Honours - Area of Study

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.


NOTE: This area of study has had one or more changes made to it since publication on 1 October 2011. For details of change/s, please consult the change register at

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 supervisor.



Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4460 LCL Honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4461 LCL Honours thesis part A (12 points) and ATS4462 LCL Honours thesis part B (12 points)

Note: Students may undertake a translation studies project as their honours dissertation for 24 points. For more information, please consult the 'Guidelines for a Translation Project as an Honours Dissertation'.

Coursework units

Students must complete the following unit:

  • ATS4653 LCL Honours workshop: Theory and method in the humanities (12 points)

plus one of the following units:

  • ATS4137 LCL Special reading unit 1 (Honours) (12 points)
  • ATS4267/APG4267 Hermeneutics (12 points)
  • ATS4717 Semiotic and poststructural theory of literature and culture (12 points).

Contact details

Relevant courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 0082 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws