Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture

The Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture enables students to develop high-level skills in digital literacy and applied humanities. Our flexible structure allows students to learn emerging digital research methods, advanced critical thinking and data analysis. Students gain an understanding of how academic research is applied in broader society and are supported to develop communication skills across traditional and digital platforms aimed at both the academic and public spheres. Students will collaborate with researchers from across the ANU, and have  the opportunity to engage with the national cultural institutions, the public and government sector, and international organisations in Canberra. 

The Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture allows students to develop their professional expertise by drawing on the experience of our world-leading staff and strong industry connections and partnerships. With some of Australia’s leading scholars and innovators in public culture and humanities and digital humanities, a new Digital Humanities Lab with high-performance computers, 3D scanners and VR capabilities, the national cultural institutions and archives at your fingertips, there’s no better place to study digital humanities and public culture than ANU.

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Listen to a recording of our leading academics and students talking about the benefits of studying a postgraduate qualification in the area of Public Culture and Digital Humanities at 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.

Career opportunities

There is a growing demand for graduates with a combination of humanistic and digital skills, who are able to work across a variety of professional environments. Our graduates are well-versed in bestpractice approaches to critical digital world issues (like privacy and open access), accomplished at using a suite of digital tools and methods for research, content development, and content delivery.

Professional outcomes

A Master of Digital Humanities and Public Culture will support your career across a range of sectors, both public and private. Industries includes galleries, libraries, archives and museums, the emerging job markets of information management, social media, and online content development are all areas that are searching for graduates with the unique combination of skills and knowledge this degree provides. This program is also ideal for entry into a PhD program.
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