MA in Communication & Information Studies: Digital Humanities

University of Groningen

Program Description

MA in Communication & Information Studies: Digital Humanities

University of Groningen

University of Groningen

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.

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 Master's 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 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 creating, analyzing and visualizing humanities data. Finally, you will be skilled to work with professional databases, programming scripts, and statistical tools. In addition to the 60 ects programme, an optional internship for 30 ects that will be noted on your diploma is highly recommended.

Programme options

Honours programme (honours program)

The Master's Honours Programme was developed especially for students who want to get more from their studies.

The Master's Honours Programme was developed especially for students who want to get more from their studies. It is a programme worth 15 ECTS that is followed in addition to the standard Master's programme. It is a one-year interdisciplinary programme that is designed to introduce students to various aspects of leadership.

Master's placement (specialization)

During this Master's track, you can follow a placement for ECTS credit points. It is your responsibility to find a placement, but the Mobility Office can offer help where necessary.

Programme schedule

Courses year 1

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Admission requirements

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language test Minimum language requirements of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of 21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items). ERK level B2 (preferably C1).
previous education Bachelor degree in the humanities

Tuition fees

Nationality Year Fee Programme form
EU/EEA 2018-2019 €2060 full-time
non-EU/EEA 2018-2019 €11500 full-time

Application deadlines

Type of student Deadline Start course
EU/EEA students 01 May 2018, 15 October 2018 01 September 2018, 01 February 2019
non-EU/EEA students 01 May 2018, 15 October 2018 01 September 2018, 01 February 2019

Job prospects

  • Digital curator
  • Cultural designer
  • Information architect
  • Data scientist
  • Metadata analyst
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 25, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
Feb. 2019
Duration
Duration
12 months
Full time
Price
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11,400 EUR
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Netherlands - Groningen, Groningen
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Sept. 2018
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Feb. 2019
Netherlands - Groningen, Groningen
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