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Intermediate Modules

Intermediate module is aimed to provide an in-depth discussion of various Islamic traditional sciences and the relevance and applications in the contemporary settings and challenges. The modules at this stage are designed for the intermediate level, and be more thorough and encourage a more expanded scope of discussion, as compared to the baseline level.

Learning Outcomes

  • Show confidence to make personal moral judgments independently based on sound Islamic principles.
  • Confident to interact with other faith communities and Islamic sects and able to share knowledge on Islam.
  • Acquire in-depth foundation in matters of belief, worship, interpersonal dealings, and spirituality.
  • Understand the application of religion in social and professional life and the role of religion in a multi-cultural community and secular state.

Learning Platforms

In addressing the varied needs of diverse students, the intermediate level will be offered through the following format:

Workshop Series Interactive workshop sessions focussing on specific topic on issues covered in the baseline level. 
The workshop series will also cover issues that affect Muslims of today. The duration will usually be between 2 to 8 hours per workshop.
Weekly Modular Series Students who have attended the modules at Baseline stage and wish to learn in-depth on Islamic studies are encouraged to enrol in the weekly modular series. 

Modules offered in the weekly modular series will cover in-depth Islamic learning, from Akidah, Fiqh, Islamic History to studies on the Quran & Propehtic Hadith.
Closed-door Discourse Series ADIL Knowledge Retreat: 
Seasonal half-day closed-door session where contemporary discourse on the Islamic faith will be
 

Traveller's Fiqh

Travellers’ Fiqh

(English)

Fiqh Musafir

(Malay)
Guide for travelling Muslims Panduan Untuk Mereka Yang Mengembara

Class duration: 8-hour sessions

Module description:

As a Muslim, understanding and performing the commandments of Allah s.w.t. is vital in one’s quest to be righteous servant of The Almighty. Therefore, grasping the knowledge of Fiqh is imperative in enabling one’s to understand the rulings and practices as interpreted by the Muslim jurists (fuqaha’). The fiqh rulings serve as a manual and guide to ease Muslims in their religious rituals and practices in accordance to their circumstances and localities.

In this eight-hour engaging workshop, participants will be introduced to the Fiqh concept of rukhsah (exemption from general rulings) with special focus on issues faced by Muslims when they travel. As Muslims form part of the world’s travellers, there is therefore a need to know how to perform their religious obligations such as praying (solah) and fasting (sawm). This course will explain guidance on taking ablution (wudu’) and praying while taking land transport such as tour buses and air travelling, such as when one is taking a flight.

Beyond the issues of praying, this course will also share information on dietary rulings, such as tips on finding food that is permissible for Muslims to consume while they are in countries with few or almost no halal-certified eating establishments. This course is relevant for frequent or occasional travellers and will equip them with relevant knowledge that will guide them to be confident with their faith as they travel to see the beauty of Allah’s creations in this vast world.

What will be covered?

  • Understanding the Fiqh concept of Rukhsah (exemptions from general rulings)
  • Understanding Jama’ & Qasr - combining and shortening prayer
  • How to pray while travelling? (on bus, train and airplane)
  • Ways in determining the time of prayer
  • Finding direction of praying (Qiblat) while on moving transportation
  • Basic dietary guidelines – what to eat if there is no halal certified food?
  • Fasting while travelling – any exemptions?
  • Supplications for the Musafir (Traveller)

Module Fee:

Course: $50 (Including Notes)

Payment must made directly to the mosque.

Fiqh for the sick

Fiqh For The Sick

(English)

Fiqh Bagi Pesakit

(Malay)
Essential Guide for Muslim’s Patients Panduan Untuk Pesakit Muslim

Class duration: 8-hour sessions

Module description:

Muslims view illness and sickness as tribulations and trials from Allah s.w.t. Sickness is regarded as a kaffarah or expiations of sins. At the same time, Muslims are reminded to take care of their health as the wellness of their body is an amanah by Allah s.w.t. for them.

A healthy and strong believer is loved by Allah s.w.t and thus one should always strive to maintain one’s health and wellness. However, illness and sickness are inevitable in one’s life. Therefore, as Muslims, we are reminded to be prepared for any eventualities and that includes preparation in managing illness.

In this eight-hour engaging workshop, participants will be introduced to the Fiqh concept of rukhsah (exemption from general rulings) with special focus on issues faced by Muslims when they fall sick. From learning the ways on how one can perform the ablution or substitute it with tayammum, to understanding different methods of praying based on one’s health circumstances, this course will cover it all. This course will pay special focus to patients in hospitals and how best they can perform their obligatory prayers.

Beyond the issues of praying, this course will also discuss the issues of fasting when one is sick. Can the sick break their fast? What about those who can never fast in their lifetime - what can they do? This course is relevant for Muslims who wish to equip themselves with extended knowledge of Fiqh and is also highly applicable for healthcare workers and caregivers.

What will be covered?

  • Understanding the Fiqh concept of rukhsah (exemptions from general rulings) for the sick
  • Methods of performing tayammum due to surgical scar, bandage and other medical condition.
  • Performing wudu’ (ablution) in special circumstances
  • Performing prayer in various positions due to sickness
  • Combining prayer (jama’) for the sick
  • Contemporary medical issues, such as praying with a urine catheter
  • The rulings on fasting when one is sick
  • Supplications for the sick

Module Fee:

Course: $50 (Including Notes)

Payment must made directly to the mosque.

Module Fee:

Course: $50 (Including Notes)

Payment must made directly to the mosque.

Introduction to Maqasid Al-Shariah: Objectives of Islamic Law

Introduction to Maqasid Al-Shariah: Objectives of Islamic Law

Class duration: 4-hours, could break into:

  • One day workshop
  • 2 day workshop – 2hrs per day

Course description:

This introductory module to Maqasid al-Shariah (Objectives of Islamic Law) is aimed to promote the need to be conscious on the overarching intent of the Islamic Law. Through appreciation of the concept of maqasid, we will will be able see the relevance of Islamic Law beyond the specificities of a particular ruling. Maqasid al-Shariah allows us to explore the dynamism of Fiqh and ensure that the hukm and fatwa issued in the contemporary times do not diverge from the foundational intent of the Shariah.

This module will discuss on the origins and history on the concept of Maqasid al-Shariah. It will also discuss the ideas promulgated by various scholars that emphasized on the notion of maqasid. This module will also deliberate of the various categories of maqasid and bring into sharp focus the contemporary fatwa as case studies of modern application of maqasid.

Course Format

Workshop

Module Fee:

Course: $50 (Including Notes)

Payment must made directly to the mosque.

Path of Repentance

Path of Repentance (Module 1)

Class duration: 10-hours

  • 2 day workshop – 5hrs per day
  • 5 day workshop – 2hrs per day

Course description:

It is our nature to make mistakes and sometimes fall into sins when making such mistakes. Thus, it is important for Muslims to understand the acts that may bring them to the sins so as to prevent themselves from such actions.

This course will explain the importance of a servant to turn back to Allah. It does not really matter how big the sins are because what matters most is that Allah is the Most Forgiving and His forgiveness and mercy are above our sins.

Among the matters to be discussed in this course include the concept of Tawbah, actions to be done towards Tawbah and stories of Repentence.

Course Format

Workshop

Module Fee:

Course: $50 (Including Student notes and admin fee)

Payment must made directly to the mosque.

Path of Repentance (Module 2)

Class duration: 10-hours

  • 2 day workshop – 5hrs per day
  • 5 day workshop – 2hrs per day

Course description:

As a human, we are prone to doing sins. We are however given the privilege to have the choice of making Tawbah. Hence, it is important for Muslims to understand the acts that may lead us to sin as a matter of prevention.

This course will continue to emphasize on attaining Allah’s mercy upon us and getting to know another three of the pillars of Tawbah.

Among the matters to be discussed in this course include the notion of sin, manifestation of Tawbah, the means or conditions to repent and stories that can be learned from the past to motivate one to do Tawbah.

Course Format

Workshop

Module Fee:

Course: $50 (Including Student notes and admin fee)

Payment must made directly to the mosque.

Islamic Wealth Planning

Islamic Wealth Planning

Class duration: 8-hours

  • 2 day workshop – 4hrs per day
  • 4 day workshop – 2hrs per day

Course description:

Many things should be put into consideration in order to maintain the purity of our property in accordance with the policies and guidelines of the Sharia.

By understanding how to plan our economies and finance, it is hoped to implement the objectives of Sharia in society, business and finance that will bring prosperity and happiness to every individual in the community.

This comprehensive course will provide a clearer picture with regards to the money management in the eyes of Islamic law alongside with current issues, case studies and fatwas.

Areas that will be touched are the concept of wealth, its importance as well as the dimensions of wealth planning which includes wealth accumulation, protection, purification, cleansing and disposition.

Course Format

Workshop

Module Fee:

Course: $50 (Including Student notes and admin fee)

Payment must made directly to the mosque.