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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 Philosophical, Historical and International Studies

Contact details

Visit http://future.arts.monash.edu/contact-arts/


Dr Tim Verhoeven


Faculty of Arts

School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies



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

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 history honours coordinator.


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:

Part B. Coursework (24 points)

and one of:

  • APG4314 Seeking justice: South Africa and Rwanda
  • ATS4006 Political theology
  • ATS4215 History archives workshop
  • ATS4216 History: Beyond the nation
  • ATS4217 Histories of place and space
  • ATS4218 Ideas in history
  • ATS4286 Final journey: Remembering the Holocaust
  • ATS4287 War and peace: Models of conflict resolution
  • ATS4289 Medieval dialogues: Reason, mysticism and society
  • ATS4290 Holocaust memories: Landscape, mourning, identity
  • ATS4296 Imagining Europe: Representations and images of a continent
  • ATS4297 Recording oral history: Theory and practice
  • ATS4301 Reading and writing history
  • ATS4311 Text and community in Medieval and Renaissance Italy
  • ATS4810 Global justice: Civil and human rights after 1945

Intending honours students

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

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)