Taught course

Islamic Education

Institution
University of Warwick · Centre for Education Studies
Qualifications
PGA

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Entry requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) or Islamic Seminary Training having teaching experience within formal and informal community based educational settings (Islamic schools and supplementary education sector like Madrassas and Maktabs).

Please make sure you check the full course details online before you apply.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Islamic Education PGA helps participants develop a reflective academic grounding in Islamic Education and provides an opportunity to explore Muslim faith and its traditions of education. Education Studies at Warwick has pioneered this PGA, the first of its kind in the UK, to bridge the gap between educational cultures of traditional Islamic seminaries and modern higher education.

This pioneering short course is the first of its kind to be offered in any UK University. It aspires to bridge the gap between the educational cultures of traditional Islamic seminaries and modern higher education. It is open to those who have an interest in exploring Muslim faith and its diverse traditions of education. It is open to those who have an interest in exploring Muslim faith and its diverse traditions of education.

The award is designed to help participants develop a reflective academic grounding in the foundations of Islamic education. Students will critically explore narratives of education in Islam and engage with modern educational theory and models of pedagogic practice. It facilitates gaining essential research skills to be able to identify and pursue further academic study on diverse perceptions of education and cultures of teaching and learning within the context of historical and contemporary Muslim societies.

Students will develop knowledge and understanding of Islam, the historical, cultural, theological and philosophical foundations of Muslim educational thought. The course aims to build students’ educational and pedagogic competence through facilitating a reflective engagement with a range of theoretical perspectives on the nature of education and educational values and practical skills for organising effective teaching and learning environments within the context of formal and informal Muslim educational settings.

Students who successfully complete the course will have the option of continuing with their studies by upgrading to MA Islamic Education: theory and practice.

Information for international students

You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:

  • Band B
  • IELTS score to 7 overall, two at 6.0/6.5 & rest 7.0+

Fees and funding

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGA
    part time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Education Studies
Email
educationstudies@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
(0)24 7652 3800