• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Digital Humanities
  • Specialisation code DIGH-HSPC

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.

Learning Outcomes

  1. pose a significantresearch question relating to digital humanities;
  2. investigate thisquestion creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, includingthrough sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriateto digital humanities, and place these investigations in the context of therelevant intellectual tradition; and
  3. communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.

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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:

18 - 24 units from the completion of the following:

HUMN4005 - Project Development and Critical Theory in Digital Humanities (6 or 12 units)

HUMN4028 - Digital Culture and Society - Critical Theories and Methodologies (6 units)

HUMN4029 - Digital Humanities and Public Culture - Issues and Debates (6 units)

A maximum of 6 units from the completion of the following thesis writing courses:

Please seek the guidance of the DIGH-HSPC convener in selecting this course.

ARCH4003 - Archaeology Honours Writing Seminar (6 units)

ARCH4004 - Frameworks for Archaeological Science (6 units)

ENGL4021 - Creative Reading: Topics in Theory, Methodology and Interpretation (6 units)

LANG4002 - Topics in Advanced Language Studies 1 (6 units)

LANG4003 - Topics in Advanced Language Studies 2 (6 units)

LANG4004 - Research Tools in Advanced Language Studies (6 units)

LING4010 - Selected Topics in Empirical Approaches to Linguistics (6 units)

LING4012 - Selected Topics in Analysis of a Subsystem of Language (6 units)

MUSI4401 - The Scholar Musician 1 (6 units)

MUSI4402 - The Scholar Musician 2 (6 units)

SOCR4001 - Statistics for Social Scientists (6 units)

SOCR4002 - Survey Data Analysis (6 units)

SOCR4003 - Qualitative Research Analysis (6 units)

SOCR4006 - Online Research Methods (6 units)

SOCR4008 - Qualitative Social Research (6 units)

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

THES4102 - Thesis (24 units)

THES4103 - Thesis (24 units)

THES4105 - Thesis (24 units)

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