• 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 significant research question relating to digital humanities;
  2. investigate this question creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including through sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriate to digital humanities, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant 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 

Requirements

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 and Biological Anthropology Honours Writing Seminar (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)

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

Code Title Units
ANTH4012 Theory and Ethnography in the Analysis of Cultures 12
  ARCH 4002: Arch Hons Research Seminar
  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 12
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 6-12
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 Extended 12
  ARCH 4001: Cultural Heritage Intro
ARCH4003 Archaeology and Biological Anthropology Honours Writing Seminar 6-12
  ARTH 4018: East-West Interactions in Art
  CLAS 4007: Research in Classical Studies
  ENGL 4018: Reading Genre
ENGL4019 Reading Context: Topics in Production and Reception of Texts 12
  HIST 4009: War and Culture
  HIST 4010: History Inc Early Mod Bodies
HIST4011 Seminar in Advanced Historiography 12
  HIST 4012: Topics in Australian History
LANG4002 Topics in Advanced Language Studies 1 6
LANG4003 Topics in Advanced Language Studies 2 6-12
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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