Indonesia is the world’s 4th most populated country and has the larget Muslim population of any nation-state. As our nearest Asian neighbour Indonesia has important political, economic and cultural meaning for Australia. Postgraduate study on Indonesia is a crucial component of the relationship between Australia and Indonesia in particular to ensure that there are people in both countries who have the ability and skills to critically engage with each other based on a deep understanding of the language, cuture and society of the other country.
Indonesian Studies at Monash focuses on socio-cultural, literary and linguistic issues, although within the Faculty of Arts there are also those who focus on the history, politics, economy and the music of Indonesia. Monash University is an excellent institution to undertake postgraduate study on Indonesia as in addition to the Indonesia Program there is also the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies and the Monash Asia Institute. Moreover the Matheson Library has one of the best Indonesian Studies collections in the world available for research purposes.
- Doctor of Philosophy The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is undertaken by thesis (100% research). It enables students to undertake substantial, original research which is conducted under expert academic supervision and declared to be a significant contribution to knowledge. The School currently offers to PhD candidates in Indonesian Studies supervision in the following areas: performing arts of ... Read more
- Master of Arts in Indonesian Studies Course code: 2695 (100% thesis) Coordinator: TBA Candidates undertaking the degree are expected to submit a thesis of 30,000-40,000 words. The period of candidature is two years full-time or four years part-time. The thesis topic must be determined in consultation with the supervisor, who is to be selected in consultation with the graduate coordinator. Detailed information ... Read more
- Overview of Honours in Indonesian Studies Eligibility Structure of the program Scholarships Life after Honours Why do Honours in Indonesian? Staff in Indonesian Studies and areas in which they supervise Further Information Overview of Honours in Indonesian The honours program in Indonesian is a full one-year program of study or part-time over two years. Full-time students complete 48 credit points over one year: part-time ... Read more