Course Code: HI
Course Credits: 2 credits.
Course Objectives:

Beginning with a brief introduction to the state of the world at the time of the advent of Islām, students will study the history of Islām and the impact that events had on Islamic and non-Islamic society. Over the 3 years, students will be expected to learn, reflect, research and present the importance of history to their children, community and society at large in order to reflect on the modern state of humanity and lessons which can be learned and applied.
Skills obtained at the end of the course: Students will be able to compare scripture, stories and practices from the history of Islām and reflect on the writings of non-Muslim authors articles and the media. The students will focus on the portrayal of Islām in the media and this can be remedied effectively at home, in the community and society to combat racial tension.


Students must have a basic awareness of the history of Islām and documentation in the Holy Qur'ān. This course should begin in the first year and develop each semester as a compulsory subject.

Recommended text books:

The Holy Qur'ān with English translation and "The Life of Muhammad" by Hadrat Mirzā Bashiruddin Mahmood Ahmad (ra)

Course Support Books:

The Essence of Islām Volume 1 (CH: The Holy Prophet )by Promised Messiah (as) Others to be researched by students.

Evaluation Criteria:

1. Assignments 20%
2. Exams 20%
3. Essays 20%
4. Presentation assignment 30%
5. Contribution to positive and innovative learning 10%

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