Cultural Data Studies, MSc
- Universität für Weiterbildung Krems
- Master of Science (M.Sc.)
- 5 semester(s)
- City, country:
- Krems, Lower Austria, Austria
ProgrammeThe new post-graduate course Cultural Data Studies* responds to the increasing demand for competencies on the bridge between cultural and computer science. It conveys to students comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge about the systematic application of computer-assisted and data-based processes with digital resources.
The transdisciplinary aligned spectrum of the curriculum brings various methodological approaches together and offers a overview of knowledge fields in the humanities, digital literacy, digital methods, computer philology, visual culture, data criticism, historical computer science, computer linguistics, culture & media history, popularization & visualization of complex data structures, data privacy laws, information management and theories of digital media in the humanities and cultural sciences. In the fields of intermediation, collections and marketing of data, the legal and economic aspects are specifically tailored to play important roles.
Excerpt from the international faculty: David M. BERRY (London), Axel BRUNS (Sidney), Carolin GERLITZ (Amsterdam), Warren SACK (Santa Cruz), Regine BUSCHAUER (Basel), Gerhard LAUER (Göttingen), Theo Röhle (Braunschweig), Annika RICHTERICH (Maastricht) und Ramón REICHERT (Vienna).
*Subject to the approval of the senate
Target GroupJournalists, Engineers, Developers, Digital Humanities, Digital Curators, Librarians, Archivists, Media Scientists, Historians, Cultural Scientists, Art Historians, Technical Scientists, and Data Managers.
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