|Study location||United Kingdom, Southampton (Avenue campus)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
First- or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in history or a cognate discipline
IELTS: 7.0 (with minimum of 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading, listening and speaking)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
Interview may be required on a case by case basis to assess suitability of course
First launched in 1997, the MA programme offers a rich encounter with the main currents in Jewish history and culture through the ages, drawing on and fostering the use of many different scholarly disciplines.
Reflecting the heritage of James Parkes’ scholarship, on which the Parkes Institute is founded, the programme places a distinct and unique emphasis on studying Jewish History and Culture within the broad framework of the study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations. The course of studies builds on the world-class resources of the University’s Parkes Library and Jewish Archives in the University Library, and is taught by a well-established team of scholars drawn from disciplines including history, English, German and music, brought together within the Parkes Institute. The course also offers a partnership module in accordance with the London Jewish Culture Centre (LJCC).
The programme attracts students from a very varied range of backgrounds and academic interests. For many of these students, the MA provides the foundation for doctoral studies, but for many others the course offers other opportunities for professional and personal development in fields such as teaching, community relations or social work.
This programme is divided into 180 credits. 105 credits are obtained from taught modules with the remaining 75 credits relating to the dissertation.
A masters degree will enable you to further develop the key skills employers seek such as: time management; problem solving; team work; deadline and project management; cultural awareness; working independently; using your initiative; relationship-building; critical thinking and research analysis. Above all, you will learn to communicate your ideas and enthusiasm to a wide range of audiences.