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LSJS
London School of Jewish Studies

MA Jewish Studies

In partnership with King’s College London

 

A Richly Diverse Field

The MA Jewish Studies covers a wide array of approaches and disciplines, offering you the chance to study with experts in a range of fields. You will be taught by faculty members from LSJS and King’s College London.

Course Structure

There is one core module:

Identities and Communities in Flux: Texts and Methods in Jewish Studies

LSJS students follow a special designated pathway through a range of optional modules including: Biblical & Modern Hebrew; Jewish Ethics; Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought; Gender & Sexuality; The Jews of Muslim and Christian Spain; Modern Jewish Visual Culture; and Selfhood and Sensibility in the European Enlightenment

A 15,000 word dissertation on a topic of your choice.

 

Course Faculty

LSJS:

Dr Simon Cooper

R. Dr Michael J. Harris

Emeritus Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

Dr Tamra Wright

 

King’s:

Dr Andrea Schatz

Dr Adam Sutcliffe

Prof Julian Weiss

and others

 

Teacher in Focus

Dr Tamra Wright is Director of Academic Studies at LSJS and specializes in contemporary Jewish thought. She is a Visiting Lecturer at King’s College London and Cambridge University.

 

Study times

Lectures will take place at the Strand Campus of King’s College London between 9am and 7pm.

You can complete the degree in 1 year (fulltime) or 2 years (part-time).

 

Application

Candidates will normally have an undergraduate degree, preferably, but not necessarily, in a humanities subject. Contact Dr Tamra Wright, tamra.wright@lsjs.ac.uk, for a discussion.