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Monash University Handbook 2011 Honours - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences
School of Political and Social Inquiry
Campus(es)Clayton, Gippsland

Notes

  • The units available differ between campuses. Refer to the individual campus entries below. Also available via off-campus learning..

Description

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

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the politics honours coordinator.

Units

Clayton

Offered by the School of Political and Social Inquiry

Thesis

Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4923 Political and Social Inquiry honours thesis (full-time candidates)
  • ATS4925 Political and Social Inquiry honours thesis A and ATS4926 Political and Social Inquiry honours thesis B (part-time candidates)

Coursework units

Students complete the following unit:

  • ATS4924 Political and Social Inquiry honours seminar

plus one of the following elective units:

  • ATS4843 Fringe politics and extremist violence: An introduction to terrorism
  • ATS4324 Advanced seminar in international political economy
  • ATS4333 Modern Australian government
  • ATS4328 Grand theories of politics
  • any 12 point, fourth year level unit offered in the School of Political and Social Inquiry and approved by the politics honours coordinator

Gippsland, Off-campus

Offered by the School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

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

Coursework units

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4794 Research writing in history and politics
  • ATS4807 HUMCASS selected topics in theory and practice

Contact details

Relevant Courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 0204 Honours degree of Bachelor of Letters
  • 0082 The honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws