Master's Degree in Digital Humanities


Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

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8 Months

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Type

Master's programs

Certifications & Titles

MA

Study Options

Full Time

Location

Campus de la UAB, Plaça Cívica, s/n, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona

Barcelona

Spain

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Spain

Barcelona

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Master's programs

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Introduction

The Digital Humanities relate the skills pertaining to the new technologies of information and communication with classical humanistic disciplines (History, Philosophy, Philology, Linguistics, the History of Art, Archaeology, Music, Anthropology and Cultural Studies...). This connection is increasingly important through the unceasing growth of these technologies and the expansion of Internet, all of which means that the exercise of these professions demand a solid control of these tools.

This new discipline, inter-disciplinary by its very essence, came into being in the c20 and has recently been consolidated and baptized through general consensus with the term "Digital Humanities". It is now spreading to all the universities around the world. Our

Objectives

The Master's degree in Digital Humanities aims to train students in the analysis, management and transfer of cultural and humanistic content in digital format, offering sufficient knowledge to apply the competences acquired in professional tasks or research associated to the different fields of study.

This Master's degree offers advanced computer content to complement the studies undertaken by student in the faculty of Arts and Humanities and humanistic content for engineering graduates; this training, apart from its academic value, also offers greater professional capacity for both groups of students.

Access requirements

- Bachelor's degree or pre-EHEA diploma.
- For classroom and practical work a laptop acquired in the last five years is needed.

Career opportunities

The Master’s degree in Digital Humanities offers broad scope for professional training and research. Its intersection with the original studies offers knowledge that can lead to entry to professions involving digital collections and archives as resources, whether for education, research, business, management and documentation of material and non-material cultural heritage, digital editing and publishing, media and leisure consultancy, social and cultural policy design in digital cities and online marketing and market research studies. More generally, professions requiring interdisciplinary management or computer knowledge. 

This Master’s degree can also play an important role in professional retraining: established researcher with a need for IT knowledge, journalists and communicators, marketing managers, librarians and documentalists, social researchers and public or private sector managers.