Ages 16 to 20 

Happy Stage 4

The Islamic curriculum for Happy Stage 4 (ages 16-20 years)

  • Arabic
  • Mafaheem Al Islaamiyyah
  • Fiqh & Usul
  • Geography
  • History
  • Dealing with Arabic words that have more than one meaning

  • Arabic
  • The various aspects of Arabic regarding the proof and the proven (Al-Dal & Al-Madlul) such as:

    1. The Solitary (Al-Munfarid)
    2. The Combined (Al-Mushtarak)
    3. The Accessory (Al-Muttawati)
    4. The Synonymous (Al-Mutaradif)
    5. The Variable (Al-Mutabayin)
    6. The Real & Metaphoric etc…
  • Parables
  • Definitions & Terminologies Ilm ul-Muqadimaat wa Al-Ta’arifaat

  • More Grammar/Classical Arabic

  • Indications Ilm ul-Qaraa’in
    The indication of conformation (Al-Mutabaqah) of Implicity (Al-Tadhamun) and of Adhesion (Al-Iltizam)

  • Dialects

  • Calligraphy Rasm Ul-Huruf

  • The Theological Perspective on Civilisations
  • Ilm Ul-Kalaam
  • Sects & Mazhabs (Schools of thought)
  • Reformists, Philosophers & Rationalists
  • Ideologies

    Arab Jahilliyyah (Tribalism)
    Christian Rule (Clergy Rule)


Usul Ul-Fiqh

  • Al-A’dillah Ijmaaliyyah Wa Al-Qawaa’id Al-Kuliyyah – The General Evidences & General Principles
  • The General Evidences includes the study of:
    1. Al-Quran Al-Kareem - The Qur’an
    2. As-Sunnah An-Nabawiyyah - The sayings, actions and consent of the Messenger Muhammad
    3. Al-Qiyaas Shar'ee - Juristic Analogy
    4. Al-Istihsaan - Juristic Preference
    5. Mazhab As-Sahabi - The opinion of a Sahabi
    6. Shari' Man Qablana - The Law of prophets before us
    7. Al-Masaalih Al-Mursalah - Unmentioned Public Interest
    8. Ijmaa' As-Sahabah - The Consensus of the sahabah
    9. Ijmaa' Ahl Al-Madinah - The Consensus of the people of Madina
    10. Ijmaa' Ahl Al-Bait - The Consensus of the family of Rasoul Allah
    11. Ijmaa' Ahl Al-Mujtahideen (or Al 'Ulamaa)- The Consensus of the Ulema
    12. Ijmaa' Al-Ummah - The Consensus of the Muslims
    13. Ijmaa' Al-Khulafaa' Al Arba’ah - The Consensus of the first 4 Khaleefs
    14. Ijmaa' Ahl Al-Halli Wal 'Aqd - The Consensus of the influential people
    15. Al-'Urf - The Custom
    16. Al-Akhz Bi Aqallu Maa Qeel - To take the least thing
    17. Al-Istidlaal Al-Aqli - The Rational Mind
    18. Sadd Al-Zaraa'i' - Blocking the means of corruption
    19. Qowl Al-salaf - The saying of the people from the first 3 generations of Muslims
    20. Mu’alat ul-Af’al - The end justifies the means
    21. Istishaab ul-Asl - Continuity of the original rule
    22. Al-Istislaah - Juristic recovery
  • Ahkaam Shariyyah –                                                              Divine Rules
  • Al-Ijtihad Wa Al-Taqleed –                                                      Exertion & Imitation
  • Al-Ta’aadul Wa Al-Tarjih –                                                      Outweighing & Balancing Evidences
  • Al-Dalalaat Wa Al-Alfaaz –                                                      Expressions and Meanings of words

Ulum Ul-Qur’an

  • Al-Wahi
  • Ilm Mawatin Al-Nuzool (the science of place, time and event of revelation)
  • Ilm ul Makki Wa Al-Madini (the Meccan and Madinan verses)
  • Ilm Asbab Al-Nuzool (the science of causes of revelation)
  • Occasions and Connecting between verses and chapters
  • Nuzool of the Qur’an
  • Compiling the Qur’an and its recording (Jam’u Al-qur’an Wa tadwinuhu)
  • Al-Suwar, Al-Ayah and Al-Rasim of the Qur’an
  • The Seven Ahruf (Nuzool Al-Qur’an Ala Sab’ati Ahruf)
  • The Science of Legal Reading (Ilm Ul-Qira’at)
  • Al Tajweed
  • Al-Tafseer Wa Al-Ta’weel
  • Divisions & Types of Tafseer
  • The wordings in the Qur’an
  • I’jaz Ul-Qur’an (the miracle of the Qur’an)
  • Al-Amthal (examples in the Qur’an)
  • Al-Aqsam (Oaths in the Qur’an)
  • Al-Jadal Wa Al-Munazarah (debate and discussion in the Qur’an)
  • Al-Qassas (stories in the Qur’an)
  • Tarjamaat (translation of the Qur’an) etc…

Ulum Ul-Hadith

  • Hadith
  • Tadween Ilm Ul-Hadith (history of recording Hadith)
  • Travelling to acquire Hadith
  • Schools of Hadith
  • Titles of Muhaditheen
  • Methods of reporting and ascription (Al-Riwaya & al-Isnad)
  • Conditions of the narrator (Shurut Al-Rawi)
  • Obtaining Hadith and its forms (tahammul Al-Hadith wa Suwaruhu)
  • The divisions of the sciences of Hadith
  • The levels of the books of Hadith
  • The types of books of Hadith
  • The divisions of Hadith with regard to sanad
  • The terminology of Hadith and its divisions
  • The types of weak Hadith
  • The terminology of the division between Sahih, Hasan and Dha’eef
  • The science of defamation (Al-Jarh) and affirmation (Al-Ta’deel) of a narrator etc…

Ilm Ul-Tawoheed from a theological perspective, including Ilm Ul-Asma wa Sifaat:

  • Al Kufr Bil Taghoot
  • Al Imaanu Billah
  • Al Rububiyyah
  • Al uluhiyyah
  • Al Asmaa' Wa Sifaat
  • Sects e.g. discussing the Ash’aries, Maaturidies etc and Mazhabs etc…
  • Dar ul-Islam
    1. Dar Al Aman
    2. Dar ul A'hed
    3. Dar Ul Dhimma
    4. Dar ul Muwada'ah
    5. Dar ul Baghi
    6. Dar ul Tatarrus
    7. Dar ul Sulh
    8. Dar ul Khulu
    9. Dar ul Jihad
    10. Dar ul Hiraba
  • Dar ul-Kufr

    1. Dar ul Kufr
    2. Dar ul Ghasab
  • The Concept of Borders

    A. The Primary & Secondary Conditions for Treaties
    B. Prohibited treaties: (i) To do with permanent borders, (ii) Military alliances, (iii) On leasing or giving access to naval ports, air force bases and military roads to Kafir armies and (iv) All the current treaties with Israel.
    Lands & Countries, their resources and minerals etc…

    1. Afghanistan
    2. Albania
    3. Algeria
    4. Armenia
    5. Azerbaijan
    6. Bahrain
    7. Bangladesh
    8. Bosnia-Herzegovina
    9. Brunei Darrusalam
    10. Chad
    11. Egypt
    12. Ethiopia
    13. Gambia
    14. Ghana
    15. Guinea
    16. India
    17. Indonesia
    18. Iran
    19. Iraq
    20. Jammu & Kashmir
    21. Jordan
    22. Kazhakstan
    23. Kirgizia
    24. Kyrgystan
    25. Kuwait
    26. Lebanon
    27. Liberia
    28. Libya
    29. Macedonia
    30. Maldives
    31. Malaysia
    32. Mali
    33. Mauritania
    34. Mauritius
    35. Morocco
    36. Niger
    37. Nigeria
    38. Oman
    39. Pakistan 
    40. Palestine
    41. Qatar
    42. Saudi Arabia
    43. Somalia
    44. Sudan
    45. Syria
    46. Tajikistan
    47. Tanzania
    48. Tunisia
    49. Turkey 
    50. Turkmenistan
    51. United Arab Emirates
    52. Uzbekistan
    53. Yemen
  • Investigation of Quantities

  • More on the Seas & Lands
  • Historical Conflict Between Islam and Kufr in Different phasesof Messengership and Prophethood
  • Prophethood
  • Conquests
    • Conquests of Muhammad (SAW)
    • Conquests of the Khulafaa' Rashidah
    • Arabian Peninsula
    • Northern Africa
    • Sub Indian Continent
    • Andulus (Spain)
    • The Conquests of the Ottoman Era
  • Foreign Civilisations and Conflicts with the Islamic Civilisations
    • Ghengis Khan and the Mogul Invasion and Repulsion
  • Eras of the Khulafaa'
    • Prophethood 570 to 632 CE
    • Khulafaa' Rashidah 632-661 CE
    • Ummayad 661-750 CE
    • Abbasid 750-1258 CE
    • Ottoman 1350-1924 CE
  • The Crusades
    • The First Crusade 1095 CE
    • The Second Crusade 1146 CE
    • The Third Crusade 1187 CE
    • The Fourth Crusade 1197 CE
    • The Fifth Crusade and Later Crusades
  • The Persians
    • Relations with the Quraish
    • Relations with Muhammad (SAW)
    • Destruction of the Persian Empire
  • The Romans
    • Relations with the Quarts
    • Relations with Muhammad (SAW)
    • Destruction of the Roman Empire
  • Byzantine Civilisations
  • The European Dark Ages
  • Western Civilisation
  • Missionaries and Orientalists
    • Religious Missionaries
    • Scientific Missionaries
    • Humanitarian Missionaries
  • The Sick Man of Europe
    • European Foreign Policy
    • The Missionary
    • Arab Turk Fighting
    • Young Turks
    • Kamal Attaturk
    • The Creation of the Secular State
    • Turkey Today
  • How the Khilafah was Destroyed
    • The Policies of the Kuffar
    • Military Invasion
    • Missionary Invasion
    • Nationalism
    • Military Conflicts
    • Industrial Revolution in Europe
  • The Anglo American Struggle
    • The British Colonisation
    • World War II
    • The Atlantic Treaty
    • American Economic Colonisation
  • European Conquests
    • South America
    • North America
    • India
    • Africa
    • Middle East
    • Palestine
    • Egypt
  • The Far East,Central Asia and African History, People and Languages

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Happy Stage 4 for ages 16-20As the National Curriculum ends at Key stage 4 (at age 16), there is no equivalent stage for this age group in the national curriculum.

This stage is for the new adult who has already learned the compulsory knowledge and wishes to equip himself/herself with the tools, knowledge and understanding to prepare them for the wider world and to understand his/her role in the world as a Muslim.

As with all of these Happy stages, there is no harm in learning other subjects and skills alongside the Happy Stage Islamic Curriculum such as Mathematics, Medicine, Architecture and similar subject. Indeed these subjects are essential for the community and wider society however there is no way to stress enough the importance of worshipping Allah with full awareness and knowledge above all else. After all this is the purpose of our creation and our fundamental duty to our creator, failure to understand this will lead to our children growing easily distracted and preoccupied with the life of this world at the expense of the hereafter. May Allah save us all and our children from that.


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