- 2017


Honours research area

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 Social Sciences


Ms Kate Burns

Contact details

HonoursHonours (http://future.arts.monash.edu/undergraduate-courses/arts-honours/)



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

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis and two compulsory coursework units. The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the criminology honours coordinator.

Intending honours students

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


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)

  • ATS4699 Criminology honours coursework: Research, practice and policy
  • ATS4924 Honours: Social sciences research methods

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)