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Coventry University: Post-Digital Humanities

Institution Coventry University View institution profile
Department School of Humanities
Study type Taught


The MA Post-Digital Humanities course is a new, innovative and inter-disciplinary course which combines humanist enquiry with digital media expression. It focuses on the creative application of Humanities-inspired critical thinking to real world challenges. It emphasises collaboration, co-created learning and fosters new and progressive pedagogical methodologies which will inculcate a broad range of distinct employability skills which look not just to the present but to the future.

The MA Post-Digital course explores the relationship created by emerging technologies (digital) and the real world (analogue) which defines everyday lived experiences. This course will allow you to explore the connection between the digital and the analogue, applying intellectual skills fostered in the humanities in a creative environment which takes advantage of the opportunities created by immersive media technologies. Students of history, sociology, international relations, politics and literature will have an opportunity to explore and express their ideas in creative, disruptive ways.

This is a course which champions the way Coventry approaches higher education, offering a new and exciting opportunity for further study for new and existing students. The course is structured around two 60 credit modules which are rooted in the idea of assessment as learning, you will have three summative pieces of assessment in each of these two modules but these will be informed by an educational strategy conditioned by continuous formative assessments to encourage engagement, learning and success. It sees assessment as learning whereby course level learning of formative tasks – such as weekly presentation of images and short videos – allowing learners the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding.



Coventry University is a provider of world-class teaching, learning and impactful research, and push the boundaries of what higher education can achieve regionally, nationally and across the world.

We are a place where all students can achieve their ambitions. We focus on employability, practical learning and personalised support. We help our students to get the knowledge and skills they need for their chosen career and support them to develop confidence in themselves and their abilities.

You can choose from a wide range of postgraduate courses or research degrees which are delivered from our main campuses in Coventry and London. Some …

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