Masters Degrees in Digital Culture and Cultural Data


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The MA in Digital Culture and Communication and the MA in Cultural Data Management and Communication are two new programmes offered by the University of Sheffield’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Which programme should I choose?

The MA in Digital Culture and Communication will help students better understand the contexts of digital media developments and the use of cultural data from an arts and humanities perspective. Choose this programme if you are interested in the theory and contexts of digital culture.

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The MA in Cultural Data Management and Communication will develop students’ understanding of the principles and methods of different approaches to managing, analysing and communicating different types of cultural data. Choose this programme if you are interested in the methods for managing and using cultural data.

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Why study at the DHI?

Both programmes make use of the expertise of the world-leading Digital Humanities Institute (DHI) and expertise from across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. The DHI has over 25 years of expertise and an international reputation in the domain of cultural data (digital humanities). The DHI’s practice-based expertise will contribute an important component of the skills, knowledge, and employability related aspects of the programmes. Students will have access to the DHI’s extensive portfolio of projects, data, clients, and industry partners and benefit from the interdisciplinary learning environment represented by the DHI’s work within the Faculty and internationally, as well as cognate cross-faculty initiatives related to digital methods such as the Sheffield Institute for Language Analytics (SILAS). The Faculty of Arts and Humanities has strengths in languages and cultures, philosophy and ethics, linguistic, musical, historical, and archaeological disciplines and methods

Available from September 2021.

For further information please contact Dr Seth Mehl.