Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture

The Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture is an innovative new degree offered by the ANU. Providing students with an introduction to humanities study and research, coupled with the opportunity to specialise in biographical research and writing, digital humanities, or public humanities and culture, the degree will equip students with cutting-edge skills in digital technologies, and research and writing, for both the scholarly and public sphere.           

This degree will help students develop a broad understanding of the historical, cultural, and social aspects of current research in the digital and public humanities. It thus addresses the growing demand for graduates well-versed in a combination of humanistic and digital skills and able to work in a variety of professional environments, from cultural and memory institutions, to the emerging job markets of information management, social media, and online content delivery.

The Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture allows you to draw on our innovative, world leading staff, and strong industry connections and partnerships, to develop your professional expertise and experience. With some of Australia’s leading scholars and innovators in the interdisciplinary fields of biography, public culture and humanities, and digital humanities, and national cultural institutions and archives at your fingertips, there’s no better place to study digital humanities and public culture than ANU.

Further studies

Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture (Advanced)

In this advanced option you complete a thesis instead of a semester of electives, which allows you to have a stronger research focus to your master's qualification.

Admissions requirements

By transfer from the Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture, with a weighted average mark of at least 70% in the first 72 units of course work attempted as well as the approval of an identified supervisor for the research project/thesis.If the total number of units attempted exceeds 72 in the same teaching period in which the 72nd unit is attempted, exactly 72 units will be used in the calculation of the weighted average mark with units from the course with the highest mark applied first followed by further units from courses in descending order of marks. Students will be awarded up to 72 units of course credit for completed courses listed in this Masters (Advanced) degree.

Career opportunities

A Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture will advance your career in the public service, government and non-government organisations, and academia.

Admission requirements

  1. A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7. Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit. Course credit may also be available for specific work experience.
  2. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students.
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