Honours Program

The ACJC has expertise in a wide range of areas for thesis supervision. Our research clusters are focused around the following five themes:

  • Contemporary Jewish Life
  • Judaism and Jewish Thought
  • Holocaust and Genocide
  • Israel and the Middle East
  • Interreligious Studies

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising of a thesis, a compulsory seminar and two coursework units.

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the Jewish civilisation honours coordinator, Dr Daniella Doron.


Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4003 SOPHIS honours thesis (24 points)
  • ATS4004 SOPHIS honours thesis A (12 points) and ATS4005 SOPHIS honours thesis B (12 points)

Coursework units

Students complete two of the following units:

  • APG4314 Seeking justice: South Africa and Rwanda *
  • ATS4286 Final journey: Remembering the Holocaust *
  • ATS4287 War and peace: Models of conflict resolution *
  • ATS4289 Medieval dialogues: Reason, mysticism and society
  • ATS4290 Holocaust memories: Landscape, mourning, identity
  • ATS4293 Genocidal thought
  • ATS4302 Interpreting the Bible: Jewish and Christian perspectives

* This unit requires travel overseas