Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Humanities

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Immerse yourself in the dynamic intersection of technology and the humanities with our Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Humanities. This innovative program empowers students to explore complex research questions using cutting-edge digital tools and methods, while fostering a critical understanding of the digital landscape and its impact on our knowledge economy.

Through hands-on projects and collaborative learning experiences, you’ll develop the technical skills, project management abilities, and communication proficiency needed to thrive in today’s digital world.


In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, the demand for professionals skilled in digital humanities has never been greater. Our program responds to this need by equipping students with the knowledge and expertise to navigate the digital realm with confidence and creativity.

From analyzing big data to creating immersive digital experiences, digital humanities encompasses a wide range of interdisciplinary pursuits that extend beyond academia and into the broader cultural landscape.

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Arts, or a bachelor’s degree plus relevant graduate diploma, with grades to a specified level, is required for the PGCertDigi.
  • CAE or CPE: Score of 176 with a minimum of 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • IELTS Academic: An average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • NZAPA: English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment Level 3
  • NZCEL: Level 5
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 58
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening
  • DIGI405 Texts, Discourses and Data: the Humanities and Data Science (15 points)
  • DIGI406 Independent Course of Study: Digital Project (30 points)
  • Elective courses:
    • DIGI403 Digital Project (30 points)
    • DIGI480 Research Essay (30 points)
    • PACE495 Professional and Community Engagement Internship (30 points)
    • PHIL424 Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (30 points) OR PHIL425 Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (15 points)
  • Domestic — $4,092
  • International — $15,450

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Humanities are well-positioned for success in a variety of professional settings. Whether you choose to pursue a career in academia, cultural institutions, or the private sector, our program prepares you to make meaningful contributions in an ever-evolving digital world. With a focus on practical skills development and real-world applications, our alumni are driving innovation and shaping the future of digital culture.

Visa Requirements:

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