Master

Master Degree

 

In the course of studies in the field of Jewish thought there a two possible tracks you can choose:

  1. Track A – with thesis
  2. Track B – without thesis

Requirements for Track A

  1. Pre-requirement: finished B.A. degree either in Jewish Thought or in General Philosophy. For applicants with degrees in other fields additional complementary courses are required.
  2. 16 hours of coursework, divided like this: 4 hours in two M.A. seminars (including writing of seminar papers), 12 hours in 6 M.A. seminars or lectures.
  3. Languages: basic knowledge of one foreign language in addition to English
  4. Obligatory participation in the department’s colloquium and regular meetings with the thesis adviser
  5. Writing of the thesis
  6. Final examination based on the subject of the thesis and related literature

Requirements for Track B

  1. Pre-requirement: finished B.A. degree either in Jewish Thought or in General Philosophy. For applicants with degrees in other fields additional complementary courses are required
  2. 22 hours of coursework, divided like this: 6 hours in three M.A. seminars (including writing of seminar papers), 14 hours in 7 M.A. seminars or lectures, 2 hours that could be taken in another department (after consultation with the head of department)
  3. Obligatory participation in the department’s colloquium
  4. Final exam according to the courses taken