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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 religion and theology honours coordinator.



Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4847 Minor thesis in religion and theology part 1
  • ATS4848 Minor thesis in religion and theology part 2

Coursework units

Students complete two of the following units:

  • ATS4289 Medieval dialogues: Reason, mysticism and society
  • ATS4302 Interpreting the Bible: Jewish and Christian perspectives
  • ATS4339 Sustainability and the sacred
  • ATS4340 Confronting death through ceremony and symbol
  • ATS4341 Interpreting the sources of Islam: The Qur'an and Hadith
  • ATS4342 Islamic thought in the modern world
  • ATS4343 Religion and ceremony in Australian society
  • ATS4849 Medieval women and their world: Literacy, authority and spirituality

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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