We don’t wish to prevent anyone from learning; hence there are no formal requirements. One should however be able to understand and communicate in English (intermediate level). If your goal is to learn Arabic, it is a prerequisite that you can read Arabic (without understanding it). If you’re not looking to learn Arabic at the moment, you will be able to take all the other courses, even if you don’t read Arabic.
Most of the current courses are for beginners. You therefore don’t need any prior teaching to enroll at the English Mahdara. Advanced students can also use these courses to revise if they wish.
Yes. The student chooses which courses to take. We recommend taking one course at a time. The students will be given a recommended syllabus before study start.
Yes. The English Mahdara is specifically for students who don’t speak Arabic or prefer to have English subtitles to support their learning. The courses in ‘aqidah, sirah, fiqh etc. do not require that the student can read or understand Arabic.