Study of al-Itqān fīʿUlūmal-Qur’ān

A special advanced course designed for ulamā and advanced students who wish to learn advanced studies of Ulūm al Qur’ān. The course will cover al-Itqān of the great Imām al-Suyūṭī.Jalāl al-Dīn Abū al-Faḍl ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Abī Bakr al-Suyūṭī (born 1445, Cairo,Egypt—died October 17, 1505, Cairo) authored most of his nearly six hundred books and treatises after 40yrs age.

Applications are currently Closed

Study of al-Itqān fīʿUlūmal-Qur’ān

Course Team

Dr.Rafaqat Rashid

Mufti Abdur Raheem Ibn Dawood Limbada

Shaykh Mohammed Amin Kholwadia

Shaykh Haroon Sidat

Shaykh Kamil Uddin

Darul Qasim, USA

Shaykh Khair’ul Alam

Darul Mahmood, Bradford
Duration: 6 Months
Effort: 2 to 5 hours per Week
Fees: From £16.66 per month.
Programme: Al-Itqān fīʿUlūmal-Qur’ān
Level: Level – 3
Prerequisite: None
Language: English
Mode: Online (Live and Interactive)
Video Recordings: Yes
Online Learning Material: Yes

Share This Course:

Course Info

Course Starting Date:

14th Sept 2019

Registration Deadline:

13rd Sept 2019

Course Fee

Pay In Full  –  £99.99

Pay In 4 Instalments – £16.66

Add-On (Optional)

Digital Certificate: Free

Printed Certificate: £10

Mentor Support: £50

AlBalagh Scholarship is available for learners who cannot afford the fee.

Main Modules 

1.Introduction to Imam al-Suyūṭī and his al-Itqān

  1. Life of Imām al-Suyūṭī
  2. Works of Imām al-Suyūṭī
  3. About al-Itqān
  4. Imām al-Suyūṭī’s approach in al-Itqān
  5. The Muqaddama of al-Itqān

2.Recognising Makki, Madnīand Other Descriptive Surahs

    1. Descriptions of Makki and Madnī
    2. Extensive Examples of Makki and Madnī Surahs
    3. Principles of Recognising Makki and Madnī Surahs
    4. Resident and Travel Surahs
    5. Night and Day Surahs
    6. Summer and Winter Surahs
    7. In Bed and Sleeping Surahs
    8. Earth and Heaven Surahs

3.Chronological Ordering of Revelation and Reasons for Revelation

  1. What was Revealed First
  2. What was Revealed Last
  3. Recognising Sabab al-Nuzūl
  4. What was revealed in conformity with the Saḥāba
  5. That which was revealed repeatedly
  6. Chronology of Verses of al-Aḥkām
  7. What was revealed Separately and Together
  8. What was revealed accompanied by Angels and Unaccompanied
  9. What was revealed to other Prophets and to The Prophet (saw)

4.Manner of Revelation and Numbers

  1. Manner of Revelation
  2. Names of Qurān and Surahs
  3. Its Compilation and Ordering
  4. Number of Surahs, Verses, Words and Letters
  5. Qurān’s Memorizers and Narrators

5.Prophetic Traditions

  1. Knowledge of Isnād’s
  2. Knowledge of the Different Types of Aḥadīth

6.Knowledge related to Recitation Rules

  1. Rules of Pausing and Beginning
  2. Verbal Assimilation and Separate Meaning
  3. On Imāla and al-Fatḥ
  4. On al-Idghām, al-Idhār, al-Ikhfā, al-Iqlāb
  5. On al-Madd and al-Qaṣr
  6. On Lightening the al-Hamzā

7.Manners Around the Qurān

  1. Manners of Reciting
  2. Etiquettes of Reciting

8.On Recognising Its Ambiguities and Non-Arabic Words

  1. Ambiguous Words in the Qurān
  2. Non-Hijāzī Words in the Qurān
  3. Non-Arabic Words in the Qurān
  4. On its al-Wujūh and al-Naẓāir

9.That which the Mufassir Relies Upon

  1. The Particles al-Adwāt
  2. The al-Iʿrāb
  3. Important Lexical and Grammatical Qawāid

10.Ambiguity in Words

  1. Al-Muḥkam and al-Mutashābih
  2. Muqaddam and Mu’akhkhar
  3. ʿĀm and Khāṣ
  4. Mujmal and Mubayyinah
  5. Mushkil, Ikhtilāf and Tanāqaḍ
  6. Muṭlaq and Muqayyid
  7. Mantūq and Mafhūm

11.The Approach to al-Khiṭāb of the Qurān

  1. Three type of al-Khiṭāb
  2. Haqīqat and Majāz
  3. Tashbīh andIstiʿārah
  4. Kināyah and Taʿrīḍ
  5. Ḥaṣr and Ikhtiṣāṣ
  6. Ījāz and Iṭnāb
  7. Khabr and Inshā’
  8. On Embellishments (al-Badāiʿ)

12.Sectioning, Beginning and Ending of Surahs

  1. Sectioning in the Qurān
  2. Beginning of Surāhs
  3. Ending of Surāhs
  4. Association of Āyāt with Surāhs
  5. Similar Āyāt
  6. Development of the Science

13. The Iʿjāz of the Qurān , Sciences that are Deduced from the Qurān and Similes

  1. The Iʿjāz of the Qurān
  2. The Sciences that are Deduced from the Qurān

14.Different Concepts in the Qurān

  1. Type of Similes in the Qurān
  2. Oaths in the Qurān
  3. Polemics in the Qurān
  4. Names, Kunyā and Laqab in the Qurān
  5. Ambiguities
  6. Names of those Regarding which the Verse was Revealed

15.Virtues of the Qurān

  1. Virtues of Different Surahs
  2. Relative Virtues of Surahs
  3. Unique Verses in the Quran
  4. Particularities in the Qurān
  5. In Writing of the Qurān and its Etiquettes

16.Tafsīr, Ta’wīl and Its Etiquettes

  1. Meaning of Tafsīr
  2. Meaning of Ta’wīl
  3. Etiquettes and Conditions for a Mufassir
  4. Ambiguous Words in Tafsīr

17.Grading of the Mufassirīn

  1. Companions
  2. Succeeding Generation (Tābiʿīn)
  3. Collections of Both
  4. The MarfūʿAḥādīth related to Tafsīr

18.Conclusion

  1. Summarizing and Benefits of al-Itqān
  2. How its should be used
  3. Other Similar Books and Further Study
  4. Concluding Remarks

Modules

Image not available
1.Introduction to Imam al-Suyūṭī and his al-Itqān
1.Life of Imām al-Suyūṭī
2.Works of Imām al-Suyūṭī
3.About al-Itqān
4.Imām al-Suyūṭī’s approach in al-Itqān
5.The Muqaddama of al-Itqān
Image not available
2.Recognising Makki, Madnīand Other Descriptive Surahs
1.Descriptions of Makki and Madnī
2.Extensive Examples of Makki and Madnī Surahs
3.Principles of Recognising Makki and Madnī Surahs
4.Resident and Travel Surahs
5.Night and Day Surahs
6.Summer and Winter Surahs
7.In Bed and Sleeping Surahs
8.Earth and Heaven Surahs
Image not available
3.Chronological Ordering of Revelation and Reasons for Revelation
1.What was Revealed First (saw)
2.What was Revealed Last
3.Recognising Sabab al-Nuzūl
4.What was revealed in conformity with the Saḥāba
5.That which was revealed repeatedly
6.Chronology of Verses of al-Aḥkām
7.What was revealed Separately and Together
8.What was revealed accompanied by Angels and Unaccompanied
9.What was revealed to other Prophets and to The Prophet (saw)
Image not available
4.Manner of Revelation and Numbers
1.Manner of Revelation
2.Names of Qurān and Surahs
3.Its Compilation and Ordering
4.Number of Surahs, Verses, Words and Letters
5.Qurān’s Memorizers and Narrators
Image not available
5.Prophetic Traditions
1.Knowledge of Isnād’s
2.Knowledge of the Different Types of Aḥadīth
Image not available
6.Knowledge related to Recitation Rules
1.Rules of Pausing and Beginning
2.Verbal Assimilation and Separate Meaning
3.On Imāla and al-Fatḥ
4.On al-Idghām, al-Idhār, al-Ikhfā, al-Iqlāb
5.On al-Madd and al-Qaṣr
6.On Lightening the al-Hamzā
Image not available
7.Manners Around the Qurān
1.Manners of Reciting
2.Etiquettes of Reciting
Image not available
8.On Recognising Its Ambiguities and Non-Arabic Words
1.Ambiguous Words in the Qurān
2.Non-Hijāzī Words in the Qurān
3.Non-Arabic Words in the Qurān
4.On its al-Wujūh and al-Naẓāir
Image not available
9.That which the Mufassir Relies Upon
1.The Particles al-Adwāt
2.The al-Iʿrāb
3.Important Lexical and Grammatical Qawāid
Image not available
10.Ambiguity in Words
1.Al-Muḥkam and al-Mutashābih
2.Muqaddam and Mu’akhkhar
3.ʿĀm and Khāṣ
4.Mujmal and Mubayyinah
5.Mushkil, Ikhtilāf and Tanāqaḍ
6.Muṭlaq and Muqayyid
7.Mantūq and Mafhūm
Image not available
11.The Approach to al-Khiṭāb of the Qurān
1.Three type of al-Khiṭāb
2.Haqīqat and Majāz
3.Tashbīh andIstiʿārah
4.Kināyah and Taʿrīḍ
5.Ḥaṣr and Ikhtiṣāṣ
6.Ījāz and Iṭnāb
7.Khabr and Inshā’
8.On Embellishments (al-Badāiʿ)
Image not available
12.Sectioning, Beginning and Ending of Surahs
1.Sectioning in the Qurān
2.Beginning of Surāhs
3.Ending of Surāhs
4.Association of Āyāt with Surāhs
5.Similar Āyāt
6.Development of the Science
Image not available
13. The Iʿjāz of the Qurān , Sciences that are Deduced from the Qurān and Similes
1.The Iʿjāz of the Qurān
2.The Sciences that are Deduced from the Qurān
Image not available
14.Different Concepts in the Qurān
1.Type of Similes in the Qurān
2.Oaths in the Qurān
3.Polemics in the Qurān
4.Names, Kunyā and Laqab in the Qurān
5.Ambiguities
6.Names of those Regarding which the Verse was Revealed
Image not available
15.Virtues of the Qurān
1.Virtues of Different Surahs
2.Relative Virtues of Surahs
3.Unique Verses in the Quran
4.Particularities in the Qurān
5.In Writing of the Qurān and its Etiquettes
Image not available
16.Tafsīr, Ta’wīl and Its Etiquettes
1.Meaning of Tafsīr
2.Meaning of Ta’wīl
3.Etiquettes and Conditions for a Mufassir
4.Ambiguous Words in Tafsīr
Image not available
17.Grading of the Mufassirīn
1. Companions
2.Succeeding Generation (Tābiʿīn)
3.Collections of Both
4.Collections of Both
Image not available
18.Conclusion
1.Summarizing and Benefits of al-Itqān
2.How its should be used
3.Other Similar Books and Further Study
4.Concluding Remarks
previous arrow
next arrow
Slider

Course Features

Duration – 4+ Months

w

Professional Admin and IT Support

Live Sessions Every ----

h

Certificates

14 Live Sessions ( One / Week)

i

Online Assessments (Optional)

24 / 7 Access to Video Recordings and Online Learning Materials

u

Live Q & A

Ready?

Enrol Now

Course Overview

Al-Itqān is a classical book on the sciences of the Qur’ān which is both recognised by many scholars as both comprehensive and full of knowledge, regroups practically all the sciences of the Qurān in a remarkable order and style, and with a unique style, addressing some of the main challenging and interesting topics important today with their arguments and response. It encompasses a massive 80 chapters full of the most important discussions related to the topic.

Al-Itqan elaborates upon all the aspects of reading, writing and understanding the Holy Qur’an. Detailed exposition of Huruf, Kalimat, Nuzul, Awqaf, Arbab, the places of Nuzul (Revelation) Kitabat, Ijaz, I`rab, Tajwid, Nasikh and Mansukh has been discussed in the book. It is a compendium of the disciplines derived from the Holy Qur’an and the principles that help understand the Qur’anic laws.The science of Tafsir (commentary) and the grades of Mufassirin (commentators) have been elaborated.  Al-Itqan, not only covers all those studies which have been considered separately by other scholars but also excels all other works of the time.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:

  • Developed a distinct understanding of the historical and conceptual significance of the Qur’an.
  • Examine the compilation and preservation of the Qur’an.
  • Define and analyse key concepts discussed in sciences of the Qur’an and exegetical approaches.
  • Compare and evaluate opinions held by scholars on Qur’anic sciences and exegetical approaches.
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify and explain exegetical methods and approaches, and examine opinions held by scholars on Qur’anic sciences, their differences and proofs

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How is this online course structured?
Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre- recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. The learners can ask questions and get their doubts cleared if any. You can get support from our dedicated academic support team during live sessions and even after it, as needed.
Is it compulsory to attend LIVE sessions? Will it be count towards the progress of my course?
We always encourage attending LIVE sessions among students, but in any case you miss attending one of the sessions, then you can always access the recorded videos of the session (Yes, you will get access to the recorded video of every LIVE session you missed).
When will I have access to the online course material?
Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to myAlbalagh, our online learning portal, within 24 hours.
When will LIVE sessions be scheduled?
The Date, Day, and Time for each LIVE session will always be pre-scheduled. To know more about the schedule on live sessions, please, visit “myAlbalagh” and click on the tab “Schedule.” You will get complete details.
What if I am not able to attend LIVE sessions?
If in any case, you miss attending LIVE session, you can catch up by watching the video recordings later at your convenience. To get access to the video recordings, visit “myAlbalagh” and sign-in. You can get access to “myAlbalagh” through your laptop, desktop and ever your mobile.
What if I have questions to ask but can’t attend Live?
You can access the “discussion board” via “myAlbalagh” or through “whatsapp group” dedicated for student discussion. It is a platform for you to ask questions, discuss and get your doubts cleared. Our support staff will mediate your queries back and forth to the course instructors.
How do I interact with my classmates?
You can use “Discussion Board” to get connected to other course learners as well. Furthermore, you can interact with your classmates on our “Whatsapp Group” exclusive for the course students.
How long will I have access to the online course?
You will have access to the online course content for up to 2 years. If you want lifetime access, contact our admin team via Email at [email protected].
Are family/group discounts available?
Yes, we provide discounts for groups or families who are interested in joining our courses. Please, email us to get details on it.
I am having trouble signing into my private member portal. What should I do?
In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately. Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest.

To contact,

Email: [email protected]

Whatsapp : +44 7480 050078

Live Chat Support (9 AM TO 9 PM GMT) 

Mobile (9 AM TO 9 PM GMT)

 

Learn More About Our Courses?

Email us:  [email protected]

© Al Balagh Academy 2020 / 1441 هـ

Need Help? Chat with us
Please accept our privacy policy first to start a conversation.