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MPhil Hebrew Studies (Taught)

MPhil Hebrew Studies (Taught)

The Hebrew Studies MPhil has two pathways which can be chosen, each containing three papers.

Pathway A: Cairo Genizah

  • The Cairo Genizah: Paleography and Codicology
  • Genizah Genres
  • Genizah Languages

 Pathway B: Modern Hebrew Culture

  • Historical Perspectives
  • Thematic Perspectives
  • Generic Varieties

Please note, papers may change and their availability depends upon student interest and the availability of teaching staff. Please contact Professor Geoffrey Khan () for up to date information on this course.  

Language Requirements

Applicants for both MPhil pathway options must have a sufficient knowledge of Hebrew to read medieval Hebrew primary sources.

Please see the Entry Requirements page for English language requirements. 

Assessment Structure

  • The three compulsory pathway papers are worth a total of 50% of the overall grade, and are assessed by written examinations in June.
  • The research element is a 15,000-word dissertation (also worth 50% of the overall grade), to be submitted no later than mid-August following the start of the course. 

To apply, please see the University Admissions pages