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Students who commenced study in 2016 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.

Monash University

Commencement year

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

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts

Offered by

School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

Contact details



Dr Jeremy Breaden


Faculty of Arts

School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics



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


This course comprises 48 points: Part A: Research (24 points) and Part B: Coursework (24 points)

Units are 12 points unless otherwise indicated.

Part A. Research (24 points)

Students undertake the following in their chosen discipline:


  • ATS4230 Arts honours thesis (24 points)

or both of:

Note: Students may undertake a translation studies project as their honours dissertation for 24 points. For more information consult the Guidelines for a translation project as an honours dissertationGuidelines for a translation project as an honours dissertation ( webpage.

Part B. Coursework (24 points)

Option 1

and one of:

  • ATS4132 Language study abroad 2 (Honours)
  • ATS4137 Special reading unit 1 (Honours)

Option 2

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

Intending honours students

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

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)