ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE

 
ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
ARTS, HUMANITIES,
SOCIAL SCIENCES AND
PERFORMING ARTS
2021 UNDERGRADUATE
COURSE GUIDE
ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
CONTENTS
                                                                        WHY STUDY                                                                                             TOP 1% IN THE WORLD

                                                                        WITH MONASH
     Your life at Monash                                          2
     Get career ready                                             3                                                                                                          We’re ranked in the top 1 per cent of universities
                                                                                                                                                                              worldwide for humanities and social sciences.
     Internships3

                                                                        ARTS?
     Learning abroad                                              4
     Bachelor of Arts                                             6
     Bachelor of Arts double degrees                              8
     Diploma of Languages/
     Diploma of Liberal Arts                                      9
                                                                        If your ambition is to explore the world of ideas, cultures and                                       UNIQUE OVERSEAS
     Bachelor’s/Master’s program                                  10
                                                                        places in an environment where you’ll be inspired, supported                                          STUDY EXPERIENCES
     Bachelor of Criminology                                      12                                                                                                         We provide overseas study and international
     Bachelor of Global Studies                                   14
                                                                        and challenged, then Monash Arts is the place to be.                                                  immersion experiences for more students than
                                                                                                                                                                              any other university in Australia. See page 4.
     Bachelor of Media Communication                              16   We consistently rank in the top 1 per cent of      You can complete a comprehensive degree
                                                                        universities worldwide for humanities and social   with the Bachelor of Arts, allowing you to
     Bachelor of Music                                            18   sciences, so you’ll be graduating from a course    tailor your course to suit your own needs and
     Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy                                   recognised by employers as being exceptional.      interests as they develop. The outcome will
     and Economics                                            20                                                          be a degree that’s unique to you.
                                                                        You’ll be learning from leading experts who
     Areas of study                                           22       are helping to solve some of the world’s           Or you can select one of our specialist degrees,

     Areas of study descriptions                              23
                                                                        most pressing issues, from border control to
                                                                        international development. And while they may
                                                                                                                           choosing from the Bachelor of Criminology,
                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Global Studies, Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                                              INTERNSHIPS AND
                                                                        have international reputations, our academics      Media Communication, Bachelor of Music or          INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS
     Pathways into Monash Arts                                35
                                                                        are renowned for being approachable, friendly      Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics.    All of our courses offer internship experiences
     Academic prerequisites                                   36       and keen for you to succeed.                                                                          either in Australia or overseas. Build your
                                                                                                                           Along the way you’ll shape your own future
                                                                                                                                                                              networks and unlock a world of career
     Domestic student                                                   Flexibility and choice are also reasons students   as you explore experiences such as studying
                                                                                                                                                                              opportunities. See page 3.
     entry requirements                                       36       tell us they prefer Monash Arts. Flexible          overseas, internships, field trips, double
     International student                                              course structures mean you can make the            degrees, 40 areas of study, and leadership,
     entry requirements                                       38       most of the amazing opportunities on offer.        career and volunteering programs.

     How to apply                                             40

     Course information fast facts
     Look for these icons on each course page                           UNDERSTANDING THE TERMINOLOGY
     for key information.                                                                                                                                                     DOUBLE DEGREE OPTIONS
                                                                        Comprehensive degree                               Areas of study
                                                                                                                                                                              You’re spoilt for choice with more than 40
                                                                        In Monash Arts, this refers to the Bachelor        An ‘area of study’ is a field of knowledge
                 Location                                                                                                                                                     double degree combinations to select from.
                                                                        of Arts. A comprehensive degree gives you          – for example, literary studies or sociology.
                                                                        the choice and flexibility to select your units    Areas of study are sometimes called
     NOTE: The entry requirements listed on the course pages
     are for domestic students only. International student entry
                                                                        (subjects), and requires you to complete 24        ‘disciplines’ See pages 23–34.
     requirements are located on pages 36–39.                           units, including specific requirements such as
                                                                        completing an Arts major and an Arts minor.        Major
                                                                                                                           A major is eight units from the same area of
                                                                        Specialist degree                                  study. In the Bachelor of Arts you can choose
                                                                        In Monash Arts, this refers to the Bachelor        to study one or two majors, and you don’t have
                                                                        of Criminology, Bachelor of Global Studies,        to decide on your major straight away.             BACHELOR’S/
                                                                        Bachelor of Media Communication, Bachelor                                                             MASTER’S PROGRAM
                                                                        of Music, and Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy     Minor
                                                                                                                                                                              Plan ahead and graduate with a bachelor’s and
                                                                        and Economics. You need to complete 24 units,      A minor is four units from the same area
                                                                                                                                                                              a master’s degree in four years. See page 10.
                                                                        including specific requirements such as            of study.
                                                                        completing a specialisation. In a specialist
                                                                        degree, you start studying your chosen area        Specialisation
I chose Monash Arts because I wanted                                    of study straight away.                            An Arts specialisation consists of 10–12
to explore the beginnings of civilisation.                                                                                 units and is a requirement of any of the
As we start living in a more globalised                                 Units                                              specialist degrees.
world, we’re not thinking about                                         Sometimes called a subject, units are usually
microcosms anymore. I don’t think of it                                 worth six credit points. You need to complete      Elective                                           BE SUPPORTED
                                                                        144 credit points in a three-year degree. Some     There are eight units of free electives in your    There are many ways to engage with university
as studying Ancient Egypt specifically,                                 second-year and third-year units are worth         Arts course which can be taken from Arts,          life and be supported. Our Peers, Ambassadors,
but human society more broadly.”                                        12 credit points, and are counted as two units     Business, IT or Science.                           Leaders (PAL) and First in Family (FIF) programs
DEAN ADAIR                                                              – these units have a higher workload.                                                                 are just two examples of how we support you.
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Honours)                                                                                                                     See page 2.

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ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
CONTENTS
                                                                        WHY STUDY                                                                                             TOP 1% IN THE WORLD

                                                                        WITH MONASH
     Your life at Monash                                          2
     Get career ready                                             3                                                                                                          We’re ranked in the top 1 per cent of universities
                                                                                                                                                                              worldwide for humanities and social sciences.
     Internships3

                                                                        ARTS?
     Learning abroad                                              4
     Bachelor of Arts                                             6
     Bachelor of Arts double degrees                              8
     Diploma of Languages/
     Diploma of Liberal Arts                                      9
                                                                        If your ambition is to explore the world of ideas, cultures and                                       UNIQUE OVERSEAS
     Bachelor’s/Master’s program                                  10
                                                                        places in an environment where you’ll be inspired, supported                                          STUDY EXPERIENCES
     Bachelor of Criminology                                      12                                                                                                         We provide overseas study and international
     Bachelor of Global Studies                                   14
                                                                        and challenged, then Monash Arts is the place to be.                                                  immersion experiences for more students than
                                                                                                                                                                              any other university in Australia. See page 4.
     Bachelor of Media Communication                              16   We consistently rank in the top 1 per cent of      You can complete a comprehensive degree
                                                                        universities worldwide for humanities and social   with the Bachelor of Arts, allowing you to
     Bachelor of Music                                            18   sciences, so you’ll be graduating from a course    tailor your course to suit your own needs and
     Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy                                   recognised by employers as being exceptional.      interests as they develop. The outcome will
     and Economics                                            20                                                          be a degree that’s unique to you.
                                                                        You’ll be learning from leading experts who
     Areas of study                                           22       are helping to solve some of the world’s           Or you can select one of our specialist degrees,

     Areas of study descriptions                              23
                                                                        most pressing issues, from border control to
                                                                        international development. And while they may
                                                                                                                           choosing from the Bachelor of Criminology,
                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Global Studies, Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                                              INTERNSHIPS AND
                                                                        have international reputations, our academics      Media Communication, Bachelor of Music or          INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS
     Pathways into Monash Arts                                35
                                                                        are renowned for being approachable, friendly      Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics.    All of our courses offer internship experiences
     Academic prerequisites                                   36       and keen for you to succeed.                                                                          either in Australia or overseas. Build your
                                                                                                                           Along the way you’ll shape your own future
                                                                                                                                                                              networks and unlock a world of career
     Domestic student                                                   Flexibility and choice are also reasons students   as you explore experiences such as studying
                                                                                                                                                                              opportunities. See page 3.
     entry requirements                                       36       tell us they prefer Monash Arts. Flexible          overseas, internships, field trips, double
     International student                                              course structures mean you can make the            degrees, 40 areas of study, and leadership,
     entry requirements                                       38       most of the amazing opportunities on offer.        career and volunteering programs.

     How to apply                                             40

     Course information fast facts
     Look for these icons on each course page                           UNDERSTANDING THE TERMINOLOGY
     for key information.                                                                                                                                                     DOUBLE DEGREE OPTIONS
                                                                        Comprehensive degree                               Areas of study
                                                                                                                                                                              You’re spoilt for choice with more than 40
                                                                        In Monash Arts, this refers to the Bachelor        An ‘area of study’ is a field of knowledge
                 Location                                                                                                                                                     double degree combinations to select from.
                                                                        of Arts. A comprehensive degree gives you          – for example, literary studies or sociology.
                                                                        the choice and flexibility to select your units    Areas of study are sometimes called
     NOTE: The entry requirements listed on the course pages
     are for domestic students only. International student entry
                                                                        (subjects), and requires you to complete 24        ‘disciplines’ See pages 23–34.
     requirements are located on pages 36–39.                           units, including specific requirements such as
                                                                        completing an Arts major and an Arts minor.        Major
                                                                                                                           A major is eight units from the same area of
                                                                        Specialist degree                                  study. In the Bachelor of Arts you can choose
                                                                        In Monash Arts, this refers to the Bachelor        to study one or two majors, and you don’t have
                                                                        of Criminology, Bachelor of Global Studies,        to decide on your major straight away.             BACHELOR’S/
                                                                        Bachelor of Media Communication, Bachelor                                                             MASTER’S PROGRAM
                                                                        of Music, and Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy     Minor
                                                                                                                                                                              Plan ahead and graduate with a bachelor’s and
                                                                        and Economics. You need to complete 24 units,      A minor is four units from the same area
                                                                                                                                                                              a master’s degree in four years. See page 10.
                                                                        including specific requirements such as            of study.
                                                                        completing a specialisation. In a specialist
                                                                        degree, you start studying your chosen area        Specialisation
I chose Monash Arts because I wanted                                    of study straight away.                            An Arts specialisation consists of 10–12
to explore the beginnings of civilisation.                                                                                 units and is a requirement of any of the
As we start living in a more globalised                                 Units                                              specialist degrees.
world, we’re not thinking about                                         Sometimes called a subject, units are usually
microcosms anymore. I don’t think of it                                 worth six credit points. You need to complete      Elective                                           BE SUPPORTED
                                                                        144 credit points in a three-year degree. Some     There are eight units of free electives in your    There are many ways to engage with university
as studying Ancient Egypt specifically,                                 second-year and third-year units are worth         Arts course which can be taken from Arts,          life and be supported. Our Peers, Ambassadors,
but human society more broadly.”                                        12 credit points, and are counted as two units     Business, IT or Science.                           Leaders (PAL) and First in Family (FIF) programs
DEAN ADAIR                                                              – these units have a higher workload.                                                                 are just two examples of how we support you.
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Honours)                                                                                                                     See page 2.

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ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
YOUR LIFE                                                                                                                                   GET CAREER
                                                                                                                                                READY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               INTERNSHIPS
    AT MONASH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Work in an organisation as part of your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               studies and get credit towards your course.
                                                                                                                                                The future of work is human
                                                                                                                                                By studying humanities, social sciences or the performing arts,                You could be working with a member of state parliament, building
                                                                                                                                                you’ll gain a thorough grounding in the key skills sought by employers,        a school in a developing nation, working behind the scenes at a
    A world of opportunity.                                                                                                                     including agility, lateral thinking and improvisation; skills that surpass     television station, or as a researcher with a non-profit organisation.
                                                                                                                                                automation and are relevant to all careers.                                    The opportunities are endless.
    University life is the start of an adventure, and with Monash Arts you’ll be
    inspired by the people you meet, the discoveries you make and the places                                                                    Written and verbal communication                                               Advantages of doing an internship
    you can go. Find out more: monash.edu/arts/student-life                                                                                     You’ll develop strong skills in communication that enable you to express       • You’ll gain valuable work experience that counts towards your degree.
                                                                                                                                                your ideas clearly, form an opinion, argue persuasively and think logically.   • Apply what you’re learning in class to a real‑world context.
                                                                                                                                                You can even take electives in Academic and Professional Writing to            • Gain valuable networking opportunities – you’ll link up with people who
                                                                                                                                                increase your skills in language, writing and independent learning and             can give you advice and introduce you to groups and networks.
                                                                                                                                                further your understanding of professional communication.                      • Do an internship overseas and build your intercultural skills at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   same time.
                                                                                                                                                Problem-solving and critical thinking
                                                                                                                                                You’ll learn how to evaluate complex information, analyse                      Places where our students have interned
                                                                                                                                                the causes of a problem and suggest alternative solutions.                     •   Global Poverty Project in New York
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •   The State Museum of Majdanek in Poland
                                                                                                                                                Research and interdisciplinary thinking                                        •   Mango Communications
                 CLUBS                                                  CULTURE                                   MONASH                        You’ll become a productive researcher, synthesising information                •   Live Performance Australia
              AND SOCIETIES                                            ON CAMPUS                                   SPORT                        from different resources in order to answer complicated questions.             •   Channel 7
                                                                                                                                                You’ll graduate with the ability to analyse problems from several                  Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre
    With over 100 groups to choose from,                        Feel the vibe with live music              Flex at our sporting centres         different perspectives and arrive at a solution through recognising
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •
       you’ll be sure to find your tribe.                   performances, amazing food options                 and swimming pool.                                                                                              •   Ernst & Young
                                                                                                                                                how each of the alternative approaches influences the others.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •   Oxfam
                                                                 and student club activities.
                                                                                                                                                Leadership                                                                     •   Australian Embassy in Rome
                                                                                                                                                Decision-making, time management and goal-setting are qualities                •   Melbourne Writers Festival
                                                                                                                                                you’ll develop during your course.                                             •   American Chamber of Commerce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •   Korean Consulate-General
                                                                                                                                                Career options                                                                 •   Penang House of Music in Malaysia
                                                                                                                                                Our graduates go into as many career paths as there are majors.                •   Creative Innovation Global
                                                                                                                                                For example, there are linguists helping to improve the quality of life        •   Melbourne Festival.
                                                                                                                                                for the hearing impaired; social entrepreneurs helping people live more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Discover more at monash.edu/arts/WIL-Internships
                                                                                                                                                sustainably; and criminologists working on policy change in criminal
                                                                                                                                                justice. For more information about career options, see our areas of
             STUDY IN STYLE                                             EASY RIDER                             WORK IT OUT                      study section on pages 23–34.
         Late night hours in our stunning                      Our intercampus shuttle makes          Get a foot in the door and figure out
        libraries make studying a breeze.                          getting to class simple.            your dream career path by taking
                                                                                                     advantage of Work Integrated Learning
                                                                                                                and internships.

             FIRST IN FAMILY                                              BE A PAL                        BUILD YOUR BRAND
         Being a trailblazer can be scary.                  Our Peers, Ambassadors, Leaders          Kickstart your career through getting a
     If you’re the first person in your family               program (PAL) offers support and        byline in respected student publications
        to go to uni, we’ll support you with               networking opportunities for students      like Mojo, Lot’s Wife and Esperanto.
         academic mentoring and get you                     while building skills in peer support,
         connected through social events.                  mentoring, teamwork and leadership.

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ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
YOUR LIFE                                                                                                                                   GET CAREER
                                                                                                                                                READY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               INTERNSHIPS
    AT MONASH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Work in an organisation as part of your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               studies and get credit towards your course.
                                                                                                                                                The future of work is human
                                                                                                                                                By studying humanities, social sciences or the performing arts,                You could be working with a member of state parliament, building
                                                                                                                                                you’ll gain a thorough grounding in the key skills sought by employers,        a school in a developing nation, working behind the scenes at a
    A world of opportunity.                                                                                                                     including agility, lateral thinking and improvisation; skills that surpass     television station, or as a researcher with a non-profit organisation.
                                                                                                                                                automation and are relevant to all careers.                                    The opportunities are endless.
    University life is the start of an adventure, and with Monash Arts you’ll be
    inspired by the people you meet, the discoveries you make and the places                                                                    Written and verbal communication                                               Advantages of doing an internship
    you can go. Find out more: monash.edu/arts/student-life                                                                                     You’ll develop strong skills in communication that enable you to express       • You’ll gain valuable work experience that counts towards your degree.
                                                                                                                                                your ideas clearly, form an opinion, argue persuasively and think logically.   • Apply what you’re learning in class to a real‑world context.
                                                                                                                                                You can even take electives in Academic and Professional Writing to            • Gain valuable networking opportunities – you’ll link up with people who
                                                                                                                                                increase your skills in language, writing and independent learning and             can give you advice and introduce you to groups and networks.
                                                                                                                                                further your understanding of professional communication.                      • Do an internship overseas and build your intercultural skills at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   same time.
                                                                                                                                                Problem-solving and critical thinking
                                                                                                                                                You’ll learn how to evaluate complex information, analyse                      Places where our students have interned
                                                                                                                                                the causes of a problem and suggest alternative solutions.                     •   Global Poverty Project in New York
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •   The State Museum of Majdanek in Poland
                                                                                                                                                Research and interdisciplinary thinking                                        •   Mango Communications
                 CLUBS                                                  CULTURE                                   MONASH                        You’ll become a productive researcher, synthesising information                •   Live Performance Australia
              AND SOCIETIES                                            ON CAMPUS                                   SPORT                        from different resources in order to answer complicated questions.             •   Channel 7
                                                                                                                                                You’ll graduate with the ability to analyse problems from several                  Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre
    With over 100 groups to choose from,                        Feel the vibe with live music              Flex at our sporting centres         different perspectives and arrive at a solution through recognising
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •
       you’ll be sure to find your tribe.                   performances, amazing food options                 and swimming pool.                                                                                              •   Ernst & Young
                                                                                                                                                how each of the alternative approaches influences the others.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •   Oxfam
                                                                 and student club activities.
                                                                                                                                                Leadership                                                                     •   Australian Embassy in Rome
                                                                                                                                                Decision-making, time management and goal-setting are qualities                •   Melbourne Writers Festival
                                                                                                                                                you’ll develop during your course.                                             •   American Chamber of Commerce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •   Korean Consulate-General
                                                                                                                                                Career options                                                                 •   Penang House of Music in Malaysia
                                                                                                                                                Our graduates go into as many career paths as there are majors.                •   Creative Innovation Global
                                                                                                                                                For example, there are linguists helping to improve the quality of life        •   Melbourne Festival.
                                                                                                                                                for the hearing impaired; social entrepreneurs helping people live more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Discover more at monash.edu/arts/WIL-Internships
                                                                                                                                                sustainably; and criminologists working on policy change in criminal
                                                                                                                                                justice. For more information about career options, see our areas of
             STUDY IN STYLE                                             EASY RIDER                             WORK IT OUT                      study section on pages 23–34.
         Late night hours in our stunning                      Our intercampus shuttle makes          Get a foot in the door and figure out
        libraries make studying a breeze.                          getting to class simple.            your dream career path by taking
                                                                                                     advantage of Work Integrated Learning
                                                                                                                and internships.

             FIRST IN FAMILY                                              BE A PAL                        BUILD YOUR BRAND
         Being a trailblazer can be scary.                  Our Peers, Ambassadors, Leaders          Kickstart your career through getting a
     If you’re the first person in your family               program (PAL) offers support and        byline in respected student publications
        to go to uni, we’ll support you with               networking opportunities for students      like Mojo, Lot’s Wife and Esperanto.
         academic mentoring and get you                     while building skills in peer support,
         connected through social events.                  mentoring, teamwork and leadership.

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ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
LEARNING                                                                                                                                      GLOBAL IMMERSION GUARANTEE
                                                                              WHERE CAN I GO?
                                                                              Arts study tours

    ABROAD
                                                                              Programs vary in length from two to four weeks. They’re
                                                                              taught intensively so you can complete a full unit in that time.    The Monash Arts Global Immersion Guarantee (GIG) is a ground-breaking            GIG is about innovating and putting your degree into practice by
                                                                              Another bonus is that they run between semesters, which             initiative that will enable you to explore first-hand the relationships          responding to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Engage with
                                                                              means you can continue to travel after completing your              between society, technology and the environment. It’s a two-week,                people and organisations already working on these issues, and you’ll
                                                                              program and you could finish your degree sooner.                    funded study trip for all first-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Global     have the opportunity to gain an understanding of the complexities
                                                                                                                                                  Studies students to one of five international destinations – China, India,       and challenges involved in implementing sustainable and innovative
                                                                              Some examples of what you could do include:                         Indonesia, Italy or Malaysia.                                                    solutions – all skills your future employers will look for.
    Amazing experiences beyond the classroom.                                 • creating journalism stories while joining the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Learn more at monash.edu/arts/global-immersion-guarantee
                                                                                Engineers Without Borders study tour of Cambodia
    Monash Arts has the most extensive overseas study opportunities           • undertaking archaeological fieldwork and excavation
    of any university in Australia. Whether you go for two weeks or             in Italy
    two semesters, there’s a program to suit your interests, curiosities      • jamming with jazz masters in New York
    and study needs.                                                          • engaging with cultural identities while considering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CHINA
    We have partnerships with more than 150 universities worldwide,             the key challenges they face in Cuba today
                                                                              • mastering Mandarin in China                                                                                                                        Travelling between two cities
    a study centre in Prato, Italy, and a campus in Malaysia. And if you’re
                                                                              • comparing crime and social control in the USA,                                                                                             (Beijing, Suzhou or Shanghai), you’ll
    a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Global Studies student, you’ll have
                                                                                Asia or Europe                                                                                                                              be immersed in the work of China’s
    access to our groundbreaking Global Immersion Guarantee.
                                                                              • unravelling genocide in Europe.                                                                                                            businesses and universities that are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               focused on advancing innovative
    STUDYING OVERSEAS GIVES YOU AN EDGE                                       Arts Semester in Prato                                                                                                                          and creative solutions to some of
    Research shows that students with international study experience:         Make the Monash Prato Centre your European study base.                                                                                               the world’s major challenges.
    • have better grades throughout their degree                              Close to Florence in the picturesque landscape of Tuscany, the
    • are more employable once they graduate                                  Monash Prato Centre is located in the beautiful 18th-century
    • earn more throughout their career.                                      Palazzo Vaj right in the centre of Prato.
    You’ll expand your worldview through experiencing different cultures      The program is flexible, immersive and enriching. Divided into
    and ways of doing things. You’ll build your self-confidence, and be       three-by-four-week intensive blocks, you can study for the
    more adaptable and independent. You’ll also develop skills in effective   full 12 weeks or take the option of including some travel time
    communication, collaboration and time management.                         and study for four or eight weeks. Embrace the opportunity to
                                                                              learn from some of the world’s most renowned international
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             MALAYSIA
                                                                              scholars as you study fascinating subjects such as:
                                                                              • intensive Italian language                                                                                                                                                                  Based at the Monash Malaysia
                                                                              • cultural diversity in contemporary Europe                                                                                                                                                   campus in Kuala Lumpur, you’ll
                                                                              • the Renaissance in Florence                                                                                                                                                                 examine a number of sustainability
                                                                              • global connections: understanding cultural literacy.                                                                                                                                        challenges that are confronting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            contemporary Malaysia.
                                                                              Intensive language programs
                                                                              Studying overseas as part of your language major is a great
                                                                              way to immerse yourself in your chosen language and culture.
                                                                              Monash Arts offers a variety of faculty-led and endorsed
                                                                              language programs available to language students for credit.

                                                                              Intercampus exchange to
                                                                              Monash Malaysia
                                                                              Established in 1998 in Bandar Sunway (18 kilometres
                                                                              from Kuala Lumpur), Monash Malaysia is Monash’s first
                                                                              international campus. Intercampus exchange to Monash
                                                                              Malaysia is available to all Monash Australia students,
                                                                              provided they have room within their course.                                                                              INDIA

                                                                              Exchange to a partner institution                                                           Based at the TATA Institute of Social
                                                                              An exchange program involves studying with one of our                                        Sciences in Mumbai, you’ll navigate
                                                                              partner universities around the world. You can go on                                      the environmental challenges faced by
                                                                              exchange for one or two semesters. Financial assistance is                               India’s biggest and most populated city.
                                                                              available and there are no extra tuition fees. You can choose
                                                                              from more than 150 universities in 30 countries.

                                                                              Study Abroad
                                                                              If your preferred overseas destination is not a Monash partner
                                                                              university, you can still choose to go there on Study Abroad.          ITALY                                                                                            INDONESIA
                                                                              You’ll pay the host university’s tuition fees for the time you’re
                                                                              there, and you’re still able to access financial assistance to       Based at the Monash Prato Centre, you’ll                                                          You’ll travel to two Indonesian islands to
                                                                              support your travel.                                                 be exposed to experts working to mitigate                                                         understand how different communities
                                                                                                                                                   the impact that different industries have                                                         can balance economic development
    Image courtesy of Emma Tkalcevic.                                         Find out more at monash.edu/arts/learning-abroad                     on Italy’s natural environment.                                                                   and environmental sustainability.

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ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
LEARNING                                                                                                                                      GLOBAL IMMERSION GUARANTEE
                                                                              WHERE CAN I GO?
                                                                              Arts study tours

    ABROAD
                                                                              Programs vary in length from two to four weeks. They’re
                                                                              taught intensively so you can complete a full unit in that time.    The Monash Arts Global Immersion Guarantee (GIG) is a ground-breaking            GIG is about innovating and putting your degree into practice by
                                                                              Another bonus is that they run between semesters, which             initiative that will enable you to explore first-hand the relationships          responding to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Engage with
                                                                              means you can continue to travel after completing your              between society, technology and the environment. It’s a two-week,                people and organisations already working on these issues, and you’ll
                                                                              program and you could finish your degree sooner.                    funded study trip for all first-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Global     have the opportunity to gain an understanding of the complexities
                                                                                                                                                  Studies students to one of five international destinations – China, India,       and challenges involved in implementing sustainable and innovative
                                                                              Some examples of what you could do include:                         Indonesia, Italy or Malaysia.                                                    solutions – all skills your future employers will look for.
    Amazing experiences beyond the classroom.                                 • creating journalism stories while joining the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Learn more at monash.edu/arts/global-immersion-guarantee
                                                                                Engineers Without Borders study tour of Cambodia
    Monash Arts has the most extensive overseas study opportunities           • undertaking archaeological fieldwork and excavation
    of any university in Australia. Whether you go for two weeks or             in Italy
    two semesters, there’s a program to suit your interests, curiosities      • jamming with jazz masters in New York
    and study needs.                                                          • engaging with cultural identities while considering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CHINA
    We have partnerships with more than 150 universities worldwide,             the key challenges they face in Cuba today
                                                                              • mastering Mandarin in China                                                                                                                        Travelling between two cities
    a study centre in Prato, Italy, and a campus in Malaysia. And if you’re
                                                                              • comparing crime and social control in the USA,                                                                                             (Beijing, Suzhou or Shanghai), you’ll
    a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Global Studies student, you’ll have
                                                                                Asia or Europe                                                                                                                              be immersed in the work of China’s
    access to our groundbreaking Global Immersion Guarantee.
                                                                              • unravelling genocide in Europe.                                                                                                            businesses and universities that are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               focused on advancing innovative
    STUDYING OVERSEAS GIVES YOU AN EDGE                                       Arts Semester in Prato                                                                                                                          and creative solutions to some of
    Research shows that students with international study experience:         Make the Monash Prato Centre your European study base.                                                                                               the world’s major challenges.
    • have better grades throughout their degree                              Close to Florence in the picturesque landscape of Tuscany, the
    • are more employable once they graduate                                  Monash Prato Centre is located in the beautiful 18th-century
    • earn more throughout their career.                                      Palazzo Vaj right in the centre of Prato.
    You’ll expand your worldview through experiencing different cultures      The program is flexible, immersive and enriching. Divided into
    and ways of doing things. You’ll build your self-confidence, and be       three-by-four-week intensive blocks, you can study for the
    more adaptable and independent. You’ll also develop skills in effective   full 12 weeks or take the option of including some travel time
    communication, collaboration and time management.                         and study for four or eight weeks. Embrace the opportunity to
                                                                              learn from some of the world’s most renowned international
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             MALAYSIA
                                                                              scholars as you study fascinating subjects such as:
                                                                              • intensive Italian language                                                                                                                                                                  Based at the Monash Malaysia
                                                                              • cultural diversity in contemporary Europe                                                                                                                                                   campus in Kuala Lumpur, you’ll
                                                                              • the Renaissance in Florence                                                                                                                                                                 examine a number of sustainability
                                                                              • global connections: understanding cultural literacy.                                                                                                                                        challenges that are confronting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            contemporary Malaysia.
                                                                              Intensive language programs
                                                                              Studying overseas as part of your language major is a great
                                                                              way to immerse yourself in your chosen language and culture.
                                                                              Monash Arts offers a variety of faculty-led and endorsed
                                                                              language programs available to language students for credit.

                                                                              Intercampus exchange to
                                                                              Monash Malaysia
                                                                              Established in 1998 in Bandar Sunway (18 kilometres
                                                                              from Kuala Lumpur), Monash Malaysia is Monash’s first
                                                                              international campus. Intercampus exchange to Monash
                                                                              Malaysia is available to all Monash Australia students,
                                                                              provided they have room within their course.                                                                              INDIA

                                                                              Exchange to a partner institution                                                           Based at the TATA Institute of Social
                                                                              An exchange program involves studying with one of our                                        Sciences in Mumbai, you’ll navigate
                                                                              partner universities around the world. You can go on                                      the environmental challenges faced by
                                                                              exchange for one or two semesters. Financial assistance is                               India’s biggest and most populated city.
                                                                              available and there are no extra tuition fees. You can choose
                                                                              from more than 150 universities in 30 countries.

                                                                              Study Abroad
                                                                              If your preferred overseas destination is not a Monash partner
                                                                              university, you can still choose to go there on Study Abroad.          ITALY                                                                                            INDONESIA
                                                                              You’ll pay the host university’s tuition fees for the time you’re
                                                                              there, and you’re still able to access financial assistance to       Based at the Monash Prato Centre, you’ll                                                          You’ll travel to two Indonesian islands to
                                                                              support your travel.                                                 be exposed to experts working to mitigate                                                         understand how different communities
                                                                                                                                                   the impact that different industries have                                                         can balance economic development
    Image courtesy of Emma Tkalcevic.                                         Find out more at monash.edu/arts/learning-abroad                     on Italy’s natural environment.                                                                   and environmental sustainability.

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ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
Caulfield, Clayton
                                                BACHELOR OF ARTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Studying a Bachelor of Arts has
             3 years full-time                  Our world needs graduates who thrive in an era of uncertainty and change.                                                                                                                                                                             been such an exciting roller coaster.
                                                In the Monash Bachelor of Arts you’ll cultivate your intellect, foster your passions                                                                                                                                                                  By majoring in Chinese studies,
             February and July                  and develop your capacity to ask the questions and find the solutions required                                                                                                                                                                        I have been able to marry my
                                                to transform our world. We support you to become enterprising and passionate                                                                                                                                                                          passion for performing with my
    CAREER OPTIONS
    Communications, corporate                   advocates for social change.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          interest in language.
    and tourism sectors, diplomacy,             The Bachelor of Arts is designed to give you                                     Arts electives and                                                                                                                                                   Through my studies, I have found
    directing, editing, education, film,        maximum flexibility and choice. You can choose                                   signature elements
    foreign affairs, gallery curating,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                a community of like-minded students
                                                from more than 40 areas of study to build a                                      You’ll complete four units of Arts electives of
    human rights, Indigenous affairs,           genuinely transformative experience. The course                                                                                                                                                                                                       that are making waves with their
                                                                                                                                 which a minimum of two units will be from the
    international development,                  is built around deeply enriching experiences,                                                                                                                                                                                                         background in Arts. The highlight of
                                                                                                                                 signature elements options:
    international relations, journalism,        and via your elective units, offers you four                                                                                                                                                                                                          my Arts degree would definitely have
    linguistics, management, marketing          signature elements through which to develop your                                 Global immersion: Broaden your knowledge                                                                                                                             to be the people that I met on my
    and advertising, media, multicultural       unique graduate profile. You can choose from                                     and life experience by participating in the GIG,
    affairs, policy writing, politics,                                                                                           one of our other short study trips or a semester-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      recent trip to China.”
                                                local and international internships, professional
    public relations, scriptwriting, social     engagements and entrepreneurial opportunities,                                   long program.                                                                                                                                                        SHAHNEEZAR THEVAKUMAR
    justice, sustainability, theatre, trade,    and the choice of more than 50 global immersion                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science
                                                                                                                                 Intercultural expertise: Learn to recognise your
    translating and interpreting.               programs, preparing you to live and work in                                      own cultural values and biases, and build skills to
    Discover where a Monash                     complex and culturally diverse environments,                                     thrive in globalised work places and communities.
    Bachelor of Arts can take you at            while building a community of like-minded peers.
                                                                                                                                 Professional experience: Through industry
    monash.edu/what-a-week
                                                The major                                                                        internships and placements, create networks and
                                                Eight units make up your major. These units                                      skills for your career development.
    Find out more at monash.edu/                are from the same area of study3 – for example,                                  Innovation capability: Cultivate an innovation
    study/course/a2000                          anthropology, French studies or politics. There are                              mindset as you develop your creative and
                                                many units to choose from but there are also                                                                                                                                                                                                          To discover the extraordinary places
                                                                                                                                 enterprising abilities.                                                                                                                                              a Bachelor of Arts can take you, scan the
                                                some compulsory units. These are called gateway,
    CRICOS CODE: 075404D
                                                cornerstone and capstone units, which have been                                                                                                                                                                                                       code or visit youtu.be/73yYU8vFBIw
                                                                                                                                 Free electives
                                                designed to help you consolidate your learning so                                These are eight units that can be from Arts or
                                                you can get the most out of your major.                                          another Monash course. You can structure these
                                                Gateway: a first-year foundation unit introducing                                to suit your interests – for example, you could
    GLOBAL IMMERSION                            you to the major.                                                                add a second major which gives you two areas
    GUARANTEE                                                                                                                    of expertise.
                                                Cornerstone: a second-year unit that focuses on
    Being a Bachelor of Arts student,
    you’ll have access to the Monash
                                                making sure you have a solid grasp of your major.                                Taking advantage of
    Arts Global Immersion Guarantee –           Capstone: a third-year unit where you                                            the flexible structure
    an opportunity to spend two weeks           demonstrate advanced knowledge of your major.                                    While there are aspects of the course structure
    studying in China, India, Indonesia,        This could be a supervised research project or an                                that are fixed, (i.e. you must complete a major,
    Italy or Malaysia, with airfares and        internship with an industry partner.                                             a minor and four other Arts units), there’s still
    accommodation covered as part of                                                                                             plenty of flexibility. That’s because we want you
    your degree. For more information,          The minor                                                                        to take advantage of the choice and opportunities
    visit monash.edu/arts/global-               Four units make up your minor. They’re all from                                  we offer, but it also means you can design the
    immersion-guarantee                         the same area of study, but this will be different                               course to suit your needs and interests as they
                                                to your major. There’s one, sometimes two,                                       evolve. Some examples of what we mean by
                                                gateway units in your minor, but no cornerstone                                  ‘flexible’ are:                                                  What your course will look like
                                                or capstone.                                                                     • you can decide your major in second-year                       The Bachelor of Arts is a three-year course with 24 units. Check out a sample course map below.
                                                                                                                                 • you can start your minor in second-year
    INTERNSHIPS                                                                                                                                                                                    YEAR 1
                                                                                                                                 • you can use the eight free electives to make
    An internship is often the first                                                                                                                                                               Semester 1       Sociology                               French              Global Asia                          Marketing
    step of your career. You’ll have                                                                                                 up a second major, two minors, a minor plus
    the opportunity to undertake an                                                                                                  electives, or just electives. These can be from               Semester 2       Sociology                               French              Global Asia                          Marketing

    internship for course credit in the final                                                                                        Arts, Business, IT or Science.                                YEAR 2
    year of your course. We’ll help match                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semester 1       Sociology                               French                                                   Behavioural Studies
    you to a role that’s aligned with your                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Signature Element)
                                                Entry requirements
    skills and interests, giving you the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semester 2       Sociology                               French                                                   Behavioural Studies
    chance to build networks and make                                                                                              Indicative               Indicative                Monash                                                                                    (Signature Element)
    contacts for your career development.       COURSE                                                                               ATAR1                      IB1                  Guarantee2
                                                                                                                                                                                                   YEAR 3
                                                Arts (Caulfield)                                                      3               80.15                       29                        75
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semester 1       Sociology                               Sociology           Human Rights                         Behavioural Studies
                                                Arts (Clayton)                                                        3               84.00                       31                        75
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semester 2       Sociology                               Sociology           Human Rights                         Behavioural Studies

                                                1	The scores provided are to be used as a guide only, and are the lowest selection rank to which an offer was made in 2020 or an estimate (E).     Major       Minor     Arts elective     Free elective
                                                2	This guarantee doesn’t apply to the Laws pathway, which requires an ATAR of 90+.
                                                3	Refer to pages 23–34 for a comprehensive listing of areas of study available in your Arts degree.

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ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
Caulfield, Clayton
                                                BACHELOR OF ARTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Studying a Bachelor of Arts has
             3 years full-time                  Our world needs graduates who thrive in an era of uncertainty and change.                                                                                                                                                                             been such an exciting roller coaster.
                                                In the Monash Bachelor of Arts you’ll cultivate your intellect, foster your passions                                                                                                                                                                  By majoring in Chinese studies,
             February and July                  and develop your capacity to ask the questions and find the solutions required                                                                                                                                                                        I have been able to marry my
                                                to transform our world. We support you to become enterprising and passionate                                                                                                                                                                          passion for performing with my
    CAREER OPTIONS
    Communications, corporate                   advocates for social change.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          interest in language.
    and tourism sectors, diplomacy,             The Bachelor of Arts is designed to give you                                     Arts electives and                                                                                                                                                   Through my studies, I have found
    directing, editing, education, film,        maximum flexibility and choice. You can choose                                   signature elements
    foreign affairs, gallery curating,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                a community of like-minded students
                                                from more than 40 areas of study to build a                                      You’ll complete four units of Arts electives of
    human rights, Indigenous affairs,           genuinely transformative experience. The course                                                                                                                                                                                                       that are making waves with their
                                                                                                                                 which a minimum of two units will be from the
    international development,                  is built around deeply enriching experiences,                                                                                                                                                                                                         background in Arts. The highlight of
                                                                                                                                 signature elements options:
    international relations, journalism,        and via your elective units, offers you four                                                                                                                                                                                                          my Arts degree would definitely have
    linguistics, management, marketing          signature elements through which to develop your                                 Global immersion: Broaden your knowledge                                                                                                                             to be the people that I met on my
    and advertising, media, multicultural       unique graduate profile. You can choose from                                     and life experience by participating in the GIG,
    affairs, policy writing, politics,                                                                                           one of our other short study trips or a semester-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      recent trip to China.”
                                                local and international internships, professional
    public relations, scriptwriting, social     engagements and entrepreneurial opportunities,                                   long program.                                                                                                                                                        SHAHNEEZAR THEVAKUMAR
    justice, sustainability, theatre, trade,    and the choice of more than 50 global immersion                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science
                                                                                                                                 Intercultural expertise: Learn to recognise your
    translating and interpreting.               programs, preparing you to live and work in                                      own cultural values and biases, and build skills to
    Discover where a Monash                     complex and culturally diverse environments,                                     thrive in globalised work places and communities.
    Bachelor of Arts can take you at            while building a community of like-minded peers.
                                                                                                                                 Professional experience: Through industry
    monash.edu/what-a-week
                                                The major                                                                        internships and placements, create networks and
                                                Eight units make up your major. These units                                      skills for your career development.
    Find out more at monash.edu/                are from the same area of study3 – for example,                                  Innovation capability: Cultivate an innovation
    study/course/a2000                          anthropology, French studies or politics. There are                              mindset as you develop your creative and
                                                many units to choose from but there are also                                                                                                                                                                                                          To discover the extraordinary places
                                                                                                                                 enterprising abilities.                                                                                                                                              a Bachelor of Arts can take you, scan the
                                                some compulsory units. These are called gateway,
    CRICOS CODE: 075404D
                                                cornerstone and capstone units, which have been                                                                                                                                                                                                       code or visit youtu.be/73yYU8vFBIw
                                                                                                                                 Free electives
                                                designed to help you consolidate your learning so                                These are eight units that can be from Arts or
                                                you can get the most out of your major.                                          another Monash course. You can structure these
                                                Gateway: a first-year foundation unit introducing                                to suit your interests – for example, you could
    GLOBAL IMMERSION                            you to the major.                                                                add a second major which gives you two areas
    GUARANTEE                                                                                                                    of expertise.
                                                Cornerstone: a second-year unit that focuses on
    Being a Bachelor of Arts student,
    you’ll have access to the Monash
                                                making sure you have a solid grasp of your major.                                Taking advantage of
    Arts Global Immersion Guarantee –           Capstone: a third-year unit where you                                            the flexible structure
    an opportunity to spend two weeks           demonstrate advanced knowledge of your major.                                    While there are aspects of the course structure
    studying in China, India, Indonesia,        This could be a supervised research project or an                                that are fixed, (i.e. you must complete a major,
    Italy or Malaysia, with airfares and        internship with an industry partner.                                             a minor and four other Arts units), there’s still
    accommodation covered as part of                                                                                             plenty of flexibility. That’s because we want you
    your degree. For more information,          The minor                                                                        to take advantage of the choice and opportunities
    visit monash.edu/arts/global-               Four units make up your minor. They’re all from                                  we offer, but it also means you can design the
    immersion-guarantee                         the same area of study, but this will be different                               course to suit your needs and interests as they
                                                to your major. There’s one, sometimes two,                                       evolve. Some examples of what we mean by
                                                gateway units in your minor, but no cornerstone                                  ‘flexible’ are:                                                  What your course will look like
                                                or capstone.                                                                     • you can decide your major in second-year                       The Bachelor of Arts is a three-year course with 24 units. Check out a sample course map below.
                                                                                                                                 • you can start your minor in second-year
    INTERNSHIPS                                                                                                                                                                                    YEAR 1
                                                                                                                                 • you can use the eight free electives to make
    An internship is often the first                                                                                                                                                               Semester 1       Sociology                               French              Global Asia                          Marketing
    step of your career. You’ll have                                                                                                 up a second major, two minors, a minor plus
    the opportunity to undertake an                                                                                                  electives, or just electives. These can be from               Semester 2       Sociology                               French              Global Asia                          Marketing

    internship for course credit in the final                                                                                        Arts, Business, IT or Science.                                YEAR 2
    year of your course. We’ll help match                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semester 1       Sociology                               French                                                   Behavioural Studies
    you to a role that’s aligned with your                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Signature Element)
                                                Entry requirements
    skills and interests, giving you the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semester 2       Sociology                               French                                                   Behavioural Studies
    chance to build networks and make                                                                                              Indicative               Indicative                Monash                                                                                    (Signature Element)
    contacts for your career development.       COURSE                                                                               ATAR1                      IB1                  Guarantee2
                                                                                                                                                                                                   YEAR 3
                                                Arts (Caulfield)                                                      3               80.15                       29                        75
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semester 1       Sociology                               Sociology           Human Rights                         Behavioural Studies
                                                Arts (Clayton)                                                        3               84.00                       31                        75
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semester 2       Sociology                               Sociology           Human Rights                         Behavioural Studies

                                                1	The scores provided are to be used as a guide only, and are the lowest selection rank to which an offer was made in 2020 or an estimate (E).     Major       Minor     Arts elective     Free elective
                                                2	This guarantee doesn’t apply to the Laws pathway, which requires an ATAR of 90+.
                                                3	Refer to pages 23–34 for a comprehensive listing of areas of study available in your Arts degree.

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ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PERFORMING ARTS - 2021 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
BACHELOR OF ARTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DIPLOMA OF LANGUAGES
    DOUBLE DEGREES                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DIPLOMA OF LIBERAL ARTS
    Multiply your opportunities and become an expert in                                                                There are many benefits to choosing a double degree. You’ll broaden your                                       An Arts diploma allows you to take additional studies                        Diploma of Languages
    two fields by choosing a double degree course. This allows                                                         knowledge across two different fields, diversify your skill base and expand                                    in Arts while completing any Monash single or double                         This diploma allows you to study Chinese, French, German,
                                                                                                                       your career opportunities. A double degree may also fit the profession                                                                                                                      Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, or Spanish. There are
    you to study towards two different bachelor’s degrees at                                                           and field you want to work in – for example, working as an international
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bachelor’s course.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   different entry levels so you can commence as a beginner in
    the same time, providing you with more career flexibility                                                          development lawyer (Arts/Laws), an environmental journalist (Arts/Science),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What is a diploma?                                                           the language or with a language background.
    and opportunities.                                                                                                 a business manager (Arts/Business) or a music critic (Arts/Music).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A diploma is an additional course of study taken alongside your
    A double degree doesn’t mean double the work; in fact, it takes two years                                                                                                                                                         bachelor’s degree. It’s the equivalent of eight units, which make up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Diploma of Liberal Arts
    less to complete than if you studied the courses separately. A typical                                                                                                                                                            a major. You’ll cover first, second and third year units. Diplomas are       Expand your studies by choosing any Arts area of study available
    double degree takes four years and comprises 32 units, 16 from each                                                                                                                                                               taught alongside your degree and add an extra year of study.                 as a major, except for languages.
    course. Some double degrees are longer – for example, the Bachelor
    of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts combination takes five years.                                                                                                                                                              Who’s eligible?                                                              Applying for entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Students from any Monash faculty who are studying a bachelor’s               You can apply for entry to either of these diplomas only after
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   you’ve accepted your offer into your main course at Monash.
    Entry requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                                single or double degree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Why study a diploma?
    COURSE                                                                                                      Indicative ATAR1                            Indicative IB1                      Monash Guarantee2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      By studying a Diploma of Languages or a Diploma of Liberal Arts, you will:      Broaden your career options
    Double degrees with:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Diversify and deepen your skills and knowledge                                Students choose to study Monash Arts diplomas to enhance
    Art History and Curating                                                                   4                         E:80                                     E:28                                       75                       • Expand your career options                                                    their future career opportunities. For example, Law students
    Business                                                                                  4                         83.60                                      30                                        75                       • Continue with an area of study you have a keen interest in, or try            hone their courtroom skills through theatre and performance,
    Business Administration                                                                   4                          80.15                                     29                                        75                         something completely different.                                               international business students gain a competitive edge by
    Commerce                                                                                  4                         92.55                                      35                                       86                                                                                                        studying a language, and biomedical students increase their
    Criminology                                                                               4                           84                                       31                                        75                                                                                                       career choices through journalism.
    Education (Honours) in Primary Education                                                4.25                      87.50 RC                                   32 RC                                    75 RC
    Education (Honours) in Secondary Education                                              4.25                      87.05 RC                                   32 RC                                    75 RC
    Engineering (Honours) 3                                                                   5                       93.60 RC                                     36                                       86
    Fine Art                                                                                  4                       80.20 RC                                   29 RC                                    75 RC
    Information Technology                                                                    4                         87.00                                      32                                        75
    International Business                                                                    4                         83.80                                      31                                        75
    Laws (Honours)                                                                          5.25                          98                                       40                                       94
    Marketing                                                                                 4                         81.60                                      30                                        75
    Music                                                                                     4                       E:83+ RC                                 E:30+ RC                                   75 RC
    Science                                                                                   4                         85.50                                      31                                        75

    What your course will look like
    The Arts component consists of a major, minor and four Arts electives. The structure of the other degree will vary for each course.

     YEAR 1                  ARTS DEGREE                                                                                         OTHER DEGREE
     Semester 1              Major                                             Minor                                             Other degree                                      Other degree

     Semester 2              Major                                             Minor                                             Other degree                                      Other degree

     YEAR 2
     Semester 1              Major                                             Minor                                             Other degree                                      Other degree
     Semester 2              Major                                             Minor                                             Other degree                                      Other degree

     YEAR 3
     Semester 1             Major                                              Arts elective / signature element                 Other degree                                      Other degree
     Semester 2             Major                                              Arts elective / signature element                 Other degree                                      Other degree

     YEAR 4
     Semester 1             Major                                              Arts elective                                     Other degree                                      Other degree
     Semester 2             Major                                              Arts elective                                     Other degree                                      Other degree

               Arts degree           Other degree

    1	The scores provided are to be used as a guide only, and are either the lowest selection rank to which an offer was made in 2020 or an estimate (E). For double degree courses you must meet the prerequisites for both
       courses. See pages 36–39 for a full list of double degree prerequisites. Course codes and CRICOS codes for double degrees are available at monash.edu/study RC – Range of criteria.
    2	This guarantee doesn’t apply to the Laws pathway, which requires an ATAR of 90+.
    3	Not available with all specialisations. For double degree courses you must meet the prerequisites for both courses. See pages 36–39 for a full list of double degree prerequisites. Course codes and CRICOS codes for double
       degrees are available at monash.edu/study

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BACHELOR OF ARTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DIPLOMA OF LANGUAGES
    DOUBLE DEGREES                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DIPLOMA OF LIBERAL ARTS
    Multiply your opportunities and become an expert in                                                                There are many benefits to choosing a double degree. You’ll broaden your                                       An Arts diploma allows you to take additional studies                        Diploma of Languages
    two fields by choosing a double degree course. This allows                                                         knowledge across two different fields, diversify your skill base and expand                                    in Arts while completing any Monash single or double                         This diploma allows you to study Chinese, French, German,
                                                                                                                       your career opportunities. A double degree may also fit the profession                                                                                                                      Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, or Spanish. There are
    you to study towards two different bachelor’s degrees at                                                           and field you want to work in – for example, working as an international
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bachelor’s course.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   different entry levels so you can commence as a beginner in
    the same time, providing you with more career flexibility                                                          development lawyer (Arts/Laws), an environmental journalist (Arts/Science),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What is a diploma?                                                           the language or with a language background.
    and opportunities.                                                                                                 a business manager (Arts/Business) or a music critic (Arts/Music).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A diploma is an additional course of study taken alongside your
    A double degree doesn’t mean double the work; in fact, it takes two years                                                                                                                                                         bachelor’s degree. It’s the equivalent of eight units, which make up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Diploma of Liberal Arts
    less to complete than if you studied the courses separately. A typical                                                                                                                                                            a major. You’ll cover first, second and third year units. Diplomas are       Expand your studies by choosing any Arts area of study available
    double degree takes four years and comprises 32 units, 16 from each                                                                                                                                                               taught alongside your degree and add an extra year of study.                 as a major, except for languages.
    course. Some double degrees are longer – for example, the Bachelor
    of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts combination takes five years.                                                                                                                                                              Who’s eligible?                                                              Applying for entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Students from any Monash faculty who are studying a bachelor’s               You can apply for entry to either of these diplomas only after
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   you’ve accepted your offer into your main course at Monash.
    Entry requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                                single or double degree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Why study a diploma?
    COURSE                                                                                                      Indicative ATAR1                            Indicative IB1                      Monash Guarantee2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      By studying a Diploma of Languages or a Diploma of Liberal Arts, you will:      Broaden your career options
    Double degrees with:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Diversify and deepen your skills and knowledge                                Students choose to study Monash Arts diplomas to enhance
    Art History and Curating                                                                   4                         E:80                                     E:28                                       75                       • Expand your career options                                                    their future career opportunities. For example, Law students
    Business                                                                                  4                         83.60                                      30                                        75                       • Continue with an area of study you have a keen interest in, or try            hone their courtroom skills through theatre and performance,
    Business Administration                                                                   4                          80.15                                     29                                        75                         something completely different.                                               international business students gain a competitive edge by
    Commerce                                                                                  4                         92.55                                      35                                       86                                                                                                        studying a language, and biomedical students increase their
    Criminology                                                                               4                           84                                       31                                        75                                                                                                       career choices through journalism.
    Education (Honours) in Primary Education                                                4.25                      87.50 RC                                   32 RC                                    75 RC
    Education (Honours) in Secondary Education                                              4.25                      87.05 RC                                   32 RC                                    75 RC
    Engineering (Honours) 3                                                                   5                       93.60 RC                                     36                                       86
    Fine Art                                                                                  4                       80.20 RC                                   29 RC                                    75 RC
    Information Technology                                                                    4                         87.00                                      32                                        75
    International Business                                                                    4                         83.80                                      31                                        75
    Laws (Honours)                                                                          5.25                          98                                       40                                       94
    Marketing                                                                                 4                         81.60                                      30                                        75
    Music                                                                                     4                       E:83+ RC                                 E:30+ RC                                   75 RC
    Science                                                                                   4                         85.50                                      31                                        75

    What your course will look like
    The Arts component consists of a major, minor and four Arts electives. The structure of the other degree will vary for each course.

     YEAR 1                  ARTS DEGREE                                                                                         OTHER DEGREE
     Semester 1              Major                                             Minor                                             Other degree                                      Other degree

     Semester 2              Major                                             Minor                                             Other degree                                      Other degree

     YEAR 2
     Semester 1              Major                                             Minor                                             Other degree                                      Other degree
     Semester 2              Major                                             Minor                                             Other degree                                      Other degree

     YEAR 3
     Semester 1             Major                                              Arts elective / signature element                 Other degree                                      Other degree
     Semester 2             Major                                              Arts elective / signature element                 Other degree                                      Other degree

     YEAR 4
     Semester 1             Major                                              Arts elective                                     Other degree                                      Other degree
     Semester 2             Major                                              Arts elective                                     Other degree                                      Other degree

               Arts degree           Other degree

    1	The scores provided are to be used as a guide only, and are either the lowest selection rank to which an offer was made in 2020 or an estimate (E). For double degree courses you must meet the prerequisites for both
       courses. See pages 36–39 for a full list of double degree prerequisites. Course codes and CRICOS codes for double degrees are available at monash.edu/study RC – Range of criteria.
    2	This guarantee doesn’t apply to the Laws pathway, which requires an ATAR of 90+.
    3	Not available with all specialisations. For double degree courses you must meet the prerequisites for both courses. See pages 36–39 for a full list of double degree prerequisites. Course codes and CRICOS codes for double
       degrees are available at monash.edu/study

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     BACHELOR’S/                                                                                                                                                              DID YOU KNOW?

     MASTER’S PROGRAM
                                                                                                                                                                              Bachelor’s/Master’s program students
                                                                                                                                                                              have access to both undergraduate and
                                                                                                                                                                              graduate level Arts internships offered
                                                                                                                                                                              by many providers across Australia
                                                                                                                                                                              and globally.
     With Monash Arts you can graduate with a bachelor’s and                                              How it works
     a master’s* degree in just four years. After completing two
     years of your bachelor’s course, and providing you’re a high-                                                  Enter any Monash Arts single bachelor’s degree
                                                                                                                    (Arts; Criminology; Global Studies;
     achieving student, you can take master’s-level units as your                                          Step 1
                                                                                                                    Media Communication; Music or Politics,
     electives in third-year.                                                                                       Philosophy and Economics)
     You then complete the rest of your master’s course in fourth-year.
     You can match your Monash Arts bachelor’s degree with a master’s
     degree in:                                                                                                     F ollow any major or specialisation sequence
     • Applied Linguistics                                                                                 Step 2    and successfully complete two years of study
     • Bioethics                                                                                                     (full‑time equivalent)
     • Communications and Media Studies
     • Cultural and Creative Industries
     • International Development Practice                                                                           During your final semester of your second year of
     • International Relations                                                                                      the bachelor’s degree, as a high achieving student,
                                                                                                           Step 3
     • International Sustainable Tourism Management                                                                 you are invited to apply to transition into your chosen
     • Interpreting and Translation Studies                                                                         Arts master’s degree
     • Journalism
     • Public Policy
     • Strategic Communications Management.                                                                         Once accepted into the program you will commence
                                                                                                           Step 4
                                                                                                                    your master’s units during the third year of your study
     The benefits
     At Monash Arts we’re committed to providing you with as many
     opportunities and as much flexibility as possible to allow you to maximise
     your study options. The Bachelor’s/Master’s program allows you to:
     • Fast track your studies and graduate with an undergraduate and                                      Step 5   You will complete one more year of master’s units
        postgraduate degree in just four years – instead of five
     • Take advantage of the most extensive Bachelor’s/Master’s offering
        in Australia
     • Make yourself more employable with two degrees and
        specialist knowledge
     • Save time and save on fees.

                                                                                                                                                                              Example course map showing the Bachelor’s/Master’s program,
                                                                                                                                                                              using the Bachelor of Arts as an indicative structure.
            I see the master’s degree as a necessary qualification                                                                                                              YEAR 1                ARTS DEGREE                  OTHER DEGREE
            in an age of credential inflation and highly competitive                                                                                                            Semester 1            Major             Minor      Arts elective                     Free elective
            globalised job markets. The master’s qualification                                                                                                                  Semester 2            Major             Minor      Arts elective                     Free elective
            also opens up networking opportunities within
                                                                                                                                                                                YEAR 2
            Victorian and Australian tourism industries, which are
                                                                                                                                                                                Semester 1            Major             Minor      Arts elective/Signature element   Free elective
            invaluable in such a competitive job market.”
                                                                                                                                                                                Semester 2            Major             Minor      Arts elective/Signature element   Free elective
            BRENDAN DOMBROWSKY
                                                                                                                                                                                YEAR 3
            Bachelor of Arts/Master of Tourism student
                                                                                                                                                                                Semester 1            Major             Major      Master’s study
                                                                                                                                                                                Semester 2            Major             Major      Master’s study

                                                                                                                                                                                YEAR 4
                                                                                                                                                                                Semester 1            Master’s study               Master’s study
                                                                                                                                                                                Semester 2            Master’s study               Master’s study

     * A master’s degree is a more advanced degree, usually taken after completing a bachelor’s degree.

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