Digital Humanities

Partner Country: RUSSIA

University partner: Oulu

Place of study: St. Petersburg, Russia
The result of the program: Master of Science (ITMO University)
Duration: 2 years, 120 credits
Master of Science (ITMO University)
Language: English
Deadline for submission of documents: 15 July 2022
Entry requirements: Bachelor's degree in the field of humanities, with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English*
Cost: TBA

Career Options

The program’s graduates will acquire all the knowledge and skills necessary for successful work in the academic and research sector, narrative design, social media management, and museum digital transformation.


  • Curatorship of Digital Projects

Program description

The two-year Master's program in Digital Humanities is designed for those wishing to learn how to use current technologies to create solutions for cultural heritage institutions, public agencies, creative industries, and private companies. The program aims to help students master digital methods and computer technologies (digital storytelling, narrative design, gamification, etc) to create DH content. Students will also learn how to develop applications and find practical solutions in working places by using interdisciplinary approaches and cross-sectoral collaboration.

Content of the Program

1st semester:

  • Basics of Python Programming, 3 ECTS

  • Introduction to Digital Humanities, 4 ECTS

  • Organization and Planning of Scientific Research, 3 ECTS

  • Research Internship, 9 ECTS

2nd semester:

  • Python Programming, 3 ECTS

  • Data Visualization, 3 ECTS

  • Ethics in Science and Technology, 3 ECTS

  • Research Internship, 9 ECTS

3rd semester:

  • Curatorship of DH projects, 3 ECTS

  • Introduction to Web Interface Development, 3 ECTS

  • Research Internship, 6 ECTS

  • Tech Project Internship, 6 ECTS

4th Semester:

  • Tech Project Internship, 15 ECTS

  • Senior Internship, 9 ECTS

Curatorship of Digital Projects

2nd semester:

  • Digital Storytelling, 4 ECTS

  • Narrative Design, 4 ECTS

3rd semester:

  • Methods of Working with Digital Collections, 4 ECTS

  • Methods of Computational Analysis, 5 ECTS

Core educational modules

  • Creative Technologies, 4 ECTS

  • High Tech Business Creation, 4 ECTS

  • Conceptual Analysis of Trends in Science Today, 4 ECTS

  • Soft Skills, 4 ECTS

  • Data Processing and Analysis, 3 ECTS

  • Applied Artificial Intelligence (basic), 3 ECTS

  • Applied Artificial Intelligence (advanced), 3 ECTS

  • Foreign Language for Specific Purposes, 4 ECTS

*The applicants are required to pass entrance examination successfully.

The list of entrance examination questions (2021)

Program review

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How to apply?

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