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

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


About the Program

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.


Program Goals

The Arabic Language and Islamic Studies Teacher Education program aims to:

  • 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

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

#Program Learning OutcomesAligned with L7 QFE Descriptors
1 Identify, analyze, and critique the educational concepts and theories related to teaching both Arabic Language Education and Islamic Studies Education as well as to be aware of their sources. QFE 1
2 Organize small interactive groups of learners and teaching activities in their teaching classes based on learners’ knowledge levels. QFE 7,10
3 Use different teaching methods and techniques and plan various appropriate teaching strategies for the teaching of Arabic Language and Islamic Studies. QFE 3,6,7
4 Demonstrate mastery of life-long learning skills and continuous professional development. QFE 3,5,7
5 Develop and implement teaching plans suitable for all learners’ in Arabic Language Education and Islamic Studies Education QFE 6,8
6 Design a variety of suitable learning environments for teaching Arabic Language Education and Islamic Studies Education matching learners’ needs and individual differences. QFE 7,10
7 Apply modern technical and technological communication skills in the teaching and learning processes in the fields of Arabic and Islamic Studies Education. QFE 3,7,8,9
8 Apply different research strategies and techniques necessary to establish a variety of hypotheses to solve problems. QFE 2,3,4,5
9 Employ different evaluation methods and strategies to assess intended aims and objectives to improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning process through innovation and creativity. QFE 3,5,6,9,11
10 Develop positive attitudes towards learning Arabic Language and Islamic Studies Education and take the responsibility towards promoting them and ensuring their status in the society. QFE 10,11


Job Opportunities 

  • Arabic and Islamic Studies teacher at the primary stage.

Admission Requirements

  • UAE Secondary School Certificate (Science/advance Or Arts/general) 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.
0406100 Arabs and Muslims’ Contributions to Arts & Science 3  
0408101A Physical Education & Health 3  
0409100 Ethical Awareness 3  
0409101 Arab Society 3  
0409102 Environmental Awareness 3  
(b) Managerial Skills (3) CR.H.
0303100 Law and Society 3  
0408103 Thinking Skills 3  
0408104 Self-Assessment 3  
0501100 Introduction to Time Management 3  
0501150 Leadership and Teamwork 3  
Second: Compulsory College Requirements (15) CR. H.
0403101A Teaching Diverse Students 3  
0404200A Educational Technology 3 0102120
0405205A Curriculum and Instruction 3  
0405206A Foundations of Education 3  
0408102A Educational Psychology 3 0408100A
Third: Specialization Courses (63) 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  
0406303 Quranic Studies 3  
0406310 Principle of Fiqh 3  
0406401 Fiqh of Sira 3  
0406410 Fiqh of Worship 3 0406310
(2) Compulsory Supporting Professional Courses (21) CR.H.
0405300A Assessment and Classroom Environment 3 0402201A
0405400A Teaching Methods of Arabic Language 3 0405205A
0405490A Practicum 6 0405400A & 0406400A
0405499A Capstone 3 0405400A & 0406400A
0406400A Teaching Methods of Islamic Studies 3 0405205A
Fourth: Free Elective Courses (3) CR.H.
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Fifth: Elective Courses (12) CR.H.
(1) Arabic Language Elective Course (6) CR. H.
0405212 Prosody 3  
0405310 Modern Arabic Literature 3  
0405403 Qur’anic Rhetoric 3  
0405404 Language Practice 3  
(2) Islamic Studies Elective Course (6) CR. H.
0406203 Fiqh of Islam Call 3  
0406210 Women and Children in Islam 3  
0406305 Analytical Studies in the Sunnah 3 0406301
0406311 Fiqh of Transactions 3 0406310

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