2021/2022

MA (DIGITAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES)

NFQ Level 9, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2021-22 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The MA in Digital Arts and Humanities is a full-time programme running for 12 months from the date of first registration for the programme.

Students take 90 credits as follows:

Part I
Students take 60 credits as follows:
Core Modules:
DH6003 Digital Humanities Institute (5 credits)
DH6013 Getting Started with Graduate Research and Generic Skills (5 credits)
DH6032 Communities of Practice in Digital Scholarship (10 credits)
DH6033 Conceptual Introduction to Digital Arts and Humanities (10 credits)
DH6034 Humanities and New Technologies: Tools and Methodologies (10 credits)

plus 20 credits from the following elective modules:
CS6102 Graphics for Interactive Media (5 credits)
CS6103 Audio and Sound Engineering (5 credits)
CS6104 Digital Video Capture and Packaging (5 credits)
CS6117 Audio Processing (5 credits)
DH6006
Teaching and Learning in Digital Humanities (5 credits)
DH6007 Models, Simulations and Games (5 credits)
DH6012 Contemporary Practices in Publishing and Editing (5 credits)
DH6014 Digital Skills for Research Postgraduates in the Humanities and Social Science (5 credits)
DH6018 History and Theory of Digital Arts (5 credits)
DH6026 Principles of Game Design (5 credits)
HA6026 Global Galleries: History, Theory and Practice (10 credits)
MU6031 Sound Studies and Musicology (5 credits)

Part II

DH6035 Digital Arts and Humanities Dissertation (30 credits)
A dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words plus a digital artefact must be submitted by a specified date.

Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Arts and Humanities (NFQ Level 9, Major award)
Students passing modules to the value of 60 credits in Part I may opt to exit the programme and be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Arts and Humanities.

Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Arts and Humanities (NFQ Level 9, Minor award)
Candidates who pass at least 30 credits of taught modules (must include DH6033) may opt to exit the programme and be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Arts and Humanities.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Programme Learning Outcomes for MA in Digital Arts and Humanities (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Arts and Humanities (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Arts and Humanities (NFQ Level 9, Minor Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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