SOAS University of London

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

Extended Essay in Hebrew and Israeli Studies (b)

Module Code:
FHEQ Level:
Year of study:
Year 2 of 4 or Year 4 of 4
Taught in:
Term 1

A 5,000 word essay, requiring an orderly synthesis of material on any approved topic in Hebrew and/or Israeli studies. The essay is written under the supervision of a teacher who must approve the topic before research is begun and who will supervise its progress.

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

At the end of a module, a student should be able to demonstrate that they are capable of independent study or research separate from the ISP. Students will become familiar with reading primary literature and understanding theoretical and research methodologies.


Normally 5 hours of super-vision throughout the term in keeping with extended essay supervision throughout the school.

Method of assessment

One essay of 5,000 words to be submitted on day 1, week 1, term 3 (100%).


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