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Honours - Area of study

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Campus(es)Clayton
CoordinatorDr Ruth Morgan

Notes

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

Description

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

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

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*
  • ATS4006 Political theology
  • ATS4286 Final journey: Remembering the Holocaust**
  • ATS4287 War and peace: Models of conflict resolution**
  • 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
  • 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**
  • 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.

Intending honours students

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

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Relevant courses

0003 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)