The International Colleges of Islamic Science

ICIS

ISLAMIC LAW (Sharia)

Higher Diploma (2 Years)

This programme provides sound teaching of Islamic Law (Sharia or Fiqh) based on modules taught at traditional seminaries of Najaf and Qum but in modern formats and standards. Modules in this programme include Hadith (tradition) Derayeh (comprehension), Rejal (Authenticity of Narrators), Schools of Philosophy, Arabic literature, English, Qur’anic Sciences, History of Jurisprudence, Islamic History, History of Religions and Faiths, and Research Methodology.

The programme spans over four academic years, each consisting of 42 weeks, minimum of 80% attendance is mandatory.

 

Face to Face:

In the Face-to-Face learning, students have to attend classes for not less than 80% of the total class hours per annum.
For the other 20%, students are free to choose to attend class or refer to the course books, other resources and references assigned for them by ICIS.
Students would sit exams at the ICIS premises on specific dates, as set according to the annual exam timetable.
The final assessment will be allocated as follows:
10% for the first term exam
10% for the second term exam
10%  this mark is to be estimated by the tutor in terms of the student’s class participation and the research report student submitted for their chosen module.
70%  for the final exam, after the final exam has been done, the exam papers are to be marked with confidential numbers, folded and stamped and later marked at the main premises of the ICIS. There are 210 days in the academic year. The executive board of ICIS arranges the holidays and anniversaries and other occasions according to the country concerned.

 

Distance Learning:

The rational for this programme is to provide sound teaching of Islamic Law (Sharia or Fiqh) based on subjects taught at traditional seminaries of Najaf and Qum but in modern formats and standards. Subjects in this programme include Hadith (tradition) Derayeh (comprehension), Rejal (Authenticity of Narrators), Schools of Philosophy, Arabic literature, English, Qur’anic Sciences, History of Jurisprudence, Islamic History, History of Religions and Faiths, and Research Methodology.

The programme spans over four academic years each consisting of 42 weeks. Minimum 80% attendance is mandatory.

 

First year modules

Modules                              Number of units

1. Jurisprudence 1                           50

2. Principles of Jurisprudence               50

3. Logic                                     41

4. Arabic Grammar and Morphology             60

5. Theology                                  55

6. History of Islamic Jurisprudence          60

7. Jurisprudence 2                           60

8. Attribution of Hadith                     40

Total                       416

 

Second year modules

Modules                              Number of units

1. Authenticity of  Narrators                56

2. Jurisprudence 3                           55

3. Principles of Jurisprudence               46

4. Research Methods                          33

5. Jurisprudence 4                          120

6. Comparative Jurisprudence                 32

7. Juristic Regulations                      50

8. Dissertation*                             --

Total                       392

* Final Year Dissertation 
The objective of writing a dissertation in the final year in addition to the term essays, is to enable students to use the methods and mechanisms of writing an academic research and to be qualified for graduation in the last year. At this stage, students will be able to:

  • Choose the titles for their graduation dissertation

  • Set the outline of the dissertation plan

  • Use the right resources for the dissertation

  • Collect the required academic materials

  • Write the dissertation in a proper and professional way

  • Defend the outcome of the dissertation

LAW & COMPARATIVE JURISPRUDENCE

Higher Diploma (2 Years)

This programme provides sound teaching of Islamic Law (Sharia or Fiqh) based on modules taught at traditional seminaries of Najaf and Qum but in modern formats and standards. Modules in this programme include Hadith (tradition) Derayeh (comprehension), Rejal (Authenticity of Narrators), Schools of Philosophy, Arabic literature, English, Qur’anic Sciences, History of Jurisprudence, Islamic History, History of Religions and Faiths, and Research Methodology.

The programme spans over four academic years, each consisting of 42 weeks, minimum of 80% attendance is mandatory.

 

Face to Face:

In the Face-to-Face learning, students have to attend classes for not less than 80% of the total class hours per annum.
For the other 20%, students are free to choose to attend class or refer to the course books, other resources and references assigned for them by ICIS.
Students would sit exams at the ICIS premises on specific dates, as set according to the annual exam timetable.
The final assessment will be allocated as follows:
10% for the first term exam
10% for the second term exam
10%  this mark is to be estimated by the tutor in terms of the student’s class participation and the research report student submitted for their chosen module.
70%  for the final exam, after the final exam has been done, the exam papers are to be marked with confidential numbers, folded and stamped and later marked at the main premises of the ICIS. There are 210 days in the academic year. The executive board of ICIS arranges the holidays and anniversaries and other occasions according to the country concerned.

 

Distance Learning:

The rational for this programme is to provide sound teaching of Islamic Law (Sharia or Fiqh) based on subjects taught at traditional seminaries of Najaf and Qum but in modern formats and standards. Subjects in this programme include Hadith (tradition) Derayeh (comprehension), Rejal (Authenticity of Narrators), Schools of Philosophy, Arabic literature, English, Qur’anic Sciences, History of Jurisprudence, Islamic History, History of Religions and Faiths, and Research Methodology.

The programme spans over four academic years each consisting of 42 weeks. Minimum 80% attendance is mandatory.

 

First year modules

Modules                    Number of units

1. History of Law                       40

2. Constitution Law                     40

3. Introduction to Law                  24

4. Administrative Law                   27

5. Civil Law                            40

6. Penal Law                            40

7. Commercial Law                       42

Total                    253

 

Second year modules

Modules                       Number of units

1. Research Methods                     33

2. International Law                    48

3. Civil Law (Contracts & Deals)        30

4. Introduction to French & British Law 60

5. Legal & Commercial Terms             40

6. Private International Law            40

7. Dissertation                          –

Total                    251

* Final Year Dissertation 
The objective of writing a dissertation in the final year in addition to the term essays, is to enable students to use the methods and mechanisms of writing an academic research and to be qualified for graduation in the last year. At this stage, students will be able to:

  • Choose the titles for their graduation dissertation

  • Set the outline of the dissertation plan

  • Use the right resources for the dissertation

  • Collect the required academic materials

  • Write the dissertation in a proper and professional way

  • Defend the outcome of the dissertation