The predecessor to the Faculty of Shariah and Law, Faculty of Shariah and Islamic Studies was established in 2009 with a vision to excel and lead in teaching Shariah and Islamic Studies. Though we started out with a modest number of students, by 2016, our students in different programmes numbered in excess of 300 students and the faculty was renamed Faculty of Shariah and Law to reflect the new vision of the faculty, of educating students in Shariah and Law disciplines.
Since our establishment, we have offered a flexible curriculum, geared towards student needs, and in keeping with our vision of providing a caring and conducive environment for students to excel in their chosen academic programmes.
The faculty offers bespoke programs in Shariah and Law covering a multitude of disciplines. In addition to our local programmes, the faculty in collaboration with the University of the West of England offers an undergraduate law degree programme. Our faculty is committed to provide students with different learning opportunities towards which end, in addition to the classroom experience, students are required to engage in interaction with the legal community and the judiciary through courtroom placements and we provide an opprotunity to bring a change through our experiential learning platform called Villa College Law Society.
Our faculty members are highly qualified and educated professionals who are leaders in their field of expertise. They are committed to provide students support and guidance in their chosen academic career path.
Our faculty is committed to assist you in cultivating the required skill sets needed to become a shariah expert or lawyer. We are here to provide you with the necessary support and guidance in making you realize your dreams.
My interest in the legal field stemmed at a very young age. The decision to choose it as a career was made during my A'levels, thanks in part to one of my teachers, who was actually a lawyer himself. He inspired me to become a person that can bring a positive change in the society. This has proven... Read More