|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MSc (Master Degree of Engineering Science in Digital Humanities)|
|Accreditation||31.05.2013 - 30.05.2019; Accreditation certificate No 21|
|Tuition fee||€3,100.00 per year|
|Application fee||€150.00 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
• Bachelor Degree in Humanities, Pedagogy, Philology, Translation and/or Arts;
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Non-native English speakers are requested to present a copy of Baltic Center Test/TOEFL/IELTS/TOEIC/PTE Academic/Cambridge English test score report.
The score of the BALTIC CENTER test should be at least B2
Every student should pass the interview in the Representative office of Baltic Center or on Skype before receiving the final admission. More details will be provided during the application.
FACULTY OF E-LEARNING AND HUMANITIES
The value of the Academic Master Study Program “Digital Humanities” is determined by a great demand for specialists with double qualification and a degree in cross-disciplinary field able to demonstrate multiple competences on the international labor market. Students with both Bachelor degree in Humanities and related fields and Bachelor degree in Engineering can enroll for the program. Special adjustment study courses are offered to the students depending on their undergraduate degree, they provide the necessary level of competence in the second major field. Graduates of the study program should not only develop competence in dealing with the constantly growing volume of information, but also develop subject knowledge in the respective fields. The program offers a unique synergy between Information Technologies and Humanities!
• Internship opportunities at the Latvian National Library and National Archive, governmental institutions, publishing houses, media agencies as well as
leading ICT companies;
• ERASMUS+ student and staff mobility opportunities;
• Membership of the program in the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations provides excellent opportunities to participate in joint research projects;
• Opportunity to publish results of own research in reputable indexed journals;
• Opportunity to enroll for Doctoral study programs in Digital Humanities, E-Learning Technologies, Knowledge Management, etc.
Column 1 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree background
Column 2 Bachelor degree in humanities, pedagogy, translation, art, social sciences or comparable education background
A Compulsory study courses 36.0 CP (54.0 ECTS)
Introduction to Digital Humanities
Rhetorical Skills and Strategies
Artificial Intelligence in Humanities
Study Design and Implementation
Software Metrology and Planning Models
Digital Discourse Studies
Modern Methods of Text Analysis
Creative Writing and Stylistics
The English Language
Cognition: Meaning Representation
Interlingual Information Transfer
Terminology and Terminography
Introduction to Programming, Design of E-learning Materials and Education
Development of Web-Applications for the Internet
Introduction to Big Data Analytics
B Compulsory elective study courses 16.0 CP (24.0 ECTS)
B1 Field-specific study course 12.0 CP (18.0 ECTS)
Digital Editing and Publishing
Communication and Presentation Skills
Research Strategies and Writing for Academic Publishing
Graphic Design Technologies
Graphical Editors and Animation Creation Software
Audio and Video Data Processing
Electronic Commerce and E-business
Portfolio Management Technologies
Knowledge Management Systems
Product Design and Development
Cultural Heritage Management
Principles of Design Planning and Management
Architectural Morphology and Researh Methods
Cross-Cultural Aspect of the Language
Semantics and Pragmatics in Translation
Advanced Course in the Second Language (the Spanish language)
Advanced Course in the Second Language (the French Language)
Advanced Course in the Second Language (the German Language)
B2 Humanities and social sciences study courses 4.0 CP (6.0 ECTS)
E-pedagogy and e-didactics
Media and Society
Research Methods in Social Sciences
Cognitive and Social Psychology
C Free elective study courses 4.0 CP (6.0 ECTS)
D Practical Placement 4.0 CP (6.0 ECTS)
E Final examination 20.0 CP (30.0 ECTS)
Graduates of the study program with the degree in digital humanities can seek employment in governmental institutions, publishing houses, archives, libraries, marketing bureaus, institutions of higher education, life-long learning projects, state, municipal, private enterprises, and other institutions where knowledge management, content management, e-learning technology management, as well as the knowledge of the foreign languages, engineering, IT, web design, presentation skills, and creative approach to work are necessary. All the above-mentioned skills are integrated within the framework of the program.
The Academic Master Study Program “Digital Humanities” ensures teaching ESP on the advanced level, development of research skills, synthesis and integration of skills and competences according to the requirements of the European Union institutions and labor market.