Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (Thesis) Program By McGill University |Top Universities

McGill University

Main campus, Montreal, Canada
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months
An M.A. in Jewish Studies (thesis option) is offered in the following areas: History of the Jewish Interpretation of the Bible, Eastern European Jewish History, Jewish Thought, Hebrew Literature, and Modern Jewish Literatures. These areas of specialization are broadly construed to accommodate the range of research interests in the Department. The M.A. can be completed in one year, though most students spend two years in the program. It consists of Thesis Courses (30 credits) - JWST 695 M.A. Thesis 1 (9 credits); JWST 696 M.A. Thesis 2 (9 credits); JWST 697 M.A. Thesis 3 (12 credits); Required Course (3 credits) - JWST 699 Research in Jewish Studies (3 credits); and Complementary Courses (12 credits) - 12 credits of courses at the 500, 600, or 700 level, chosen according to each student's specialization in consultation with the student's thesis adviser.

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Based in Montreal, McGill University ranks among Canada's most prestigious universities, attracting thousands of international students from over 150 countries every year, and the highest percentage of PhD students of any Canadian research university. McGill University owes its reputation to its 50 research centers and institutes, 400+ programs, rich history and thriving alumni network of 250,000 people around the globe. Graduates are highly sought after by employers, with the following percentages of graduates in education or employment two years after graduation: 81% of art graduates 95% of engineering graduates91% of medicine graduates84% of science graduates 92% of all PhD respondents  Montreal also came first in the QS Best Student Cities 2017, a ranking of the most student-friendly cities around the world. Both safe and affordable, Montreal is infused with art and different cultures. Of its 3.5 million residents, 800,000 were born overseas and 220,000 are engaged in higher education. Rental costs here are significantly lower than in other major university cities, while many international institutes, pharmaceutical firms, financial companies, and aeronautical firms are based here, providing ample employment opportunities for students. If, like 32% of McGill University’s graduate students, you are international, you are strongly urged to apply for any scholarships you may be eligible for, including any of these six international fellowships.  Maclean's ranking  - top Canadian medical-doctoral university, #1 for 13 years in a row!Follow Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McGill University on Facebook and Twitter for the latest in video and news. For more inquiries, please contact [email protected]

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