Madrasah Al Hikmah

Alim Course (2020)

The Alim Course is a course tailored for the preservation of Islamic legacy, value and practice.

The course's vision is to produce scholars who are able to guide and lead the future.

The course is conducted in classroom environment with practical application in school premises.

Students are boarded in with a current enrollment of approximately a hundred students.

 

Admission Requirement (for both local and international students)

1. Ideal starting age: between 16 and 19

2. Only full time student can enroll

3. Passed the interview session

 

Duration of studies

1. The complete program is 7 years (3+4)

2. The academic session is annual. (January till December)

3. Classes are from Monday till Saturday (Approx. 34 contact hours/week)

4. Every annual session contains 42 weeks school and 6 weeks break

  

Breakdown of 42 weeks school

● 38 weeks of classes (1 hour of these classes per week = 1 credit hour)

●  4 weeks of revision and assessments (One before each break)

 

Medium of instruction

1. English is the medium of instruction to facilitate both local and international students simultaneously.

2. Text books are more than 90% Arabic.

 

Course structure  

1. The course is of two parts; academic and practical.

2. Academic activities are conducted in classes.

3. Practical activities include life skills (khidmat) and weekly presentations (anjuman).

 

Academic Curriculum 

1. No core and electives in academic activities; all subjects are compulsory.

2. Passing the final exam is required to be promoted to the next level.

3. The passing marks are between 50% and 70% according to levels.

 

 

Two levels of the Alim Course 

1. Foundation in Arabic and Islamic Studies (3 years) 

2. Ijazah in Islamic Studies (4 years) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Foundation in Arabic and Islamic Studies 

Program duration

3 years (Level: Alim 1, Alim 2 & Alim 3)

Program requirement

  1. Able to recite the Quran (Preferably a Hafiz of Quran with Shahadah)
  2. Able to communicate in English OR Bahasa Malaysia
  3. Able to read English OR Bahasa Malaysia

Objectives

To ensure students:

  1. understand the basic requirements of being Muslims;
  2. comfortable with language skills of both Arabic and English; and
  3. prepared to undertake Islamic Studies on an academic level

Learning outcomes

With the permission of Allah ta’ala, students should be able to:

  1. behave as well-mannered Muslim citizens 
  2. comfortably read with comprehension basic Arabic and English texts; and
  3. explain the basic aspects of Islam such as Fiqh and Islamic values

  

 

 

Two levels of Alim Course

1. Foundation in Arabic and Islamic Studies (3 years)  View Curriculum

2. Ijazah in Islamic Studies (4 years) 

 

 

 

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2. Ijazah in Islamic Studies

Program duration

4 years (Level: Alim 4 until Alim 7)

Program requirement

  1. Foundation in Arabic and Islamic Studies  OR
  2. Certificate equivalent to it in content and credit hours.

Objectives

To produce students who:

  1. master the Islamic teachings in theory and practice from its original source;
  2. are exposed to the basic law and culture of the country;
  3. possess problem solving skill with regard to spiritual, legal and social issues;
  4. get the exposure to practical skills of education and administration;
  5. fulfill the professional needs in any organizations or society; and
  6. adhere to the professional ethics and moral obligations

Learning outcomes

With the permission of Allah ta’ala, students will be able to:

  1. improve knowledge and skills to preserve, develop and transmit the legacy of the Prophets to the next generation;
  2. explain and apply the spirit of Shariah and its boundaries in resolving current problems;
  3. explain the present structure of administration in the country and how does Shariah view it;
  4. use the right research methods to produce research concerning Islamic sciences;
  5. handle Islamic institutions such as masjid and madrasah with accountability;
  6. function in various disciplines of the Shariah using various resources and technology by applying teamwork and good leadership; and
  7. communicate with interested parties and colleagues effectively and ethically

 

 

Two levels of Alim Course

1. Foundation in Arabic and Islamic Studies (3 years)

2. Ijazah in Islamic Studies (4 years)   View Curriculum

 

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1. Foundation in Arabic and Islamic Studies 
 

Level: Alim 1

 

Subject Hours Text book Author
Quran Memorization 1 7 Mushaf (Juz 29-30) Al-Quran
Tajwid and Application 1 3 Juz 30 + Murshid al-Qari' Al-Quran + Qari' Saleem Gaibie
Doa & Hadith 2 Duas in the life of a Muslim & 2. Tashil Lenasia Muslim Association
Fiqh Lessons 2 Miscellaneous Text Books (Mu'tamad) Miscellaneous (Muhammad Al-Zuhair)
Sirah of Muhammad 1 2 Seerah Madrasah Islamia, Benoni, S. Africa
The Prophets 1 3 Qisasun Nabiyyin 1 & 2 Abul Hasan Ali An-Nadwi
Arabic Communication 1 3 Al-'Arabiyyah lin-Nashieen 1 Dr. Mahmud Ismail/ Nasif Mustafa
Arabic Grammar/ Essay 1 3 Al-Nahw Al-Wadhih (1-2) Ali Jarim & Mustafa Amin
Arabic Morphology 3 Sarf Notes + Easy Etymology Madrasah Al-Hikmah + Ml. Husein
English 1 3 Foundamentals of English Grammar Betty S. Azar and Stacy A. Hagen

 

 Total Hours per week: 31                                     Total Classes: 10

 

Level: Alim 2

 

Class Name Hours Text book Author
Quran Memorization 2 5 Mushaf (Juz 27 & 28) Al-Quran
Tajwid and Application 2 3 Quran + الفوائد المكية Al-Quran + Qari Abdul Rahman Al-
Hadith_Text 3 Zadut Talibeen Maulana Ashiq Ilahi
Intro to Islamic Law 2 Al-Yaqutun Nafees Said Ahmad Ibn Omar 
Shariah (Fardhu Ain) 2 Buyu' for Beginners/ An Nurul Mubin/ Four authors
Sirah of Muhammad 2 2 Qisasun Nabiyyin 5 Abul Hasan Ali An-Nadwi
The Prophets 2 3 Qisasun Nabiyyin ( 3 & 4) Abul Hasan Ali An-Nadwi
Arabic Communication 2 3 Al-'Arabiyyah lin-Nashieen 2 Dr. Mahmud Ismail/ Nasif Mustafa
Arabic Grammar 2 2 At-Tuhfatus Saniyyah Muhammad Muhyiddin Abdul Majid
Arabic Grammar/Essay 2 3 An-Nahw al-Wadhih (2-3) Ali Jarim & Mustafa Amin
English_2 3 Understanding & Using English Betty S. Azar & Stacy A. Hagen

 

Total Hours per week:                        31                             Total Classes: 11

 

Level: Alim 3

 

 

Class Name Hours Text book Author
Quran Memorization 3 2 Mushaf Al-Qur'an
Tajwid 3 2 Matnul Jazariyyah Ibnul Jazari 833 h.
Tajwid application 3 2 Mushaf Al Quran
Qur'an Translation 1 3 Mushaf 11-25 Al-Qur'an
Qur'an Translation 2 3 Mushaf 1-10, 26-30 Al-Qur'an
Usulul Fiqh/ Usulut Tafsir 3 Taysirul Husul/ Al-Fauzul Kabir Shah Waliullah ad-Dehlawi
Ahadeethul Adab 3 Riyadhus Solihin (Part 2) An-Nawawi
Ahadeethul Akhlaq 3 Riyadhus Solihin (Part 1) An-Nawawi
Balaghah 2 Al Balaghatul Wadhihah Ali al Jarim & Mustafa Amin
Maths/ Inheritance 3 Daily Mathematics (Form 1)/ Mawarith S.P. SAMY/ As Sobuni
Worship (details and proof) 3 Hadiyatul Mardiyah Dr. Mustofa Bugha
Etiquettes of Quran 2 At-Tibyan An-Nawawi

 

 

Total Hours per week:                        31                     Total Classes: 12

 

Levels of Alim Course

1. Foundation in Arabic and Islamic Studies (3 years) 

2. Ijazah in Arabic and Islamic Studies (4 years)

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2. Ijazah in Islamic Studies 

   

Level: Alim 4

 

 

Class Name

Hours

Text book

Author

Quran Memorization 4

2

Mushaf

Al-Qur'an

Tajwid Application 4

2

Mushaf

Al-Quran

Qur'an Translation 2 

3

Mushaf 1-10, 26-30

Al-Qur'an

Ulumul Quran 1 

3

Manahilul 'Irfan 1

Muhammad Abdul Azim

Hifz al Hadith 1

3

Taqribul Asanid wa Tartibul Masanid

Zaynuddin Al Iraqi

Narrators (Tabi'en)

2

Muwatto Malik

Imam Malik bin Anas

Theology (Kalaam)

3

Kubra

Saeed Ramadhan Buti

Theology (Naqli evidence)

2

I'tiqaad

Bayhaqi

Taharah-Hajj

3

Mughnil Muhtaj

Khatib Shirbini 977 a.h.

The Source of Law

3

Al Lubab

Sofwan ad Dawudi

Ethics

2

Minhajul Abidin

Imam Ghazali

Islamic History 1

3

Al Mausu'atul Muyassarah fi At-Tarikhul

A group of Reserchers and Islamic Sholars

 

 Total Hours per week:                        31                     Total Classes: 12

 

Level: Alim 5

 

 

Class Name

Hours

Text book

Author

Quran Memorization 5

2

Mushaf

Al-Qur'an

Tafsir Naqli

3

Tafsir Ibn Kathir

Ibn Kathir

Ulumul Quran 2

3

Manahilul 'Irfan 2

Muhammad Abdul Azim 

Ahadeethul Ahkam

3

Sunan Tirmidhi Part 1

Abu Isa Muhammad At Tirmidhi

Hadith Criticism 1

2

Ar-Raf' wat-Takmil

Muhammad Ibn Abdul Hay Al- Laknawi

Hadith Criticism 2

2

As-Sunnah wa Makanatuha

Mustafa As-Siba'i

Hadith Methodology

3

Manhajun Naqd fi Ulumil Hadith

Dr. Nuruddin 'Itr

Hadith Narrators

3

Sunan Tirmidhi

Abu Isa Muhammad At Tirmidhi

Hifz al Hadith 2

3

Taqribul Asanid wa Tartibul Masanid

Zaynuddin Al Iraqi

Shiah 1

2

Nahjus Salamah

Al-Alusi

Mu'amalat

3

Mughnil Muhtaj

Khatib Shirbini 977 a.h.

Ethics 2

2

Ihya' Ulumuddin

Al Ghazali 505 a.h.

 

 

 Total Hours per week:                        31                     Total Classes: 12

 

 

Level: Alim 6

 

 

Class Name Hours Text book Author
Quran Memorization 6 2 Mushaf Al-Qur'an
Tafsir Ayaatil Ahkam 1 3 Rawai’ul Bayan Muhamman Ali As-Sabuni
Tafsir Ayaatil Ahkam 2 3 Rawai’ul Bayan Muhamman Ali As-Sabuni
Tarikhul Quran 2 Tarikhul Quran Abdus Sobur Shahin
Al Manaqib wal Fadhail 2 Sunan Ibn Majah Ibn Majah
Business (Inter-schools) 3 Sunan Abu Daud Abu Daud
Taharah-Jihad 3 Sunan Abu Daud Abu Daud
Comparitive Usul 3 Atharul Ikhtilaf Dr. Mustafa Sa’id Al-Khin
Jinayaat & Qadho' 3 Mughnil Muhtaj Khatib Shirbini 977 a.h.
Nikah 3 Nihayatul Muhtaj Shamsuddin Ramli
Qawaaid Fiqhiyyah 2 Idhohul Qawaidil Fiqhiyah Abdullah Ibn Sa’id Al-Lahji
Shiah 2 2 Hiqbatun minat Tarikh Uthman Ibn Muhammad Al-Khamis

 

 Total Hours per week:                        31                     Total Classes: 12

 

 

Level: Alim 7

 

Class Name Hours Text book Author
Qur rev. 7 2 Mushaf Al-Qur'an
Narrators (Tabi'en) temp. 2 Muwatto Malik Imam Malik bin Anas
Bukhari 1 3 Jami' Musnad Sahih Mukhtasar... Imam Muhammad bin Ismail Al-Bukhari
Bukhari 2 3 Jami' Musnad Sahih Mukhtasar... Imam Muhammad bin Ismail Al-Bukhari
Muslim 1 & Manhajun Naqd 3 المسند الصحيح المختصر من السنن بنقل العدل عن العدل Imam Muslim bin Hajjaj
Muslim 2 3 المسند الصحيح المختصر من السنن بنقل العدل عن العدل Imam Muslim bin Hajjaj
Nasai 2 Sunan An-Nisai Imam Ahmad bin Shu'aib An-Nisai
Jinayaat & Qadho' (Alim 7) 3 Mughnil Muhtaj Khatib Shirbini 977 a.h.
Maslahah 2 Dhowabitul Maslahah Dr. Saeed Ramadhan Buti
Practical (Administration) 3    
Practical (Teaching) 3    
Shiah 2 (Alim 7) 2 Hiqbatun minat Tarikh Uthman bin Muhammad Al-Khamis

 

Levels of Alim Course

1. Foundation in Arabic and Islamic Studies (3 years) 

2. Ijazah in Islamic Studies (4 years)

 

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