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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 byCentre for Islam and the Modern World
Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology
Campus(es)Clayton

Description

Islamic studies is offered by Monash University in association with the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue at Australian Catholic University (ACU). Students can take up to 50 per cent of their major in Islamic studies as complementary units at ACU.

The major aims to provide thorough and well-researched undergraduate training in all aspects of Islamic studies. It covers Arabic language, Qur'an and Hadith studies, Islamic history, contemporary thought, and comparative studies.

Students enrol in units at Monash under a ‘complementary studies’ arrangement with Deakin University. Deakin staff will conduct classes on the Clayton campus. For further information and enrolment details visit http://arts.monash.edu.au/lcl/arabic.php.

Students enrol in units at Australian Catholic University via complementary studies arrangement. Details at http://arts.monash.edu.au/current/admin/complementary-studies.php.

Units

First year level

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

  • ACL1001 Arabic 1A (B)*
  • ACL1002 Arabic 1B (B)*
  • APIS 100 Introduction to Islam**
  • APIS 101 Approaches to the Qu'ran and Hadith**

* Taught at Monash University Clayton campus.

** Taught at the Australian Catholic University.

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor or major in Islamic 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:

Additional units will be available in future years.

Relevant Courses

Bachelors

Single degrees
  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts
  • 1638 Bachelor of Arts as a Participant in the Dean's Scholars Program
  • 3907 Bachelor of Arts (English Language)
  • 3910 Bachelor of Arts (Global)
  • 1366 Bachelor of Arts (Languages)
  • 1275 Bachelor of Communication
  • 4042 Bachelor of Journalism
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters
  • 0821 Bachelor of Music
  • 1144 Bachelor of Performing Arts
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