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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered byNational Centre for Australian Studies, School of Journalism and Australian Studies
School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences
Campus(es)Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland, Off Campus

Notes

  • The sequence of units and units available differ between campuses. Please refer to the individual campus entries below. A minor only is offered on the Gippsland campus and via off-campus learning. There are only a selected few units offered at Caulfield campus so students will need to travel to Clayton to complete a minor or major.

Description

The interdisciplinary nature of Australian studies provides students the opportunity to undertake units from a range of disciplines within the school, enabling them to develop a broad understanding of Australian cultures, lifestyles and societies.

Units

Clayton and Caulfield

First-year level

Students studying a sequence in Australian studies must complete two units (12 points) from the following:

  • AAS1050 Aboriginal peoples, gender, and the colonial frontier
  • AUS1060 Contemporary idol
  • AUS1070 Sport and society in Australia
  • GES1020 Australian physical environments: Evolution, status and management
  • PLT1020 Australian politics and government
  • SCY1100 Introduction to sociology I
  • SCY1200 Introduction to sociology II
  • VSA1010 Contemporary visual culture

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor or major in Australian studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:

  • a minor requires completion of a further two units (12 points) from the units listed below
  • a major requires completion of a further six units (36 points) from the units listed below. A minimum of three units must be taken at third year level.

Available units include:

Units not offered in 2010

* This unit cannot be included in an Arts double degree course. Further, non-Arts units are prohibited for students fulfilling a core Arts requirement, for example, non-Arts units cannot count towards the 96 point Arts core necessary to qualify for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Gippsland and off-campus learning

First-year level

Students studying a sequence in Australian studies must complete two units (12 points) from the following:

  • AIS1011 Introduction to Australian Indigenous societies 1
  • COM1010 Media studies

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor Australian studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:

  • a minor requires completion of a further two units (12 points) from the units listed below.

Available units include:

Units not offered in 2010

Relevant Courses

Diplomas

  • 2432 and 2450 Diploma in Arts (Communications)
  • 2460 Diploma in Arts (Writing)

Associated degrees

  • 4040 Associate Degree of Social and Community Welfare

Bachelors

Single degrees

  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts
  • 3920 Bachelor of Arts - at Sunway
  • 1638 Bachelor of Arts as a Participant in the Dean's Scholars Program
  • 3914 Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • 3907 Bachelor of Arts (English Language)
  • 3910 Bachelor of Arts (Global)
  • 2396 Bachelor of Arts (Journalism)
  • 1366 Bachelor of Arts (Languages)
  • 1712 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • 1719 Bachelor of Behavioural Science
  • 1275 Bachelor of Communication
  • 2476 Bachelor of Communication - at Sunway
  • 4042 Bachelor of Journalism
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters
  • 0821 Bachelor of Music
  • 1144 Bachelor of Performing Arts
  • 1731 Bachelor of Social and Community Welfare
  • 3926 Bachelor of Sports Promotion and Events Management

Double degrees

  • 3277 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 0550 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 0553 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
  • 0555 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • 0556 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • 1807 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 3912 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 2672 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Computer Science
  • 0170 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Economics
  • 1541 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education-primary
  • 1641 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education-secondary
  • 3906 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 0080 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • 3054 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
  • 0530 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
  • 1806 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social and Community Welfare
  • 3426 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work
  • 0002b Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Theology
  • 3779 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 1941 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication
  • 3909 Bachelor of Communication and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 1945 Bachelor of Communication and Diploma of Professional Writing
  • 0116 Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 3281 Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering and Bachelor of Arts