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Jewish Studies

University of Oxford

21 months
Duration
28560 GBP/year
14140 GBP/year
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About

The Jewish Studies from the University of Oxford provides a broad approach to the study of Jewish history and culture from antiquity to modern times, combined with study of Modern or Biblical Hebrew or Yiddish.

Overview

The Jewish Studies from the University of Oxford is a taught master’s course, designed to teach the methods, sources and languages required for more specialised research within Jewish Studies.

The degree course is intensive and is based on small classes, seminars, tutorials and close faculty-student contact.

Graduate destinations

Oriental Studies graduates have found employment in many diverse fields including business, finance law, civil service, journalism, government and industry.

Many graduates have also undertaken further research into subjects linked with Oriental Studies and have pursued successful careers in the academic world, education and in museums.

Oriental Studies alumni are spread throughout the world, and enjoying success in a variety of professional, academic and business fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • You will be required to complete six terms of language study in the same language. You may choose to study either Modern Hebrew or Biblical Hebrew or Yiddish at elementary, intermediate or advanced level.
  • You will be required to pass a qualifying examination in the language chosen at the end of Hilary term (spring term) of the first year of the course.
  • The options of this course, which vary from year to year, must be selected from those on offer. Most options are assessed by two pre-submitted essays to be handed in at the end of the vacation following the term in which they were taught, though for certain courses there is a three-hour examination at the end of the third term of the second year.
  • The language studied will also be assessed in a three-hour examination at the end of Trinity term (summer term) of the final year of the course. Conferral of the degree requires that students pass all components of the course.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Applications may remain open after this deadline if places are still available

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
    • CV/résumé
    • Statement of purpose/personal statement: A maximum of 700 words
    • Written work: Two essays of a maximum of 2,000 words each
    • References/letters of recommendation: Three overall, all of which must be academic

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28560 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28560 GBP per year during 21 months.
  • National

    14140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14140 GBP per year during 21 months.

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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