Coventry University

MA Post-Digital Humanities

The MA Post-Digital Humanities course is a new, innovative and inter-disciplinary course which combines humanist enquiry with digital media expression. It focuses on the creative application of Humanities-inspired critical thinking to real world challenges.

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It emphasises collaboration, co-created learning and fosters new and progressive pedagogical methodologies which will inculcate a broad range of distinct employability skills which look not just to the present but to the future. The MA Post-Digital Humanities course explores the relationship created by emerging technologies (digital) and the real world (analogue) which defines everyday lived experiences. This course will allow you to explore the connection between the digital and the analogue, applying intellectual skills fostered in the humanities in a creative environment which takes advantage of the opportunities created by immersive media technologies. Students of history, sociology, international relations, politics, and literature will have an opportunity to explore and express their ideas in creative, disruptive ways.

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree with a 2:1 or higher.

This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6 in writing and at least 5.5 in each component. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Career Prospects

Students graduating from this course should be able to pursue a range of potential graduate career options in fields such as:

  • Digital Publishing and Media Production
  • Event and Project Management
  • Campaign Management and Design
  • Communications and Public Relations
  • Journalism and Social Activism
  • Marketing and Progressive Communication
  • Innovative Academics
  • Research and Research Application
  • Curation in Digital and Physical Spaces
  • Governmental and Trans-Governmental Organisations
  • NGOs and IGOs
  • Business Leadership
  • Independent Enterprise

Course Details

The MA Post-Digital Humanities course is a new, innovative and inter-disciplinary course which combines humanist enquiry with digital media expression. It focuses on the creative application of Humanities-inspired critical thinking to real world challenges. It emphasises collaboration, co-created learning and fosters new and progressive pedagogical methodologies which will inculcate a broad range of distinct employability skills which look not just to the present but to the future.

The MA Post-Digital course explores the relationship created by emerging technologies (digital) and the real world (analogue) which defines everyday lived experiences. This course will allow you to explore the connection between the digital and the analogue, applying intellectual skills fostered in the humanities in a creative environment which takes advantage of the opportunities created by immersive media technologies. Students of history, sociology, international relations, politics and literature will have an opportunity to explore and express their ideas in creative, disruptive ways.

This is a course which champions the way Coventry approaches higher education, offering a new and exciting opportunity for further study for new and existing students. The course is structured around two 60 credit modules which are rooted in the idea of assessment as learning, you will have three summative pieces of assessment in each of these two modules but these will be informed by an educational strategy conditioned by continuous formative assessments to encourage engagement, learning and success. It sees assessment as learning whereby course level learning of formative tasks – such as weekly presentation of images and short videos – allowing learners the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding.

Digital histories
Analogue cultures
Disrupting the self
Redefining society
Final project
Global professional development

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