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Digital Humanities

Master

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Do you want to be at the forefront of the digital turn in the humanities? The current information revolution opens up exciting perspectives for research and its applications in society.This Master's track equips you to look at culture, language, history or philosophy through the lens of digital methods.We are witnessing many exciting new trends in information technology. The vast amount of digital data that is available nowadays opens up new research questions and opportunities for real life applications. This Digital Humanities track offers a systematic way to incorporate information technology in humanities research.It trains students with a humanities background for the growing number of research and other job opportunities that require processing of digital information. It reflects on the underlying theory and the impacts on our culture and society. It offers courses for collecting, analyzing and visualizing humanities data. Finally, you will be skilled to work with professional databases, programming scripts, and statistical tools.Students who graduated successfully from this programme were able to integrate a humanities perspective with computational methods. For instance, the thesis “Tracing Joyce’s notes for Ulysses” (2017) employed automation strategies for the digital representation and for source-tracing of Joyce’s notebooks. Another example is the thesis “Visualiz

Language

English

Title

Master of Arts

Duration

1 year

ECTS credits

Accreditation

NVAO

Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 18,700

€ 15,900


Admission

Application requirements

University of Groningen students are encouraged to take the Minor Digital Humanities during their Bachelor's.

Prospective students from the University of Groningen with a Bachelor's degree in Arts, from the Faculty of Arts, Philosophy or Religion, Culture and Society are directly admissible to this Master's programme. Students with a Bachelor's degree in Arts from another Dutch Research university are also directly admissible to this Master's track.

Additional requirements English: A VWO diploma or a subject certificate for VWO English (mark 6 or higher), minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 on all items), or IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items). Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 185.

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 18,700
€ 15,900
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 15 Aug '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '25 15 Aug '25 1 May '25
1 Sep '26 15 Aug '26 1 May '26

Scholarships

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Contact

University of Groningen

Main address
Oude Boteringestraat 44
9712 GL Groningen
050 363 9011

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