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 Political and Social Inquiry


  • 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. Students are also required to attend a short methodology course.

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the gender studies honours coordinator.



Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4923 PSI honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4925 PSI honours thesis A (12 points) and ATS4926 PSI honours thesis B (12 points)

Coursework units

Students complete the following unit:

  • ATS4924 PSI honours research methodology

plus one of the following elective units:

  • ATS4284 Gender, sexuality, power (recommended)
  • any 12 point, fourth year level unit offered in the School of Political and Social Inquiry and approved by the gender studies honours coordinator

Contact details

Relevant courses

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