This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
|Total credit points required||48|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1 year FT, 2 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Caulfield)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/4078|
Honours is a prestigious program comprising a fourth year of coursework and research after the completion of a relevant undergraduate pass degree. Students choose a topic and undertake research working with a carefully selected supervisor who provides individual guidance and academic counselling.
Honours studies may be taken as single honours (in journalism over one year of full-time study), double honours (journalism and another discipline over two years of full-time study) or combined honours (journalism and another discipline over one year of full-time study).
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes. For more information refer to http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html.
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to demonstrate:
Students must have:
Students qualified to enter an honours program must normally do so within five years of the date on which they completed their undergraduate studies.
Students, in consultation with and under the direct supervision of a member/s of the academic staff:
(a.) carry out a program of research on an agreed topic approved by the faculty in the student's chosen discipline, including attending and/or presenting at seminars, undertaking any required coursework studies and other related activities as indicated by the faculty
(b.) submit for assessment a thesis of a specified length on the program of research which meets the requirements of the examiners.
Refer to the 'Areas of study' for discipline-specific requirements.
Honours Degree of Bachelor of Journalism