Bachelor of Education- Teacher Education (Arabic and Islamic Studies)

  • Type : Undergraduate
  • Credit Hours : 126hrs
  • Language : Arabic
  • Campuses : Al Ain & Abu Dhabi



The Arabic and Islamic Studies Teacher Education Program is one of the pioneer programs that attract a large number of undergraduate studies pursuers. The program offers an opportunity to teach in two associated but completely different fields. It further provides students with the necessary knowledge for teaching Arabic and Islamic Studies as well as teaching skills required in real practice without the need for other certificates.



The Arabic and Islamic Studies Teacher Education Program aspires to be one of the leading programs in preparing distinctively qualified teachers with various skills in teaching Arabic and Islamic Education, the most important constituents of the national identity, who are able to continuously and effectively develop their abilities and skills and enjoy positive spirit towards their profession and their society.



The program takes the responsibility to provide qualified teachers who are able to contribute towards fostering young generation, adjusting its behavior and enabling it to constantly communicate in sound Arabic as well as understanding and practicing Islam, Shari’a and morals in a correct and moderate way far from extremism.



  • Acquainting student-teachers with the main facts and concepts in Arabic and Islamic Studies.
  • Developing student-teachers' awareness of pupils' growth to provide learning opportunities that support their various developmental aspects.
  • Acquainting student-teachers with appropriate strategies to teach Arabic and Islamic Education.
  • Providing student-teachers with the necessary skills for planning to teach at all levels and the ability to carry out such planning.
  • Enabling student-teachers to create learning environments that consider the learners' personalities and their individual differences as well.
  • Acquainting student-teachers with the necessary skills to use and apply modern technology and different communication means to teach/learning processes.
  • Promoting student-teachers' skills in scientific research techniques that support their professional development and can be reflected in their pupils.
  • Enabling student-teachers to understand different evaluation strategies and instruments and to apply them to ensure aims achievement and to improve the effectiveness of the teaching/learning process.
  • Promoting student-teachers' positive attitudes towards Arabic and Islamic Education as subjects and towards their teaching as well.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the main facts and concepts in the fields of Arabic and Islamic Education.
  • Apply the acquired facts and concepts in teaching.
  • Organize small interactive groups of learners according to their knowledge levels.
  • Plan teaching/learning activities appropriate to different learners' qualities.
  • Use suitable methods and strategies to teach Arabic and Islamic Education.
  • Design teaching plans at all levels and carry out such plans.
  • Design suitable learning environments that consider learners' personalities and their individual differences.
  • Apply modern technology and communication means to the teaching/learning processes.
  • Use scientific research techniques to improve professional development and to positively influence pupils' development.  
  • Use different evaluation methods and strategies to assess aims and objectives achievement.
  • Use the results of the evaluation to improve the effectiveness of the teaching/learning process.
  • Promote positive attitudes towards Arabic and Islamic Education as subjects and towards their learning as well.


Job Opportunities 

  • Arabic and Islamic Studies teacher at the primary stage.

Admission Requirements

  • UAE Secondary School Certificate (Science Or Arts) or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education, with a minimum average of 60% or Technical Certificate with a minimum average of 65% approved by the Ministry of Education.

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a Bachelor degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies Education, a student must successfully complete 126 credit hours, with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2 out of 4.

Study Plan

Course No Course Title CR.H. Prerequisite
First: General University Educa tion (33) CR .H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (27) CR.H.
0102120 Computer Skills 3  
0201111A Science and Life 3  
0401120 English (1) 3  
0401121 English (2) 3 0401120
0405100 Arabic Language 3  
0406110 Islamic Culture 3  
0408100A Introduction to Psychology 3  
0501170A Fund. of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3  
0508203A Scientific Research Methodology 3  
(2) Elective Courses (9) CR.H.
The student is required to choose Only One course from each of the following groups:
(a) Society and Civilization (3) CR.H.
0407224A Ethical Awareness 3  
0407252 Arab Society 3  
0407298 Arabs and Muslims’ Contributions to Arts & Science 3  
0407392A Environmental Awareness 3  
0408101A Physical Education & Health 3  
(b) Managerial Skills (3) CR.H.
0407111A Thinking Skills 3  
0407251A Self-Assessment 3  
0501100A Introduction to Time Management 3  
0501150A Leadership and Teamwork 3  
Second: Compulsory College Requirements (15) CR. H.
0402100A Educational Psychology 3 0408100A
0402101A Teaching Diverse Students 3  
0402201A Curriculum and Instruction 3  
0402202A Foundations of Education 3  
0402203A Educational Technology 3 0102120
Third: Specialization Courses (54) CR.H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (42) CR.H.
0405201 Syntax and Morphology (1) 3  
0405210 Rhetoric 3  
0405211 Classic Arabic Literature 3  
0405311 Children Literature 3  
0405312 Literary Criticism 3  
0405401 Syntax and Morphology (2) 3 0405201
0405402 Linguistics 3  
0406201 Recitation and Cantillation 3  
0406202 Islamic Doctrine 3  
0406301 Hadith Studies 3  
0406310 Principle of Fiqh 3  
0406303 Quranic Studies 3  
0406401 Fiqh of Sira 3  
0406410 Fiqh of Worship 3 0406310
(2) Elective Courses (12) CR.H.
Arabic Language Elective Course (6) CR. H.
0405310 Modern Arabic Literature 3  
0405212 Prosody 3  
0405403 Qur’anic Rhetoric 3  
0405404 Language Practice 3  
Islamic Studies Elective Course (6) CR. H.
0406203 Fiqh of Islam Call 3  
0406210 Women and Children in Islam 3  
0406311 Fiqh of Transactions 3 0406310
0406305 Analytical Studies in the Sunnah 3 0406301
Fourth: Compulsory Supporting Professional Courses (18) CR.H.
0402300A Assessment and Classroom Environment 3 0402201A
0402406A Teaching Methods of Arabic Language 3 0402201A
0402407A Teaching Methods of Islamic Studies 3 0402201A
0405499A Capstone 3 0402406A& 0402407A
0405490A Practicum 3 0402406A & 0402407A
Fifth: Free Elective Courses (3) CR.H.
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Guidance Plan

Course Description

Contact Us

College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences 
Al Ain University

P.O.Box: 64141
Al Ain - UAE

Phone No: +971 3 7024888
Fax No: +971 3 7024777