Monash University

Honours - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; 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 bySouth Africa School of Social Science
Campus(es)South Africa
CoordinatorMr Charles Villet; Ms Tara Harris


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


Honours studies in this area will advance students' knowledge and competencies in the discipline of Criminology and criminal justice.

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising of a thesis and research and theoretical units.



Students complete the following two units:

  • AZA4778 Social science honours dissertation A
  • AZA4779 Social science honours dissertation B

Research and theoretical units

Students complete the following two units:

  • AZA4450 Researching for social sciences and humanities
  • AZA4743 Theoretical perspectives of conflict, crime, victimisation and criminal justice

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in criminology and criminal justice must have completed a major in that discipline.

Contact details

Ms Tara Harris, email:

Relevant courses

4087 Honours degree of Bachelor of Social Science