Masters in Digital Humanities at King’s College London


King's college londonThe MA in the Digital Humanities of King’s College London assists students to develop the analytical and practical skills that will enable them to understand and apply computing to the source materials and problems of the humanities. Its subject matter comprises formal methods and techniques and the consequences and implications of applying them. Instruction includes lectures, demonstrations and practical classes and exercises.


  • The MA in Digital Humanities opens up career opportunities within cultural heritage institutions such as museums, libraries and archives; publishing houses; multimedia and new media companies; social media oriented advertisement; PR companies and other creative industries. In addition it provides a solid foundation for doctoral research.
  • Study at the Department of Digital Humanities, the largest most prestigious department in its field.
  • Learn application of digital tools and methods to the textual, visual and material data of the humanities.

Maughan-Library-2KEY FACTS

Programme leader/s: Paul Spence

Admissions Tutor: Dr Stuart Dunn 0207 848 2709

Awarding institution: King’s College London

Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent): UK 180/ECTS 90

Duration: one year FT, two years PT, September to September

Location: Strand Campus

Student destinations: alumni of the MA in Digital Humanities have followed a number of different routes; they have pursued careers in the academic and research sector, they have undertaken PhD studies and they have found work in the cultural heritage industries, in publishing houses and in web based businesses in London and overseas.

Year of entry: 2015

For further information see:

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Department of Digital Humanities

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