Digital Cultures

University College Cork


Course Name Digital Cultures
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKD12
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Online, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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Duration 1 year
This programme will be delivered in a blended fashion: predominantly online, and in conjunction with three (3) intensive on-site workshops that will reinforce and provide effective direct instruction in digital skills. Online delivery in our case also offers online, synchronous, face-to-face tutorials to support the other online material accessed by the student.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+The entry requirement is a primary degree with a Second Class Honours Grade 1 (or equivalent) in any discipline.

Candidates who hold a primary degree with a Second Class Honours Grade 2 will also be considered subject to the approval of the progra...


Expand+Course Practicalities
Students who successfully complete Part 1 (60 credits) may opt to exit the programme and be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Cultures.

Modules in the programme require students to work hands-on with current and emer...

Course Content

Expand+Life is being transformed by digital technologies - are you equipped to understand, to contribute to and indeed to make the changes happening around you? The MA in Digital Cultures will prepare you to understand the transformation in our society, ide...

Subjects Taught The core is based on two modules:
Communities of Practice in Digital Scholarship (10 credits)
Conceptual Introduction to Digital Arts
Humanities (10 credits)
20 credits of modules covering tools, methods and the institute in the digital arts & humanities.

The programme is further complemented with 20 credits from a list of elective modules.

For further details of the programme content, please see the Postgraduate College Calendar online.
Assessment Method Modules in the programme require students to work 'hands-on' with current and emerging tools and interact with standards based ICT. This will include assessments requiring engagement with both theory and practice of inquiry in the digital age. It is expected that students will create digital research artefacts in the course of their research. Assessment may include practice and/or performance based elements where appropriate.
Careers or Further Progression

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The UCC MA in Digital Cultures will equip you with a range of tools and methods to provide the digital element now essential for careers in education, heritage and the ‘cultural economy’, in digital content creatio...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Mike Cosgrave
Tel: +353 21 4902359

Dr. Orla Murphy,
00 353 21 4902359
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