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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 bySchool of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Campus(es)Clayton
CoordinatorDr Axel Fliethmann

Notes

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

Description

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

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising either a 12-point thesis and 36 points of coursework units, or a 24-point thesis and 24 points of coursework units. The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the German studies honours coordinator.

There is a strong expectation that students will complete at least one semester's study at a German university.

Units

Thesis

Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4230 Arts honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4231 Arts honours thesis A (12 points) and ATS4232 Arts honours thesis 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 dissertationGuidelines for a translation project as an honours dissertation (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/llcl/guidelines-for-a-translation-project-as-an-honours-dissertation/).

Coursework units

Students complete one of the following options:

Option one

Students complete the following core unit:

  • ATS4653 Honours workshop (12 points)

Students complete an additional 12 points from one of the following specialisations:

Honours with language or linguistics specialisation
  • ATS4132 Language study abroad 2 (Honours) (12 points)
  • ATS4137 Special reading unit 1 (Honours) (12 points)
Honours with literature or culture specialisation
  • ATS4132 Language study abroad 2 (Honours) (12 points)
  • ATS4137 Special reading unit 1 (Honours) (12 points)

Option two (study abroad)

Students complete

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

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in German studies must have completed a major in that discipline.

Contact details

Relevant courses

0003 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)