Monash University

Honours - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 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.


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

Coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the archaeology and ancient history honours coordinator.


Thesis units

Students complete one of the following two options:

  • ATS4003 SOPHIS honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4004 SOPHIS honours thesis A (12 points)and ATS4005 SOPHIS honours thesis B (12 points)

Coursework units

Students complete:

plus one of the following units:

  • ATS4256 Predynastic and early dynastic Egypt
  • ATS4345 Research methods in classical antiquity

Contact details

Relevant courses

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