Do you want to further your studies within an interdisciplinary and innovative environment? Do you want to learn new technologies that can lead to an impactful career in a wide variety of corporate, academic, and heritage settings? Are you interested in making things (albeit virtual things) with the latest hardware and software? Would you like to have hands-on experience during the course of your degree either with in-house projects or at one of our many partner institutions? Then studying Digital Humanities at Maynooth University is the right fit for you.

Our degree programmes are delivered in a collegial, open-door environment where you will have ample opportunities to interact with staff and with other PhD and Masters students. Our international student cohort comes from a range of disciplinary backgrounds across Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities. 

Our facilities feature a Maker Lab equipped with a 3D Printer, 3D Scanner, and state-of the-art imaging equipment, an audio-visual suite with a green screen for video recording and Virtual Reality headsets, and a lab with computers and software needed to carry out your studies.

What is Digital Humanities? We even coordinate a European project that addresses this question, #dariahTeach, in which we created a series of videos in which  practitioners all over the world respond. Watch one of them below.

Faculty in Digital Humanities at Maynooth University are some of the leaders in the field, and many of our projects are exemplars of cutting-edge research. Find more about our projects here.

But don’t take our word for it, listen to the student experience below. 


Career Opportunities

Our students have secured jobs in a wide variety of sectors, from positions in academic institutions, to cultural heritage organisations, to industry. Those with PhDs find many opportunities open to them in third level, 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 and a Graduate Skills Module, which are designed to introduce students to the theories and methods in digital humanities scholarship. See our list of courses below.

Want to know more? Email us on aff-pgr-enquiry@mu.ie and we would be happy to discuss options with you. ​There are also a number of options for funding your postgraduate studies.​