Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 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.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies


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


The school's strength lies in the area of analytic philosophy in the Anglo-American tradition. It is also able to offer high-quality supervision in many areas of recent European thought, feminism and the history of ideas.


Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)

Students complete the following units:

  • APG4794 Philosophy masters qualifying research project - part 1
  • APG4795 Philosophy masters qualifying research project - part 2
  • APG4796 Philosophy masters qualifying A
  • APG4797 Philosophy masters qualifying B

In addition to the workload associated with each unit, students will be expected to attend weekly work-in-progress seminars for honours and graduate students and to make a presentation to the seminar series.

Course coordinator

Dr Monima Chadha

Master of Arts by Research and Coursework

The entry below only details the coursework component of this degree. For all requirements including the research/thesis component refer to the full course entry at

All students attend staff and honours seminars, and engage in philosophical discussion with staff members and peers.


  • APG5845 Philosophy MA coursework A
  • APG5847 Philosophy MA coursework B
Course coordinator

Dr Monima Chadha

Further courses

For a list of units studied or course outlines, refer to the relevant courses.

Relevant courses

  • 3937 Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)
  • 2846 Master of Arts by research and coursework
  • 2695 Master of Arts*
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research