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Master in Exegesis and Hadith

College of Sharia & Islamic Studies
Foundations Of Religion
Commenced Year
Sharjah Main Campus
Study System
Thesis and Courses
Total Credit Hours
54 Cr.Hrs
Total 94.380 AED
2-4 Years
Fall & Spring
Study Mode
Full Time and Part Time

Master In Exegesis And Hadith

In order to build qualified individuals and person to serve the community, society and Da'awah organizations, it is required to create opportunities for local citizens and residents to further their educational careers, so that they contribute to implement development plans. Moreover, the department of Foundations of Religion has qualified faculties, library, resources and all needed requirements to establish post-graduate programs and work towards development in the light of mission and vision of the university, and what serves the college of Sharia and Islamic Studies.

Program Objectives
The program aims at achieving the following goals:

  1. To respond to the need of the society and provide qualified graduates scientifically and well-grounded in research methodology in the field of science of Qur'anic Exegesis and science of Hadith
  2. To produce an excellent Islamic personality who is featured with proper understanding of the Holy Qur'an and the prophetic traditions and who is characterized with ability to balance modernity with heritage.   
  3. To create awareness about various trends of Qur'anic exegesis and different schools of hadith scholars in clarifying meanings and intents of verses and hadiths and deducting Islamic laws and ethics
  4. To strengthen students' relationship with the Qur'anic verses and texts of the prophetic traditions; so that they are aware of ongoing challenges in the modern life
  5. To install a spirit of belonging, so that students and researchers in the field Qur'an and Sunnah are loyal to their religion and faith and they rely on the Qur'an and Sunnah as sources and systems help to organize relationship of human beings to God and to the universe as well as relation among themselves      

Program requirements

  Compulsory Elective Total
Coursework Requirements 18 6 24
Thesis 9
- 9
Total 27 6 33

List of courses

1. Compulsory courses:

Course code Course title Credit hours N.
دراسات في علوم القرآن
Studies in the science of Qur'an
3 1
التفسير التحليلي
Analytical study of the qur'anic exegesis
3 2
دراسات في علوم الحديث والجرح والتعديل
Studies in the science of Hadith and Jurh & Ta'adil
3 3
تخريج الحديث ودراسة الأسانيد والعلل
Citing the Hadith and studies in the chain of narration the hadith defects 
3 4
الحديث التحليلي
Analytical study in the prophetic tradition
3 5
مناهج بحث
Research methodology
2 6
قراءات متعلقة بالقرآن والحديث باللغة الإنجليزية
Readings in the Qur'an and Sunnah in English
1 7

2. Elective courses (student has to study 6 credit hours from the below list)

N. Course code Course title Credit hours
Field of Exegesis and Science of The Qur'an
1 0104522 التفسير العلمي والإعجاز العلمي للقرآن

Scientific approach of Qur'anic commentary and miraculous aspect of the Holy Qur'an
2 0104524 مناهج المفسرين

Methods of Qur'anic exegesis
3 0104525 دراسة نصية وبيانية في مصادر التفسير

Textual studies and clarification of Qur'anic exegesis sources
4 0104526 التفسير الموضوعي

Thematic studies of Qur'anic exegesis
Field of Hadith and its Sciences
1 0104531 حديث موضوعي

Thematic studies of the prophetic tradition
2 0104533 مناهج المحدثين

Muslims scholars Methods of the prophetic tradition
3 0104534 دراسة نصية وبيانية في شروح الحديث

Textual studies and clarification of hadith commentary
4 0104535 دراسات في بحوث السنة

Studies related to the Sunnah

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