Monash University

Honours - 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 Languages, Cultures and Linguistics


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


NOTE: This area of study has had one or more changes made to it since publication on 1 October 2011. For details of change/s, please consult the change register at

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

Honours students may spend one semester of their honours year at a Spanish-speaking university.

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the supervisor.



Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4460 LCL Honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4461 LCL Honours thesis part A (12 points) and ATS4462 LCL Honours thesis part B (12 points)

Note: Students may undertake a translation studies project as their honours dissertation for 24 points. For more information, please consult the 'Guidelines for a Translation Project as an Honours Dissertation'.

Coursework units

Students choose one of the following options:

Option one

Students must complete the following unit:

  • ATS4653 LCL Honours workshop: Theory and method in the humanities (12 points)

Plus one of the following units:

  • ATS4132 LCL Language study abroad 2 (Honours) (12 points)
  • ATS4137 LCL Special reading unit 1 (Honours) (12 points)

Option two

Students complete

  • ATS4131 LCL Language study abroad 1(Honours) (24 points)

Contact details

Relevant courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 0082 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws