Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University

Jewish Studies

This programme is designed for those who seek a postgraduate qualification in Jewish studies, those seeking CPD opportunities and those wishing to extend their knowledge out of personal interest in the subject; those in the latter 2 categories may choose to take a sample of courses rather than register for the complete award.

Entry requirements

A First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree from a UK university (or a grade from an overseas university judged to be equivalent. Exceptionally, students may be admitted on the basis of demonstration of the potential to achieve national standards for awards at Master's Level via a sample of academic writing (such as a regular assessment of a module of the MA in Jewish Studies taken as CPD for credit), together with performance in an interview.

Course modules

Modules: Dead sea scrolls; law and narrative in the Hebrew Bible; conversion in and out of Judaism; the Jew in 19th century English literature; law, religion and Judaism; Jewish messianism; theological issues in Judaism; Jewish history and literature in the second commonwealth and early rabbinic periods; Jewish mysticism, history of Jewish family. Students study four modules for the PgCert and all eight for the MA.

Assessment methods

Most modules are assessed by a 4000 word essay.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 2,000 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 4,600 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hope Park Liverpool L16 9JD North West

Key information

Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
0151 291 3111