- 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 Media, Film and Journalism


Dr Tessa Dwyer

Contact details

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


Caulfield Clayton

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

Students are required to complete 48 points of study including a thesis, a compulsory coursework unit and one elective coursework unit. Students may also be required to attend a short methodology course. The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the film and screen studies honours coordinator.

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in film and screen studies 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)

  • ATS4002 Honours research methods seminar

and one of:

  • ATS4235 Selected topics in theory and practice
  • ATS4279 Historical film theory and criticism
  • ATS4280 Contemporary film theory and criticism

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)