UCL Hebrew & Jewish Studies


Module List

List of HJS modules running this academic year with introduction videos below.

2022/2023 Module List

Please note this list is subject to change.
Correct as of 23/02/2022
TermModule CodeCredit ValueAffiliate CodeAffiliate Credit ValueModule TitleFHEQ LevelTutor
 TBC30  Beginners Ladino4, 7López
 HEBR000230HEBR000315Introduction to Biblical Hebrew4, 7A Damsma
 HEBR000430HEBR000515Modern Hebrew for Beginners4, 7S Sharpe
2HEBR000615  Religion, State and Society in Modern European History4F Guesnet
1HEBR000715  Sources, Methods, Skills4M Berkowitz
 HEBR001030  Final Year Dissertation6 
2HEBR001315  Introduction to Modern Jewish History (1800 – present)5M Berkowitz
1HEBR0001415  Introduction to the Study of Judaism5S Stern
 HEBR001830HEBR001915Intermediate Biblical Hebrew5A Damsma
 HEBR002330HEBR002415Modern Hebrew (Lower Intermediate)5, 7S Sharpe
 HEBR002730HEBR002815Advanced Modern Hebrew6, 7T Novis
 HEBR004130HEBR004215Elementary Yiddish4, 7S Beeri
 HEBR004330HEBR004415Intermediate Yiddish6, 7S Gollance
 HEBR004830HEBR004915Ugaritic6,7L Kahn
HEBR005715  History of the Jews in Poland A6, 7F Guesnet
 HEBR007030HEBR007115Hasidism and Modernity T Loewenthal
 HEBR007330HEBR005815Arab-Israeli Conflict6, 7N Lochery
 HEBR007430  Yiddish Culture S Gollance
 HEBR007830  MA Jewish Studies Core Course 
 HEBR008330   Introductory Akkadian A Damsma
 HEBR009530  Introductory Sumerian M Weeden
1HEBR010215  Israel and Palestine6, 7S Anziska
 HEBR010330  Introduction to the Talmud6, 7S Stern
1HEBR010615  Introduction to the History and Literature of Ancient Israel  
2HEBR0110   Jewish Literary Aramaic A Damsma
 HEBR011130  Nazi Gold and Looted Art in WWII and Beyond N Lochery
 HEBR011230  Yiddish Women Writers6,7S Gollance
2CLAS0164   Greeks and Jews, Hellenism and Judaism S Stern
 HIST086030HIST088015Better Worlds? Jewish Migration and Settlement in Britain and North America M Berkowitz
 1 & 2HIST084215  The Holocaust: New Historical Approaches S Gilbert
 1HIST078915  Jewish Muslim Relations in the Modern Middle East5S Anziska

*Framework for Higher Education Qualifications

  • First year: Level 4 or 5
  • Second Year: Level 5 or 6
  • Finalist: Level 6 (level 5 with approval)
  • Postgraduate: Level 7

Module Introductions

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