Pre-approved units

These pre-approved units are designed to help you get the most out of your time at Monash as an exchange or study abroad student, especially if this will the first time you have lived in a foreign country.

Most have no pre-requisites, but some have quotas, so make sure you include them in your study plan when you first apply to come to Monash.

You can click on the unit codes below to read a detailed description.

Pre-approved units you can take in Australia

First year level - Semester one

  • ATS1254 - Culture, Power, Difference: Indigeneity and Australian identity
  • ATS1259 - Australian Idol: Exploring contemporary Australia: People, events, ideas
  • ATS1297 - Academic writing

First year level - Semester two

  • ATS1250 - Cross Cultural Interactions on the Colonial Frontier
  • ATS1259 - Australian Idol: Exploring contemporary Australia
  • ATS1298 - Professional writing

Second/third year level - Semester one

  • ATS2019/ATS3019 - Perspectives on Indigenous Art: production, meaning and symbolism
  • ATS3392 - A Lonely Planet? Travel, Culture, Power
  • ATS2355 - Race and power: Imagining Indigenous Australia

Second/third year level - Semester two

  • ATS2020/ATS3020 - Colonialism in Comparison: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific
  • ATS2358/ - Contesting Laws: heritage, culture, and lan
  • ATS2359/ATS3359 - Hearing the Country: studies in Indigenous Australian ethnoecology
  • ATS2354 - Interrogating Racism: Indigenous Australians and the State
  • ATS2359 - Hearing the Country: studies in Indigenous Australian ethnoecology
  • ATS3543 - Archaeology of Indigenous Australia

Pre-approved units you can take in Malaysia

Monash University Malaysia doesn't offer any pre-approved units, but they have created pre-assessed
study plans for each faculty. If you'd like more information please speak to your faculty exchange advisor/coordinator.