The inheritance course aims to provide a strong understanding of the Islamic laws of inheritance and will focus on the underpinning philosophy of these laws. 

This subject is commonly found to be difficult to comprehend and even if mastered is easily forgotten. This course will aim to make students proficient in calculating shares for legal heirs. 

The course will combine theory and interactive exercises using traditional as well as contemporary methods of calculations. The theory will not be taught from a particular textbook, as the purpose is to teach the subject and not a text.

Course Delivered in English.

Recommended for: Students of knowledge and for teaching inheritance.


Mufti Zubair Patel


8 Weeks Monday to Friday

Course Start Date



Online (Recordings of the live sessions will ONLY be available for the duration of the course)


Monday to Wednesday & Fridays 8.30am to 9.30am (British Standard Time)
Thursdays 8.30am to 10.15am

Course Fee


*Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained within this course is correct at the time of publication. Courses are subject to ongoing development, which could necessitate cancellation of, or alteration to, the advertised courses.


“The course was taught in a very engaging manner and provided an in-depth and holistic understanding of Mirath. Many people are apprehensive about this subject, but our respected teacher Mufti Zubair guided us throughout the course, breaking the content into manageable sections for us to learn whilst providing valuable tips and tricks. A course for all serious students of knowledge to take.”

Bint Imran

“A very well-articulated course which went into depth whilst keeping a complicated subject very simple to the learner. I would consider this course a must for anyone pursuing matters relating to inheritance, especially lawyers and scholars. This Course helped me to brush up my knowledge in a structured manner, and I have no hesitation in recommending it.”

Rushdi Khalid

“This course was very insightful and interesting. It was delivered beautifully, especially considering the topics were not always straightforward. Mufti Saheb was very articulate and efficient when delivering the course. This course has been beneficial for my lessons. HIGHLY RECOMMEND, even if you do not teach. ”

What will you learn in this course?

This course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Islamic inheritance

  • Categories of distribution

  • Factors that prevent inheritance

  • Fixed Qur'anic shareholders & those entitled to allocated shares

  • Calculation of shares

  • Awl & Radd

  • Distributing the estate

  • Munasakhah

  • Important rules & navigating the outside world

  • How to write a will


Mufti Zubair Patel

Course Instructor

Mufti Zubair Patel graduated from the Alimiyya and Ifta’ at Jamiatul Ilm Wal Huda Blackburn in 2005. He subsequently was selected to teach at the same institute for 3 years. Since leaving Blackburn, He has been teaching at Imam Zakaria Academy, Forest Gate, London where he holds a senior post and is well loved by both students and teachers alike, along with teaching at Jamia Al Rawda nearby.

Your Questions Answered

  • Do you need to know Arabic to take this course?

    No. You do not need to know Arabic as the course is delivered in English.

  • Are recordings available for this course?

    Yes. Recordings are available for this course, and we aim to upload the course no longer than one working day after the session.

  • How long will the recordings be available for this course?

    Recordings will be made available until the end of July 2023.

  • Is financial aid available for this course?

    If you are Zakat eligible, you can apply for funding for this course. Please email [email protected] for more details on how to apply.