A Centre of Excellence and the No.1 Choice for Islamic Studies (in the UK, Europe and Worldwide)
The Islamic College is a registered charity founded in 1997 in London, The Islamic College has consistently and successfully continued to fulfil its vision of creating a high-quality research and teaching environment for all academically affiliated and independent researchers who wish to acquire and/or further develop solid and in-depth knowledge of various aspects of the diverse field of Islamic Studies.
The Islamic College, as a higher education Institute based in the UK, is an academic partner with Middlesex University (MDX). It is not affiliated with or partner with any other university or institutes of higher education. Its main academic programmes are validated by MDX, and this same university acts as The Islamic College’s awarding body; provides services related to oversight of academic quality and standards of the College, in line with standards in force in all major universities and higher education institutes in the UK.
Through its publication of scholarly titles in both modern and traditional approaches to Islamic Studies, producing a well-established peer-reviewed journal, providing first-class academic programmes and short courses in Islamic Studies –from philosophy and kalam to the exegesis of the Quran, and the study of fiqh, usul-al-fiqh, and hadith studies, and from Islam and modernity, Islam and modern politics, methods and perspectives in Islamic studies, to advanced Arabic and Persian classes– the Islamic College has succeeded to create a genuine thriving knowledge community in both its in-house and online platforms. Those who join this community are guaranteed to experience a critical and rational approach to the study of religion.
In the past twenty-five years, hundreds of young or mature enthusiastic students, from different religious denominations, have successfully completed the academic programmes at The Islamic College. Many of these happy graduates have successfully continued their career paths as professionals in various fields, as businessmen, lawyers, teachers, community leaders and so on, while others have opted for academically oriented activities and pursued further postgraduate and doctoral degrees and post-doctoral opportunities in internationally renowned universities and academic institutions. According to the records kept at the Alumni Office of The Islamic College, the majority, if not all, of our graduates have distinguished themselves amongst their peers, whether in various fields of business or art or at universities and higher education institutes.
Looking back at more than two decades of the activities of The Islamic College in the UK, we can proudly state that The Islamic College has been a force for good in British society, and the positive fruits of its hard work and dedicated efforts of its staff have benefitted many academic and professional bodies all around the globe.
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