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Undergraduate - Area of study

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered byCentre for Islam and the Modern World
Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology
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

Islamic studies is offered by Monash University in association with the Centre for Interreligious DialogueCentre for Interreligious Dialogue (http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/centres/inter-religious_dialogue) at the Australian Catholic University (ACU). Students can take up to 50 per cent of their major in Islamic studies as complementary units at ACU.

The major aims to provide thorough and well-researched undergraduate training in all aspects of Islamic studies. It covers Arabic language, Qur'an and Hadith studies, Islamic history, contemporary thought, and comparative studies.

Units

First-year level

Students studying a sequence in Islamic studies must complete the following two units (12 points):

  • APIS 100 Introduction to Islam*
  • APIS 101 Approaches to the Qu'ran and Hadith*

* These units are taught at the Australian Catholic University.

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minorminor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html) or majormajor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html) in Islamic studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:

Units include:

  • ATS3270 Islamic philosophy: From Medieval to Modern times
  • ATS2586 Islam: Principles, civilisations, influences
  • ATS2907 Islamic leadership in the 20th century
  • APIS 200 Islamic faith and creeds: Ethics and praxis**
  • APIS 201 Sufism: Spiritual journeys**

* Additional units will be available in future years.

** These units are taught at the Australian Catholic University.

Relevant courses

Diplomas

  • 2327 Diploma in Liberal Arts

Bachelors

Single degrees

  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts
  • 3907 Bachelor of Arts (English Language)
  • 3910 Bachelor of Arts (Global)
  • 4077 Bachelor of Arts (International)
  • 1366 Bachelor of Arts (Languages)
  • 1638 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program
  • 4042 Bachelor of Journalism
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters
  • 1275 Bachelor of Professional Communication

Double degrees

  • 4640 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4098 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
  • 0550 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 0553 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
  • 0555 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • 0556 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 0170 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Economics
  • 1541 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 1641 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • 0080 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • 3054 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
  • 0530 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
  • 3426 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work
  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Theology
  • 3779 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 4097 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program and Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program
  • 4403 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 3537 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Science
  • 4634 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4644 Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4426 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Business
  • 4425 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4069 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Science
  • 4648 Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts