- 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 Media, Film and Journalism


Dr Akane Kanai

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 complete one of the following in their chosen discipline:

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

Part B. Coursework (24 points)

  • ATS4002 Honours research methods seminar

and one of:

  • ATS4280Not offered in 2019 Contemporary film theory and criticism
  • ATS4281 Professional screen pathways: Research, industry and practice

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)