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  Digital Humanities MA by Research

Swansea University    School of Culture and Communication

Full time & Part time October, January MA, Research Only 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Sociology (33)

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The Digital Humanities MA by Research programme at Swansea offers a unique opportunity to pursue your passion for digital humanities and undertake a substantial project tailored to your interests. Whether you aspire to a career in academia or want to explore employment in education, government, or the private sector, this widely respected qualification can open doors for you. The programme can be completed in one year full-time or two years part-time, culminating in a thesis of up to 40,000 words. With research strengths in innovative digital applications and critical studies of digital culture, Swansea is the ideal place to delve into the exciting world of digital humanities. To apply, you should hold at least an upper second class honours degree (2:1) in a related subject or have relevant work experience. Don't miss this chance to develop your research skills and contribute to the ever-evolving field of digital humanities!

About the course

An MA by Research in Digital Humanities at Swansea enables you to undertake a substantial project led by your own passions and interests.

It represents a widely respected qualification which can present a pathway to a career in Academia or broaden your scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector.

Your project will take one year full-time or two years part-time. It is suitable if you want to undertake a first research degree as an isolated culmination of taught studies, or if you are considering further research.

You will submit a thesis of up to 40,000 words, demonstrating original research. This is followed by an oral examination of the thesis (a viva voce examination, or viva).

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Entry Requirements

MA by Research - You should hold or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, in a related subject or hold relevant work experience. If you hold a qualification from a non-UK institution please see our academic entry requirements

As well as academic qualifications, Admissions decisions may be based on other factors, including (but not limited to): the standard of the research synopsis/proposal, performance at interview, intensity of competition for limited places, and relevant professional experience.


Please visit our website for the Digital Humanities research programme fee information.

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