Taught course

Muslim Community 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 Muslim Community programme aims to develop critical, rigorous and objective scholarship in Islamic Studies and to foster an understanding and appreciation of how Muslim communities can live and work in a multi-faith, multi-cultural environment. This course will enable students to take leadership and management roles within Muslim communities. Compulsory Modules: Muslims in Britain; Research Methodology; dissertation. Optional Modules include; Islamic sources: Qur'an and Sunnah; Islamic Economics; Islam and Pluralism; Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care; Gender Issues and Family Life in Islam; Management of Mosques, Trusts and Endowments; Islam in Europe; Life of the Prophet Muhammad; Major Trends in 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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