Taught course

Islamic Studies

Markfield Institute of Higher Education · Markfield Institute of Higher Education

Entry requirements

Normally at least a second class Honours Degree from a recognised university or the equivalent in a recognised subject area, together with proficiency in English Language (IELTS 6.5). Maturity and experience may also be considered.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

The aim is to develop a critical and analytical approach to the study of Islam and provide a greater insight into the sources and origins of Islamic thought, in particular the Qur'an and Sunnah, together with a knowledge and understanding of the life of the Prophet Muhammad and its contemporary significance. Compulsory modules are Islamic Studies: Qur'an and Sunnah; Life of the Prophet Muhammad; Research Methodology; Dissertation. Optional Modules include Islamic History; Islam and Pluralism; Gender Issues/Family Life in Islam; Management of Mosques, Trusts and Endowments; Muslims in Britain; Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance; Islam in Europe; Muslim Thought.

Information for international students

Information on application and clearance certificates for visa purposes can be found on our website: www.mihe.org.uk

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
12 months
full time
6 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation40 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Course Information
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