B.A.

  • BA in Islamic Studies (Major in Tafsir & Analytical Fiqh)

    3 Years Full Time

    Overview :
    The Bachelor in Islamic studies provides students with knowledge and analysis of the most original Islamic sources: i.e. the Holy Qur’an and Ahadith. During this degree over 1200 verses of the Qur’an and hundreds of Prophetic narrations which cover the entire Islamic jurisprudence and laws related to day-to-day Muslim life will be analyzed. Although the teaching language is English the texts of many courses are in Arabic. eHawza maintains the teachings of the mainstream Shi’a scholars and is not affiliated to or funded by any government.

    Admission criteria :
    It is important that Bachelor students have a strong grasp of the fundamentals of Islam which are all taught in our Diploma. Students who have completed the eHawza Diploma have gained sufficient credit into the Bachelor of Islamic Studies.

    Structure :
    BA consists of 6 semesters. Students should take 10 units per semester consisting of at least 5 compulsory modules.


    Semester 1 :
    Module Code Unit value Sessions
    1- Introduction to Analytical Fiqh TB0101 0.5 6
    2- Book of Taharah I TB0102 2 40
    3- Tafsirul-Qur’an I TB0103 2 40
    4- Tafsirul-Qur’an TB0104 3 65
    5- Nahjul-Balagha TB0105 2 40
    6- Presentation  ———— 1.5 10

    Semester 2 :
    Module Code Unit value Sessions
    1- Book of Taharah II TB0201 2 49
    2- Book of Salaat TB0202 2 49
    3- Tafsirul-Qur’an III TB0203 2 35
    4- Tafsirul-Qur’an IV TB0204 3 54
    5- Social Rules in Islam TB0205 2 38
    6- Presentation  ———— 1 10

    Semester 3 :
    Module Code Unit value Sessions
    1- Book of Fasting TB0301 1 9
    2- Book of Zakat & Khoms TB0302 1 12
    3- Book of Haj TB0303 2 33
    4- Tafsirul-Qur’an V TB0304 2 48
    5- Tafsirul-Qur’an VI TB0305 1.5 20
    6- Tafsirul-Qur’an VII TB0306 2.5 62
    7- Practical Irfan I TB0307 2 30

    Semester 4 :
    Module Code Unit value Sessions
    1- Pathology of Divorce TB0401 1 10
    2- Book of Transaction TB0402 2 42
    3- Book of Marriage TB0403 2 24
    4- Tafsirul-Qur’an VIII TB0404 3 88
    5- Practical Irfan II TB0405 2 26
    6- Presentation  ———— 1 10

    Semester 5 :
    Module Code Unit value Sessions
    1- Book of Divorce TB0501 2 43
    2- Other Unilateral Contracts TB0502 1 23
    3- Tafsirul-Qur’an IX TB0503 3 84
    4- Journey to the Unseen World I TB0504 2 32
    5- Practical Irfan III TB0505 2 30
    6- Presentation  ———— 1 10

    Semester 6 :
    Module Code Unit value Sessions
    1- Judgment to Inheritance TB0601 2 38
    2- Tafsirul-Qur’an X TB0602 4 100
    3- Tafsir of Difficult Ayaat TB0603 2 16
    4- Mabadi Naqdul-Hadith TB0604 2 30
    5- Coming up soon…  ———— 2  ————

    Thesis: Students who complete the six semesters and wish to obtain their BA are required to submit a thesis of approximately 10,000 words.

    Abilities :
    Following the traditional Hawza standard, the eHawza BA graduates meet the educational requirements to wear the turban if they so wish and serve their communities as a junior Imam in leading prayers, delivering lectures and classes and answering religious questions.

    Only the graduates of the eHawza Diploma are eligible to enroll in our B.A. For further information please email our admin@ehawza.com

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