SOAS University of London

Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Certificate in Modern Hebrew

duration:
One year full-time; Two or three years part-time

2017 Entry requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is the ability to demonstrate the potential to study at undergraduate level. However, programmes may have their own specific requirements, such as, in the case of language-based studies, a proven ability to learn a language.

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Overview

This certificate is an introductory qualification in Hebrew and Israeli Studies. When taken full time over one year, the programme corresponds roughly to the first year of BA Hebrew and Israeli Studies, but with more freedom of choice.

Full-time students choose 4 units from the following:

For students with good prior knowledge of Modern Hebrew other combinations are possible, allowing the study of language and literature at a more advanced level.

Part-time students specialise more particularly in Modern Hebrew language and literature, for example, Intensive Modern Hebrew (2 units) in Year 1 and Intermediate Modern Hebrew and Introduction to Israeli Literature in Year 2 or Years 2 and 3.

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Structure

Students can study full time (1 Year) or part time (2 or 3 Years). 4 units must be taken and passed to gain the certificate.

For students with good prior knowledge of Modern Hebrew other combinations are possible, allowing the study of language and literature at a more advanced level.

Full-time (1 Year)

Choose 4 units from the following. NB: Intensive Modern Hebrew and Elementary Hebrew cannot be taken together.

ModuleCodeUnit valueTermAvailability
Introduction to Israeli Culture 155900947 1 Unit Full Year
History of Zionism 155901168 1 Unit Full Year
Literatures of the Near and Middle East 155900991 1 Unit Full Year
Part-time (2 or 3 Years)

Part-time students specialise more particularly in Modern Hebrew language and literature. The following is an example of what students could choose to do.

Year 1
Year 2 or Years 2 and 3
ModuleCodeUnit valueTermAvailability
Modern Hebrew Language: Intermediate 155900713 1 Unit Full Year

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