Al Balagh Quranic Studies Programme

     The Quran is like an ocean which carries in itself exquisitely beautiful pearls and jewels of incomparable value. It repeatedly calls the faithful towards itself to have a look into what it offers and be rich infinitely in terms of knowledge and good deeds, but, do we take the call?  

     Al Balagh Qur’anic Studies Programme is here to connect you with the Quran by equipping you with a clear understanding of the Qur’anic sciences and the science of exegesis, by arming you with the knowledge and skills required to defend the Quran from contemporary challenges and finally by adorning your soul with the jewels and pearls of the Quran to prepare you for your final journey.

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Al Balagh Quranic Studies Programme

Course Team

Shaykh Dr Rafaqat

Mufti Abdur Raheem Ibn Dawood Limbada


Ustadh Safaruk Chowdhury


Shaykh Haroon Sidat


Sharif Randhawa

Mufti Muhammad Ibn Adam


Dr. Mohammed Basil Altaie

Shaykh Usman Ali

Hamza Andreas Tzortzis


Dr. Shoaib Ahmed Malik

Duration: 6-8 Months
Effort: 2 to 5 hours per Week
Fees: From £27.99 per month.
Programme: Al Balagh Quranic Studies
Level: Level – 1
Prerequisite: None
Language: English
Mode: Online (Live and Interactive)
Video Recordings: Yes
Online Learning Material: Yes

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Courses in this Al Balagh Programme

Course 1

The Qur'anic Sciences (Ulûm Al-Qur'an)

     The course is a gateway to understanding the unparalleled nobility of the Quran with detailed exploration of the Quranic Sciences (Ulûm Al-Quran) and the Science of Exegesis (Tafsir), with true focus on revelation of the Quran, its compilation, style, translation, transliteration and other varied but connected Qur’anic concepts.

Course 2

The Qur’an and Modern Science

     The “Quran and Modern Science” course has been designed and developed with the purpose to explore the relationship between the Quran and Modern Science or the Modern Scientific method. It will provide students with an accurate reflection and understanding of the Quran. It will explore whether the modern scientific method is a reliable tool to assess the divine nature of the Quran and whether it should be used as a tool at all to comment on the Quran or its divine origin. The course will provide a profound analysis of arguments, counter-arguments and the various discourses which are relative to what science says. Students on the course will be able to analyse the extent to which it is right to justify, acknowledge, support or refuse proposed theories in light of the Quran or Quranic exegesis

Course 3

The Qur’an, Orientalism and Modern Thoughts

     The aim of this comprehensive online course is to provide an in-depth critical study of Orientalists about Quranic interpretation, Quranic reliability, authenticity and its divine origin. It provides the foundation for evaluation, analysis, enhancement of the discourses and issues revolving around long-held stereotypes, theories or presuppositions of the orientalists about Quran and its divinity. It will also critically analyse the contemporary literature related to the Quran and its interpretation written by modern Muslim writers and Muslim liberals in light of the principles of Quranic exegesis (Tafsir).

Course 4

The Jewels of the Qur’an

     The Qur’an is like an ocean which carries in itself exquisitely beautiful pearls and jewels of incomparable value. It repeatedly calls the faithful towards itself to have a look into what it offers and be rich infinitely in terms of knowledge and good deeds, but, do we take the call?

Course Features

Duration – 6 - 8 Months


Professional Admin and IT Support

Course will require 2 - 5 hours of effort per week



Live Sessions ( One / Week)


Online Assessments (Optional)

24 / 7 Access to Video Recordings and Online Learning Materials


Live Q & A

Course Information

Course Starting Date:

3rd March 2019

Course Fee

Pay In Full  – £239.97 £167.97 

Pay In 6 Instalments – £27.99

Add-On (Optional)

Digital Certificate: Free

Printed Certificate: £10

Mentor Support: £50

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

How Al Balagh Quranic Studies Programme Works?

 Be Assured Of Infinitely Beautiful Quranic Learning

     This programme is a series of courses – entails four different courses which cover every different and indispensably important aspect of the Quran, Quranic Sciences, Exegesis, Quran and Orientalism and Sublime Beauty of The Quran, the message it delivers and how it can be put into practice in day-to-day modern life today.

     You can subscribe to this comprehensively flexible series of courses and get this option to choose any three courses and start with one you want.

     The course has been designed with the lofty ambition to help students gain and enhance their knowledge about the Qur’an, Quranic Sciences, Qur’anic Exegesis and other interconnected aspects of the Quran. It would be wonderful opportunity for all learners across the globe to get enrolled into this special series of the courses and get enriched with infinite knowledge of the Glorious Quran and all other relevant aspects of it.

     The learners will also save 40% and more when they subscribe to this special series of courses.

 Explore The Quran, Defend The Quran

     Today, there are many Muslims, especially those living in western countries or multi-culture or multi faith societies across the globe, find it difficult to explore the Quran and defend their beliefs about Islam or the Quran. This inability to explore or defend the Quran is due to the fact that Muslims are not well-educated about the basics of the Quranic sciences, the real essence of the Quran and the sole message it delivers for the mankind.

     But, now even a person who is completely deprived of even basics of the Quran can be able to explore the Quran and defend it in a more sublime self-confident manner under the guidance of the worldly renowned scholars of the Quran. This course, crafted with all due attention to all contemporary challenges which the Quran faces from a group of orientalists. Muslim liberals, scientific communities or the Muslim writers, aims at creating enriching experience of Quranic learning by exploring the Quranic sciences, the principles of Quranic interpretations and the pearls of the Quran.

     Enrolling into this course, learners will learn how to easily deconstruct orientalists’ views which aim at dislodging or uproot the citadel of the Islamic faith that is the Glorious Quran. Student’s will also learn sublime beauty it holds – message it delivers for the mankind and more.

 Earn A Certificate

     At the end of the course, you will earn a certificate you can share with others to help them be inspired and get on the right path to learning and understanding the Quran.

Programme Overview

     This programme aims at presenting Qur’anic studies in contemporary context to connect your heart with the Glorious Quran. This innovatively engaging and heart-and-mind enlightening programme introduced by Al Balagh Academy is a comprehensive programme which includes four different and interesting courses such as  

  • The Qur’anic Sciences (in its original Arabic,ʿUlûm Al-Qur’an) and the Science of Qur’anic Exegesis (Tafsir) 
  • The Qur’an and Modern Science 
  • The Qur’an, Orientalism and Modern Thoughts  
  • The Jewels of the Qur’an.  

     Al Balagh Qur’anic Studies Programme is perfect for all the learners who would like to develop a clear understanding of the Qur’anic sciences, the science of exegesis – effectively develop clear and sound understanding of key concepts, ideas, perceptions, theories across all major subjects in the Qur’an or the Sciences of the Qur’an (ʿUlûm Al-Qur’an). The course will cover the Qur’anic sciences in a precise but comprehensive manner, include but not just limited to Qur’anic meaning, revelation, Quranic history, exegesis, recording, translations text preservation and the causes of revelation provide a holistic approach to understand the Qur’anic meaning, interpretation and the Quranic exegesis. 

     The programme will get acquainted with contemporary and significant scientific challenges, arguments, allegations and debates about the Qur’an as purported by the western world, orientalists, Muslim liberals and modern Muslim writers. It will help learners with effectively deconstructing their views and defending the Qur’an and its authentic message in academic and engaging manner.  

     The programme will also explore the pearls of the Qur’an by presenting the important subjects discussed in the Qur’an as explained by Imam al Ghazali. The learners will learn more about how the Qur’anic values can be applied in contemporary context by learning from the life of the Prophet Muhammed (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam).   

     The programme is designed for serious students to equip them with the important insights into the key topics of Qur’anic studies to enable them to identify and analyse the authentic exegetical approaches and become a Qur’anic ambassador by sharing the Qur’anic message with humanity and by defending the Quran from contemporary challenges. 

Learning Outcome 

After successful completion of this programme, students will be able to  

  • Develop distinct understanding of the historical and conceptual significance of the Glorious Qur’an and examine the compilation and preservation of the Qur’an.  
  • Define and analyse key concepts discussed in the sciences of the Qur’an and the science of exegesis (Tafsir).  
  • Develop distinct understanding of the compatibility between the Qur’an and Modern Science and examine the use of Science in the Qur’anic exegesis in the light of the principles of Quranic exegesis (Tafsir).  
  • Analyse key scientific discoveries such as the Big bang, Evolution and various other theories or discoveries in the light of the Qur’an or Islamic viewpoint. 
  • Compare and evaluate criticism held by Scientists and Modern Theologists on the Qur’an and learn how to deconstruct their claims in an academic manner.  
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify contemporary issues related to the Qur’an and Modern Science and explain how to reconcile and discuss Science in the Qur’an. 
  • Examine Orientalists’ approaches to Qur’anic authenticity, reliability and its divine origin, and evaluate the opinions held by orientalists and western scholars. 
  • Analyse critical concepts and ideas discussed in the literature written by Orientalists, Muslim Modern Writers and Muslim Liberals in relation to the Qur’an and its interpretation.  
  • Compare and evaluate opinions held by Orientalists, Modern Muslim writers and Liberals on the Qur’anic exegesis and learn how to defend the Qur’an by deconstructing these views.  
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify unreliable exegetical methods and explain reliable and accepted exegetical methods and approaches  
  • Develop distinct understanding of the major themes of the Qur’an as explained by Al Ghazali in his book “Jawahir ul Qur’an”.  
  • Understand the complex situation of the Makki and Madani Period and appreciate how the prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has implemented the Qur’anic values in the society.  
  • Identify and explain the effective methods and modes which could be employed to revive the Qur’anic values in today’s society.   


How is this online course structured?

Our online program comprises enriched learning sessions, engaging, on-demand live and recorded video lessons. Our course is innovatively divided into different modules and sub models. The learners can ask questions, get their doubts cleared if they have any. You can get support from our course instructors or academic support team during live sessions or even after the sessions as needed.

How I will get printed certificate?
Right after successful completion of the course and assessment, you can expect to get the certificate from Al Balagh Academy. Your certificate will be emailed to you. You can get it printed or shared with your friends.
What do you mean by 1-to-1 Mentor Support?
We understand you may need personalised support from the mentor. Therefore, we are facilitating one-to-one mentor support to ensure your personal and professional growth. Your personal mentor will be helping you through out the course with understanding more about anything related to the course. You may contact him by Email, Whatsapp or book an appointment and meet him online
Is it compulsory to attend LIVE sessions? Will it be count towards the progress of my course?
We always encourage that you should attend LIVE sessions but if, in any case, you miss attending one of the sessions then you can always have access to the recorded session (Yes, you will receive recorded video of the LIVE session you have missed).
When will I have access to the online course material?
Right after successful enrolment, you will get access to myAlbalagh which is our online learning portal where you can get access to the pre-course material. The course content will be released gradually after starting the course.
When will LIVE sessions be scheduled?
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 convenient time. To get access to the video recordings, you should visit “myAlbalagh” by using your sign-in details. You can get access to “myAlbalagh” through your laptop, desktop or from your mobile.
What if I have questions to ask but can’t attend Live?
Please, get access to “myAlbalagh” and reach “Discussion Board.” It is this place where you can ask questions, discuss and get your doubts cleared. Our support staff will take your queries forward and get answers for you from your course instructors.
How do I interact with my classmates?
You can use “Discussion Board” to get connected to other course learners as well. But we recommend that the discussion here on “Discussion Board” shall be relevant only to the course being taken. Strictly, no personal discussions or chatting. You can also interact with your classmates in our “Whatsapp Group” exclusive for the course students
How long will I have access to the online program?
You will have access to the online course content up to 2 years. Please contact our admin team by Email at [email protected] if you want lifetime access.
Are family/group discounts available?
Yes, we provide discount for groups or families who are interested in joining one of our courses. Please, email us to get complete details on it.
I am having trouble signing into my private member portal. What should I do?
In case, if you find any trouble accessing your account then please, contact us immediately. We make sure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest.
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