M.St. in Jewish Studies
The MSt in Jewish Studies provides a broad approach to the study of Jewish history, culture, and relations with other traditions from antiquity to modern times, combined with the study of Modern or Biblical Hebrew or Yiddish. The course is intensive and is based on small classes, seminars and close faculty-student contact.
MSt in Jewish Studies students are required to complete three terms of language study in the same language. A student may choose to study Modern Hebrew or Biblical Hebrew or Yiddish. In addition, a student must select four taught courses from a range of options each year. Teaching for the options takes place during Michaelmas (two options) and Hilary (two options) terms. These options, which vary from year to year, must be selected from those on offer. Each student is required to submit a dissertation of not more than 15,000 words on an approved subject.