Short Courses

Qur'anic Arabic

This course helps students to learn to recite the Qur'an. However, participants must have a basic knowledge of the Arabic script. No charge is made for the course, but students are required to register.

The applications for this course are now CLOSED.

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Modern Standard Arabic

This course, offered at four different levels to cater for individual abilities, is designed to develop students' competence in Arabic. While Arabic has many local and regional variants, modern standard Arabic serves as a common language understood throughout the Arab world.

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Other courses

The Centre also occasionally run short (weekend) courses on Islam. The standard course aims to provide a guide to understanding the role of Islam in private and public spheres using a variety of educational means. Past programmes have included sessions on ‘History of the Muslim world’, ‘Islamic Art and Architecture’ and ‘Spirituality and Muslim Devotion’, which helped illuminate a variety of issues that underscore the vitality of Islam and its social impact.