Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
A specialisation in Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies includes study of the classical Hebrew language, the Old Testament, Yiddish literature and Jewish civilisation, thought and culture. Elective units of study include: Yiddish Literature in Translation, Classical Hebrew and The Australian Jewish Experience
Master of Arts - Satisfactory completion of 8 units of study (48 credit points) (cp). A minimum 4 units of study in the subject area are required (24cp). Remaining units of study are chosen from the list of approved electives, or undertaken in a relevant or related field, subject to the approval of the academic coordinator. Candidates electing to undertake a dissertation (12cp) prepare a research proposal and discuss their topic with the academic coordinator prior to enrolling.
Graduate Diploma in Arts - Satisfactory completion of 6 units of study (36 credit points) (cp). A minimum 4 units of study in the subject area are required (24cp).
Graduate Certificate in Arts - Satisfactory completion of 4 units of study (24 credit points) (cp). All units of study are completed from the list of approved units of study.
Eligible candidates undertaking the degree of Master of Arts have the option of completing a dissertation on an approved topic over two units of study, normally undertaken over two semesters, with a value of 12 credit points, under the supervision of an academic staff member.
Sydney Master of Arts graduates hold an advanced learning qualification in their chosen specialisation that may qualify them for further study or research opportunities in the subject area, or enhance career opportunities with employers who value the outstanding analytical, communications, interpersonal and problem-solving skills of humanities and social sciences postgraduates.
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