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Quranic Sciences



The ‘Ulum al-Quran classes in this level are designed to give students an account into the history of the Quran itself including its revelation, collection, preservation and much more.

Topics Covered:

  • Its revelation
  • Its transmission
  • Its collection
  • Its order and arrangement
  • Different Recitations
  • Its writing down
  • Information about the reasons and occasions of revelation
  • About what was revealed in Makka and what in Madina
  • About the abrogating and abrogated verses
  • About the 'clear' and the 'unclear' verses
  • The scholars of exegesis and their books
  • Types of Tafseer


  • Enhance the understanding of the historical context of the Quran, stages of revelation, the compilation thereof, the causes of revelation (Asbab al-Nuzul), and the classification of surahs and certain verses
  • Enhance Quranic vocabulary
  • Obtaining firm grasp of Quranic methodology and principles employed for interpretation

Textbooks Slated:

  • Introduction to the Sciences of Quran by Ahmad v. Denffer
  • Extracts from Al-Itqan fi ‘Ulum al-Quran by Imam al-Suyuti