- 2019



Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2019 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the component of any bachelors double degrees.

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 Aydogan Kars

Contact details

[http://future.arts.monash.edu/ug-islamic-studies/http://future.arts.monash.edu/ug-islamic-studies/ (http://future.arts.monash.edu/ug-islamic-studies/)][Islamic studies]]



Islamic studies provides an introduction to Islamic teachings, history in classical and modern periods, contemporary thought, and comparative studies.


Islamic studies is listed in A2000 Bachelor of Arts at Clayton as a minor.


Minor requirements (24 points)

No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited towards the minorminor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2019handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html).

Students complete:

  1. Two level 1 gateway unitsgateway units (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2019handbooks/undergrad/arts-08.html) (12 points):
  2. The following unit (6 points):
    • ATS2586 Islam: Principles, civilisations, influences
  3. One unit (6 points) from the elective list below:

Elective list

  • ATS2189 Conflict and coexistence 1: Jews, Christians and Muslims from antiquity through the middle ages
  • ATS2758 Religion, philosophy, science
  • ATS2907Not offered in 2019 Modern Islam
  • ATS3157Not offered in 2019 Religion, politics and violence
  • ATS3190 Conflict and coexistence 2: Jews, Christians and Muslims in the modern world
  • ATS3611Not offered in 2019 Imagining God: The mystic quest in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • ATS3636 Sacred and profane: Religion, the secular and the state

International study tours

  • ATS2957Not offered in 2019/ATS3957Not offered in 2019 Medieval Italy: Sites of encounter (12 points)

Relevant courses


Single degrees

Successful completion of the minor can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the minor by using 24 points of their free electives.

Double degrees

Successful completion of the minor can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts component in the following double degrees:

  • A2004 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
  • A2005 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Art
  • B2019 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2020 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2038 Bachelor of International Business and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2039 Bachelor of Marketing and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2046 Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts
  • C2002 Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Arts
  • D3002 Bachelor of Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • E3002 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • L3003 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • S2006 Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts