ProfCert Digital Methods

UG Certificates & Diplomas (level 8 nfq)

Mode of Delivery: Blended/Online

Curricular information is subject to change

Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

We welcome humanities graduates and professionals working in the library, museum and wider cultural sectors from non-STEM backgrounds.

This certificate is offered in the School of English, Drama and Film in partnership with the Advance Centre: Professional Education for Digital Transformation. The Advance Centre offers courses on Digital Transformation in  Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) for part-time professional learners and full-time graduate students. The Centre is a collaboration between UCD, ATU and TU Dublin.
The Professional Certificate in Digital Methods Z376 (NQI Level 8) offers a unique opportunity for students to enhance their digital competence and build their capacity to interpret data. It will familiarize students with basic machine reading techniques in subject areas that do not traditionally offer technical expertise. It will also enhance the career prospects of students across a broad range of disciplines by equipping them with transferable digital skills and the capacity to work with data relevant to their academic discipline and beyond. Students will benefit from a range of online talks and workshops by experts in humanities and computer science.

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There are two modules on this programme: Digital Methods and Digital Project

Both modules are core (compulsory) modules.

Indicative Module Content:
- Digital publishing in blog format
- Introduction to working with data
- Social network analysis for beginners
- The art of the podcast
- Digital mapping
- Digital storytelling for public outreach
- Creating Digital Projects

Programme Fee: €1260

The following entry routes are available:

Professional Certificate in Digital Methods FT (Z376)
4 Months
Full Time

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised