Below you will find information about the Arts units offered at the Monash Prato Centre.
We encourage you to consider taking more than one unit at the same time where the timetable allows. Units involving travel to more than one country, fieldwork or many site visits cannot however be combined with other units.
Check the application opening and closing dates below.
We usually require a minimum of 20 students to be able to go ahead with a unit. The maximum quota varies for each unit.
Winter semester, July
Open: 6 November 2014
Close: 4pm 13 March 2015 (or earlier if quota reached)*
Late applications will be accepted until 4pm Friday 20 March 2015*.
*except for Internships in Prato which close 4pm 20 February 2015
If you would like to do more than one unit at the same time, check the draft timetable to see which units you would be able to combine.
Students doing ‘Archaeological fieldwork in Tuscany: Introduction to the Etruscan civilisation’ or ‘Beyond Gallipoli: Australians in the Great War’ cannot take any other units.
Students doing an Internship in Prato may be able to take one other unit depending on their placement hours.
For individual program information, click on the links in the overview table below.
|Archaeological fieldwork in Tuscany: Introduction to the Etruscan civilisation (ATS2344 / ATS3344)||
No longer offered in 2015.
Next offered in 2016.
|Beyond Gallipoli: Australians in the Great War (ATS2387 / ATS3387)||
29 June – 24 July 2015
NB: All places have been filled; if you wish to be placed on a waiting list, please email the Arts in Prato Coordinator.
*You can do one or both Criminology units.
|6-17 July 2015|
|Fairy tale in Italy (ATS2379 / ATS3379)||Not offered in 2015|
|Final journey: Remembering the Holocaust (ATS3284 / ATS4286 / APG4286)||Not offered in 2015|
|Inscribing Italy: Travels and imaginings (ATS2444 / ATS3444)||Not offered in 2015|
|Intensive Introductory Italian 1 (incountry) (ATS1229 / ATS2229)||29 June – 17 July 2015|
|Intercultural communication: Developing competences in a multicultural context (ATS3064)||6-17 July 2015|
4 weeks between 1 July and 30 September 2015
NB: Applications for internships in Prato in this period have now closed.
Italian transformations: Reading and writing self-discovery (ATS2164 / ATS3164)
|13-24 July 2015|
|Italy on film (incountry) (ATS2214 / ATS3214)||Not offered in 2015|
|The Italian city: Historical and literary perspectives (ATS2898 / ATS3898)||Not offered in 2015|
|War, media and memory: From the Crimea to the Cold War (ATS3135)||13-24 July 2015|
Summer semester, November-February
Open: April 2015 (date to be confirmed)*
Close: 4pm 7 August 2015 (or earlier if quota reached)*
- Dante’s Medieval world: Politics, religion and the city, which open 2 February 2015 and close 4pm 27 March 2015. A second round of applications for this program is now open. Applications are due 4pm 1 May 2015 (or earlier if maximum quota is reached).
- Internships in Prato, which open 2 February 2015 and close 4pm 1 May 2015
- Text and community in Medieval and Renaissance Italy, which may close earlier (date to be confirmed).
For individual program information, click on the links in the overview table below (some will be provided in due course).
|Dante’s Medieval world: Politics, religion and the city (ATS2957 / ATS3957)||
21 November – 22 December 2015
|Intensive Introductory Italian 1 (incountry) (ATS1229 / ATS2229)||
23 November – 11 December 2015
|Intensive Introductory Italian 2 (incountry) (ATS1230 / ATS2230)||
14 December 2015 – 1 January 2016
|Intensive Intermediate Italian 1 (incountry) (ATS2231)||
11-29 January 2016
|Intensive Intermediate Italian 2 (incountry) (ATS2232)||
1-19 February 2016
4 weeks between 1 November 2015 and 5 February 2016
|Music – Overseas study program 2 (ATS2332 / ATS3332)||
Chamber: Not offered in 2015
Jazz: 23 November – 11 December 2015 (2 weeks – dates to be confirmed)
|Text and community in Medieval and Renaissance Italy (ATS3311 / ATS4311)||3-11 December 2015|
|The Renaissance in Florence (ATS2612 / ATS3612)||
Not offered in 2015
|The world of textiles (ATS3952)||Not offered in 2015|