During their time at the Darul Uloom the main focus will be on their Islamic education whilst preparation will take place to prepare them for life after graduation.
Various subjects have been introduced to help students develop transferable skills which will be of aid to them after graduation regardless of which career path they choose.
As part of the contemporary syllabus, the Darul Uloom provides taught subjects in Teacher Training, Careers Advice, CV Surgery and Contemporary Issues,
Additionally, students are required to produce coursework and assignments which are built to develop the student’s ability to thoroughly research a range of reliable sources, cite, and reference their thesis. This further enables the students to produce a informed argument on their subject area whilst looking at a range of opinions and evidences. The students are also required to deliver presentations and use PowerPoint as well as other mediums.
A distinct lesson, titled Imaamah, is also delivered within which students learn essential skills and knowledge pertaining to leading a community as an Imam. The lessons cover areas of providing Islamic counselling, guidance, performing of Nikah, Janazah, five daily prayers as well as the Jumu’ah and Eid prayers and sermons (Khutbah).
All this is done within an Islamic environment within which the students are nurtured to adopt the true spirit Islamic principles which are not just restricted to the appearance but also include the notions of piety, responsibility, generosity and selfless serving of the community.
Once graduated, students can choose a variety of career paths. Students have an option to pursue further education in an Islamic field of study or alternatively choose to study academics at university.
In the past, our graduates have spread out across the country serving the Deen in various different ways.
Some options available for graduates are:
Chaplaincy at HMPM (Her Majesty’s Prison Service)
Imams (locally, out of the city and in different parts of the world)
Book Writing / Authoring
Further Islamic Education