.

Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat

The course ‘Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat’, introduces students to the academic study of Islam via an exploration of major topics in Islamic Studies such as:
Islamic Thought, Reading Quran and Hadith, Islamic Jurisprudence, Islamic Lifestyle in the West, Islamic Moral Values and Islamic History.

Nahj al-Balaghah Studies

Students taking this course will be introduced to the eloquent thinking and knowledge of one of the great personality of Islam. The course, open to all, will focus on selected topics from the collection over a period of 10 weeks. This course is designed for students of all religions who are keen to learn about the primary sources of Islam.

Introduction to Islam

The “Introduction to Islam” is open to all and previous knowledge is not required. The Objective of the course is to introduce Islam, Islamic Beliefs, Traditions, Cultures and some of the Contemporary Issues the Muslim world have been facing.