Sira: An Academic Study of the Life of Prophet Muhammad (s) | Part 1 - Fall 2018

Course Category: Islamic Sciences | Level 3 Core Course

Course Code: SIR 301

Instructor: Anse Randa Mardini

Length: 1 terms (15 weeks)

Course Dates: September 13 - December 18
Timings: Thursdays, 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.


      • Students should be women above the age of 17.
      • Successful completion of all Ribaat Level 1 and 2 core courses.
      • Successful completion of at least one Ribaat elective.

Summary: An in-depth study of the life of Prophet Muhammad (s).

Course Requirements: Students are expected to read the assigned material, attend the weekly online lectures, complete assignments as assigned by the instructor, and review and sit for exams.

Text: A Compendium of the Sources on the Prophetic Narrative (abridged) by Samira al-Zayid

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.


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Registration Fees: Non-refundable, non-transferable

  • $300.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
  • $20.00 late registration fee after September 5th (if seats are available)
  • Auditing is not available for this course.


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