Master's Degree in Digital and Public Humanities

General

Programme Description

This degree programme is fully taught in English.

This master’s degree in Digital and Public Humanities offers a multidisciplinary study program that focuses on knowledge integration and the development of the advanced transversal skills required for the exploitation of the interconnections between the humanities and computer science.

The course of study yields graduates capable of assuming high-responsibility roles in activities connected to the sectors of services, cultural industry, cultural institutions and specific centers, such as specialist electronic publishing, the management of cultural heritage, intercultural activities and industrial activities within the field of language technologies and the valorization of digital content intended for the Internet.

On a practical level, this professional profile is suited to roles that are increasingly in demand on the job market, such as Web Project Managers, User Experience Designers, Web Content Specialists, and Social Media Experts.

Why enrolling in this program

  1. The master's degree in Digital and Public Humanities offers a multidisciplinary curriculum, with a view to integrating knowledge and developing advanced cross-cutting skills, in order to make the best use of the interconnection between humanities and computer sciences.
  2. The Digital and Public Humanities field is one of Ca’ Foscari strong suits, as evidenced by our brand new “Digital and Public Humanities Centre”, which gathers experts from all over the world.
  3. Choosing a Digital and Public Humanities program will help you learn how to look at the world and at our cultural heritage through the lens of technology and innovation, connecting the past with the future through new IT and multimedia tools.

Professional profiles

Graduates will be able to hold highly responsible roles, dealing with activities connected to the service sector, culture industry, cultural institutes and specific centers, such as specialized electronic publishing, the management, presentation and enhancement of cultural assets, intercultural activities and industrial activities in the field of language technologies.

More specifically, this program will allow you to become an expert in the design, production, and enhancement of online resources, an expert in the digital management of cultural resources or a Public Humanities Expert.

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Originally established in 1868 as the first Business School in Italy, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is a modern university, which encompass a vast and varied array of undergraduate and graduate deg ... Read More

Originally established in 1868 as the first Business School in Italy, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is a modern university, which encompass a vast and varied array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, in addition to numerous PhD programmes and a wide selection of executive courses. Read Less