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 SHORT ISLAMIC COURSES

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Q&A with your Teachers

All courses, while online, are not one-way. In addition to the video released each week and its accompanying powerpoint slide and/or notes, you will have access to a QnA segment. Ask away and your teachers will respond within three working days.

1 Year Content Access

The Daurah lessons begin on the 8th of July 2020.  One video will be delivered to you weekly according to the academic calendar. However, even after the semester ends, you still have access to the content until Nov 2020, totalling up to an entire year of access!

Choose between 26 Courses

For this July 2020 to Dec 2020 semester, we are opening up 26 different courses. You may choose to enroll in one or more of these courses, depending on your needs.

Read more about each course below.

Fiqh (Module 1)

Carry out your worship based on knowledge. This course will cover the rulings concerning the main pillars of Islam in detail. Purification and Solat will be covered in the first module.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedFiqhul Ibadat by Hajjah Durriyyah (Students will use the English translation of the book
Pre-requisitesNone
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Lesson 1: Introduction to Fiqh• Definition of Fiqh
• Importance of Fiqh
• Purpose of Fiqh
Lesson 2 to 7: Purification
• Types of Water
• Usage of Gold and Silver Utensils
• Siwak
• Going to the Bathroom
• Istinja’
• Wudu’ (Ablution)
• Wiping over the Khuff (Shoes)
• Ghusl (Bathing)
• Tayamum
• Najasa (Filth)
• Menstruation, Post-Natal Bleeding, Istihada
Lesson 8 to 12: Prayer Part 1• Definition of Prayer
• The Timings of Prayer
• The Conditions Obligating Prayer
• The Azan (Call to prayer) and Iqama (Call to commence)
• The Pillars of Prayer
• The Sunnas of Prayer
• What is Makrooh in Prayer
• What Invalidates the Prayer
Lesson 13 to 16: Prayer Part 2• The Sunna Prayers
• The Congregational Prayers (Jama’ah)
• The Friday Prayer
• The Prayer of the Traveller
• The Fear Prayer

Fiqh (Module 2)

Carry out your worship based on knowledge. This course will cover the rulings concerning the main pillars of Islam in detail. Zakat, Fasting and Hajj will be covered in the second module.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD50 for Module 2
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedFiqhul Ibadat by Hajjah Durriyyah (Students will use the English translation of the book)
Pre-requisitesHas attended Fiqh Module 1
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Lessons 1-3: Fasting and I’tikaf • Definition of fasting and types of fasting to the conditions of a valid fast
• Things that are recommended in fasting to Fidya
• Recommended, makrooh and forbidden fasting to end of I’tikaf
Lessons 4-8: Zakat • The meaning of Zakat to the conditions obligating Zakat
• of Livestock and grain and fruit
• of Money and Trade goods
• Eid Al Fitr and Paying Zakat
• Paying Zakat and Voluntary Charity
Lessons 9-16: Hajj • Meaning of Hajj to conditions of the delegate
• Pillars of Hajj and Umrah
• Obligatory acts of Hajj and Umrah
• Sunnahs of Hajj and Umrah
• Release from Ihram to release from ihram for someone detained
• Missing Hajj to Uddhia

Tafseer (Module 1) – juz 30

Realize the beauty of Al-Quran and the great blessings bestowed upon us through its revelation. Internalize the meanings found in every single word! This module will cover extensively the Tafseer (Exegesis) of the last Juz (part) of the Holy Quran.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo modules for each Chapter (Juz) of the Qur'an
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedAt-Tafsirul Wajiz by Syeikh Dr Wahbah Az-Zuhaili
(Students will use the translated text)
Pre-requisitesAble to read Arabic letters
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Surahs to be coveredHalf of Juz 30 (chapter 30) of the Quran will be covered
The gems and jewels which will be shared are:• The reasons for revelation of the Surahs or verses (when available)
• The beauty of the words used
• The general meaning of the verses
• The opinions of scholars concerning some of the content which need further explanation
• The applicability of the verses to our lives
The Surahs which will be covered are:• Surah An-Naba’
• Surah An-Nazi’aat
• Surah ‘Abasa
• Surah At-Takweer
• Surah Al-Infithor
• Surah Al-Muthoffifin
• Surah Al-Inshiqaq
• Surah Al-Buruuj
• Surah Ath-Thoriq
• Surah Al-A’laa

Tafseer (Module 2) – juz 30

Realize the beauty of Al-Quran and the great blessings bestowed upon us through its revelation. Internalize the meanings found in every single word! This module will cover extensively the Tafseer (Exegesis) of the last Juz (part) of the Holy Quran.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo modules for each Chapter (Juz) of the Qur'an
CostSGD50 for Module 2
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module15
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedAt-Tafsirul Wajiz by Syeikh Dr Wahbah Az-Zuhaili
(Students will use the translated text)
Pre-requisitesAble to read Arabic letters and must have attended Module 1 of Tafseer Juz 30.
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Surahs to be coveredThe second half of Juz 30 (chapter 30) of the Quran will be covered
The gems and jewels which will be shared are:• The reasons for revelation of the Surahs or verses (when available)
• The beauty of the words used
• The general meaning of the verses
• The opinions of scholars concerning some of the content which need further explanation
• The applicability of the verses to our lives
The Surahs which will be covered are:Surah Al-A’laa (Surah number 87) to Surah An-Nas (Surah number 114 )

Tafseer (Module 3) – juz 29

Realize the beauty of Al-Quran and the great blessings bestowed upon us through its revelation. Internalize the meanings found in every single word! This module will cover extensively the Tafseer (Exegesis) of the second last Juz (part) of the Holy Quran.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo modules for each Chapter (Juz) of the Qur'an
CostSGD50 for Module 3
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedAt-Tafsirul Wajiz by Syeikh Dr Wahbah Az-Zuhaili
(Students will use the translated text)
Pre-requisitesAble to read Arabic letters and must have attended Module 1 and Module 2 of Tafseer Juz 30.
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Surahs to be coveredThe first half of Juz 29 (chapter 29) of the Quran will be covered
The gems and jewels which will be shared are:• The reasons for revelation of the Surahs or verses (when available)
• The beauty of the words used
• The general meaning of the verses
• The opinions of scholars concerning some of the content which need further explanation
• The applicability of the verses to our lives
The Surahs which will be covered are:- Surah Al-Mulk
- Surah Al-Qalam
- Surah Al-Haaqqah
- Surah Al-Ma’arij
- Surah Nuh

TAFSEER (mODULE 4) – JUZ 29

 Realize the beauty of Al-Quran and the great blessings bestowed upon us through its revelation. Internalize the meanings found in every single word! This module will cover extensively the Tafseer (Exegesis) of the second part of Juz 29 of the Holy Quran. 

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules for every Juz (chapter) of the Quran
CostSGD50 for Module 4
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Pre-requisitesHas attended Tafseer Juz 29 Module 3; Able to read Arabic letters
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of each semester. Students have the choice to not sit for it However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules of Tafseer Juz 29, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Surahs to be coveredThe second half of Juz 29 (chapter 29) of the Quran will be covered.
The gems and jewels which will be shared are:The reasons for revelation of the Surahs or verses (when available)
The beauty of the words used
The general meaning of the verses
The opinions of scholars concerning some of the content which need further explanation
The applicability of the verses to our lives
The Surahs which will be covered are:Surah Al-Jinn
Surah Al-Muzzammil
Surah Al-Muddaththir
Surah Al-Qiyamah
Surah Al-Insan
Suran Al-Mursalat

AQEEDAH (MODULE 1)

It is known that man’s actions branch out from his imagination, and thus man’s actions only follow the image of life and the universe that he has formed in his mind. Join us as we go through the pillars of faith and try to understand why we believe in what we believe in as Muslims via going through a text written by one of the greatest scholars of our time, Syeikh Md Sa’id Ramadhan Al-Buti Rahimahullah.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module15
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedThe Greatest Universal Sureties (The Creator’s Existence and the Creature’s Function) by Dr Imam Muhammad Sa’id Ramadhan Al-Buti
Pre-requisitesNone
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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First PartA brief introduction to Aqeedah as a whole
Second Partthe methods for researching truth, the need for sound creed and the position of creed in relation to the entire Islamic structure will be covered, as a foreword before going deeper into Aqeedah.
Third Partthe important topic of Divinity will be discussed. This topic, being the essence of the Islamic creed, will be covered extensively till the end of the module, insyaAllah.
NotesThe module will cover the first half of the text used and will keep closely to it.

Riyadhus Solihin
(Module 1)

The sayings of the Prophet ﷺ are full of wisdom and lessons. Immerse yourselves in the beauty as you take a stroll through the gardens of his words and actions to get to know more and thus emulate him. This 6-module course will cover the entire Riyadhus Solihin, an amazing book of Hadith classified into topics concerning the desired attributes and character of a Muslim.

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Duration of Entire ProgrammeSix Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module18
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedRiyadhus Solihin by Imam An-Nawawi
(Students will use the English translation of the book. Notes in English containing lessons from Riyadhus Solihin will also be provided)
Pre-requisitesNone
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the six modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Lesson 1 to 18• Ikhlas (Sincerity)
• Tawbah (Repentance)
• Sabr (Steadfastness/Patience)
• Sidq (Truthfulness)
• Muraqabah (Watchfulness)
• Taqwa (Fearful Awareness of Allah)
• Yaqin and Tawakkul (Certainty and Trust in Allah)
• Istiqamah (Going Straight)
• Tafakkur (Reflection)
• Hastening to Perform Good Actions
• Mujahadah (Striving)
• Encouragement to Increase Good Actions in the Later Part of Life
• The Many Paths of Good
• Moderation in Worship
• Perseverance in Actions
• The Command to Follow the Sunnah and its Adab

Riyadhus Solihin
(Module 2)

The sayings of the Prophet ﷺ are full of wisdom and lessons. Immerse yourselves in the beauty as you take a stroll through the gardens of his words and actions to get to know more and thus emulate him. This second module is a continuation from a very enlightening first module, and is part two of a 6-module course discussing the entire Riyadhus Solihin, an amazing book of Hadith.

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Duration of Entire CourseSix Modules
CostSGD50 for Module 2
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module18
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedRiyadhus Solihin by Imam An-Nawawi
(Students will use the English translation of the book. Notes in English containing lessons from Riyadhus Solihin will also be provided)
Pre-requisitesHas attended Riyadhus Solihin Module 1
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the six modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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The chapters of RiyadhusSolihin which will be covered this semester are: • The Command to Follow the Sunnah and its Adab
• Obligation to Obey the Commands of Allah
• Prohibition against Innovations
• On the One Who Makes a Good or Bad Sunna
• Showing the Way to Good and Calling to Guidance or Misguidance
• Helping One Another to Goodness and Fear of Allah
• On Good Counsel
• Commanding the Right and Forbidding the Wrong
• The Harsh Punishment of Someone Who Commands Right and Forbids Wrong while His Own Actions Contradict what He Says
• The Command to Deliver Trusts
• Injustice and the Command to Make Restitution in Cases of Injustice
• Respecting the Sacred Things of the Muslims
• Veiling the Faults of Muslims
• Taking care of the Needs of the Muslims
• Intercession
• On Putting Things Right between People
• The Excellence of the Poor, Weak and Obscure Muslims
• Kindness to Orphans, Girls, the Weak, the Very Poor and the Downtrodden
• Treating Women Well
• On the Rights of a Husband from His Wife
• Spending on One’s Family
• Spending Out of What One Loves
• The Obligation to Command One’s Family and Children and Whoever is in One’s Care to Obey Allah
• The right of a neighbour and treating him well

• On dutifulness to parents and maintaining ties of kinship
• The excellence of dutifulness shown to the friends of one’s father and mother, relatives, wife and others whom one should honour
• Honouring the people of the family of the Messenger of Allah and their clear excellence
• Respect for people of knowledge, the great and people of importance, and putting them ahead of others, raising where they sit and showing their rank
• On visiting the people of virtue, sitting with them, keeping their company, loving them, seeking visits and supplication from them, and visiting places of virtue
• The excellence of love for the sake of Allah and encouraging it, and a man who loves another informing him of that and what he says to him when he informs him
• On the signs of Allah’s love for His slave and urging that it be taken on and that one should strive to obtain it
• On cautioning against causing injury to the righteous, the weak and the poor
• Judging people according to the outward while leaving their secrets to Allah Almighty
• On fear

Riyadhus Solihin
(Module 3)

The sayings of the Prophet ﷺ are full of wisdom and lessons. Immerse yourselves in the beauty as you take a stroll through the gardens of his words and actions to get to know more and thus emulate him. This second module is a continuation from a very enlightening first module, and is part two of a 6-module course discussing the entire Riyadhus Solihin, an amazing book of Hadith.

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Duration of Entire CourseSix Modules
CostSGD50 for Module 3
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedRiyadhus Solihin by Imam An-Nawawi
(Students will use the English translation of the book. Notes in English containing lessons from Riyadhus Solihin will also be provided)
Pre-requisitesHas attended RiyadhusSolihin Module 1 and Module 2
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the six modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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The chapters of RiyadhusSolihin which will be covered this semester are: From
Chapter 69:
On the preference for seclusion during eras of tribulation or fear in trials in the religion or fear of falling into sin and grey matters

To
Chapter 157:
What to read during Solat Jenazah

syamail muhammadiyah (Module 1)

Immerse yourself in the beautiful characteristics and character of the beloved of Allah swt, the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. Get to know him and prepare to fall in love with the most perfect of creation, the most beloved, and the most loving.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module15
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedMUHAMMAD, HIS CHARACTER AND BEAUTY
(WASA’IL AL-WUSUL ILA SHAMA’IL AL-RASUL)
by Shaykh Yusuf Nabahani, translated by Abdul Aziz Suraqah
Pre-requisitesHopes to get to know and love the Prophet ﷺ
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the course, students who passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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The topics which will be shared this semester are:
• Introduction to Shama’il

• The Prophet’s Lineage and Noble Names ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Perfect and beautiful Physical descriptions ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Form ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Vision and Antimony ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Hair ﷺ

• The Prophet’s sweat and natural scent ﷺ
• The Prophet’s Perfume ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Voice ﷺ
• The Prophet’s Anger ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Laughter, Weeping and Sneezing ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Speech ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Strength ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Clothing, Bedding and Ring

syamail muhammadiyah (Module 2)

Immerse yourself in the beautiful characteristics and character of the beloved of Allah swt, the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. Get to know him and prepare to fall in love with the most perfect of creation, the most beloved, and the most loving.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD50 for Module 2
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module15
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedMUHAMMAD, HIS CHARACTER AND BEAUTY
(WASA’IL AL-WUSUL ILA SHAMA’IL AL-RASUL)
by Shaykh Yusuf Nabahani, translated by Abdul Aziz Suraqah
Pre-requisitesHopes to get to know and love the Prophet ﷺ, and has attended Syamail Module 1
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the course, students who passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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The topics which will be shared this semester are:
• The Prophet’s Sandals and Leather Socks ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Weapons ﷺ 

• The Prophet’s Lifestyle ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Eating, Drinking and Sleeping ﷺ

• The Character of the Prophet ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Companionship with His Wives ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Trustworthiness and Truthfulness ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Shyness and Joking ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Humility ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Generosity and Bravery ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Worship and Prayer ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Fasting ﷺ

• The Prophet’s Recitation ﷺ

tajweed (Module 1)

Enhance the quality of your Quranic recitation by learning its rules. In this course, you will learn the rules set by scholars to assist in achieving the correct articulation of letters, fluency and perfection during recitation. There are two modules in total for this course that aims to inshaAllah better your recitation.

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Duration of the Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module14
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedAn-Nurul Mubin by Syeikh Ayman Suwaid
(Students will use: Tajweed Rules of the Quran by Kareema Czerepinski)
Pre-requisitesAble to read the Quran.
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Lesson 1 to 3: Introduction to Tajweed(1-3)• Manners when reading the Quran
• Seeking refuge and saying the Basmalah
• Levels of recitation
• Errors in pronunciation
Lesson 4 to 6: The Articulation Points of the Letters (Makharijul Huruf)(4-6)• How letters are formed
• Detailed explanation of the articulation points and their letters
• Practical recitation
Lesson 7 to 11: The Characteristics of Letters (Sifatul Huruf)(7-9)• Characteristics with opposites
• Characteristics without opposites
• Practical Recitation
Lesson 12 to 14: The Velarization and Attenuation (Tafkheem and Tarqeeq)(10-12)• The levels of Tafkheem
• The Lam in the Name of Majesty (Lafzul Jalalah)
• The Ra’ and the cases of Tafkheem and Tarqeeq
• The Qalqalah Mechanism

tajweed (Module 2)

Enhance the quality of your Quranic recitation by learning its rules. In this course, you will learn the rules set by scholars to assist in achieving the correct articulation of letters, fluency and perfection during recitation. This second module is a continuation from the enriching first one.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD50 for Module 2
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedAn-Nurul Mubin by Syeikh Ayman Suwaid
(Students will use: Tajweed Rules of the Quran by Kareema Czerepinski)
Pre-requisites- Able to read the Quran
- Has attended Tajweed Module 1
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Lesson 1 to 5: The Ghunnah, Noon Sakinah, Meem Sakinah and Idgham• The Noon Sakinah and Tanwin Rules
• The Meem Sakinah Rules
• The Ghunnah
• Al-Mutaqariban, Al-Mutamathilan, Al-Mutajanisan
Lesson 6 to 10: The Mudood• The various types of Lengthening (Madd)
Lesson 11 to 14: The Al-Waqf Wal Ibtida’(The Stop and Start)• The Types of Waqf
• The types of Ibtida’
• The Qath’
• The Sakt
• Stopping on the Ends of Words
Lesson 15 to 16: Miscellaneous

[LESSON 15 AND 16]
• An-Nabr (The Accent)
• Hamzah Wasl (The Connecting Hamzah)
• Special Words for Hafs ‘An ‘Asim by the way of Asy-Syathibiyyah

Seerah (Module 1)

Every day in the life of our beloved Prophet ﷺ is like a blooming flower. Discover more about his life to increase our love for him ﷺ . This course will cover the  life of the Prophet ﷺ and its happenings. Some lessons which can be derived will also be shared.

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Duration of Entire CourseFour Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedA Compendium of the Sources on The Prophetic Narrative Abridged
Pre-requisitesPassionate to learn more about the life of our Beloved Prophet (saw).
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the four modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Lesson 1 to 4: Introduction to Sirah • The importance of studying Sirah
• The sources from which Sirah is obtained
• The Arabian Peninsula before Islam
Lesson 5 to 7: From Birth until before Prophethood • The lineage of the Prophet (pbuh)
• The Prophet’s life before Prophethood
• The forms of protection given by Allah to the Prophet before Prophethood
Lesson 8 to 11: The Beginning Period of Prophethood• The first Revelation
• The early Muslims
• The stages in the Da’wah (Call to Islam)
• The pain and torture which the Muslims were subjected to
Lesson 12 to 16: From the First Migration to Habsyah until before the Migration to Madinah• The first and second migrations to Habsyah
• The boycott on Bani Hasyim
• The Da’wah at Taif
• Isra’ and Mi’raj
• The first and second Pledges of Allegiance of ‘Aqabah

Seerah (Module 2)

Every day in the life of our beloved Prophet ﷺ is like a blooming flower. Discover more about his life to increase our love for him ﷺ . This course will cover the  life of the Prophet ﷺ and its happenings. Some lessons which can be derived will also be shared.

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Duration of Entire CourseFour Modules
CostSGD50 for Module 2
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedA Compendium of the Sources on The Prophetic Narrative Abridged
Pre-requisitesHas attended Seerah Module 1
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the four modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Lesson 1 to 4: The Hijrah (Migration) to Madinah• The Hijrah of the Sahabahs and the difficulties faced
• The Hijrah of the Prophet (pbuh)
• The stopover in Quba’
• The joyful welcome from the people of Madinah
Lesson 5 to 7: The First Year of Hijrah• The life of the Prophet (pbuh) in Madinah
• Setting up the new community in Madinah
• The enmity faced from the Jews of Madinah
• The attitude of the Musyrikun in Madinah towards the Prophet (pbuh)
Lesson 9 to 12: The Second Year of Hijrah• The enjoining of Fasting and Zakat
• The Battle of Badr
• The emergence of the Munafiqun in Madinah
Lesson 13 to 16: The Third Year of Hijrah• The Battle of Uhud

Seerah (Module 3)

Every day in the life of our beloved Prophet ﷺ is like a blooming flower. Discover more about his life to increase our love for him ﷺ . This course will cover the  life of the Prophet ﷺ and its happenings. Some lessons which can be derived will also be shared.

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Duration of Entire ProgrammeFour Modules
CostSGD50 for Module 3
FrequencyOnce a week
*Impt: The lessons will be held live, but will be recorded too for those who are not able to attend them live.
Total number of lessons per module15 / 16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedA Compendium of the Sources on The Prophetic Narrative Abridged
Pre-requisitesHas attended Seerah Module 1 and Module 2
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the four modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Lesson 1 to 3: The Fourth Year of Hijra:- The Incident of Bi’r Ma’una
- The Ghazwa of Bani al-Nadir
- The Ghazwa of Dhat al Riqa’
Lesson 4 to 8: The Fifth and Sixth Year of Hijra- The Ghazwa of Bani al-Mustaliq
- The Ghazwa of Khandaq
- The Ghazwa of Bani Qurayza
- The Hudaybiya Peace Treaty
Lesson 9 to 12: The Seventh Year of Hijra- The Prophet’s Letters to the kings and rulers
- The Ghazwa of Khaybar
Lesson 13 to 16:
The Eighth Year of Hijra
- The Ghazwa of Mu’ta
- Fath Mecca

Ulum al-Quran (Module 1)

A wealth of knowledge and insight exists with regards to the Book of Allah. Enhance your understanding of the Holy Quran by learning about its setting, framework and circumstances. In this course, you will be introduced to the Sciences connected to the recitation, history, understanding and implementation of the Quran.

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Duration of Entire CourseOne Module
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedNotes provided by AfaqSG
Pre-requisitesNone
TestsThere will be a test at the end of the Module. Students have the choice of not sitting for it. However, they will not be awarded any certificate should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the four modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Lesson 1 to 4: Introduction to the Quran and Revelation• A brief History of the Quranic Sciences
• The names of the Quran
• Al-Wahyu (Inspiration)
• The revelation of the Quran bit by bit and the wisdom behind it
Lesson 5 to 8: The History of the Quran • The compilation of the Quran
• The Quranic script
• The seven Ahruf
• Qiraat (The methods of recitation)
Lesson 9 to 13: The Sciences of the Quran• The causes of revelation
• The Makki and Madani verses
• The beginning of the Surahs
• An-Nasikh Wal Mansukh (Abrogation in the Quran)
• Al-Muhkam Wal Mutasyabih (The clear and unclear verses)
Lesson 14 to 16• The Interpretation of the Quran and The Miraculous Nature of the Quran

Tarajim as-sahabah (Module 1)

The preservation of the Muslim Ummah is the result of the companions’ following and adherence to their religion. Learn more about 30 of the noble Companions of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ – how they were moulded and shaped by the Prophet  to be the best of people!

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedStars in the Prophet’s Orbit by Asma’ Thobba’
Pre-requisitesNone
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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The stories of the following Sahabah Radhiyallahu ‘anhum will be told in detail, including the life-lessons which can be learnt:
• As-Sayyidah Khadija Binti Khuwailid
• Zainab Binti Muhammad
• Zaid Bin Haritha
• Sa’d Bin Abi Waqqas
• Abu Ubaida Bin Al-Jarrah
• Abd Al-Rahman Bin Awf
• Abdullah Bin Mas’ud
• Bilal Bin Rabah
• Ja’far Bin Abi Talib
• Umm Salama
• Mus’ab Bin Umair
• Fatima Binti Muhammad
• Usama Bin Zaid
• Khalid Bin Al-Walid
• Al-Tufail Bin ‘Amr Al-Dawsi
• Abu Huraira
• Safiyya Binti Huyayy
• Ikrima Bin Abi Jahl
• Al-Khansa’
• Hudhaifa Bin Al-Yaman
• Ubada Bin Al-Samit
• Usaid Bin Hudair
• Sa’d Bin Mu’adh
• Mu’adh Bin Jabal
• Umm Sulaim Bint Milhan
• Asma’ Binti Yazid
• Salman Al-Farisi
• Anas Bin Malik
•Zaid Bin Thabit
• Abu Al-Darda’

TARAJIM AT-TABI’IN  (Module 2)

The Tabi’in (Successors to the Companions) are the next best generation of people after the Companions of the Prophet (saw). Join us as we get inspiration from their lives and achievements. May it be an eye-opener for us Muslims to realize the number of heroes and great examples we have in our rich tradition for us all to be impressed with and emulate! 

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 2
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module15
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedSuwarun Min Hayatit Tabiin (Portraits of the Lives of the Successors of the Companions of Muhammad)
Pre-requisitesHas attended Tarajim Sahabah Module 1 or is currently attending it.
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules (Tarajim Sahabah and Tarajim Tabiin), students who passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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The lives and stories of the following Tabi’in(Successors to the Companions) Rahimahumullah will be told in detail, including the life-lessons which can be learnt:
‘Atha’ Bin Abi Rabah
‘Amir Bin Abdillah At-Tamimi
Urwah Bin Az-Zubayr
Ar-Rabi’ Bin Khathim
Iyas Bin Mu’awiyah Al-Muzani
Umar Bin Abdul Aziz and Abdul Malik Bin Umar
Al-Hasan Al-Basri
Syuraih Al-Qadhi
Muhammad Bin Sirin
Rabi’atur Ra’yi
Raja’ Bin Haywah
‘Amir Bin Shurahbil (a.k.a Asy-Sya’bi)
Salamah Bin Dinar
Sa’id Bin Al-Musayyib
Sa’id Bin Jubair
Muhammad Bin Wasi’ Al-Azdi
Muhammad Bin Al-Hanafiyyah
Thowus Bin Kaisan
Al-Qasim Bin Muhammad Bin Abi Bakr
Silah Bin Ashim Al-’Adwi
Abu Muslim Al-Khawlani
Salim Bin Abdillah Bin Umar
Abdurrahman Al-Ghafiqi
An-Najashi
Rafi’ Bin Mahran
Al-Ahnaf Bin Qays
Abu Hanifah

40 HADITH OF IMAM AN-NAWAWI (Module 1)

The 40 Hadith of Imam an-Nawawi is book which is extremely well-known in the Muslim world such that is needless of any introduction. It has gained unanimous acceptance in all parts of the world and is often used in classes, lectures and sermons. It contains Hadiths concerning the main concepts, beliefs and teachings of the religion, making it a suitable book to be learnt by the one who yearns to get a wholesome understanding of Islam.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be Studied: Treasury of Hadith: A Commentary on Nawawi’s Selection of Prophetic Traditions
Pre-requisitesNone
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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This Module will cover the first 20 Hadith found in the book.
Among the themes of these Hadith are:• The pillars of the religion
• Consuming what is Halal (permissible)
• Leaving that which is non-beneficial for a Muslim
• The sanctity of a Muslim
• The prohibition of anger
• The etiquettes of Islam
• The perfection of Iman (faith)
And many more…..

40 Hadith of Imam an-Nawawi (Module 2)

The 40 Hadith of Imam an-Nawawi is book which is extremely well-known in the Muslim world such that is needless of any introduction. It has gained unanimous acceptance in all parts of the world and is often used in classes, lectures and sermons. It contains Hadiths concerning the main concepts, beliefs and teachings of the religion, making it a suitable book to be learnt by the one who yearns to get a wholesome understanding of Islam.

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Duration of Entire CourseTwo Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 2
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedTreasury of Hadith: A Commentary on Nawawi’s Selection of Prophetic Traditions
Pre-requisitesHas attended 40 Hadiths of Imam An-Nawawi Module 1
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the two modules, students who passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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This Module will cover the second half of the book (22 Hadith) found in the book.
Among the themes of these Hadith are:- Desirable traits of a Muslim such as Zuhud, Istiqamah, Shyness and Racing to do Good
- The path to Paradise
- The rights of Allah
- Holding on to the Sunnah
- Brotherhood in Islam
- Regarding transgression and hurting others
- Regarding the life in this world
- The Goodness, Mercy and Forgiveness of Allah
- And many more…..

LughaH – Arabic for Beginners (Module 1)

Allah The Most Knowledgeable chose the Arabic Language to be the language of His Most Beloved Prophet and the language of His Last Book which will preserved till the end of time. Embark on a journey to learn this beautiful language and fall in love with it! In this course, you will begin learning the Arabic Language from scratch.

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Duration of Entire CourseThree Modules
CostSGD60 for Module 1
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedArabic Online
(AfaqSG Textbook)
PrerequisitesMust be able to read Arabic letters
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the three modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Throughout the 16 lessons, students will be introduced to the Arabic language and its usage as a whole.They will also be guided by the Ustazah in completing the exercises found in the textbook used.
They will be familiarized with:• the common vocabulary used
• the sentence structure of the Arabic Language
• the construction of simple sentences

LughaH – Arabic for Beginners (Module 2)

Allah The Most Knowledgeable chose the Arabic Language to be the language of His Most Beloved Prophet and the language of His Last Book which will preserved till the end of time. Embark on a journey to learn this beautiful language and fall in love with it! In this module, you will continue building on what you have learnt in the previous one.

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Duration of Entire CourseThree Modules
CostSGD50 for Module 2
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedArabic Online 2
(AfaqSG Textbook)
PrerequisitesMust be able to read Arabic letters and has completed Lugha Module 1
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the three modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Students will continue getting familiarized with Arabic language and its usage. Main focus will be the usage of nouns, in their masculine and feminine forms and also the dual and plural forms.
This Module will contain more practice which will be done together with the Ustazah, focusing on: • the construction of simple sentences
• question and answer techniques
• correct usage of the language

LughaH – Arabic for Beginners (Module 3)

Allah The Most Knowledgeable chose the Arabic Language to be the language of His Most Beloved Prophet and the language of His Last Book which will preserved till the end of time. Embark on a journey to learn this beautiful language and fall in love with it! In this module, you will continue building on what you have learnt in the previous one.

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Duration of Entire CourseThree Modules
CostSGD50 for Module 3
FrequencyOnce a week
Total number of lessons per Module16
Language MediumEnglish
Text to be StudiedArabic Online 3
(AfaqSG Textbook)
PrerequisitesMust be able to read Arabic letters and has completed Lugha Module 2
TestsA test will be conducted at the end of the module. Students have the choice to not sit for it. However, certification will not be awarded should they opt out of the test.
CertificationAt the end of the three modules, students who have passed the test/s with a minimum overall percentage of 50% will be awarded a certificate of completion from Afaq Syria.
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Students will continue getting familiarized with Arabic language and its usage. The main focus of this Module will be the usage of verbs, in their past, present and imperative forms and also the mujarrad and mazid forms.
This Module will contain more practice which will be done together with the Ustazah, focusing on: - The construction of simple sentences
- Question and answer techniques
- Conjugation of the verbs

FIQEH SYAFI’I – Melayu (Modul 1)

Perjalanan Ibadah seorang mu’min akan lebih sempurna jika berteraskan Ilmu. Daurah ini membincangkan tentang tuntutan utama dalam Rukun Islam secara menyeluruh. Isu-isu bersangkutan thoharoh (bersuci) dan solat akan di bahaskan dalam modul pertama ini.

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Tempoh Keseluruhan KursusDua Modul
YuranSGD60 untuk Modul 1
Kekerapan sesiSekali seminggu
Jumlah sesi tiap modul16
Bahasa PengantarBahasa Melayu
Buku yang akan digunakanFiqh Manhaji oleh Syeikh Mustafa Al-Bugha (Pelajar akan menggunakan Terjemahan Melayu bagi kitab)
PrasyaratTidak ada
UjianPada akhir tiap semester, ujian akan diadakan.
*Pelajar diberikan pilihan untuk tidak menduduki ujian. Akan tetapi, mereka tidak akan diberikan sijil.
PensijilanPada akhir Daurah, pelajar yang lulus ujian dengan peratusan keseluruhan sekurang-kurangnya 50% akan diberikan sijil penamatan Daurah dari Afaq Syria.
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Sesi 1-2: Pengenalan• Pengenalan kepada Imam As-Syafie
• Pengenalan kepada Mazhab As-Syafie dan kepentingan bermazhab
• Pengenalan kepada Kitab Fiqh Al-Manhaji
• Kepentingan Ilmu Fiqeh
Sesi 3-5: Thaharah (Bersuci)• Ta’rif Bersuci
• Pembahagian Air
• Istinjak
• Berwudhuk
• Mandi Hadas
• Tayammum
Sesi 7-8: Azan & Iqamah dan Solat • Rukun Solat
• Perkara-perkara yang Sunat dan Makruh ketika solat
• Perkara yang membatalkan solat
Sesi 9-12: Solat • Jenis-jenis Sujud
• Solat Berjemaah
• Solat orang yang bermusafir
• Solat Jumaat
• Solat Annawafil (Sunat)
• Solat Dua Hari raya
• Solat Terawih
• Solat Istisqa’ (Minta Hujan)
Sesi 13-16: Solat • Zakat Fitrah
• Korban
• Hukum Jenazah
• Ulangkaji

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Once in, you can watch the introduction videos for each module, and enroll into the modules of your choice.

Introduction videos will be available by the 22nd of June 2020.
Classes begin on the 8th of July 2020, insyaAllah.

“Whoever takes a path upon which to obtain knowledge, Allah makes the path to Paradise easy for him.”

– The Prophet Muhammad

#1. Qur'an School

Specific for those who would like to learn or improve their Qur’anic recitation, as well as memorize its verses or talaqqi with sanad. AfaqSQ will pair you up with a teacher most suited to your needs, inshaAllah, and your learning will commence either online or in the real world (subj to availability).

#2. short daurahs

For Muslimahs who are serious in learning but find it hard to commit fully, the  shorter daurahs (courses) cover subjects such as al-Qur’an, Tafseer, Hadith & the Arabic Language. The length of each daurah depends on the number of modules they each contain. Choose the subject(s) that you wish to study, have access to the course content for a year, and take the tests and exams only if you wish to.

#3. ISLAMIC SCIENCES PROGRAM (ISP)

For Muslimahs who prefer a structured form of learning, the five-year Islamic Sciences Program comprises of a fixed selection of modules each semester, with obligatory tests and exams at the end of each semester. At the successful completion of the program, a specialized certificate from Afaq Syria will be awarded.

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