Digital Humanities at King's College London, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

Overview Study Digital Humanities and bring digital theory and practice to the study of human culture - from history, English and music to museums, digital publishing and more. Digital technology provides many new opportunities and challenges to those working with textual, visual or multimedia content and on this course you will be able to use theory, case studies and hands-on project-based exercises, to study the history and current state of digital knowledge production, exploring theoretical and practical challenges in modelling, curating, analysing and interpreting digital representations of human culture in all its forms, past and present. Leads to careers in cultural heritage, publishing and web- based businesses. Key Benefits

  • Study in a world-leading department which draws on a wide range of expertise in data-driven research, web technologies, digital publishing, open software and content creation, digital cultural heritage, coding in humanities/cultural contexts and maps, apps and the Geoweb.
  • Opportunities to scope, build and critique practical experiments in digital research with an arts, humanities, social sciences or cultural sector focus.
  • Optional internship module givees students can have direct access to some of the world’s most important culture and media institutions.
Leads to careers in cultural heritage institutions (such as museums, libraries, and archives), in the creative and cultural sector, in multimedia and new media companies, in internet companies, in publishing houses, and in web-based businesses in London and overseas.

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours in any Arts or Humanities subject. No prior computing experience is required beside basic digital literacy: email, web browsing and word processing. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

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Digital Humanities at King's College London, University of London - UCAS