Students of Master's Programme in Intercultural Encounters and Master's Programme in Politics, Media and Communication.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Taught courses may have prerequisites, which will be specified by the respective teachers.
Recommended optional studies may be specified for each individual course, by the respective teachers. They may recommend additional courses, or more generally, other studies to support the further development of the competence provided by the individual course.
After completing the course, students will be familiar with a) theoretical approaches, b) the relevant methodical instruments to investigate, and c) the context as well as specific case study information related to digital humanities. They can understand the multi- and interdisciplinary character of digital humanities and make use of selected digital tools for analysing humanities subjects. They will have the ability to apply the appropriate theoretical and methodical steps to explore case study examples. Students will be enabled to reflect on and actively analyse culture-related developments, structures and practices with the support of digital tools.
The recommended time/stage of studies for completion is the first year of the MA programme.
Courses may be offered in the autumn or spring term or both.
The course will provide the student with expertise on a) theoretical approaches, b) relevant methods for researching and c) the context of and specific case study information on digital humanities. Digital humanities is multi- and interdisciplinary by definition, and thus many of the individual courses will highlight one or a small number of exemplary case studies which will be jointly discussed and analysed with the appropriate theories and methods. These case studies will reflect the development of digitally enabled work for the study of humanities themes.
The precise literature is subject to the specific course’s topic and will be recommended for each individual course by the respective teacher.
The precise activities and teaching methods in support of learning are subject to the specific course’s topic and will be decided on for each individual course by the respective teacher.
The assessment practices and criteria will be in accordance with the University of Helsinki’s criteria. They will be specified for each course by the respective teacher.
The University of Helsinki’s grading scale of 0–5 will be applied.
In cooperation with the Master's Programme in Politics, Media and Communication.
The majority of courses will be offered in the form of contact teaching. Distance learning courses may be offered occasionally. The attendance requirements and methods of completion will be specified for each individual course, by the respective teachers.