Course details

Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Humanities
NZQF Level 8

About the course

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.

About the provider

At the University of Canterbury you will get to enjoy the very best a university has to offer ' a world class learning environment, a vibrant campus and a great student lifestyle that's packed with opportunities.

You will gain hands-on experience in courses led by academics who are actively engaged in research and who are experts in their fields. The culture promotes active learning, where the vibrant community allows you to be who you are and do what you love.

UC's picturesque campus with modern teaching and research facilities is set in the heart of a city that has become a magnet for growth and innovation. Further afield lies a region packed with outdoor adventure, from the mountains to the sea.