- 2019


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 Philosophical, Historical and International Studies


Dr Hilary Gopnik

Contact details

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



Honours studies in this area will advance your knowledge and competencies in the discipline of archaeology.

You are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis and two coursework units. Coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the archaeology honours coordinator.

Intending honours students

If you intending to enter honours in archaeology you must have completed a major in that discipline.


This area of study 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)

You must complete one of the following in your chosen discipline:

  • ATS4230 Arts honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4231 Arts honours thesis A and ATS4232 Arts honours thesis B

Part B. Coursework (24 points)

Two units from the following:

  • ATS4256Not offered in 2019 Archaeology of state formation
  • ATS4257 Interpreting the past through archaeology
  • ATS4345 Research methods in classical antiquity

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)