Oxford Muslim College | Terminology of Hadith I
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Terminology of Hadith I

Credit value
10 Credits

Course code

Course Duration
Self-paced with 6 Months Registration

Course Progression

  • Terminology of Hadith II
  • Science of Hadith
  • Books of Hadith

Online assessment (MCQ)

Course tutor
Mohammad Abdullah India


This thirty-four-line rhyming text was authored to introduce the science of hadith to those without any prior knowledge of hadith sciences. Its brief format, yet broad scope makes it an ideal introductory text for those who wish to simply gain a greater appreciation of the scope of hadith sciences or for even those who wish to specialize in the science of hadith. Its rhyming nature, allows for easy memorization and it includes essential topics relating to hadith terminology for any student of Islam.
Course Aims & Objectives:
The scholars from past and present have given importance to the poems in various areas of Islamic knowledge, making it easy for the beginners to memorize the principles of knowledge in an easy way. It is a stepping stone for students of hadith who plan on studying more detailed texts in the science of hadith such as Nukhbatul al-Fikr by Ibn Hajr or Ikhtisaar uloom al-Hadith by Ibn Kathir.
Beginning with this book will help the student in creating a firm foundation in the science of Hadith, as it will introduce the essential areas of this science.