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Honours - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 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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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Campus(es)Clayton

Notes

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

Description

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising either a 12-point thesis and 36 points of coursework units, or a 24-point thesis and 24 points of coursework units.

There is a strong expectation that students will complete at least one semester's study at a German university.

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

Units

Thesis

Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4230 Arts honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4231 Arts honours thesis A (12 points) and ATS4232 Arts honours thesis 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 dissertationGuidelines for a translation project as an honours dissertation (http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/lcl/honours/guidelines.php).

Coursework units

Students complete one of the following options:

Option one

Students complete the following core unit:

  • ATS4653 LLCL honours workshop: Theory and method in the humanities (12 points)

Students complete an additional 12 points from one of the following specialisations; all units are worth six points unless indicated otherwise:

Honours with language or linguistics specialisation
  • ATS4099 German studies 9 and ATS4100 German studies 10
  • ATS4132 LLCL language study abroad 2 (Honours) (12 points)
  • ATS4137 LLCL special reading unit 1 (Honours) (12 points)
Honours with literature or culture specialisation
  • ATS4102 Critics of civilisation (12 points)
  • ATS4132 LLCL language study abroad 2 (Honours) (12 points)
  • ATS4137 LLCL special reading unit 1 (Honours) (12 points)

Option two (study abroad)

Students complete

  • ATS4131 LLCL language study abroad 1 (Honours) (24 points)

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in German studies must have completed a major in that discipline.

Contact details

Relevant courses

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