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Monash University Handbook 2011 Honours - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts


Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis, a compulsory seminar and two coursework units.

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the Jewish civilisation honours coordinator.



Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4817 Dissertation (Jewish civilisation) Part 1
  • ATS4818 Dissertation (Jewish civilisation) Part 2

Coursework units

Students complete two of the following units:

  • ATS4286 Final journey: Life and death of European Jews 1900-1945*
  • ATS4287 Israelis and Palestinians between war and peace
  • ATS4289 Medieval dialogues: Reason, mysticism and society
  • ATS4290 Holocaust memories: Landscape, mourning, identity
  • ATS4293 Genocidal thought*
  • ATS4302 Interpreting the Bible: Jewish and Christian perspectives*
  • ATS4314 Seeking justice: South Africa and Rwanda
  • ATS4318 Jewish literature of destruction
  • ATS4319 Zionism: The argument
  • ATS4321 Jewish literature of subversion*

*Not offered in 2011.

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Relevant Courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 0204 Honours degree of Bachelor of Letters
  • 0082 The honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws