MA Digital Humanities

Course Overview

Developments in the use of digital technologies are transforming the ways we live and work. In recent years, information technology has come to be dominated by digital texts, images, and maps rather than quantitative sources. Humanities students are ideally placed to make use of these important and exciting sources in academic research and in the wider world of employment - yet few humanities degrees provide students with these skills. Driven by a dual focus on digital approaches and more traditional humanities courses, this MA addresses this skills shortage while assuming no particular expertise in computing.

Whether you want to continue in academia with the skills to drive pioneering work in your subject, or want to develop a career in any field that combines cutting-edge IT skills with the traditional strengths of a humanities graduate, this fascinating MA will transform your understanding of how digital technologies can be used.

Led by world-experts in the field, you will engage with cutting-edge research in Digital Humanities and will have the opportunity to develop a valuable set of transferable skills, while benefiting from a strong interdisciplinary approach.

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  • Digital texts in the Humanities
  • Dissertation
  • Exploring the World of Digital Humanities
  • Researching and Writing History
  • Spatial technologies for Humanities Research
  • A Special Relationship? The USA and Great Britain from World War II to the War on Terror
  • Beyond the Text: Image, Sound and Object as Historical Evidence
  • Bodies in conflict: war, health, and society, 1500-2000
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Critical Heritage Studies
  • Historical Research Project
  • Introduction to Discourse Studies
  • Literature and the Environment in Early Modern England
  • Nineteenth Century Literature: Place - Space - Text
  • Outreach, heritage and public history placement
  • Postcolonial Women's Writing
  • Programming for the Digital Humanities
  • Romance and Realism
  • School Placement
  • Writing the Nineteenth Century City
  • £23,875 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time