Study at the Digital Humanities Institute

The Digital Humanities Institute offers students the opportunity to study on one of our Masters degree courses or undertake research for a PhD:

  • MA in Digital Culture and Communication
  • MA in Cultural Data Management and Communication
  • PhD in Digital Humanities

We have a dedicated website for our Masters degrees and PhD programme which provides information about the courses and how to apply. Please visit

Why study at the DHI?

Our Masters degree courses and PhD programme 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 to 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.