international-studies/ug-arts-international-studies

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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any 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 bySchool of Arts
School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Campus(es)Caulfield, Clayton, South Africa, Sunway

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Students complete the same units in the first-year sequence, however the sequence of units and units available at second/third-year level differ between campuses. Refer to the individual campus entries below.

Description

International studies is a cross-disciplinary area of study administered by the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, with units taught by a number of schools in the Faculty of Arts. Students begin by examining the history of the 20th century before moving on to study the issues facing the world in the 21st century. International studies brings to life the issues and events that have shaped, and continue to shape, our world. As the world globalises and nations and economies become more integrated, it is important to understand our world and the ideas and beliefs of our neighbours and trading partners. In order to compete in the international marketplace of products, ideas and knowledge, we need to understand and respect the cultures and beliefs of others.

South Africa

Offered by the School of Social Science

Monash South Africa's School of Social Science international studies offering follows in the spirit of the discipline, and adds a uniquely African perspective to global issues. The curriculum recognises Africa's unique contribution to globalisation and the challenges faced as international integration becomes a global norm. Students are equipped with the knowledge they need to understand the world they live in, and define their place within it.

Units

Caulfield and Clayton

First-year level

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

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor or major in international studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:

  • a minor requires completion of a further two units (12 points) from List A
  • a major requires completion of a further six units (36 points) from the units listed below, including a minimum of four units from List A. A minimum of three units must be taken at third-year level.

Note: Where students undertake an inter-campus exchange, the minor or major can be comprised of a mix of units available on their home campus and the exchange campus.

List A units
List B units

Students may also count additional units listed for the international studies major from the Sunway and South African campuses if undertaking an inter-campus exchange.

Sunway

First-year level

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

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor or major in international studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:

  • a minor requires completion of a further two units (12 points) from List A
  • a major requires completion of a further six units (36 points) from the units listed below, including a minimum of four units from List A. A minimum of three units must be taken at third-year level.

Note: Where students undertake an inter-campus exchange, the minor or major can be comprised of a mix of units available on their home campus and the exchange campus.

List A units
  • ATS2140 States and markets
  • ATS2625/ATS3625 Mobile worlds: Migrants, refugees and the politics of belonging
  • ATS2630/ATS3630 Governing the global economy: Stability, efficiency, justice
  • ATS2633/ATS3633 Global cities: Past, present, future
  • ATS2920/ATS3920 Making a difference: Bringing about social and political change
List B units

Students may also count additional units listed for the international studies major from the Caulfield, Clayton and South African campuses if undertaking an inter-campus exchange.

South Africa

First-year level

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

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor or major in international studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:

  • a minor requires completion of a further two units (12 points) from List A
  • a major requires completion of a further six units (36 points) from the units listed below, including a minimum of four units from List A. A minimum of three units must be taken at third-year level.

Note: Where students undertake an inter-campus exchange, the minor or major can be comprised of a mix of units available at their home campus and the exchange campus. For details of units available on these campuses refer to the international studies entry in the Handbook on the Monash website in Australian at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2013handbooks/aos/international-studies/ug-arts-international-studies.html.

List A units
List B units

Relevant courses

Diplomas

  • 4099 Diploma of Higher Education Studies
  • 2327 Diploma in Liberal Arts

Bachelors

Single degrees

  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts
  • 3914 Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • 3907 Bachelor of Arts (English Language)
  • 3910 Bachelor of Arts (Global)
  • 4077 Bachelor of Arts (International)
  • 1366 Bachelor of Arts (Languages)
  • 1708 Bachelor of Arts (Professional Communication)
  • 1712 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • 3920 Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences)
  • 1638 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program
  • 4073 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 1719 Bachelor of Behavioural Science
  • 2476 Bachelor of Communication
  • 1731 Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 4042 Bachelor of Journalism
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters
  • 1144 Bachelor of Performing Arts
  • 1275 Bachelor of Professional Communication
  • 4086 Bachelor of Social Science

Double degrees

  • 3277 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4098 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
  • 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)
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 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)
  • 0080 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • 3054 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
  • 0530 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
  • 3426 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work
  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Theology
  • 3779 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 4097 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program and Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program
  • 1807 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 1806 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 4208 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Education
  • 4089 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Visual and Media Arts
  • 4403 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 3537 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Science
  • 1798 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 1941 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication
  • 4075 Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling and Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, Other Drugs and Mental Health)
  • 4076 Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling and Diploma of Disability
  • 0116 Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4616 Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4426 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Business
  • 4425 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4069 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Science
  • 3281 Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering and Bachelor of Arts