politics/hons-arts-politics

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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 Social Sciences

Contact details

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

Coordinator

Dr Luke Howie

Websites

Faculty of Arts

School of Social Sciences

Location

Clayton

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

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 politics honours coordinator.

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)

Two of:

  • ATS4328 Grand theories of politics and international relations
  • ATS4333 Comparative national government
  • ATS4924 Honours: Social sciences research methods

Intending honours students

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

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)