Interested in combining humanities, social science, and computer science? Interested in learning new methods to study the past and use new data sources to understand our present? Interested in exploring new ways of engaging with cultural heritage and working with cultural heritage institutions and collections? We offer you the opportunity to learn about the standards, theories, and theoretical underpinning common to technology-mediated scholarship in the humanities
Students studying Digital Humanities or Spatial eHumanities at Maynooth University will have access to An Foras Feasa’s state of the art digitisation lab and world-class teaching and learning spaces. Faculty from across the University collaborate with An Foras Feasa, providing a wealth of opportunities for students to study and learn in a collegial interdisciplinary environment. Postgraduate students have ample opportunities to work with partner cultural heritage institutions and on AFF’s wide array of digital humanities projects during their internship.
Students taking degrees in Digital Humanities find jobs in the cultural heritage sector, libraries, and digital humanities centres. Those with PhDs find many opportunities open to them in the third level sector. Others find positions within the many international grant-funded digital humanities projects.
We offer a range of courses at Masters, Diploma and PhD level, as well as an Undergraduate Elective Stream, which are designed to introduce students to the theories and methods in digital humanities scholarship - see our list of courses below.
There are a number of options for funding your postgraduate studies.