Units of Study

JCTC4011 - Judaic Studies Honours A

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Suzanne Rutland


The Honours program in Jewish Civilization, Thought and Culture consists of:
1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff
2. two seminars that meet weekly for two hours for each semester.

The thesis should be of 20000 words in length. Each seminar requires 4000-5000 words of written work or its equivalent.
The thesis is worth 60% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 20%.

Students will choose two IV Honours options. Students can choose to specialise in either the Classical or Modern period. Their dissertation must be in their area of speciality. Seminars will be offered from the following list in 2013:

Classical Period:
Biblical Themes (Dr Ari Lobel)
Biblical Texts in Hebrew (Assoc Prof Ian Young).
Modern Period:
The Evolution of Judaism in the New World (Prof Suzanne Rutland)
Modern Hebrew Literature (Ms Yona Gilead)

For more information, contact Prof Suzanne Rutland, Honours coordinator.


A thesis of 20000 words and 4000-5000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar


Two seminars that meet weekly for two hours for each semester


Credit average in 48 senior credit points of Jewish Civilisation including completion of the major and 12 credit points in an associated language (Hebrew Classical OR Hebrew Modern OR Yiddish) or an Honours preparation course from an associated discipline (History, Government or Studies of Religion).

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