Modern Hebrew is the main official language of the State of Israel. It is a continuation and expansion of Hebrew in its various historical manifestations, as well as being inextricably bound up in Zionism and modern Israel. The units of study offered facilitate 'language in use' as it is spoken in Israel, as well as issues of contemporary Israeli society and culture.
Students who wish to major in Modern Hebrew must complete 36 senior credit points from among HBRW2603 to HBRW2612. This means that students with no prior knowledge of the language, who are placed in the junior units HBRW1011 and/or HBRW1102, are required to complete 36 senior credit points over and above the junior units.
Sydney Arts and Social Sciences graduates work in government departments at all levels, and major private sector consultancies and corporations, locally and overseas. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a range of subject areas that prepare graduates for careers in administration, education, business research, marketing, media, management consultancy, public relations, gallery and museum curatorship, hospitality and tourism, community and welfare. Our graduates are proficient in research and inquiry, and demonstrate personal and intellectual autonomy, and ethical, social and professional understanding, qualities sought after by leading employers all over the world.
Further study for major
Eligible candidates may proceed to an Honours year in the Bachelor of Arts, or apply for admission to a rich postgraduate program in the humanities and social sciences, comprising advanced learning and professional courses. Master degrees include capstone projects ranging from internships with government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas, the gallery and museum sector, and leading media organisations, to opportunities for independent research projects which prepare students for higher degrees by research.
Related subject areas
Hebrew (Classical), Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture