TRAINING COURSE

Definition:

MA Quran Literature is a program during which students learn specialized course units. Over successful completion of program, students are coffered MA Quran Literature.

 

Major Objectives:

  • Instructing lecturer for local and international seminary schools and universities in the field of Quran literature

  • Instructing researcher in the field

  • Instructing skillful academics in the field of religious texts particularly the Quran

  • Instructing religious disseminator

Note: disseminator here means the one who delivers the message of religion

  • Instructing distinct students to advance to higher educational levels

 

 

Educational Policies:

  • Encouraging students towards research through allocating a minimum of 30 per cent of credits to research works

  • Developing students skills in writing, teaching, and translating within the field

  • Developing comprehension skills of students so that they can read and comprehend technical texts

  • Promoting ethical and spiritual aspects in students and providing the proper environment to enrich moral values of students

  • Developing such skills as comprehending, analyzing, and comparing Arabic texts

  • Developing dissemination skills (regarding Quran and Traditions) through using academic sources

  • Comprehending Jurisprudence and Principles of Islamic Laws when needed

  • Basing the educational system on team-working and applying effective educational methods

  • Considering regional needs of students

  • Presenting a minimum of 40 per cent of course units in Arabic language

.

 

Admission:

Applicants who studied Islamic studies and Arabic Literature and Language can apply for the program.

Note: Applicants with other backgrounds can apply for the program; however, they need to pass pre-requisite course units.

 

Program structure and duration:

  • Total credits of the program are 64

  • Program structure is semester based with credits

  • Program is studied over 5 semesters (each semester lasts for 6 months)

  • Each theoretical course credit takes 16 hours and each practical one takes 32 hours

 

Course Unit Structure:

 

 

No.

Structure

Credit

1

Pre-requisite

32

2

Specialized

28

3

Dissertation

4

Total

64

 

Importance and Necessity:

 

Since the Quran is the main source in the religion of Islam and as the Quran fulfills the  needs of Muslims as well as others, it would be necessary to conduct research studies on different aspects of the Quran. Also, due to the literary aspects and eloquence of the Quran, it is necessary to run the program as a complete program.

 

Role and effectiveness:

Graduates of the program have the skills to become researcher and/or lecturer in the field of Quran literature and play their part in elevating the culture of Islam to the world and by doing this, help interested people learn about the truth of Islam. They can also continue their education in higher educational levels and advance to higher goals.

 

a. Pre-requisite course units:

 

No.

Course Unit title

Credits

Hours

Pre-requisite

Note

Total

Theoretical

Practical

1

Jurisprudence (1)

3

48

48

-

 

 

2

Jurisprudence (2)

2

32

32

-

Jurisprudence (1)

 

3

Jurisprudence (3)

2

32

32

-

Jurisprudence (2)

 

4

Principles of Islamic Laws

3

48

48

-

 

 

5

Arabic literature (1)

2

64

-

64

 

 

6

Arabic literature (2)

2

64

-

64

Arabic literature (1)

 

7

Mofradat

1

32

-

32

 

Emphasizing on application of Mofradat in religious texts

8

Source studies

1

16

16

-

 

 

 

Critiquing literary questions regarding the Quran

2

32

32

-

 

 

10

 

advanced linguistics

2

32

32

-

Jurisprudence of terminology

 

Focusing on Quranic approach

111

 

The Quran and the Orientalists

2

32

32

-

 

*

 

Concerning orientalists questions regarding the Quran

12

 

literature and religious sciences

2

32

32

-

 

 

13

Mahdawiat

 

2

32

32

-

 

 

14

Critiquing and assessing translation versions of the Quran

2

32

32

-

 

 

15

Quran sciences

2

32

32

-

 

*

16

Islamic philosophy (1)

 

2

32

32

-

 

*

17

Islamic philosophy (2)

2

32

32

-

Islamic philosophy (1)

*

18

Psychology

1

16

16

-

 

*

19

Sociology

1

16

16

-

 

*

20

Geography of world of Islam

2

32

32

-

 

*

21

 

Exegesis of The Quran

22

32

32

-

 

*

22

 

History of Islam

2

32

32

-

 

*

23

Critiquing West social thinking

2

32

32

-

 

*

24

Educational and cultural management

1

16

16

-

 

*

25

Methods of dissemination in the modern world

1

16

16

-

 

*

26

Politics

2

32

32

-

 

*

27

Islamic edification

2

32

32

-

 

*

28

Comparative theology (1)

2

32

32

-

 

*

29

Comparative theology (2)

2

32

32

-

Comparative theology (1)

*

30

Research methodology

2

48

16

32

 

*

31

Regional needs

2

32

32

-

 

*

Total

58

1024

832

192

 

 

 

Note:

  • Course units marked by * are elective course units and students shall take up and pass 6 of them

  • The faculties are authorized to make some of the courses as compulsory for particular applicants

  • The faculties are authorized to run a maximum of 6 course units as pre-requisites

 

 

 

b. Specialized course units:

No.

Course Unit title

Credits

Hours

pre-requisite

Note

Total

Theoretical

Practical

1

Advanced literature (1)

2

48

16

32

 

Practical discussion in Sarf (Elm Al-Mofradat) prioritizing Quran and Hadith

2

Advanced literature (2)

2

64

-

64

Advanced literature (1)

Practical discussion in grammar (Elm Al-Mofradat) prioritizing Quran and Hadith

 

33

Advanced literature (3)

2

64

-

64

Mofradat

Practical discussion in grammar (Elm Al-Mofradat) prioritizing Quran and Hadith

44

History of literature

2

32

32

-

 

Literature of early Islam concentration on Quran and Hadith

5

Jurisprudence of terminology

2

48

16

32

 

Emphasizing on culture and expressions

6

analyzing texts (1)

2

48

16

32

 

Street literature until the end of Abbasid era

7

analyzing texts (2)

2

48

16

32

Analyzing texts (1)

The Quran and Nahj Al-Balaqa

 

literary miracle of the Quran

2

32

32

-

Advanced literature (2)

emphasizing on questions regarding religious texts

9

Aesthetics of the Quran and Nahj Al-Balaqa

22

32

32

-

Belaqi sciences

 

10

Qarib Al-Quran and Al-Hadith

2

32

32

-

 

 

11

Literary exegesis of the Quran (1)

2

32

32

-

 

 

12

Literary exegesis of the Quran (2)

2

32

32

-

Literary exegesis of the Quran (1)

 

13

Comparative literature

2

32

32

-

 

 

 

Belaqi sciences

22

32

32

-

 

 

15

Dissertation

4

128

-

128

 

 

Total

32

704

320

384

 

 

 

 




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