Arts Electives

This page provides advice for Non-Monash programs that can be taken as Arts Electives towards the Monash degree. These programs are also available under other advising pages if they can also be approved as credit toward a Major, Minor or Specialisation.

Please note, Faculty-led Programs, Exchange, Intercampus Exchange, Semester in Prato and Study Abroad programs can also be taken as Electives.

Non Monash Program

History of the Inca Civilisation – Peru

  • Summer | 6 points
  • Offered by Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola; for more information, visit AIM Overseas
  • All program fees and tuition paid to AIM Overseas
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship available to all students

July in Boston,  July in Chicago or July in Los Angeles – USA

  • Winter | 6 – 12 points
  • Study units such as ‘Sex and Gender in Anthropological Perspective’ and ‘Law and Gender in the United States’ or  Full unit list found on the CIS website.
  • All fees and tuition paid to CIS Australia
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Immigrants, Human Rights and Society: Mexico as a Migration Case Study – Mexico

  • Summer | 6 points
  • Offered by Universidad La Salle
  • For more information, visit the AIM Overseas website.
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Flexible Language Immersion Program – Indonesia

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Run by ACICIS (Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies). Monash is part of the Consortium.
  • Programs are taught in Indonesia’s education hot-spot, Yogyakarta.
  • All program and tuition fees paid to ACICIS
  • $5000 New Colombo Plan Scholarships available
  • $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Development Studies Language Immersion Program – Indonesia

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Run by a consortium of Australian universities in the Indonesia’s education hot-spot, Yogyakarta.
  • All program and tuition fees paid to ACICIS
  • $5000 New Colombo Plan Scholarships available
  • $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

July in Chiang Mai – Thailand

  • Winter | 6 points
  • Offered by Chiang Mai University
  • Student must study ‘Thai Language Studies’ and ‘Gender Studies’
  • For more information, visit the CIS Australia website
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Le Cavilam Intensive Language School – France

  • Student may apply directly to CAVILAM
    • 110 hours of study (6 – 7 weeks) is approved as 6 Monash credit points
  • A program package is also offered by AIM Overseas
    • Program may only be approved as an Arts Elective due to lower contact hours
  • All program and tuition fees paid to CAVILAM or AIM Overseas
  • $500 or 900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Summer or Winter: 6 – 12 points

January in Greece, Italy and Turkey

  • Summer | 6 points
  • Offered by IAU College, France
  • Study units such as ‘Greek and Roman Archaeology’ or ‘Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Cultural History’
  • More information on the program can be found on the CIS Australia website.
  • All fees and tuition paid to CIS Australia
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship available to all students

International Relations and Politics in the EU: Peace, Conflict and Human Rights – The Netherlands

  • Summer | 6 points
  • Offered by Maastricht University
  • For more information, visit the AIM Overseas website
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

European Studies: Munich & Brussels – Germany and Belgium

  • Summer | 6 points
  • Offered by Ludwig-Maximilian’s University, Munich
  • For more information, visit the LMU website
  • All program and tuition fees paid to LMU
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

International Relations and Threats to Global Security – Czech Republic

  • Winter | 6 points
  • Offered by Masaryk University
  • For more information, visit the AIM Overseas website
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Thematic Studies: The Mediterranean Basin – Greece, Italy and Turkey

  • Offered by IAU College, France
  • Study units such as ‘From Polytheism to Monotheism: The Early Christian Period in Italy, Greece and Turkey’
  • More information on the program can be found on the CIS Australia website
  • All fees and tuition paid to CIS Australia
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Summer: 6 points

Empowering Women in the 21st Century – Portugal

  • Offered by University Institute of Lisbon
  • For more information, visit the AIM Overseas website
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Summer: 6 points

Intensive Spanish and Culture in Spain – Spain

  • Offered by Universidad de Granada; for more information, visit AIM Overseas
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Winter and Summer: 6 points

Intensive Hebrew Courses (Ulpan) – Israel

  • Offered by both Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem before the semester
  • Approved as an Elective only
  • All program and tuition fees paid to host institution
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students (unless on exchange to Tel Aviv or Hebrew Universities in previous or ensuing Semester)
  • Winter and Summer: 6 points

Oxford History, Politics and Society Summer School – England

  • Offered by Oxford University’s Exeter College
  • Not all seminars listed are politics seminars, please email arts-exchange@monash.edu for advice
  • For more information, visit the AIM Overseas website
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Winter: 6 points

Leeds International Summer School – England

  • Offered by University of Leeds
  • Students choose 2 modules
  • £500 scholarships available from LISS
  • For more information, visit the LISS website
  • All program and tuition fees paid to host institution
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Winter: 6 points

Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland – Ireland

  • Offered by Queen’s University Belfast
  • For more information, visit the AIM Overseas website
  • All program and tuition fees paid to AIM Overseas
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Winter: 6 points

January in London – England

  • Study ‘Understanding Globalisation’. More information available on the CIS website.
  • All fees and tuition paid to CIS Australia
  • $2000 travel grants available for January 2017 program! Apply directly to CIS
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Summer: 6 points