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Digital Humanities and Societies

24 months
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13045 USD/year
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About

The Digital Humanities and Societies program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University is a two-year program focusing on the study of digital technologies and their effect on aspects of human culture, with an emphasis on digital methods and trends and practices in digital culture.

Overview

The Digital Humanities and Societies program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University allows participants to study the Middle East’s digital cultures from a scholarly and applied perspective. 

Through the program, students are able to specialize as archival print scholars of Middle Eastern digital culture or as researchers trained to employ the powerful methodologies of the digital humanities to investigate practices, patterns and trends of digital culture.

The MA in Digital Humanities and Societies program welcomes applicants with an interest in digital cultures and digital humanities, including students who have recently graduated from an undergraduate program, entrepreneurs, project managers, and working specialists in IT, public relations, communications, libraries, media and cultural heritage backgrounds.

Graduates of the program are equipped to:

  • Contribute to cutting-edge theory and timely intellectual conversations about digital cultures in the Middle East and other regions.
  • Pursue careers in different fields such as higher education administration, library or cultural heritage organizations, research centers, communication, media and marketing firms, or digital start-ups.
  • Pursue advanced research at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • A two-year, full-time program that requires 39 credits with three departmental core courses, three program core courses, three electives, an internship (or an independent research project), and a thesis. All courses are taught in English.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelorʼs degree in a relevant field with a strong academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA out of 4) from a recognized university
  • A valid IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 79 in order to demonstrate your proficiency in English
  • Official electronic copies of transcripts and graduation statements should be submitted as part of the online application
  • Applicants should submit two letters of recommendation
  • Applicants should submit a personal statement as part of the online application
  • Applicants should submit a copy of their current resume or curriculum vitae
  • All applicants should submit an electronic copy of their passport as part of the online application

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13045 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26091 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    13045 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26091 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • QAR 95,000 per full

Living costs for Ar Rayyan

4230 - 7920 QAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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