Are you keen to continue your spiritual journey after studying the core Islamic essentials?

If so, you should register for this one-year course for women offered to you by Whitethread Institute which will focus on Tafsir and a deeper understanding of worldly relations and the after-life.

Successfully taught by experienced and qualified teachers, the course is an ideal forum for women to gain knowledge and build on their iman and taqwa.

  • Dates

    The course starts in September 2023

  • On-site and Online

  • Course Fee


What our students say about the course

“During my search for increasing my understanding of my faith I have been fortunate enough to attend many courses. Each of those courses and places had a unique quality and atmosphere. However, with Light of Knowledge Course at Whitethread Institute the people I met on the course and the teachers were truly inspiring. One of the most beneficial aspects of the course was the way in which the teachers were always so passionate and approachable in terms of the questions and queries which I had. They were so generous with their time and they have left an impression on me which I will treasure for a very long time. The teaching was of such excellent quality that I would look forward to coming to class every week. I have no hesitation in recommending the Light of Knowledge Course with Whitethread Institute a hidden treasure which has been an immense blessing for me.”

Abida Naeem, UK


Ustadha Umm Huzayfah (Wife of Mufti Abdur-Rahman Mangera)


One Academic Year

Course Start Date

September 2023


On-site and Online (Recordings of the live sessions will NOT be available for this course)


Thursdays 1pm till 2:45pm British Standard Time

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.

Topics of Study

Tafsir – Students will work through selected surahs from the Qur’an in order to understand the meaning of the verses as well as the basis of revelation. Students will gain a familiarity with the blessed words of Allah Most High making them more meaningful in their daily lives.

Reflections In depth study and discussion from:

  • Part 2 of  'A Handbook of a Healthy Muslim Marriage' (The Wider Family Unit)
  • Imam Ghazali's 'Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife'


Ustadha Umm Huzayfah

Course Instructor

Ustadha Umm Huzayfah (wife of Mufti Abdur-Rahman Mangera) was raised in the UK where she attended Jami’at ul-Imam, a madrasa in Bradford, England for 5 years. There, she completed the ‘Alimah course of study covering many of the Islamic sciences which she studied exclusively with female scholars. After graduating, she continued to teach fiqh and hadith at the same seminary for a few years. Umm Huzayfah, a mother of four, also previously taught Islamic classes in the USA. She specializes in the fiqh of menstruation (hayd), post-natal bleeding (nifas), dysfunctional uterine bleeding (istihada) and women issues.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are there any live sessions?

    All the sessions are live and available on-site and online.

  • Are we allowed to share the course with our partners or siblings?

    We expect all students who pay for the course to have explicit use of the content and should not be shared, therefore if your partner or spouse wants to take the whole course, then we would advise purchasing the course, if you want to make them aware of some snippets or questions which are relevant to them, then that is fine, everything in the resources section are available for free and can be shared.

  • Do we have lifetime access to the recordings?

    Unfortunately, all our sessions are copyright of Whitethread Institute, therefore students are not allowed to save, record or recreate the content of the sessions as the content is constantly updated. We do provide resources that are free to download or share.

  • Are there any funding opportunities for this course?

    Students can apply for zakat or sponsorship opportunities, for further details, please contact [email protected]

Why Study at Whitethread Institute?

  • Interactive discussions between students and teachers

  • High level discussions where teachers are open to questions and do not shy away from sensitive or controversial issues

  • Comfortable studying environment

  • In depth coverage of topics

  • Experienced and knowledgeable teachers

  • All lessons taught in a practical manner relevant to current times