Oxford Muslim College | Terminology of Hadith II
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Terminology of Hadith II

Credit value
10 Credits

Course code

Course Duration
Self-paced with 6 Months Registration

Course Progression

  • Terminology of Hadith III
  • Science of Hadith
  • Books of Hadith

Online assessment (MCQ)

Course tutor
Mohammad Abdullah India


The classic work on Usool al-Hadith by the al-Hafidh Ibn Hajr al-Asqalani. An essential title for anyone seriously interested in learning about Hadith, their chains of transmission, narrators, and classifications.

Course Aims & Objectives:
In this level, the first half of the book will be taught. The lessons begin with an Introduction to the life of Ibn Hajr Rahimahullah, followed by an Introduction to the book “Nukhbat al Fikr”. Topics of this level include Mutawaatir, Mash’hur, Aziz & Gharib, Nasikh and Mansukh, ar- Riwaayah bil-Ma’naa and Mazeed fi Mutassal al-Asaneed.

The selected book will allow the student to widen his knowledge in the area of Mustalah, by going through the different types of this ilm mentioned by ibn Hajar rahimahullah, and studying the different opinions of the muhaddithin on the terminologies studied.