The Fiqh of Fasting

(Al Balagh Online Course)

The Fiqh of Fasting

About The Course

The holy month of Ramadan is only a few weeks away, and the blessed time will soon be upon us. It is certainly more than just a blessed month. It is an opportunity to transform yourself and route to success in this world and the hereafter. Every year we should aspire for Ramadan to be our best yet. It is not only recommended but highly essential for every Muslim to be aware of the Islamic rulings (Fiqh) and the spiritual channels that we can use to achieve the most out of this blessed month.

Al Balagh Academy is offering this free course that aims to impart wisdom behind fasting and the important rulings related to it. This course will focus on the classical and contemporary Islamic rulings related to Ramadan and Islamic rulings related to fasting as an obligation. The course will cover important subjects like Zakat al Fitr, Medical Fiqh of Fasting, Ramadan Prayer Timings and Moon Sighting, The Mysteries of Fasting by Imam Ghazali and much more.

The course will be based on al Fiqh al-Muyassar, one of the famous and authentic books of fiqh in the contemporary world. You will explore the little-known virtues and the various Islamic rulings related to the month of Ramadan. The study of how these rulings affect your worship, secrets to a successful month of fasting and the practical, contemporary tips will help you reap the most out of the holy month of Ramadan.

Course Team

Shaykh Haroon Sidat

Shaykh Haroon Sidat

(Research Associate, Cardiff University, UK)


4 Live Online Sessions

Duration: 4 Teaching Weeks

4 Teaching Hours

Saturdays, 11 AM - 12 AM ( UK, London )

Digital Certificate

Access to Mobile App

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Starts on 16th March 2024

Course Fee


Registration Deadline:

15th March 2024

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Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any. Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.
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Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to ILM Portal (our advanced online learning portal) within 24 hours. (login details and important contact information will be provided on your registered email address)
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You will be able to view all course wise live session details including joining links on your ILM Portal calendar.Weekly email reminders are also sent out on your registered email address. If you find any difficulty with the link/calendar please contact us immediately via  Email: [email protected] or by Phone: +447946835578 . Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest
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I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?
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( Please note, they often have demanding schedules and may not always be able to address individual queries. We encourage you to attend live sessions and utilize the Q&A period for questions. For queries post-lecture, feel free to contact our administrators, and we will do our best to assist. Responses from instructors will depend on their availability. Thank you for your understanding.)

When will the final exam be held?
The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course(approximately one month after the final live lecture of the course) and will be a Graded And Timed Exam.
I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?
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  • Weekly Assessment Exams (60% of total points): Throughout the course, you will encounter approximately 5-6  online objective assessments aimed at testing your understanding and honing your skills. These weekly checkpoints are pivotal in tracking your progress and ensuring you're on the right path.
  • Course Final Exam (40% of total points): The culmination of your learning journey is marked by the course final exam. This decisive assessment evaluates your grasp of the entire course content.
  • Achieving a score of 40% or above is essential to pass the course. This balanced approach between regular assessments and a comprehensive final exam ensures that you not only retain information but also apply your knowledge effectively.
When can I expect to receive my Certificate of Achievement?
Following successful course completion, you will be eligible to receive your digital certificate of achievement. To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:
Completion of All Course Modules: Full engagement with all designated course materials, including readings, assignments, and assessments, is mandatory.

Attainment of the Minimum Passing Threshold: A minimum grade of 40% is required to qualify for the certificate of achievement.

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