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Jewish Studies

Where?

Jewish studies and its varying forms are offered at SOAS, UCL, Manchester and Oxford.

At SOAS
Hebrew and Israeli studies - AAB

At UCL
Jewish Studies - ABBe. A foreign language and history at A Level are preferred
Jewish History - ABBe. A foreign language and history at A Level are preferred
Hebrew and Jewish Studies - ABBe. A foreign language and history at A Level are preferred
History (Central and East European) and Jewish Studies - ABBe. History required
German and Jewish Studies - AAAe-ABBe. A foreign language is preferred.
Italian and Jewish Studies - AAAe-ABBe. A foreign language is preferred.

At Manchester
Hebrew and Israel Studies - ABB-BBC.

Whilst Jewish Studies and Holocaust Studies were listed as being part of the Combined Studies course, the website hasn't been updated since 2011, and the course cannot be found on UCAS, so it is unclear what has happened to it. If you wish to know more, please contact the university. http://www.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/combinedstudies/aboutus/studyareas/

At Oxford
Jewish studies - AAA + Oriental Languages Aptitude Test

You may also like to consider courses in Hebrew - offered at Cambridge, UCL, Manchester, Oxford, SOAS and St Andrews Yiddish - offered at UCL Middle Eastern Studies - offered at Cambridge, Edinburgh, Exeter, Leeds, Manchester, SOAS and St Andrews.

What?

Study Yiddish, Biblical and Modern Hebrew, Israeli culture, Jewish history and culture, the Holocaust, discrimination, Jewish/Yiddish literature... The list is endless. Jewish studies provides plenty of crossover with other subjects, so you could take German content modules to learn about Jewish/German relations and Yiddish roots, New York literature, oh there's loads.

Who?

1) Those who want to know more about their Jewish roots
2) Those interested in the Middle East
3) Those who love the rich tapestry of literature and history that comes from Jewish history
4) Those who are thinking about a career in the UN/peace relations etc.
5) YOU!

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