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


Recitation of the Qur’an

Recitation of the Holy Qur’an is highly recommended by Allah (SWT) and His Holy Prophet Muhammad (S). Since all Muslims value the recitation of the Holy Qur’an, we are blessed to offer this series of workshops to serve those who love the Qur’an. It is highly recommended to attend all three workshops to be able to recite the Holy Qur’an as nicely as possible.


Islamic Art & Illumination

Through a series of 24-hour sessions, you will learn how to build and design traditional Islamic Art and Illumination (Islamic Geometric Design & Arabesque). This course is limited to 15 seats and will be held on Tuesdays & Fridays 18:30-20:30. The starting date is 16th of January 2018. Registration is Mandatory and beginners are welcome. (Age 16+)


The God Debate

This course aims to familiarize students with the main arguments for God’s existence, their relative strengths and weaknesses, and possible atheist counter-arguments to them. It will look at the contributions made by leading proponents of both theism and atheism and take into account the latest relevant scientific theories.


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.


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.


Sahifah al-Sajjadiyah

Ṣaḥīfah al-Sajjādīyah does not only contain supplications to God and stating one’s needs before God; rather, it is a collection of Islamic teachings in which ideological, cultural, social, political and some natural rules and religious rulings are in the form of supplications.

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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.