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 bySchool of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
CoordinatorDr Axel Fliethmann


  • 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 Ukrainian 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 supervisor.



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 (

Coursework units

Students complete one of the following options:

Option one

Students must complete the following unit:

  • ATS4653 Honours workshop (12 points)

plus an additional 12 points from the following units; all units are worth six points unless indicated otherwise:

  • ATS4132 Language study abroad 2 (Honours) (12 points)
  • ATS4137 Special reading unit 1 (Honours) (12 points)
  • a 12-point fourth-year level unit from a relevant discipline, chosen in consultation with the supervisor

Option two

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

Intending honours students

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

Contact details

Relevant courses

0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts