The Islamic Studies programme aims to develop a critical and analytical approach to the study of Islam and to provide a greater insight into the sources and origins of Islamic thought, in particular the Qur'an and Sunnah together with a knowledge and understanding of the life of the Prophet Muhammad and its contemporary significance.
The Islamic Banking, Finance and Management programme aims to develop a critical and analytical approach to Economics, Banking and Management informed by an Islamic perspective and provide a greater awareness of Islamic values and principles, through critical reflection on and appreciation of their application in management and financial institutions.
This programme is designed to examine in depth the historical, theological, and philosophical aspects of classical Muslim educational thought and its institutions. The complexity of challenges facing diverse Muslim communities in Europe, North America and the Muslim world is now widely accepted. Islamic education is the critical long-term investment that will shape our longer-term responses.