Arts

There will be no new enrolments in this program.

Please refer to the 2014 Postgraduate Handbook for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for unit of study availability.

- Art History
- English
- Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
- History
- Holocaust Studies
- Social Policy


Information for 2013


Master of Arts
Graduate Diploma of Arts
Graduate Certificate of Arts
Master of Letters*

Please note: new admissions into the Graduate Certificate in Arts will be available in the following fields - there will be no new admissions at all in 2014

  • Art History
  • English
  • History
  • Holocaust Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Social Policy

New admissions into the Graduate Diploma in/Master of Arts will be available in the following fields - there will be no new admissions at all in 2014

  • Art History
  • English
  • Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
  • History
  • Holocaust Studies
  • Social Policy

* Master of Letters is available in the following specialisations, you may need to select an alternate degree for information on what units to take.

Master of Letters (Creative Writing)
Master of Letters (English)
Master of Letters (Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies)
Master of Letters (History)
Master of Letters (Linguistics)
Master of Letters (Peace and Conflict Studies)


Units of Study available

Select your specialisation from the following;

Art History
English
Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
History
Holocaust Studies
Social Policy

Art History

Candidates for the Master of Arts (Art History) must complete 48 credit points of units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Art History) must complete 36 credit points of units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Arts (Art History) must complete 24 credit points of units of study.

All candidates may select units from outside their specialisation up to a maximum of half the course requirements. Units of study may be selected from other faculties as part of this amount to a maximum of 6 credit points for Graduate Certificate candidates, and 12 credit points for Graduate Diploma and Master's candidates.

Core Units of Study

There are no core units of study in Art History.

Elective units of study

Semester 1
ARHT5902 Art Writing
ARHT6920 Dissertation Part 1
ARHT6921 Dissertation Part 2
ARHT6923 Gallery Internship
ARHT6925 Cinematographic Performance
ARHT6930 Film Theory: Art, Industry, Culture
ARHT6935 The Art Museum: Past, Present and Future
ARHT6941 Aesthetic Debates & Curatorial Practices
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
USSC6919 American Film and Hollywood

Semester 2
ARHT6914 Art and Curatorship
ARHT6920 Dissertation Part 1
ARHT6921 Dissertation Part 2
ARHT6923 Gallery Internship
ARHT6933 Australian Art: A World Upside Down
ARHT6937 Curating Asian Art
ARHT6939 The Documentary Film
ARHT6940 Editing the Moving Image
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

English

Candidates for the Master of Arts (English) must complete 48 credit points of units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Arts (English) must complete 36 credit points of units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Arts (English) must complete 24 credit points of units of study.

All candidates may select units from outside their specialisation up to a maximum of half the course requirements. Units of study may be selected from other faculties as part of this amount to a maximum of 6 credit points for Graduate Certificate candidates, and 12 credit points for Graduate Diploma and Master's candidates.

Candidates for the Master of Letters (English) must complete the two treatise units of study (24 credit points) listed for the course.

Units of Study

Semester 1
ENGL6042 Old Norse
ENGL6907 Essay (English)
ENGL6929 Dissertation Part 1
ENGL6930 Dissertation Part 2
ENGL6933 Twentieth Century Confessional Writing
ENGL6937 Major Movement in Contemporary
ENGL6948 American Author, American Auteur
ENGL6984 Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
ENGL6991 Classic Australian Works
HSTY6987 Writing the Past
MECO6906 Literary Journalism: History and Theory
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Semester 2
ENGL6040 Introduction to Old English
ENGL6041 Old English Texts
ENGL6907 Essay (English)
ENGL6929 Dissertation Part 1
ENGL6930 Dissertation Part 2
ENGL6945 Major Movements in Contemporary Poetry
ENGL6970 Magazines and Australian Print Culture
ENGL6985 Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Summer Main - apply directly with Summer School
ENGL6967 Literary Theory and Critical Practice

Exchange Units of Study

ENGL6940 English Exchange 1
ENGL6941 English Exchange 2
ENGL6942 English Exchange 3
ENGL6943 English Exchange 4

Core units of study for the Master of Letters (English)

ENGL6027 M Litt Treatise Part 1
ENGL6028 M Litt Treatise Part 2

Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies

Candidates for the Master of Arts (Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies) must complete 48 credit points, including a 6 credit point core unit of study and 42 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies) must complete 36 credit points, including a 6 credit point core unit of study and 30 credit points of elective units of study.

All candidates may select units from outside their specialisation up to a maximum of half the course requirements. This includes a maximum of 12 credit points which may be selected from units of study offered by other faculties.

Candidates for the Master of Letters (Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies) must complete the two treatise units of study (24 credit points) listed for the course.

Core Unit of Study

Semester 1
JCTC6908 The Australian Jewish Experience

Elective Units of Study

Semester 1
HBRW6901 Classical Hebrew for Postgraduates I
JCTC6912 Holocaust Research: Trends and Problems
JCTC6914 Supervised Reading: Hebrew/Judaic Stud 1
JCTC6918 Dissertation - Part 1
JCTC6919 Dissertation - Part 2
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates


Semester 2
HBRW6902 Classical Hebrew for Postgraduates II
JCTC6913 German Jewish Experience
JCTC6914 Supervised Reading: Hebrew/Judaic Stud 1
JCTC6918 Dissertation - Part 1
JCTC6919 Dissertation - Part 2
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Core units of study for Master of Letters (Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies)

Available in semesters 1 and 2
JCTC6920 Treatise Part 1
JCTC6921 Treatise Part 2

History

Candidates for the Master of Arts (History) must complete 48 credit points, including a 6 credit point core unit of study and 42 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Arts (History) must complete 36 credit points, including a 6 credit point core unit of study and 30 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Arts (History) must complete 24 credit points, including a 6 credit point core unit of study and 18 credit points of elective units of study.

All candidates may select units from outside their specialisation up to a maximum of half the course requirements. Units of study may be selected from other faculties as part of this amount to a maximum of 6 credit points for Graduate Certificate candidates, and 12 credit points for Graduate Diploma and Master's candidates.

Candidates for the Master of Letters (History) must complete the two treatise units of study (24 credit points) listed for the course.

Core Unit of Study

Semester 1
HSTY6987 Writing the Past

Elective Units of Study

Semester 1
HSTY6915 MA Dissertation Part 1
HSTY6916 MA Dissertation Part 2
HSTY7001 The History of Human Rights
JCTC6908 The Australian Jewish Experience
JCTC6912 Holocaust Research: Trends and Problems
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Semester 2
HSTY6915 MA Dissertation Part 1
HSTY6916 MA Dissertation Part 2
HSTY6945 Australian Cultural History: Problems
CHSC6907 Modern Chinese History
JCTC6913 German Jewish Experience
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

The dissertation units are available to MA candidates only and the treatise is a compulsory component in the MLitt that may not be undertaken by candidates for other award courses. Please discuss your proposed topic for the dissertation or treatise with the postgraduate coordinator prior to enrolling in these units of study.

Core Units of Study for the Master of Letters (History)

HSTY6962 Treatise Part 1
HSTY6963 Treatise Part 2

Holocaust Studies

Candidates for the Master of Arts (Holocaust Studies) must complete 48 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 36 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Holocaust Studies) must complete 36 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Arts (Holocaust Studies) must complete 24 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.

All candidates may select units from outside their specialisation up to a maximum of half the course requirements. Units of study may be selected from other faculties as part of this amount to a maximum of 6 credit points for Graduate Certificate candidates, and 12 credit points for Graduate Diploma and Master's candidates.

Core Units of Study

Semester 1
JCTC6912 Holocaust Research: Trends and Problems

Semester 2
JCTC6913 German Jewish Experience

Elective Units of Study

Semester 1
JCTC6908 The Australian Jewish Experience
HSTY6987 Writing the Past
HSTY7001 The History of Human Rights
JCTC6914 Supervised Reading: Hebrew/Judaic Stud 1
JCTC6918 Dissertation - Part 1
JCTC6919 Dissertation - Part 2
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Semester 2
JCTC6914 Supervised Reading: Hebrew/Judaic Stud 1
JCTC6918 Dissertation - Part 1
JCTC6919 Dissertation - Part 2
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Social Policy

Candidates for the Master of Arts (Social Policy) must complete 48 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 36 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Social Policy) must complete 36 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Arts (Social Policy) must complete 24 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.

All candidates may select units from outside their specialisation up to a maximum of half the course requirements. Units of study may be selected from other faculties as part of this amount to a maximum of 6 credit points for Graduate Certificate candidates, and 12 credit points for Graduate Diploma and Master's candidates.

Core Units of Study

Semester 1
SCLG6902 Doing Social Research
SCLG6910 Social Policy International Perspectives

Elective Units of Study

Semester 1
SCLG6903 New Debates in Social Theory
SCLG6905 Independent Study and Report
SCLG6906 Dissertation Part 1
SCLG6907 Dissertation Part 2
DVST6901 Development: Critical Perspectives A
DVST6904 Rethinking Poverty
SCWK6948 Social Policy Frameworks
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Semester 2
SCLG6901 Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
SCLG6905 Independent Study and Report
SCLG6906 Dissertation Part 1
SCLG6907 Dissertation Part 2
SCLG6918 Introductory Quantitative Methods
DVST6902 Development: Critical Perspectives B
DVST6904 Rethinking Poverty
SCWK6949 Global Social Policy
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates