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Students who commenced study in 2016 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.

Commencement year

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

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts

Offered by

School of Arts and Social Sciences
School of Media, Film and Journalism

Contact details

Visit http://future.arts.monash.edu/contact-arts/

Coordinator

Associate Professor Shane Homan

Websites

Faculty of Arts

School of Arts and Social Sciences

School of Media, Film and Journalism

Honours studies in this area will advance students' knowledge and competencies in the discipline of Communications.

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis and two coursework units. Coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the communications honours coordinator on the relevant campus.

Units

This course comprises 48 points: Part A: Research (24 points) and Part B: Coursework (24 points)

Units are 12 points unless otherwise indicated.

Part A. Research (24 points)

Students undertake the following in their chosen discipline:

either:

  • ATS4230 Arts honours thesis (24 points)

or both of:

Part B. Coursework (24 points)

Caulfield/Clayton

Two of:

  • ATS4002 Honours research methods seminar
  • ATS4235 Selected topics in theory and practice
  • ATS4723 Current issues in international media and communications

Malaysia

  • AMU4720 Research issues and methodology
  • AMU4727 Readings in social, political and cultural theory

Intending honours students

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

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)