2017/2018

DIGITAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES

NFQ Level 9, Major Award

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.

The entry requirement is a primary degree with a Second Class Honours, Grade 1 (or equivalent) in any discipline.

Candidates who hold a primary degree with a Second Class Honours Grade 2 will also be considered subject to the approval of the programme selection committee.

English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no individual section lower than 5.5) or TOEFL equivalent.

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 and Graphic Design (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 Editing Skills for Research Postgraduates in the Humanities and Social Sciences (5 credits)
DH6014 Digital Skills for Research Postgraduates in the Humanities and Social Science (5 credits)
DH6026 Principles of Game Design (5 credits)
DH6031 Game User Research (5 credits)
DH6028 Narrative and System Design (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
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.

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 2018 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules 2017/2018.

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:


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