After the completion of the dual-subject Bachelor of Arts in Applied Computer Science plus one discipline within the humanities or social sciences, you can specialise, starting from winter semester 2014/15, in the field of digitial humanities in the Applied Computer Science MSc.

What is the Applied Computer Science MSc?

Applied computer science deals with the interface between computer science and a field of application. In the Applied Computer Science MSc you will deepen your knowledge in core computer science and at the same time you will learn about subject-specific areas of your chosen specialisation. Usually, the completion of the course takes four semesters (120 ECTS-Credits). Applicants for the Applied Computer Science MSc must hold a Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) with at least 180 ECTS-Credits. Furthermore, you need proficiency in German (DSH 2) and English (CEFR B2).

How is the structure of the course?

The course is structured as follows:

 

What is the focus of the DH specialisation?

At the moment, the DH specialisation focusses on the following two areas of the humanities:

  1. Archaeology
  2. Text Sciences (Lingustics and Literary Sciences)
Which DH modules will you study?
  • Introduction to the Digitial Humanities (M.Inf.1901)
  • Tools and Methods of the Digitial Humanities (M.Inf.1902)
  • Theories of the Digitial Humanities (M.Inf.1903)
  • Digitial Humanities in a research-oriented Project (M.Inf.1909) [optional]
  • Master's Thesis [optional]
Who should study this course?

You are ideally prepared to study this specialisation if you have completed the dual-subject Bachelor of Arts in computer science plus one discipline within the humanities or social sciences. Students from the field of the Humanities who are not sure whether their skills in Computer Science are sufficient should contact Dr. Henrik Brosenne (Academic Counseling) at the Institute of Computer Science.

Where can I find More Info about the M.Sc.?

You will find more info at the website of the Institute of Computer Science

How to apply?

You will find all details here: Application for the Applied Computer Science MSc

The online application form can be found here.

Career Prospects

After the completion of the Applied Computer Science MSc you may, for example, work in the following fields:

  • Research
  • Scientific Libraries
  • Digitial Publishing
  • Organisation, consulting and management in the area of printed or electronic media
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing