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Honours - Area of study

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Applied Media and Social Sciences
School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Campus(es)Clayton, Gippsland

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • The units available differ between campuses; refer to the individual campus entries below.

Description

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 history honours coordinator.

Units

Clayton

Offered by the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies

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)

Coursework units

Students complete:

plus one of the following units:

  • APG4310 Local and community history
  • APG4314 Seeking justice: South Africa and Rwanda*
  • ATS4285 Dante's medieval world: Politics, religion and the city**
  • ATS4286 Final journey: Remembering the Holocaust**
  • ATS4287 War and peace: Models of conflict resolution**
  • ATS4288 Angels and demons: Rome, the papacy and the world
  • ATS4289 Medieval dialogues: Reason, mysticism and society
  • ATS4290 Holocaust memories: Landscape, mourning, identity
  • ATS4293 Genocidal thought
  • ATS4295 History and the museum
  • ATS4296 Imagining Europe: Representations and images of a continent
  • ATS4297 Recording oral history: Theory and practice
  • ATS4299 History and heritage
  • ATS4301 Reading and writing history
  • ATS4302 Interpreting the Bible: Jewish and Christian perspectives
  • ATS4303 Issues in environmental history: Images of the natural world
  • ATS4304 Colonial encounters: Ideas of race and 'otherness'
  • ATS4305 History and memory: Interpreting life stories
  • ATS4307 Cultures of devotion in Medieval and Renaissance Europe
  • ATS4311 Text and community in Medieval and Renaissance Italy**
  • ATS4313 Hidden transcripts: Cultural approaches to the past
  • ATS4340 Confronting death through ceremony and symbol
  • ATS4341 Interpreting the sources of Islam: The Qur'an and Hadith
  • ATS4810 Global justice: Civil and human rights after 1945

* Taught in South Africa. This unit will require payment of an additional fee that may cover items such as accommodation, entry fees, excursions, coaches, transfers, flights and university administration.

** Taught in Prato, Italy. This unit will require payment of an additional fee that may cover items such as accommodation, entry fees, excursions, coaches, transfers, flights and university administration.

Gippsland, Off-campus

Offered by the School of Applied Media and Social Sciences

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

Coursework units

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4794 Research writing in history and politics
  • ATS4807 SAMSS selected topics in theory and practice

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in history 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
  • 4090 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences