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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 Arts and Social Sciences
School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
South Africa School of Social Science
Campus(es)Clayton, Malaysia, South Africa
CoordinatorDr Susie Protschky (Clayton); Associate Professor Andrew Ng (Malaysia); Mr Charles Villet, Mr Laurence Caromba (South Africa)

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • The units available differ between campuses. Refer to the individual campus entries below.

Description

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

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis and two coursework units. The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the international studies honours coordinator for the campus of enrolment.

Units

Clayton

Offered by the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies

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)

Coursework units

Students complete the following unit:

  • ATS4810 Global justice: Civil and human rights after 1945 (12 points)

plus:

  • 12 points of fourth year elective units choosen in consultation with the international studies honours coordinator.

Malaysia

Offered by the School of Arts and Social Sciences

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

  • AMU4718 Arts honours dissertation 1
  • AMU4719 Arts honours dissertation 2

Coursework units

Students complete two of the following units:

  • AMU4727 Readings in social, political and cultural theory
  • AMU4720 Research issues and methodology
  • 12-points of fourth year elective units choosen in consultation with the international studies honours coordinator.

South Africa

Offered by the School of Social Science

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

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

Coursework units

Students complete the following two units:

  • AZA4450 Researching for social sciences and humanities (12 points)
  • AZA4810 The globalisation of civil and human rights (12 points)

Intending honours students

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

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Relevant courses

  • 0003 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • 3751 Honours degree of Bachelor of Communication
  • 3936 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 4087 Honours degree of Bachelor of Social Science