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Honours - Area of Study

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NOTE: This area of study has been updated - please refer to the change register for details.

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

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • 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 PSI Honours thesis (full-time candidates)
  • ATS4925 PSI Honours thesis A and ATS4926 PSI Honours thesis B (part-time candidates)

Coursework units

Students complete the following unit:

  • ATS4924 PSI Honours research methodology

plus one of the following elective units:

  • ATS4001 The fall of the Australian prime ministers
  • ATS4843 Terrorism, fringe politics and extremist violence
  • ATS4324 Advanced seminar in international political economy
  • ATS4333 Australian National 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 Applied Media and Social Sciences

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

Coursework units

Students complete the following two units:

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

Contact details

Relevant courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 0082 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • 4090 Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences