Bachelor of Islamic Studies – Quran and Hadith

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Study Plan:
First: University Requirements – (39) Credit Hours
Course No.Course NameCredit HoursPre-requisiteStudy System
01011108Arabic Morphology and Syntax 13Physical Attendance
01011017English Language 13Physical Attendance
01013029Introduction to Humanities3Physical Attendance
01014043UAE Society and National Identity3Remote Learning
01014052Islamic Philosophy3Remote Learning
02021001Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (E)3Remote Learning
01011013As-Seerah An-Nabawiyyah – The Prophetic Biography3Physical Attendance
01014056Research Methods and Innovation3Remote Learning
02021002Fundamentals of Information System & Technologies (E)3Physical Attendance
02021003Data Analysis (E)302021002Physical Attendance
01012019Natural Sciences3Physical Attendance
02021004Artificial Intelligence (E)302021003Remote Learning
01012024Islamic Thought and Civilization3Physical Attendance
Second: Program Compulsory Requirements – (42) Credit Hours
01011101Quran recitation and memorization (1)2Remote Learning
01011107Quran recitation and memorization (2)201011101Remote Learning
01014157Quran recitation and memorization (3)201011107Remote Learning
01011327Fundamentals of Islamic Jurisprudence (1)3Remote Learning
01011221Jurisprudence of Worship (1)3Physical Attendance
01012219Jurisprudence of Worship (2)301011221Remote Learning
01012221Jurisprudence of Financial Transactions (1)3Physical Attendance
01011213Quranic Sciences and the Origins of Interpretation3Remote Learning
01011214Hadith Sciences – Hadith Authentication3Physical Attendance
01011330Introduction to Economics3Remote Learning
01011445The Purposes of Islamic Law3Physical Attendance
01012337Jurisprudence of Family and its Issues3Remote Learning
01011215Islamic Theology3Physical Attendance
02024018Graduation Project6Passing no less than 96 academic hours successfullyRemote Learning
Third: Optional Requirements – (03) Credit Hours
01011109Arabic Morphology and Syntax (2)301011108Physical Attendance
01011329Sciences of Rhetoric3Physical Attendance
01011336Moral Education3Remote Learning
02014024Effective Communication Skills3Physical Attendance
Fourth: Specialization Compulsory Requirements – (36) Credit Hours
01013135Quranic Stories3Physical Attendance
01011444Hadiths Provisions301011214Physical Attendance
01013032Interpretation and Methods of Interpreters301011213Physical Attendance
01013136Methods of criticism in the sciences of the Quran and Hadith301011213


Physical Attendance
01011438Hadith Classification Methods3Physical Attendance
01011446Miracle of the Quran and the Prophetic Rhetoric3Physical Attendance
01011326Vouching and Discrediting301011214Physical Attendance
01014045Verses of Provisions301011213Physical Attendance
01011450Objective Interpretation301013032Remote Learning
02024016Intellectual Security3Remote Learning
01014049Field Training6Physical Attendance
Head of Department: DR. YOUSEF OMAR
Program Information
  • Program Name: Bachelor of Islamic Studies – Major: Quran and Hadith
  • Program Code: 122
  • Program Initial Approval Date: 24 May 2021
  • Program Providing Entity: College of Islamic Studies
  • Program Duration: (8) Eight Semesters
  • Program Hours: (120) Credit Hours
  • Total Number of Modules: (38) Modules
Bachelors Degree Program Admission Requirements:
  • The applicant shall achieve a minimum average of:
    • 80% in the general secondary certificate for the General Track.
    • 75% in the general secondary certificate for the Advanced Track
    • 70% in the general secondary certificate for the Elite Track
  • The student shall pass the personal interview, which includes an oral test and a placement test.
The student shall meet the following requirements to be admitted at the end of the first semester:
  • A minimum average of (2) in the semester average.
  • A minimum score of (1250) points in the Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT) in Arabic language, and a minimum score of (1000) in English or its equivalent in other standardized tests (IETLS, TOEFL …).
  • A minimum score of (700) points in the Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT) in mathematics.
Bachelors Degree Program Admission accredited Standards
  • Knowledge of the Islamic religion fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Arabic language fundamentals
  • Correct pronunciation and correct reading
  • General knowledge
  • Knowledge of English language fundamentals
  • General Personal Features
 Study System
  • The study system of the program is the credit hours system, and teaching will be during the academic week days only, i.e., from Monday to Friday.
  • The program is presented in the blended study system in accordance with the academic accreditation standards of the Ministry of Education in the United Arab Emirates.
Graduation Requirements:

In order to obtain a bachelor’s degree at Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities, the student must complete all courses with a minimum grade of (1.00) per each course, achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of (00.2), and complete (120) credit hours as a minimum. He shall also pass the competency test in the specialization, the English language test, and the Arabic language test with a minimum average of (75%), and successfully complete all major curriculum requirements, including field training and graduation projects.

Course Completion

The course is completed with a mark equal to or above 60%.

Minimum and maximum academic load for the student

The student’s academic load in one semester ranges between (12) credit hours as a minimum, (18) credit hours as an upper limit, and (21) credit hours as a maximum.

Certificates are awarded at the university with one of the following grades:
3.60 – 4.00Excellent
3.00 – less than – 3.6Very Good
2.5 – less than – 3.00Good
2.00 – Less than – 2.5Fair
Program Objectives:
  1. To prepare the student to engage in contemporary human civilization and be openness to the other, and empower the student with the means to achieve that purpose.
  2. To enable the student to acquire the qualifications of serious scientific research.
  3. To prepare the student to be integrated with the professional life.
  4. To prepare the student for the purpose of promoting the spirit of moderation, temperance and flexibility in society.
Programme Outcomes
  • Define the concepts, terminologies and topics of knowledge related to the specialization and to possess sufficient knowledge on the prescribed resources and references.
  • Ability to invest, develop and enrich knowledge.
  • Utilize research methods and tools to solve problems.
  • Acquire preaching and public speaking skills according to a moderation approach that considers the characteristics and fundamentals of the society.
  • Have the skills that enable him to criticize ideas and news in order to distinguish between true and false.
  • Engage in society and contribute in its building relying on useful knowledge and correct behavior, and communicate positively with the local and external community using different tools.
  • Demonstrate the Islamic approach is in his behavior and dealings and follow the Islamic approach in tolerance with others and accepting others, while not neglecting his religious and national affiliation.
  • Positively adapt to the job environment to achieve self-development and contribute to self-management and teamwork.
  • Able to deal with the texts of the Qur’an and Sunnah in a scientific manner and in terms of understanding, explanation and application.
  • Having sober and balanced thinking methodology that protects him from the tendencies towards extremism and militancy and enable him to explain the true religion and refute the suspicions that are raised against.
Outcomes Alignment

The program outcomes have been aligned with the National Qualification System (NQS) of the United Arab Emirates.

StrandStatementProgramme Learning Outcomes
KnowledgeSpecialized factual and theoretical knowledge, and an understanding of the scope of work or specialty, with the inclusion of interconnected collection of knowledge and concepts, in conjunction with a material elaboration of basic principles and theoretical concepts**
An understanding of knowledge and theories in the areas related to work or specialization, and in the case of professional specializations, an understanding of relevant regulations, instructions, standards and laws.**
An understanding of the precise method for creating and establishing a systematic, interconnected collection of knowledge and concepts acquired from a range of sources.***
Thorough understanding of rigorous analysis, research systems and methods, and evaluation of technical approaches to problems solving.***
Good familiarity with current and recent sources of knowledge and scientific research, in addition to the integration of concepts related to external areas.**












Creative and analytical technical skills suitable for specialized problem solving using procedural and evidence-based processes in expected and new situations and cases that include creating and sustaining arguments and proofs related to the field of knowledge or specialization.******
Evaluate, select and apply appropriate methods and procedures in the search and investigation processes to find solutions.*******
Evaluate and apply appropriate research tools and strategies related to the field of knowledge or specialty.*******
Advanced and highly developed Information and communications technology (ICT) skills in order to present, explain and analyze complex and unexpected issues.****
Autonomy and ResponsibilityPossibility to take responsibility for developing innovative methods to evaluate and manage complex and unexpected procedures and processes, as well as evaluating and managing learning resources.*****
Possibility to manage technical, supervisory, and design-related processes in unexpected, unusual and volatile (changing) situations.***
To work as an individual creatively and effectively in leading the team and managing situations through practicing technical and professional activities.*******
To express a personal, subjective opinion, and accept responsibility for society as a whole and in relation to traditions and sociocultural relations.*****
Integration into the Context


Ability to work independently within the technical and supervisory contexts and adapt to supporting functional roles under a little direction.******
Ability to assume responsibility for the development and achievement of individual or collective outcomes, in addition to the skills of managing individual work or supervising others if the specialization is in a field of work and a branch of knowledge.********
Ability to engage with peers at work of professionals and highly qualified individuals, in addition to leading complex and sophisticated teams.***
Ability to engage with peers at work of professionals and highly qualified individuals, in addition to leading complex and sophisticated teams.****
Self-developmentAbility to conduct self-assessment and assume responsibility for participating in job performance, in addition to relentless pursuit towards career development and continuous learning.****
Ability to manage work tasks on a personal and professional level and within complex and unfamiliar learning contexts occasionally.*****
 Employment Opportunities

A graduate of the Bachelor of Islamic Studies Program- Religious Discourse and Society is qualified to work in various fields within the following institutions:

  • General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments
  • Fatwa Center
  • Research under the supervision of the Authority.
  • Research under the supervision of the UAE Council for Fatwa
  • Supervising Quran Memorization Centers.
  • Mentoring the actors in the religious field of muftis, imams, and preachers.
  • Justice and judiciary professions.
  • Educational professions
  • Teaching in educational institutions.
  • Teaching and research in the higher education institutions.
  • Ministry of Tolerance
  • Al Muwatta Centre
  • Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies & Research

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