BA (Hons) Top-up degree in Digital Humanities with specialisation in tech start-up - Universite des Mascareignes

Developments in technology have recently transformed our way of working. In-depth knowledge of computer science therefore becomes essential in research and graduates in the arts and humanities often find themselves faced with using computer tools in their field of research and in workplace.

 

With this in mind, the Top-up degree in digital humanities aims to train in 1 year students in new professions, so that they can develop digital skills, and thus add a digital dimension to their area of expertise, allowing them to open up to other disciplines, even to a larger community. It is a multidisciplinary programme.

 

« Crash course » (60hrs) compulsory BEFORE the start of the course:

  1.  Introduction to programming (for students with no computer knowledge) AND
  2.  Humanities writing skills (for technical/non-literary students)

 

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BA (Hons) Top-up degree in Digital Humanities with specialisation in tech start-up

Faculty of Information and Communication Technology

BA (Hons) Top-up degree in Digital Humanities with specialisation in tech start-up

Course Overview

Developments in technology have recently transformed our way of working. In-depth knowledge of computer science therefore becomes essential in research and graduates in the arts and humanities often find themselves faced with using computer tools in their field of research and in workplace.

 

With this in mind, the Top-up degree in digital humanities aims to train in 1 year students in new professions, so that they can develop digital skills, and thus add a digital dimension to their area of expertise, allowing them to open up to other disciplines, even to a larger community. It is a multidisciplinary programme.

 

« Crash course » (60hrs) compulsory BEFORE the start of the course:

  1.  Introduction to programming (for students with no computer knowledge) AND
  2.  Humanities writing skills (for technical/non-literary students)

 

More details:

Career Prospects

The Bachelor top-up degree in Digital Humanities will lead students on a multi-sector professional:

  • Research
  • Publishing, advertising, communication, public relations
  • Journalism (data journalist, etc.)
  • Heritage conservation institutions
  • Teaching (transmission of a citizen conscience, training in media, images and information and communication technologies
  • New jobs in digital creation
  • Jobs in the area of document management, databases, archives, cartographies, digital communication, etc.

Teaching Methods

This Top-up degree in Digital Humanities with specialisation in tech start-up is a blended course: both face-to-face and online and the courses are bilingual (English/French).

Entry
Requirements

HSC + 2 years University Diploma or 2 years study at recognized university in any fields

Course Structure

Semestre 1

  • Research Methodology in Digital Humanities
  • Web scraping
  • Scientific and technical production in Digital Humanities
  • Programming with Python
  • Legal and ethical framework of Digital Humanities
  • Personal and Professional Project (PPP)

 

Please note that the course’s organization by semester can be modified.

Semestre 2

  • Graphic design and multimedia
  • Introduction to augmented, virtual and mixed reality
  • Culture of innovation and entrepreneurship
  • E-marketing
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Final dissertation
  • Internship (12 weeks) or Setting up of a tech start-up and defense

Please note that the course’s organization by semester can be modified.

Mode & Fees

Mode:

Full Time (1 year)-top up degree
Part Time (1.5 years)- top up degree

The course is run over 2 semesters (one academic year) on a full time basis and 11/2 semesters (one and a half academic years) on a part time basis.

Fees:

Local students (Full Time and part time): No tuition fees

Administrative fees: Rs 5500 / year

International Students (Full time)
SADC countries:Rs 45000 / year
NON-SADC countries:Rs 80000 /year

How
to Apply

In addition to a completed application form:

  • Academic Results
  • Deadline for application: 24 September 2021

Application process for Mauritian/Rodriguan students /Application process for International students (ended for 2021)

Location

Available at Swami Dayanand Campus

Any further inquiries?

Please contact on the following email: [email protected]