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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NOTE: This area of study has been updated - please refer to the change register for details.

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.


Research specialisations and supervision of research candidates in this area include:

  • Hispanic and Lusophone cinema
  • Spanish and Latin American popular culture
  • Spanish sociolinguistics, pragmatics, discourse analysis and media and political discourses
  • Spanish, Catalan and Latin American literatures and cultures.

For up-to-date information about research areas, refer to the staff and research interest sections on the Spanish and Latin American studies website at


Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)

Students complete one of the following (48 points):

  • two coursework honours units and a 24-point thesis
  • three coursework honours units and a 12-point thesis

Coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the Spanish and Latin American studies postgraduate coordinator.

See Spanish and Latin America Honours page

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

Relevant courses

  • 3937 Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)
  • 2695 Masters of Arts*
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research.