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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 Arts and Social Sciences
School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies

Contact details



Dr Susie Protschky


Faculty of Arts

School of Arts and Social Sciences

School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies


Clayton, Malaysia

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.


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)


  • APG4314 Seeking justice: South Africa and Rwanda
  • ATS4810 Global justice: Civil and human rights after 1945
  • ATS4286 Final journey: Remembering the Holocaust
  • ATS4287 War and peace: Models of conflict resolution
  • ATS4293 Genocidal thought
  • ATS4367 Placement research project for honours in international studies


  • AMU4720 Research issues and methodology
  • AMU4727 Readings in social, political and cultural theory

Intending honours students

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

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)