Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Humanities
University of Canterbury
Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Holders of this qualification will have a blend of traditional humanities-related skills and twenty first century applied ones. They will have an understanding of the moral and ethical issues surrounding technologies and the digital world, the ability to write clear, concise prose and an understanding of the technical constraints imposed by information systems. They will be comfortable using and critically assessing a range of technologies and the ability to apply those skills to new technologies as they encounter them. They will be suited to work in all new media and digital industries, but especially ones requiring a blend of analytical and technical skills. They would be suitable for work in research, relationship management, business analysis and project management in the cultural heritage sector, digital archiving and the creative sectors. They will be particularly suited to policy analysis position related to technology and culture and position that require communication across technical and non-technical teams. One compulsory foundation in digital methods courses plus a further course to be chosen from a schedule, including the option of a digitally-oriented internship course.
Key Information for Students
An approved Bachelor's degree.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$33,025 - $55,350|
|In further study||30%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Go Waitaha Canterbury Scholarship
University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.