• Total units 48 Units
  • Specialisation code DIGH-HSPC
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Digital Humanities Honours Specialisation

The Digital Humanities Honours Specialisation gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of digital humanities, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a thesis of up to 20,000 words, that develops new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

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Admission Requirements

  1. A major or equivalent in Digital Humanities
  2. with the written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis 


This Honours specialisation requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

A minimum of 12 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
  ANTH 4012: Theory and Ethnography
ARCH4002 Archaeology Honours Research Seminar 6
  ARCH 4004: Frameworks for Arch Sci
ARTH4017 Methodologies of Art History 12
CLAS4006 Classics Methods and Evidence 12
ENGL4020 Researching and Writing the Thesis: A Workshop 6
ENGL4021 Creative Reading: Topics in Theory, Methodology and Interpretation 6
LANG4004 Research Tools in Advanced Language Studies 6
LING4009 Selected Topics in Methodologies for Researching Language 12
LING4010 Selected Topics in Empirical Approaches to Linguistics 6
MUSI4401 The Scholar Musician 1 6
MUSI4402 The Scholar Musician 2 6
SOCY4009 Sociology Honours Theory Seminar 12
SOCY4010 Sociology Honours Methods Seminar 12

A maximum of 12 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
ANTH4011 History of Anthropological Theory 12
ARCH4001 An Introduction to Cultural and Environmental Heritage 6
ARCH4003 Archaeology Honours Writing Seminar 6
ARTH4018 East-West Interactions in Art 12
CLAS4007 Research in Classical Studies 12
ENGL4018 Re-making Literature: Topics in Reading and Analysing Genre 12
ENGL4019 Reading Context: Topics in Production and Reception of Texts 12
HIST4009 War and Culture in the 20th Century 12
HIST4010 History Incorporated: Early Modern Bodies 1550-1750 12
HIST4011 Key Issues in History 12
HIST4012 Topics in Australian History 12
LANG4002 Topics in Advanced Language Studies 1 6
LANG4003 Topics in Advanced Language Studies 2 6
LING4011 Selected Topics in Theory and Analysis in Linguistics 12
LING4012 Selected Topics in Analysis of a Subsystem of Language 6
PHIL4009 Readings in Philosophy 6

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
THES4102 Thesis 6-24
THES4103 Thesis 6-24
THES4105 Thesis 6-24
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