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Monash University Handbook 2011 Honours - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Arts
School of Arts and Social Sciences
School of English, Communications and Performance Studies
School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences
Campus(es)Berwick, Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland, South Africa, Sunway

Notes

  • The units available differ between campuses. Refer to the individual campus entries below.

Description

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis and two coursework units.

Coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the communications honours coordinator on the relevant campus.

Units

Berwick, Caulfield and Clayton

Offered by the School of English, Communications, and Performance Studies

Thesis

Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4724 Communications honours thesis
  • ATS4725 Communications honours thesis part 1 and ATS4726 Communications honours thesis part 2

Coursework units

Students complete two of the following units:

  • ATS4722 Contemporary media and communications theory
  • ATS4723 Current issues in international media and communications
  • ATS4403 Battle lines: War and (post)modernity
  • ATS4404 Cultural memory and the Spanish civil war
  • ATS4405 Audiences and the social influence of media
  • ATS4406 Communicating the body
  • ATS4260 Communication systems and networks
  • ATS4261 Communication economies and society
  • ATS4262 Media flows
  • ATS4263 Eyewitness: Reportage, representation and war
  • ATS4411 Media, politics and everyday life
  • ATS4412 Music, media, culture
  • ATS4728 Honours research readings
  • APG4415 Cultural production and consumption of music
  • a maximum of 12 points at fourth-year level from another discipline and/or institution with the permission of the ECPS communications honours coordinator at http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ecps/current/honours.

Gippsland, Off-campus

Offered by the School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4805 HUMCASS honours dissertation part 1
  • ATS4806 HUMCASS honours dissertation part 2

Coursework units

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4729 Media, social relations and power
  • ATS4807 HUMCASS selected topics in theory and practice

South Africa

Offered by the School of Arts

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4718 Communications dissertation part 1
  • ATS4719 Communications dissertation part 2

Coursework units

Students complete two of the following units:

  • ATS4720 Communication research: Issues and methodology
  • ATS4721 Communications and cultural studies applied: Industry practice
  • a maximum of 12 points at fourth-year level from another discipline and/or institution with the permission of the communications honours coordinator on the relevant campus

Sunway

Offered by the School of Arts and Sciences

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4718 Communications dissertation part 1
  • ATS4719 Communications dissertation part 2

Coursework units

Students complete two of the following units:

  • ATS4720 Communication research: Issues and methodology
  • ATS4721 Communications and cultural studies applied: Industry practice
  • a maximum of 12 points at fourth-year level from another discipline and/or institution with the permission of the communications honours coordinator on the relevant campus

Contact details

Relevant Courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 0204 Honours degree of Bachelor of Letters
  • 3751 The honours degree of Bachelor of Communication (at Sunway)
  • 3775 Bachelor of Communication (Honours)
  • 0082 The honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws