- Term Dates
The academic year is divided into three terms, with two reading weeks. Teaching takes place only in first and second term.
First Term Monday 25 September 2017 – Friday 15 December 2017 Second Term Monday 8 January 2018 – Friday 23 March 2018
College Reading Weeks are the weeks beginning Monday 6 November 2017, and Monday 12 February 2018.
In accordance with departmental policy on Jewish holidays, no teaching will take place. Missed classes will be made up during Reading Week or as arranged by individual lecturers. Please consult your course lecturer.
UCL Hebrew & Jewish Studies is located on the third floor of Foster Court. The Departmental Office is in room 318, third floor, Foster Court.
All classes are taught on the UCL campus (see UCL maps). Check the timetable for class locations. Note that these are subject to change at short notice due to circumstances beyond our control.
The nearest tube stations are Goodge Street (Northern Line), Warren Street (Northern and Victoria Lines), Euston Square (Hammersmith & City, Circle and Metropolitan Lines), and Euston (Northern and Victoria Lines).
There is a lift in Foster Court. However, other UCL buildings may be difficult for students with physical disabilities. Before making an applications, CE students are advised to contact the Departmental Office. This information will be treated in confidence and is only requested in order that UCL may offer advice on the facilities that are available for students with disabilities.
To book a place, complete and return the application form and the UCL Visitor Registration Form. Your details will be added to the UCL system and you will be eligible for a UCL Visitor ID card.
- Course Fee & Payment
The standard fee is £650 per course unit (i.e. a course which ordinarily meets for two hours a week over two terms). The cost of a half course unit is £325. Should you wish to pay in two instalments, please indicate this on your application form. For this fee, CE students are entitled to sit in the class, receive all course materials and handouts.
If you would like to sit the termly/end of year examinations and/or submit coursework/essays, please discuss this with the relevant lecturer at the first class. CE students can access the UCL library for reference use. (The fee does not include borrowing privileges.) CE students are also entitled to a computer account for the duration of the course. Once registered, CE students will be sent details of their account.
You will need to return the application form and visitor's form along with a cheque made payable to UCL to the Departmental office. Please note that credit card payments are not accepted.
A reduced fee of £600 (both terms) and £300 (one term) is available to seniors (60+) or those with reduced circumstances (supporting documentation will be needed).
For further information, contact the HJS Departmental Office:
Phone: 020 7679 7171
Email: jewish.studies [at] ucl.ac.uk
The information above is accurate at the time of publication. However, UCL Hebrew & Jewish Studies reserves the right to cancel or amend courses and refuse admission at any time.