Al-Mahdi Institute : Education & Research

Hawza Programme Application Form

Enrollment for Full/Part-time study on the Hawza Programme starting Monday 10th September 2018 is now OPEN!

The Hawza Programme is taught over four years (full-time) and is available to study in-house, virtually on-line via Skype or virtually off-line. The programme comprises of two 17-week semesters per year from September to February and from March to July. 

Students can choose to study the Hawza Programme full-time over four years or part-time by choosing upto five modules to study per semester. Part-time students can also study in-house or via the online/offline route. 

As an added bonus, starting September 2018, students who successfully complete the first three years of the Hawza Programme will now have the opportunity to obtain a Postgraduate Masters degree in Islamic Studies awarded by and studied at the University of Birmingham (UoB), in the final year of the Hawza Programme. Find out more here.  

Please note: All full/part-time applicants must be able to read basic Arabic for entry on the Hawza Programme. 

The deadline for all applications is Monday 27th August 2018. 

To apply, please complete the application form below. For any further queries, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.